Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 97 82
Rank change year-on-year +48 -15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 94 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.76% 2.31% 2.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.27% 11.30% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 69
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -1.04%
10th Percentile £28,200 £26,400 £26,200
90th Percentile £59,400 £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 404 407 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.46% 20.47% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 344 369 403
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,350 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £49,600
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +39 87 £40,000 - 12
West Wales +19 7 £30,000 -7.69%
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 81 (86.17%) Test Automation
2 52 (55.32%) Java
3 51 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (50.00%) QA
5 45 (47.87%) Cucumber
6 39 (41.49%) BDD
7 38 (40.43%) REST
8 37 (39.36%) C#
9 36 (38.30%) TDD
10 32 (34.04%) WebDriver
11 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
13 22 (23.40%) Web Services
13 22 (23.40%) Protractor
14 20 (21.28%) Acceptance Criteria
14 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
15 19 (20.21%) JUnit
15 19 (20.21%) Fintech
15 19 (20.21%) Issue Tracking
15 19 (20.21%) SDET
15 19 (20.21%) Non-Functional Testing
16 18 (19.15%) Scrum
16 18 (19.15%) JIRA
17 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
17 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
18 15 (15.96%) Go
18 15 (15.96%) JMeter
18 15 (15.96%) Python
18 15 (15.96%) Manual Testing
19 14 (14.89%) 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 7 (7.45%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.06%) nginx
3 1 (1.06%) SAS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.06%) npm
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) LAN
1 4 (4.26%) WAN
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) Redis
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.06%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 45 (47.87%) Cucumber
2 32 (34.04%) WebDriver
3 22 (23.40%) Protractor
4 19 (20.21%) JUnit
5 18 (19.15%) JIRA
6 15 (15.96%) JMeter
7 14 (14.89%) SoapUI
8 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
8 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (4.26%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.13%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.13%) Redmine
10 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.06%) Xcode
11 1 (1.06%) Xdebug
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.32%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Tester
2 16 (17.02%) Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) Developer
4 14 (14.89%) QA Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) Test Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Java Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Test Leader
7 9 (9.57%) QA Leader
8 8 (8.51%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.51%) Software Tester
8 8 (8.51%) Test Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Developer in Test
9 7 (7.45%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Software QA Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Technical Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Technical Test Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Test Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.43%) REST
2 22 (23.40%) Web Services
3 8 (8.51%) Gherkin
3 8 (8.51%) Swagger
4 6 (6.38%) CSS
4 6 (6.38%) HTML
4 6 (6.38%) jQuery
4 6 (6.38%) Spring
4 6 (6.38%) Spring Boot
5 5 (5.32%) XML
6 4 (4.26%) JSON
6 4 (4.26%) RESTful
7 3 (3.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) CSS3
7 3 (3.19%) Django
7 3 (3.19%) HTML5
7 3 (3.19%) Node.js
7 3 (3.19%) Sass
8 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Fintech
2 9 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.13%) Wiki
5 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Android
2 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (86.17%) Test Automation
2 51 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.49%) BDD
4 36 (38.30%) TDD
5 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.28%) Acceptance Criteria
6 20 (21.28%) Software Testing
7 19 (20.21%) Issue Tracking
7 19 (20.21%) Non-Functional Testing
7 19 (20.21%) SDET
8 18 (19.15%) Scrum
9 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
10 15 (15.96%) Manual Testing
11 13 (13.83%) Microservices
12 12 (12.77%) QA Automation
13 11 (11.70%) Performance Testing
14 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
15 8 (8.51%) Validation
16 7 (7.45%) Test Strategy
17 6 (6.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) Java
2 37 (39.36%) C#
3 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.96%) Go
4 15 (15.96%) Python
5 7 (7.45%) SQL
6 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.06%) ES6
8 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.06%) R
8 1 (1.06%) Scala
8 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.26%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) HDFS
2 1 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle
2 1 (1.06%) Perforce