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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 110 158
Rank change year-on-year +22 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 163 133 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.16% 2.16% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.62% 15.10% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 122 93 68
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 981 881 847
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.02% 14.32% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 832 710 754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +42 78 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Worcestershire +9 17 £37,500 +25.00%
Coventry +6 16 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Warwickshire -18 14 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Herefordshire - 14 £37,500 -
Shropshire +9 12 £71,500 +120.00% 1
Staffordshire +16 9 £41,500 -2.35% 4
Solihull - 9 £45,000 -
Walsall +7 1 £41,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 239 (83.57%) Test Automation
2 182 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (45.80%) QA
4 117 (40.91%) Java
5 97 (33.92%) Test Scripting
6 88 (30.77%) C#
7 80 (27.97%) Unit Testing
8 74 (25.87%) Cucumber
9 69 (24.13%) SQL
10 66 (23.08%) BDD
11 61 (21.33%) Scrum
12 60 (20.98%) Finance
13 58 (20.28%) .NET
13 58 (20.28%) Jenkins
14 57 (19.93%) WebDriver
15 56 (19.58%) JMeter
16 53 (18.53%) Visual Studio
17 50 (17.48%) Software Testing
18 49 (17.13%) ISTQB
18 49 (17.13%) JavaScript
19 48 (16.78%) JIRA
20 47 (16.43%) Functional Testing
21 46 (16.08%) SOAP
22 44 (15.38%) TDD
23 43 (15.03%) HTML
24 42 (14.69%) E-Commerce
25 41 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
26 38 (13.29%) SoapUI
26 38 (13.29%) SpecFlow
27 37 (12.94%) ISEB

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 17 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (5.94%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.24%) JBoss
3 14 (4.90%) GlassFish
3 14 (4.90%) WildFly
4 13 (4.55%) Apache
5 10 (3.50%) Documentum
6 6 (2.10%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.05%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Drupal
9 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.69%) SaaS
3 10 (3.50%) GitHub
4 3 (1.05%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.35%) G Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) HTTP
2 2 (0.70%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.94%) MySQL
3 16 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.50%) MarkLogic
5 10 (3.50%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.80%) Triplestore
7 7 (2.45%) Big Data
8 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.35%) DB2
12 1 (0.35%) Redis
12 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (25.87%) Cucumber
2 58 (20.28%) Jenkins
3 57 (19.93%) WebDriver
4 56 (19.58%) JMeter
5 53 (18.53%) Visual Studio
6 48 (16.78%) JIRA
7 38 (13.29%) SoapUI
7 38 (13.29%) SpecFlow
8 35 (12.24%) Git (software)
9 32 (11.19%) JUnit
10 30 (10.49%) Karma Test Runner
11 27 (9.44%) WATIR
12 26 (9.09%) JBehave
13 19 (6.64%) HP UFT
14 16 (5.59%) NUnit
14 16 (5.59%) Ranorex
14 16 (5.59%) RSpec
15 15 (5.24%) Hudson
15 15 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (3.85%) Jasmine
General
1 60 (20.98%) Finance
2 15 (5.24%) Retail
3 14 (4.90%) Billing
4 8 (2.80%) Banking
5 4 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (28.67%) Tester
2 71 (24.83%) Analyst
2 71 (24.83%) Test Analyst
3 48 (16.78%) Developer
4 43 (15.03%) Automation Tester
4 43 (15.03%) Test Engineer
5 34 (11.89%) Selenium Tester
6 33 (11.54%) Software Tester
7 31 (10.84%) QA Engineer
7 31 (10.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 26 (9.09%) Software Analyst
8 26 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
9 24 (8.39%) Test Automation Engineer
10 23 (8.04%) QA Tester
11 22 (7.69%) .NET Developer
12 20 (6.99%) Automation Test Analyst
13 18 (6.29%) C# Developer
14 17 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (5.94%) HTML Developer
14 17 (5.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (20.28%) .NET
2 46 (16.08%) SOAP
3 43 (15.03%) HTML
4 33 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 32 (11.19%) .NET Framework
6 29 (10.14%) Gherkin
7 28 (9.79%) CSS
7 28 (9.79%) HTML5
8 24 (8.39%) XML
9 22 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 22 (7.69%) RESTful
10 21 (7.34%) REST
11 20 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (6.99%) Web Services
12 19 (6.64%) .NET Core
12 19 (6.64%) LESS
12 19 (6.64%) Sass
13 16 (5.59%) Hibernate
13 16 (5.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.94%) Fintech
4 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.70%) Blog
6 2 (0.70%) iPad
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.55%) Unix
2 10 (3.50%) Linux
3 9 (3.15%) Windows
4 6 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (83.57%) Test Automation
2 182 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (33.92%) Test Scripting
4 80 (27.97%) Unit Testing
5 66 (23.08%) BDD
6 61 (21.33%) Scrum
7 50 (17.48%) Software Testing
8 47 (16.43%) Functional Testing
9 44 (15.38%) TDD
10 42 (14.69%) E-Commerce
11 41 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (12.24%) Software Engineering
13 34 (11.89%) Continuous Delivery
13 34 (11.89%) Microservices
14 33 (11.54%) SDLC
14 33 (11.54%) Test Strategy
15 31 (10.84%) Non-Functional Testing
15 31 (10.84%) Regression Testing
16 30 (10.49%) Manual Testing
17 27 (9.44%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 117 (40.91%) Java
2 88 (30.77%) C#
3 69 (24.13%) SQL
4 49 (17.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 21 (7.34%) Ruby
7 19 (6.64%) Scala
8 16 (5.59%) VBScript
9 11 (3.85%) Python
10 10 (3.50%) VB
10 10 (3.50%) XQuery
11 9 (3.15%) C++
12 6 (2.10%) PHP
13 4 (1.40%) Perl
14 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.35%) C
16 1 (0.35%) Groovy
16 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (17.13%) ISTQB
2 37 (12.94%) ISEB
3 22 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.80%) Degree
6 5 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.35%) CSQA
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (45.80%) QA
2 10 (3.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (3.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.50%) Puppet
2 3 (1.05%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.49%) Oracle
3 19 (6.64%) Xamarin
4 10 (3.50%) EMC
4 10 (3.50%) Pega
5 9 (3.15%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.10%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.70%) HP
7 2 (0.70%) Twitter
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) IBM
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Home working
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health, rewards etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 18 days ago