The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 29 51 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 33 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.87% 1.88% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.45% 12.94% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 1
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 116 85 77
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.64% 14.51% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 103 66 48
Median salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Selenium as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Watford

Selenium
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Watford

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Watford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Watford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Watford region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 68 (98.55%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (88.41%) Java
3 57 (82.61%) Finance
3 57 (82.61%) Scrum
4 48 (69.57%) QA
5 41 (59.42%) Cucumber
6 40 (57.97%) WebDriver
7 39 (56.52%) BDD
7 39 (56.52%) Unix
8 38 (55.07%) TDD
9 35 (50.72%) HP UFT
10 33 (47.83%) Automation Testing
11 32 (46.38%) Functional Testing
11 32 (46.38%) Linux
12 30 (43.48%) Test Automation
13 29 (42.03%) Python
13 29 (42.03%) C#
14 27 (39.13%) Test Scripting
15 26 (37.68%) JIRA
16 25 (36.23%) Regression Testing
17 23 (33.33%) SQL
17 23 (33.33%) Gherkin
18 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (26.09%) JUnit
19 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
19 18 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
20 17 (24.64%) Shell Script
20 17 (24.64%) Software Testing
20 17 (24.64%) Manual Testing
20 17 (24.64%) RESTful

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 14 (20.29%) Confluence
2 13 (18.84%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (59.42%) Cucumber
2 40 (57.97%) WebDriver
3 35 (50.72%) HP UFT
4 26 (37.68%) JIRA
5 18 (26.09%) JUnit
6 16 (23.19%) Git (software)
7 15 (21.74%) JBehave
7 15 (21.74%) Maven
8 13 (18.84%) SoapUI
9 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.35%) Ant
11 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.45%) Toad
12 1 (1.45%) Zephyr
General
1 57 (82.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Analyst
1 44 (63.77%) Test Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Automation Test Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) QA Analyst
3 15 (21.74%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Test Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Tester
5 7 (10.14%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Test Automation Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.80%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 17 (24.64%) RESTful
3 14 (20.29%) Hibernate
3 14 (20.29%) Spring
4 5 (7.25%) XML
5 4 (5.80%) REST
5 4 (5.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) RIA
3 2 (2.90%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Unix
2 32 (46.38%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (98.55%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (82.61%) Scrum
3 39 (56.52%) BDD
4 38 (55.07%) TDD
5 33 (47.83%) Automation Testing
6 32 (46.38%) Functional Testing
7 30 (43.48%) Test Automation
8 27 (39.13%) Test Scripting
9 25 (36.23%) Regression Testing
10 21 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
11 18 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (24.64%) Manual Testing
12 17 (24.64%) Software Testing
13 16 (23.19%) Kanban
14 14 (20.29%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (18.84%) Integration Testing
16 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
17 9 (13.04%) ATDD
18 8 (11.59%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) C#
2 29 (42.03%) Python
3 23 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.59%) Ruby
6 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (69.57%) QA
2 8 (11.59%) SDET
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Atlassian
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) HP
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