Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South West
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 125 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 -44 +64
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 268 282 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.67% 2.71% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.65% 11.38% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 222 263 328
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £31,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2,119 2,477 2,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.12% 23.76% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,752 2,116 1,849
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +1 110 £52,500 +23.53% 24
Somerset +23 46 £37,738 -10.15% 8
Gloucestershire -3 40 £45,000 - 9
Wiltshire +3 37 £36,500 -28.78% 8
Dorset -14 17 £57,500 +35.29%
Devon +7 15 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Cornwall +26 2 - - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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.

1 215 (80.22%) Test Automation
2 182 (67.91%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (52.99%) C#
4 139 (51.87%) Java
5 123 (45.90%) Cucumber
6 104 (38.81%) JavaScript
7 75 (27.99%) Scrum
8 71 (26.49%) QA
9 67 (25.00%) SQL
10 64 (23.88%) Python
11 62 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (23.13%) BDD
12 61 (22.76%) Jenkins
13 60 (22.39%) .NET
14 59 (22.01%) Software Testing
15 54 (20.15%) ISTQB
16 53 (19.78%) Git (software)
17 52 (19.40%) SDLC
18 47 (17.54%) Ruby
18 47 (17.54%) WebDriver
19 45 (16.79%) DevOps
19 45 (16.79%) Finance
20 44 (16.42%) TDD
20 44 (16.42%) Security Cleared
20 44 (16.42%) SpecFlow
21 43 (16.04%) SOAP
22 42 (15.67%) REST
23 40 (14.93%) Web Services
23 40 (14.93%) JUnit
24 39 (14.55%) Microsoft

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 10 (3.73%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.36%) Apache
3 7 (2.61%) JBoss
4 5 (1.87%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.87%) IIS
5 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.37%) InVision
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.24%) GitHub
4 5 (1.87%) SaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.75%) npm
6 2 (0.75%) NuGet
6 2 (0.75%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.73%) HTTP
2 8 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.61%) Firewall
4 6 (2.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) AMQP
5 1 (0.37%) Broadband
5 1 (0.37%) ICMP
5 1 (0.37%) Network Security
5 1 (0.37%) SSH
5 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.58%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.21%) MySQL
4 21 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 19 (7.09%) Big Data
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.99%) Blockchain
7 8 (2.99%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.24%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.87%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (1.87%) GIS
11 4 (1.49%) Aerospike
12 3 (1.12%) Redis
13 2 (0.75%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 123 (45.90%) Cucumber
2 61 (22.76%) Jenkins
3 53 (19.78%) Git (software)
4 47 (17.54%) WebDriver
5 44 (16.42%) SpecFlow
6 40 (14.93%) JUnit
7 37 (13.81%) SoapUI
8 31 (11.57%) JIRA
9 30 (11.19%) Protractor
10 28 (10.45%) JMeter
11 25 (9.33%) Eclipse
11 25 (9.33%) Visual Studio
12 20 (7.46%) Jasmine
12 20 (7.46%) Maven
12 20 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (6.34%) LoadRunner
14 14 (5.22%) TestNG
15 13 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (4.10%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (4.10%) Subversion
General
1 45 (16.79%) Finance
2 21 (7.84%) Marketing
3 20 (7.46%) Electronics
3 20 (7.46%) Manufacturing
3 20 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.36%) Retail
5 7 (2.61%) Legal
6 6 (2.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (28.36%) Developer
2 67 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 59 (22.01%) Analyst
4 53 (19.78%) Test Analyst
5 49 (18.28%) Tester
6 36 (13.43%) Test Automation Engineer
7 35 (13.06%) Automation Tester
8 21 (7.84%) Software Developer
9 20 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
10 18 (6.72%) Test Leader
11 17 (6.34%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.34%) Junior
12 16 (5.97%) .NET Developer
13 14 (5.22%) Junior Developer
13 14 (5.22%) Software Tester
14 13 (4.85%) Developer in Test
14 13 (4.85%) Test Manager
15 12 (4.48%) Lead Test Analyst
16 11 (4.10%) Software Analyst
17 10 (3.73%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.39%) .NET
2 43 (16.04%) SOAP
3 42 (15.67%) REST
4 40 (14.93%) Web Services
5 38 (14.18%) CSS
6 35 (13.06%) HTML
7 30 (11.19%) Gherkin
8 23 (8.58%) AngularJS
8 23 (8.58%) ASP.NET
9 22 (8.21%) .NET Framework
9 22 (8.21%) jQuery
10 19 (7.09%) Node.js
11 16 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (5.97%) React
11 16 (5.97%) XML
12 13 (4.85%) RESTful
13 11 (4.10%) HTML5
13 11 (4.10%) JSON
14 10 (3.73%) Ajax
14 10 (3.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.22%) User Experience
2 11 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.61%) Fintech
4 7 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.43%) Linux
2 29 (10.82%) Windows
3 9 (3.36%) Android
3 9 (3.36%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.61%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.49%) CentOS
6 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.12%) Unix
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (80.22%) Test Automation
2 182 (67.91%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (27.99%) Scrum
4 62 (23.13%) BDD
4 62 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (22.01%) Software Testing
6 52 (19.40%) SDLC
7 45 (16.79%) DevOps
8 44 (16.42%) TDD
9 34 (12.69%) Exploratory Testing
10 32 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (11.57%) Software Engineering
11 31 (11.57%) Test Strategy
12 30 (11.19%) Non-Functional Testing
12 30 (11.19%) Unit Testing
13 25 (9.33%) Functional Testing
13 25 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (8.96%) OO
14 24 (8.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 142 (52.99%) C#
2 139 (51.87%) Java
3 104 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 67 (25.00%) SQL
5 64 (23.88%) Python
6 47 (17.54%) Ruby
7 37 (13.81%) C++
8 22 (8.21%) PHP
9 19 (7.09%) TypeScript
10 15 (5.60%) C
11 11 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.99%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.61%) Scala
13 7 (2.61%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.24%) Java 8
15 4 (1.49%) Go
16 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.75%) Groovy
17 2 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (20.15%) ISTQB
2 44 (16.42%) Security Cleared
3 31 (11.57%) Degree
3 31 (11.57%) DV Cleared
4 30 (11.19%) ISEB
5 21 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.87%) CCNA
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.87%) CISSP
6 5 (1.87%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (1.87%) GIAC
6 5 (1.87%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (1.87%) MCSE
6 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (1.87%) SANS
6 5 (1.87%) SSCP
7 4 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (26.49%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (8.58%) Docker
2 7 (2.61%) vSphere
3 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (8.58%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (7.09%) HP ALM
3 15 (5.60%) Puppet
4 8 (2.99%) Ansible
5 7 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.61%) Salt
6 1 (0.37%) Ambari
6 1 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 39 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.82%) HP
3 20 (7.46%) SAP
4 13 (4.85%) Oracle
5 11 (4.10%) IBM
6 7 (2.61%) FNZ
6 7 (2.61%) Tableau
7 5 (1.87%) Google
8 4 (1.49%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.12%) VMware
9 3 (1.12%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.75%) Informatica
10 2 (0.75%) RedGate
10 2 (0.75%) Teradata
10 2 (0.75%) Twitter
11 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.37%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.37%) hybris