Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 74 84
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10 +22
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 40 84 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.92% 3.18% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.71% 16.00% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 87 68
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £47,900 £85,000 £43,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 412 525 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.80% 19.86% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 370 465 419
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,675 £25,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £45,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -14 31 £38,000 +8.57% 3
West Wales -9 8 £32,500 -5.11%
North Wales - 1 - -
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 33 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) QA
4 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 13 (32.50%) C#
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) JMeter
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 8 (20.00%) BDD
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) TDD
9 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
10 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
11 6 (15.00%) JIRA
11 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (15.00%) Subversion
11 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) SDLC
11 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
11 6 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing

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 2 (5.00%) CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (2.50%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) JMeter
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
6 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.00%) JIRA
6 6 (15.00%) Subversion
7 5 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (7.50%) Zephyr
10 2 (5.00%) Bugzilla
10 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (5.00%) NetBeans
10 2 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (5.00%) Xdebug
11 1 (2.50%) MSTest
11 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
1 14 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Tester
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Tester
5 5 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software QA Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.00%) QA Specialist
8 2 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.00%) Sass
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) Laravel
3 2 (5.00%) LESS
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) RESTful
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) DC/OS
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) SDLC
7 6 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.50%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) PHP 5
7 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) TOWER Software
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.50%) Sencha