Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 73 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +45 +33
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 391 408 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.75% 3.93% 2.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.79% 16.24% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 348 367 282
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2,476 2,513 2,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.73% 24.22% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,071 2,145 1,784
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,325
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +20 223 £47,500 +5.56% 25
Gloucestershire +20 62 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Wiltshire -15 47 £45,000 +33.33% 7
Dorset -22 29 £55,000 +46.67% 5
Somerset -22 23 £42,028 +5.07% 3
Devon -1 5 £36,677 -8.31% 1
Cornwall -6 1 £20,500 -48.75%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 331 (84.65%) Test Automation
2 302 (77.24%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (58.06%) Java
4 187 (47.83%) C#
5 164 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 152 (38.87%) Continuous Integration
7 147 (37.60%) Scrum
8 142 (36.32%) SQL
9 139 (35.55%) Cucumber
10 127 (32.48%) JUnit
11 124 (31.71%) HTML
12 121 (30.95%) .NET
13 117 (29.92%) SDLC
14 111 (28.39%) CSS
15 104 (26.60%) QA
16 98 (25.06%) Protractor
17 93 (23.79%) BDD
18 88 (22.51%) Jasmine
19 80 (20.46%) Finance
20 79 (20.20%) TestNG
21 68 (17.39%) Jenkins
22 66 (16.88%) TDD
23 63 (16.11%) SoapUI
24 62 (15.86%) Software Testing
25 60 (15.35%) WebDriver
26 59 (15.09%) Oracle
27 58 (14.83%) SOAP
28 56 (14.32%) Git (software)
29 55 (14.07%) ISTQB
30 52 (13.30%) SpecFlow

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 29 (7.42%) Tomcat
2 27 (6.91%) Apache
3 12 (3.07%) Apache Pig
4 11 (2.81%) JBoss
5 10 (2.56%) CMS
6 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.53%) Confluence
8 5 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.28%) Drupal
8 5 (1.28%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.02%) Jetty
9 4 (1.02%) WordPress
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) IIS
11 1 (0.26%) Kentico
11 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.53%) GitHub
4 5 (1.28%) SaaS
5 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.02%) Serverless
6 3 (0.77%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.77%) npm
6 3 (0.77%) NuGet
7 2 (0.51%) Runscope
8 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.39%) HTTP
2 16 (4.09%) SSL
3 10 (2.56%) Firewall
3 10 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.51%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.53%) Big Data
2 29 (7.42%) Hadoop
3 21 (5.37%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.12%) MongoDB
4 20 (5.12%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.86%) Blockchain
5 19 (4.86%) MySQL
6 12 (3.07%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.02%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.02%) Redis
8 4 (1.02%) Riak
9 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.77%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 139 (35.55%) Cucumber
2 127 (32.48%) JUnit
3 98 (25.06%) Protractor
4 88 (22.51%) Jasmine
5 79 (20.20%) TestNG
6 68 (17.39%) Jenkins
7 63 (16.11%) SoapUI
8 60 (15.35%) WebDriver
9 56 (14.32%) Git (software)
10 52 (13.30%) SpecFlow
11 49 (12.53%) JIRA
12 43 (11.00%) JMeter
13 35 (8.95%) Maven
14 29 (7.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (5.88%) Visual Studio
16 17 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (3.84%) Bitbucket
17 15 (3.84%) LoadRunner
18 14 (3.58%) TestComplete
19 11 (2.81%) HP UFT
General
1 80 (20.46%) Finance
2 21 (5.37%) Marketing
2 21 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.86%) Electronics
3 19 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 18 (4.60%) Retail
5 7 (1.79%) Banking
6 5 (1.28%) Back Office
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.77%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (24.04%) Analyst
2 89 (22.76%) Developer
3 88 (22.51%) Test Analyst
4 72 (18.41%) Test Engineer
4 72 (18.41%) Tester
5 54 (13.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 49 (12.53%) Java Developer
7 43 (11.00%) Developer in Test
8 35 (8.95%) Automation Tester
9 31 (7.93%) Automation Test Lead
9 31 (7.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 29 (7.42%) .NET Developer
10 29 (7.42%) Java Developer in Test
11 26 (6.65%) QA Engineer
12 25 (6.39%) Automation Test Analyst
12 25 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (6.39%) C# Developer
13 23 (5.88%) Software Tester
14 21 (5.37%) Java Engineer
15 19 (4.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (31.71%) HTML
2 121 (30.95%) .NET
3 111 (28.39%) CSS
4 58 (14.83%) SOAP
5 43 (11.00%) REST
6 39 (9.97%) AngularJS
7 32 (8.18%) Gherkin
8 24 (6.14%) Web Services
8 24 (6.14%) XML
9 21 (5.37%) Node.js
10 18 (4.60%) RESTful
11 16 (4.09%) ASP.NET
12 15 (3.84%) JSON
13 14 (3.58%) .NET Framework
14 13 (3.32%) HTML5
14 13 (3.32%) LAMP
14 13 (3.32%) Spring MVC
15 12 (3.07%) Java EE
15 12 (3.07%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (3.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.14%) User Experience
3 21 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.05%) Fintech
6 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.51%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.26%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.26%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.26%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.00%) Linux
2 19 (4.86%) Windows
3 17 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.81%) Android
5 10 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.56%) Unix
6 4 (1.02%) CentOS
7 3 (0.77%) AIX
8 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (84.65%) Test Automation
2 302 (77.24%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (38.87%) Continuous Integration
4 147 (37.60%) Scrum
5 117 (29.92%) SDLC
6 93 (23.79%) BDD
7 66 (16.88%) TDD
8 62 (15.86%) Software Testing
9 46 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (11.76%) SDET
10 45 (11.51%) Context-Driven Testing
10 45 (11.51%) DevOps
11 40 (10.23%) Test Scripting
12 35 (8.95%) Manual Testing
13 34 (8.70%) Software Engineering
14 29 (7.42%) Acceptance Criteria
15 28 (7.16%) Unit Testing
16 26 (6.65%) Artificial Intelligence
16 26 (6.65%) Kanban
17 25 (6.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 227 (58.06%) Java
2 187 (47.83%) C#
3 164 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 142 (36.32%) SQL
5 46 (11.76%) Python
6 33 (8.44%) Ruby
7 30 (7.67%) C++
8 23 (5.88%) C
9 18 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 17 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.09%) PHP
12 11 (2.81%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.81%) VBScript
13 9 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.28%) Groovy
14 5 (1.28%) Jython
14 5 (1.28%) Perl
14 5 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (14.07%) ISTQB
2 35 (8.95%) ISEB
2 35 (8.95%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.44%) Degree
4 22 (5.63%) DV Cleared
5 21 (5.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.56%) CCNA
6 10 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.56%) CISSP
6 10 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (2.56%) GIAC
6 10 (2.56%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (2.56%) MCSE
6 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (2.56%) SANS
6 10 (2.56%) SSCP
7 9 (2.30%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (26.60%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (6.65%) Docker
2 10 (2.56%) vSphere
3 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (4.09%) Puppet
2 11 (2.81%) HP ALM
3 10 (2.56%) Salt
4 7 (1.79%) Ansible
5 5 (1.28%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (1.28%) WMI
6 4 (1.02%) Cobbler
6 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (15.09%) Oracle
2 36 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.86%) SAP
4 13 (3.32%) HP
5 5 (1.28%) CA
5 5 (1.28%) Google
6 4 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.77%) Cadence
7 3 (0.77%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.26%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) VMware