Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 104 136
Rank change year-on-year -53 +32 +73
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 172 299 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.81% 2.97% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.90% 15.96% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 148 268 184
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,075 £58,750
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,445 1,873 1,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.22% 18.61% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,594 1,519
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the West Midlands

Selenium
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the West Midlands

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Selenium in the West Midlands

Selenium
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham -48 82 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Staffordshire +19 24 £39,000 -6.02% 10
Coventry -7 20 £30,000 - 2
Solihull +7 17 £42,500 - 3
Herefordshire +22 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield +3 8 £31,000 +19.23% 1
Shropshire -2 2 £82,500 +46.02% 2
Warwickshire -4 2 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Worcestershire -5 2 £33,750 -10.00% 4
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Selenium
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 156 (90.70%) Test Automation
2 113 (65.70%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (44.19%) QA
4 72 (41.86%) C#
5 67 (38.95%) WebDriver
6 54 (31.40%) Java
7 52 (30.23%) SpecFlow
8 51 (29.65%) Finance
9 50 (29.07%) BDD
10 46 (26.74%) Scrum
11 45 (26.16%) Manual Testing
12 42 (24.42%) Software Testing
13 41 (23.84%) Waterfall
14 40 (23.26%) Cucumber
14 40 (23.26%) SQL
14 40 (23.26%) .NET
15 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
15 38 (22.09%) ISEB
16 35 (20.35%) Test Scripting
17 33 (19.19%) TDD
18 31 (18.02%) Jenkins
19 30 (17.44%) JavaScript
20 29 (16.86%) Test Strategy
21 27 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
21 27 (15.70%) JIRA
21 27 (15.70%) SDLC
22 25 (14.53%) ISTQB
23 24 (13.95%) Regression Testing
23 24 (13.95%) Python
23 24 (13.95%) SoapUI

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (2.33%) Confluence
2 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.16%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Chatbot
1 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.23%) SaaS
2 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.33%) BrowserStack
3 4 (2.33%) GitHub
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) SMS
2 2 (1.16%) DNS
2 2 (1.16%) NAS
2 2 (1.16%) Network Security
2 2 (1.16%) SAN
2 2 (1.16%) VSAN
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) MySQL
3 8 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.16%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (38.95%) WebDriver
2 52 (30.23%) SpecFlow
3 40 (23.26%) Cucumber
4 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
5 31 (18.02%) Jenkins
6 27 (15.70%) JIRA
7 24 (13.95%) SoapUI
8 19 (11.05%) Git (software)
9 15 (8.72%) TestNG
10 12 (6.98%) JUnit
11 9 (5.23%) Maven
12 8 (4.65%) JMeter
12 8 (4.65%) Ranorex
12 8 (4.65%) Robot Framework
12 8 (4.65%) Subversion
13 7 (4.07%) Bugzilla
14 5 (2.91%) Mocha
14 5 (2.91%) Moq
14 5 (2.91%) NUnit
14 5 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (29.65%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Retail
3 4 (2.33%) Automotive
3 4 (2.33%) Banking
3 4 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.74%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (29.07%) Test Engineer
2 49 (28.49%) Analyst
3 38 (22.09%) Test Analyst
3 38 (22.09%) Tester
4 35 (20.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 30 (17.44%) Automation Test Analyst
6 29 (16.86%) Automation Tester
7 19 (11.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 16 (9.30%) Senior Automation Tester
8 16 (9.30%) Senior Tester
9 15 (8.72%) QA Analyst
10 14 (8.14%) Senior Test Engineer
11 13 (7.56%) Software Tester
12 12 (6.98%) Developer
13 9 (5.23%) QA Automation Analyst
13 9 (5.23%) QA Tester
13 9 (5.23%) Test Leader
14 8 (4.65%) QA Leader
14 8 (4.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 8 (4.65%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.26%) .NET
2 23 (13.37%) SOAP
3 14 (8.14%) CSS
4 13 (7.56%) HTML
4 13 (7.56%) Web Services
5 9 (5.23%) Gherkin
6 8 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.91%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.91%) RESTful
9 4 (2.33%) HTML5
9 4 (2.33%) JSON
10 3 (1.74%) CSS3
10 3 (1.74%) jQuery
10 3 (1.74%) Node.js
10 3 (1.74%) REST
11 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.16%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.16%) Middleware
11 2 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.47%) Fintech
3 12 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.07%) User Experience
6 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Online Games
7 2 (1.16%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.65%) Linux
2 6 (3.49%) Unix
3 4 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (90.70%) Test Automation
2 113 (65.70%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (29.07%) BDD
4 46 (26.74%) Scrum
5 45 (26.16%) Manual Testing
6 42 (24.42%) Software Testing
7 41 (23.84%) Waterfall
8 35 (20.35%) Test Scripting
9 33 (19.19%) TDD
10 29 (16.86%) Test Strategy
11 27 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (15.70%) SDLC
12 24 (13.95%) Regression Testing
13 23 (13.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (11.63%) SDET
15 18 (10.47%) Load Testing
16 17 (9.88%) Functional Testing
17 16 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (8.14%) Performance Testing
18 14 (8.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.86%) C#
2 54 (31.40%) Java
3 40 (23.26%) SQL
4 30 (17.44%) JavaScript
5 24 (13.95%) Python
6 15 (8.72%) Ruby
7 4 (2.33%) PHP
7 4 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.16%) VB
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) Java 8
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (22.09%) ISEB
2 25 (14.53%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.40%) Degree
5 4 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (44.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Ansible
1 2 (1.16%) Consul
1 2 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.16%) Grafana
1 2 (1.16%) Kibana
1 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.16%) logstash
1 2 (1.16%) Puppet
1 2 (1.16%) Rancher
1 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.65%) Google
3 4 (2.33%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle
4 3 (1.74%) HP
5 2 (1.16%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.16%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.16%) Facebook
5 2 (1.16%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.16%) Telerik
5 2 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Cognos
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.58%) SAP