Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 86 114
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 +28
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 357 360 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.46% 3.56% 2.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.21% 14.89% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 315 330 288
South West median annual salary £47,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.57% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,347 2,418 2,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.76% 23.89% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,921 2,035 1,769
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in the South West.

Salary trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +10 186 £52,500 +16.67% 30
Gloucestershire +12 60 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Wiltshire -13 52 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Dorset -18 29 £55,000 +69.23% 12
Somerset -4 20 £42,028 -1.11% 8
Devon -2 6 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 299 (83.75%) Test Automation
2 258 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (54.34%) Java
4 164 (45.94%) C#
5 145 (40.62%) JavaScript
6 131 (36.69%) Cucumber
7 126 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (33.05%) Scrum
9 107 (29.97%) .NET
10 106 (29.69%) QA
11 103 (28.85%) SQL
12 94 (26.33%) JUnit
13 85 (23.81%) HTML
14 82 (22.97%) SDLC
15 81 (22.69%) BDD
16 78 (21.85%) CSS
17 72 (20.17%) Protractor
18 67 (18.77%) Finance
18 67 (18.77%) Software Testing
18 67 (18.77%) WebDriver
19 65 (18.21%) Git (software)
19 65 (18.21%) Jenkins
20 63 (17.65%) REST
21 60 (16.81%) TDD
22 59 (16.53%) SOAP
23 57 (15.97%) Python
24 53 (14.85%) Jasmine
25 52 (14.57%) Big Data
26 50 (14.01%) SoapUI
26 50 (14.01%) DevOps

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.16%) Tomcat
2 21 (5.88%) Apache
3 15 (4.20%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.52%) CMS
5 7 (1.96%) Confluence
6 6 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.68%) JBoss
7 5 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.40%) Drupal
8 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.12%) WordPress
9 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.40%) npm
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.12%) GitHub
4 4 (1.12%) NuGet
4 4 (1.12%) Serverless
5 3 (0.84%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) Runscope
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.84%) HTTP
2 20 (5.60%) SSL
3 16 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 15 (4.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.57%) Big Data
2 37 (10.36%) SQL Server
3 29 (8.12%) Hadoop
4 27 (7.56%) MySQL
5 18 (5.04%) Apache Hive
6 16 (4.48%) Blockchain
6 16 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.56%) GIS
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.28%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 131 (36.69%) Cucumber
2 94 (26.33%) JUnit
3 72 (20.17%) Protractor
4 67 (18.77%) WebDriver
5 65 (18.21%) Git (software)
5 65 (18.21%) Jenkins
6 53 (14.85%) Jasmine
7 50 (14.01%) SoapUI
8 48 (13.45%) JIRA
9 46 (12.89%) SpecFlow
10 45 (12.61%) TestNG
11 39 (10.92%) JMeter
12 36 (10.08%) Maven
13 35 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (7.84%) Visual Studio
15 24 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (5.32%) Bitbucket
17 18 (5.04%) Robot Framework
18 16 (4.48%) CodeSonar
18 16 (4.48%) git-flow
General
1 67 (18.77%) Finance
2 21 (5.88%) Marketing
3 20 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.04%) Electronics
4 18 (5.04%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.20%) Retail
6 7 (1.96%) Banking
7 6 (1.68%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 90 (25.21%) Developer
2 84 (23.53%) Analyst
3 81 (22.69%) Test Analyst
4 71 (19.89%) Tester
5 59 (16.53%) Test Engineer
6 45 (12.61%) Test Automation Engineer
7 42 (11.76%) Automation Tester
8 36 (10.08%) Developer in Test
8 36 (10.08%) Java Developer
9 26 (7.28%) Automation Test Analyst
10 22 (6.16%) Software Tester
10 22 (6.16%) Test Leader
11 21 (5.88%) .NET Developer
11 21 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
12 19 (5.32%) C# Developer
12 19 (5.32%) Java Engineer
12 19 (5.32%) QA Engineer
13 18 (5.04%) Software Engineer
14 17 (4.76%) Java Developer in Test
14 17 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (29.97%) .NET
2 85 (23.81%) HTML
3 78 (21.85%) CSS
4 63 (17.65%) REST
5 59 (16.53%) SOAP
6 30 (8.40%) AngularJS
6 30 (8.40%) Node.js
6 30 (8.40%) XML
7 25 (7.00%) Gherkin
8 23 (6.44%) ASP.NET
9 22 (6.16%) .NET Framework
9 22 (6.16%) JSON
10 20 (5.60%) RESTful
10 20 (5.60%) Spring MVC
10 20 (5.60%) Web Services
11 18 (5.04%) Java EE
11 18 (5.04%) LAMP
11 18 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (4.76%) Django
13 16 (4.48%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 21 (5.88%) User Experience
3 17 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.52%) Fintech
5 6 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.12%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.28%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.28%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.28%) iPad
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.61%) Linux
2 30 (8.40%) Windows
3 22 (6.16%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.76%) Android
5 16 (4.48%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.80%) Unix
7 4 (1.12%) CentOS
8 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (83.75%) Test Automation
2 258 (72.27%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 118 (33.05%) Scrum
5 82 (22.97%) SDLC
6 81 (22.69%) BDD
7 67 (18.77%) Software Testing
8 60 (16.81%) TDD
9 50 (14.01%) DevOps
10 42 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 36 (10.08%) Test Scripting
12 33 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (9.24%) SDET
13 32 (8.96%) Unit Testing
14 31 (8.68%) Acceptance Criteria
14 31 (8.68%) User Stories
15 30 (8.40%) Manual Testing
16 28 (7.84%) Test Strategy
17 27 (7.56%) Context-Driven Testing
17 27 (7.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 194 (54.34%) Java
2 164 (45.94%) C#
3 145 (40.62%) JavaScript
4 103 (28.85%) SQL
5 57 (15.97%) Python
6 36 (10.08%) C++
7 29 (8.12%) Ruby
8 28 (7.84%) C
9 22 (6.16%) Bash Shell
9 22 (6.16%) PHP
10 21 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.76%) Objective-C
12 9 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.24%) VBScript
14 7 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.12%) Perl
17 3 (0.84%) Groovy
17 3 (0.84%) Jython
17 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (14.01%) ISTQB
2 42 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 33 (9.24%) ISEB
4 32 (8.96%) DV Cleared
5 25 (7.00%) Degree
6 15 (4.20%) CCNA
6 15 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.20%) CISSP
6 15 (4.20%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (4.20%) GIAC
6 15 (4.20%) Linux+ Certification
6 15 (4.20%) MCSE
6 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.20%) Network+ Certification
6 15 (4.20%) SANS
6 15 (4.20%) SSCP
7 13 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (2.80%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (29.69%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) WCAG
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (8.12%) Docker
2 16 (4.48%) vSphere
3 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (5.32%) Puppet
2 16 (4.48%) Salt
3 10 (2.80%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.40%) Ansible
4 5 (1.40%) WMI
5 4 (1.12%) CA Service Virtualization
6 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.64%) Oracle
3 18 (5.04%) SAP
4 12 (3.36%) HP
5 6 (1.68%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.12%) CA
6 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.84%) Google
7 3 (0.84%) Twitter
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 2 (0.56%) RedGate
8 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.28%) Cadence
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.28%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) Xamarin