Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 86 84
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 81 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.22% 2.76% 2.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.88% 11.97% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 72 46 63
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,875 £45,500 £48,750
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 388 493 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.21% 23.07% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 327 414 353
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,300 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,700 £48,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Wales

Selenium
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Wales

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Wales over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Wales

Selenium
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
South Wales +40 72 £37,500 +7.14% 15
West Wales +16 7 £30,000 +15.38% 1
North Wales -7 1 £30,000 - 3
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 75 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (49.38%) QA
4 39 (48.15%) Java
5 38 (46.91%) Cucumber
6 32 (39.51%) BDD
7 29 (35.80%) C#
8 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 26 (32.10%) REST
10 25 (30.86%) TDD
10 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
11 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
12 18 (22.22%) Scrum
12 18 (22.22%) Protractor
13 15 (18.52%) JUnit
14 14 (17.28%) Issue Tracking
14 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (17.28%) Acceptance Criteria
15 13 (16.05%) JIRA
15 13 (16.05%) Manual Testing
16 12 (14.81%) Python
17 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
17 10 (12.35%) Gherkin
18 9 (11.11%) SDET
18 9 (11.11%) Fintech
18 9 (11.11%) Web Services
18 9 (11.11%) Finance
19 8 (9.88%) SoapUI

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
2 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) LAN
1 4 (4.94%) WAN
2 3 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 38 (46.91%) Cucumber
2 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
3 18 (22.22%) Protractor
4 15 (18.52%) JUnit
5 13 (16.05%) JIRA
6 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
7 8 (9.88%) SoapUI
8 7 (8.64%) JMeter
9 6 (7.41%) Jasmine
9 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (4.94%) Ranorex
11 3 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.47%) NUnit
13 1 (1.23%) MbUnit
13 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
13 1 (1.23%) MSTest
13 1 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Welsh Language
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Games
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Tester
2 18 (22.22%) Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) QA Engineer
5 12 (14.81%) Software Tester
6 11 (13.58%) Developer
6 11 (13.58%) QA Tester
7 10 (12.35%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
9 8 (9.88%) Test Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Automation Tester
10 6 (7.41%) Technical Manager
10 6 (7.41%) Technical Test Manager
10 6 (7.41%) Test Manager
11 5 (6.17%) Developer in Test
12 4 (4.94%) Java Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) QA Automation Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) QA Leader
12 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) REST
2 10 (12.35%) Gherkin
3 9 (11.11%) Web Services
4 6 (7.41%) .NET
4 6 (7.41%) SOAP
5 5 (6.17%) CSS
5 5 (6.17%) HTML
6 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.70%) CSS3
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) Node.js
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.47%) jQuery
8 2 (2.47%) LESS
8 2 (2.47%) Sass
8 2 (2.47%) Spring
8 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.47%) Swagger
8 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.11%) Fintech
3 5 (6.17%) User Experience
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Android
1 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.51%) BDD
4 25 (30.86%) TDD
5 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (22.22%) Scrum
6 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Acceptance Criteria
7 14 (17.28%) Issue Tracking
7 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Manual Testing
9 9 (11.11%) SDET
10 7 (8.64%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Line Management
11 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.41%) Test Strategy
11 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.17%) Microservices
12 5 (6.17%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (48.15%) Java
2 29 (35.80%) C#
3 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.81%) Python
5 7 (8.64%) Ruby
6 6 (7.41%) Go
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.94%) SQL
8 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) R
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.70%) ISEB
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (49.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.23%) Apple
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) Perforce