Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 100 69
Rank change year-on-year +41 -31 +19
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 78 44 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.87% 2.13% 3.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.62% 10.65% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 93
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £29,129 £27,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £85,000
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 419 413 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.81% 20.03% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 340 363 473
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +31 72 £41,500 +9.21% 11
West Wales +10 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 64 (82.05%) Test Automation
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (53.85%) Java
4 36 (46.15%) C#
5 34 (43.59%) QA
6 32 (41.03%) TDD
7 29 (37.18%) Cucumber
8 28 (35.90%) BDD
9 25 (32.05%) REST
9 25 (32.05%) Unit Testing
10 23 (29.49%) WebDriver
11 20 (25.64%) Web Services
11 20 (25.64%) Fintech
12 19 (24.36%) Python
13 18 (23.08%) Scrum
13 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (23.08%) JIRA
14 17 (21.79%) NoSQL
14 17 (21.79%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
16 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
16 15 (19.23%) Go
16 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
16 15 (19.23%) SDET
17 14 (17.95%) JMeter
17 14 (17.95%) Finance
18 13 (16.67%) SQL
18 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (16.67%) Microservices
19 12 (15.38%) QA Automation

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 7 (8.97%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.56%) SAS
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.56%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.28%) Redis
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (37.18%) Cucumber
2 23 (29.49%) WebDriver
3 18 (23.08%) JIRA
4 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
5 14 (17.95%) JMeter
6 12 (15.38%) Protractor
7 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
7 10 (12.82%) JUnit
8 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (2.56%) Pylint
11 2 (2.56%) Redmine
12 1 (1.28%) Babel
12 1 (1.28%) PhantomJS
12 1 (1.28%) PhpStorm
12 1 (1.28%) webpack
12 1 (1.28%) Xdebug
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.56%) Electronics
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Tester
2 17 (21.79%) Developer
3 13 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 9 (11.54%) Python Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) QA Leader
8 6 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (7.69%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Principal Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Software QA Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) REST
2 20 (25.64%) Web Services
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
3 8 (10.26%) HTML
3 8 (10.26%) jQuery
3 8 (10.26%) Swagger
4 6 (7.69%) Spring
4 6 (7.69%) Spring Boot
5 5 (6.41%) .NET
5 5 (6.41%) CSS3
5 5 (6.41%) Django
5 5 (6.41%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.41%) HTML5
5 5 (6.41%) RESTful
6 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (5.13%) JSON
6 4 (5.13%) XML
7 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.85%) React
7 3 (3.85%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Fintech
2 8 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Mindset
3 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) Wiki
6 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Android
1 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Test Automation
2 48 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.03%) TDD
4 28 (35.90%) BDD
5 25 (32.05%) Unit Testing
6 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.08%) Scrum
7 17 (21.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 15 (19.23%) SDET
10 13 (16.67%) Microservices
11 12 (15.38%) QA Automation
11 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 11 (14.10%) Acceptance Criteria
13 10 (12.82%) Issue Tracking
14 9 (11.54%) Manual Testing
14 9 (11.54%) SOLID
15 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (8.97%) OOD
16 7 (8.97%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) Java
2 36 (46.15%) C#
3 19 (24.36%) Python
4 15 (19.23%) Go
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (3.85%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) R
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) ES6
8 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.13%) ISEB
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (43.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) HDFS
3 1 (1.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Kibana
2 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) HP