Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 94 147
Rank change year-on-year -56 +53 +39
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 164 324 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.87% 3.24% 1.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.18% 16.32% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 131 295 176
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% +0.61% -8.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -

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 1,244 1,985 1,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.15% 19.85% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,699 1,511
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,125 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 20 September 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 20 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
Birmingham -46 81 £52,500 +16.67% 14
Staffordshire +21 29 £39,000 +4.00% 11
Herefordshire +12 20 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Solihull -3 12 £42,500 - 4
Coventry -16 10 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Shropshire -3 3 £82,500 +15.38% 3
Warwickshire +7 2 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Wolverhampton +3 2 - - 1
Worcestershire -11 2 £33,750 -10.00% 5
Sutton Coldfield -18 2 £31,750 +22.12% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 139 (84.76%) Test Automation
2 118 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (45.73%) WebDriver
4 70 (42.68%) Java
5 64 (39.02%) C#
6 60 (36.59%) QA
7 48 (29.27%) Waterfall
8 47 (28.66%) Test Strategy
9 44 (26.83%) Scrum
10 37 (22.56%) Cucumber
11 35 (21.34%) SpecFlow
11 35 (21.34%) TDD
12 33 (20.12%) Visual Studio
13 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
14 31 (18.90%) BDD
15 30 (18.29%) Jenkins
15 30 (18.29%) SQL
15 30 (18.29%) .NET
15 30 (18.29%) Finance
16 29 (17.68%) Software Testing
16 29 (17.68%) JIRA
17 28 (17.07%) Manual Testing
18 27 (16.46%) TestNG
19 26 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (15.85%) JUnit
20 24 (14.63%) Python
21 21 (12.80%) Test Scripting
21 21 (12.80%) SDET
22 19 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
22 19 (11.59%) V-Model

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 6 (3.66%) Confluence
2 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.44%) Mingle
2 1 (0.61%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.27%) SaaS
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.44%) BrowserStack
4 4 (2.44%) GitHub
5 2 (1.22%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.22%) IaaS
5 2 (1.22%) PaaS
5 2 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) SMS
2 2 (1.22%) DNS
2 2 (1.22%) NAS
2 2 (1.22%) Network Security
2 2 (1.22%) SAN
2 2 (1.22%) VSAN
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) MySQL
3 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.22%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.61%) Big Data
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 75 (45.73%) WebDriver
2 37 (22.56%) Cucumber
3 35 (21.34%) SpecFlow
4 33 (20.12%) Visual Studio
5 30 (18.29%) Jenkins
6 29 (17.68%) JIRA
7 27 (16.46%) TestNG
8 26 (15.85%) JUnit
9 19 (11.59%) SoapUI
10 13 (7.93%) Git (software)
11 9 (5.49%) Moq
12 8 (4.88%) Maven
12 8 (4.88%) NUnit
13 7 (4.27%) FitNesse
13 7 (4.27%) JMeter
14 6 (3.66%) TeamCity
15 5 (3.05%) Mocha
16 4 (2.44%) AccuRev
16 4 (2.44%) Robotium
16 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (18.29%) Finance
2 6 (3.66%) Automotive
3 1 (0.61%) Advertising
3 1 (0.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.61%) Games
3 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Test Engineer
2 33 (20.12%) Analyst
3 31 (18.90%) Tester
4 30 (18.29%) Test Analyst
5 25 (15.24%) Test Automation Engineer
6 23 (14.02%) Automation Tester
7 16 (9.76%) Developer
8 15 (9.15%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (9.15%) Software Tester
9 12 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
9 12 (7.32%) Test Leader
10 11 (6.71%) Senior Automation Tester
10 11 (6.71%) Senior Test Engineer
10 11 (6.71%) Senior Tester
11 9 (5.49%) QA Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.88%) QA Tester
12 8 (4.88%) Software QA Tester
13 7 (4.27%) Software Test Analyst
13 7 (4.27%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.29%) .NET
2 17 (10.37%) CSS
2 17 (10.37%) HTML
3 14 (8.54%) SOAP
4 11 (6.71%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET
6 9 (5.49%) Web Services
7 7 (4.27%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.27%) Gherkin
7 7 (4.27%) jQuery
8 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.66%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.66%) HTML5
9 5 (3.05%) Node.js
10 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (2.44%) REST
10 4 (2.44%) WCF
11 3 (1.83%) CSS3
12 2 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (1.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Fintech
2 7 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.22%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.66%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) Android
2 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.61%) Unix
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (84.76%) Test Automation
2 118 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.27%) Waterfall
4 47 (28.66%) Test Strategy
5 44 (26.83%) Scrum
6 35 (21.34%) TDD
7 31 (18.90%) BDD
8 29 (17.68%) Software Testing
9 28 (17.07%) Manual Testing
10 26 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (12.80%) SDET
11 21 (12.80%) Test Scripting
12 19 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
12 19 (11.59%) V-Model
13 18 (10.98%) Load Testing
14 17 (10.37%) Open Source
15 16 (9.76%) API Testing
15 16 (9.76%) SDLC
16 15 (9.15%) Regression Testing
17 13 (7.93%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.68%) Java
2 64 (39.02%) C#
3 32 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.29%) SQL
5 24 (14.63%) Python
6 18 (10.98%) Ruby
7 9 (5.49%) PHP
8 4 (2.44%) XPath
9 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.22%) Groovy
10 2 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) Java 8
11 1 (0.61%) Perl
11 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) ISEB
2 10 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (4.88%) Degree
3 8 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (36.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.93%) Docker
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Ansible
1 2 (1.22%) Consul
1 2 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (1.22%) Grafana
1 2 (1.22%) Kibana
1 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.22%) logstash
1 2 (1.22%) Puppet
1 2 (1.22%) Rancher
1 2 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.22%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.88%) Google
3 6 (3.66%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.83%) Oracle
4 3 (1.83%) OutSystems
5 2 (1.22%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.22%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.22%) Facebook
5 2 (1.22%) HP
5 2 (1.22%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.22%) Telerik
5 2 (1.22%) VMware