Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South West
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 122 94
Rank change year-on-year +41 -28 -22
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 214 245 353
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.82% 2.52% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.80% 11.72% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 201 190 329
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,853 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 1,138 2,090 2,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.29% 21.46% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1,623 2,235
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,529 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,050 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the South West.

Salary trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the South West over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +35 75 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire +33 46 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wiltshire +46 39 £50,000 +8.70% 6
Somerset -3 23 £43,750 +9.38% 7
Devon +24 19 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Dorset +30 8 £33,250 -33.50%
Cornwall +12 4 £40,000 -33.33%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 167 (78.04%) Test Automation
2 137 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (45.33%) JavaScript
4 95 (44.39%) Cucumber
5 93 (43.46%) Java
6 64 (29.91%) C#
7 62 (28.97%) QA
8 60 (28.04%) DevOps
9 57 (26.64%) .NET
10 55 (25.70%) AWS
11 49 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (22.90%) Jenkins
12 47 (21.96%) Scrum
12 47 (21.96%) SQL
12 47 (21.96%) Git (software)
13 45 (21.03%) Python
14 43 (20.09%) Web Services
15 40 (18.69%) TypeScript
16 39 (18.22%) TDD
17 38 (17.76%) Finance
17 38 (17.76%) HTML
17 38 (17.76%) PHP
18 37 (17.29%) CSS
18 37 (17.29%) BDD
19 36 (16.82%) Azure
19 36 (16.82%) SpecFlow
20 35 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
21 34 (15.89%) Software Testing
22 32 (14.95%) REST
23 31 (14.49%) Node.js

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 8 (3.74%) NServiceBus
2 7 (3.27%) Moodle
3 6 (2.80%) Confluence
4 5 (2.34%) JBoss
4 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.34%) WordPress
5 4 (1.87%) Apache
5 4 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.93%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.70%) AWS
2 36 (16.82%) Azure
3 11 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (4.67%) SaaS
5 8 (3.74%) GitHub
6 5 (2.34%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (1.87%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.87%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (1.40%) PaaS
9 2 (0.93%) npm
9 2 (0.93%) NuGet
9 2 (0.93%) Serverless
10 1 (0.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Skype
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.55%) MySQL
2 22 (10.28%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.87%) Redis
5 4 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 95 (44.39%) Cucumber
2 49 (22.90%) Jenkins
3 47 (21.96%) Git (software)
4 36 (16.82%) SpecFlow
5 29 (13.55%) SoapUI
6 28 (13.08%) JIRA
6 28 (13.08%) WebDriver
7 23 (10.75%) Postman
8 19 (8.88%) Protractor
9 18 (8.41%) JMeter
10 14 (6.54%) webpack
11 11 (5.14%) LoadRunner
12 10 (4.67%) Grunt
12 10 (4.67%) gulp
12 10 (4.67%) JUnit
13 9 (4.21%) HP UFT
13 9 (4.21%) Maven
13 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (3.74%) Jasmine
15 7 (3.27%) Cypress.io
General
1 38 (17.76%) Finance
2 18 (8.41%) Banking
3 10 (4.67%) Marketing
4 9 (4.21%) German Language
5 8 (3.74%) Back Office
5 8 (3.74%) Retail
6 4 (1.87%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 66 (30.84%) Developer
2 48 (22.43%) Test Engineer
3 44 (20.56%) Tester
4 40 (18.69%) Analyst
5 36 (16.82%) Test Analyst
6 28 (13.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 26 (12.15%) Automation Tester
8 20 (9.35%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (6.54%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.54%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.07%) QA Tester
11 12 (5.61%) QA Analyst
12 11 (5.14%) PHP Developer
12 11 (5.14%) Systems Developer
13 10 (4.67%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.67%) QA Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Backend Developer
14 9 (4.21%) Middleware Developer
14 9 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (26.64%) .NET
2 43 (20.09%) Web Services
3 38 (17.76%) HTML
4 37 (17.29%) CSS
5 32 (14.95%) REST
6 31 (14.49%) Node.js
7 26 (12.15%) .NET Framework
7 26 (12.15%) RESTful
8 23 (10.75%) React
9 21 (9.81%) AngularJS
10 20 (9.35%) HTML5
10 20 (9.35%) JSON
11 19 (8.88%) SOAP
12 18 (8.41%) Vue.js
13 15 (7.01%) Symfony
14 14 (6.54%) Middleware
15 12 (5.61%) Spring
16 11 (5.14%) Laravel
17 10 (4.67%) ASP.NET
17 10 (4.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Mobile App
1 11 (5.14%) Reinsurance
2 10 (4.67%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.74%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.80%) User Experience
6 5 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.34%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.34%) NHS
6 5 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.87%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.87%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.88%) Linux
2 7 (3.27%) Windows
3 5 (2.34%) CentOS
4 4 (1.87%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.40%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) Debian
6 2 (0.93%) Unix
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (78.04%) Test Automation
2 137 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (28.04%) DevOps
4 49 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (21.96%) Scrum
6 39 (18.22%) TDD
7 37 (17.29%) BDD
8 35 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (15.89%) Software Testing
10 27 (12.62%) Manual Testing
10 27 (12.62%) MVC
11 26 (12.15%) OO
12 24 (11.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 22 (10.28%) Functional Testing
13 22 (10.28%) SDLC
14 21 (9.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (8.88%) Software Engineering
15 19 (8.88%) Waterfall
16 18 (8.41%) Collaborative Working
16 18 (8.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (45.33%) JavaScript
2 93 (43.46%) Java
3 64 (29.91%) C#
4 47 (21.96%) SQL
5 45 (21.03%) Python
6 40 (18.69%) TypeScript
7 38 (17.76%) PHP
8 15 (7.01%) Ruby
9 11 (5.14%) C
10 10 (4.67%) C++
11 8 (3.74%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.27%) Go
13 6 (2.80%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.40%) ES6
16 2 (0.93%) VB
17 1 (0.47%) Java 8
17 1 (0.47%) Perl
17 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.75%) ISTQB
3 19 (8.88%) ISEB
4 18 (8.41%) Degree
5 14 (6.54%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.07%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.27%) MCAD
8 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (28.97%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 15022
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 20022
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (8.41%) Docker
2 4 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.80%) Puppet
2 5 (2.34%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.87%) Ansible
3 4 (1.87%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.93%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.93%) Terraform
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.67%) Zend
3 9 (4.21%) Oracle
4 6 (2.80%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.80%) VMware
5 4 (1.87%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (1.87%) Cadence
5 4 (1.87%) HP
5 4 (1.87%) SAP
6 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.93%) DocuSign
7 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) hybris
8 1 (0.47%) IBM
8 1 (0.47%) Pega
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com