Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 152 163
Rank change year-on-year +50 +11 +63
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 288 216 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.83% 1.87% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.95% 11.86% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 260 162 185
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £53,750 £56,700
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%

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 1926 1821 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.93% 15.75% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1626 1534 1562
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +59 140 £47,000 +4.44% 5
Coventry +40 39 £31,000 -27.06% 1
Shropshire +15 23 £71,500 +59.82%
Warwickshire -22 22 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Solihull +14 17 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Staffordshire -9 17 £37,500 -14.29% 3
Worcestershire +2 15 £37,500 +19.05%
Herefordshire - 11 £37,500 -
Walsall +8 3 £41,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 254 (88.19%) Test Automation
2 169 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (45.14%) Java
4 120 (41.67%) QA
5 97 (33.68%) Test Scripting
6 93 (32.29%) C#
7 92 (31.94%) Cucumber
8 91 (31.60%) WebDriver
9 82 (28.47%) Jenkins
10 74 (25.69%) JIRA
11 73 (25.35%) Software Testing
12 70 (24.31%) BDD
13 67 (23.26%) SQL
14 59 (20.49%) SOAP
15 57 (19.79%) Scrum
16 56 (19.44%) JavaScript
16 56 (19.44%) ISEB
17 55 (19.10%) Unit Testing
18 53 (18.40%) ISTQB
19 52 (18.06%) .NET
20 47 (16.32%) SoapUI
20 47 (16.32%) JMeter
21 46 (15.97%) Test Strategy
22 45 (15.63%) SpecFlow
22 45 (15.63%) Finance
23 41 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
24 40 (13.89%) Mentoring
24 40 (13.89%) E-Commerce
25 38 (13.19%) REST
26 37 (12.85%) TDD

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 27 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.29%) Documentum
3 14 (4.86%) Apache
4 13 (4.51%) Confluence
5 9 (3.13%) JBoss
6 8 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.29%) GitHub
1 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) AMQP
2 5 (1.74%) Intranet
2 5 (1.74%) SMS
3 2 (0.69%) Internet
3 2 (0.69%) Skype
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.25%) MySQL
3 7 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.08%) DB2
5 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.69%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Redis
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 92 (31.94%) Cucumber
2 91 (31.60%) WebDriver
3 82 (28.47%) Jenkins
4 74 (25.69%) JIRA
5 47 (16.32%) JMeter
5 47 (16.32%) SoapUI
6 45 (15.63%) SpecFlow
7 35 (12.15%) JUnit
8 32 (11.11%) Appium
8 32 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 27 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 22 (7.64%) HP UFT
10 22 (7.64%) WATIR
11 20 (6.94%) Ranorex
12 19 (6.60%) JBehave
12 19 (6.60%) Maven
12 19 (6.60%) Protractor
13 15 (5.21%) Calabash
13 15 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (4.51%) NUnit
General
1 45 (15.63%) Finance
2 15 (5.21%) Retail
3 12 (4.17%) Banking
4 9 (3.13%) Games
5 7 (2.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (30.21%) Tester
2 80 (27.78%) Analyst
3 76 (26.39%) Test Analyst
4 50 (17.36%) Automation Tester
5 42 (14.58%) Developer
5 42 (14.58%) Test Engineer
6 32 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 29 (10.07%) Software Tester
8 26 (9.03%) Test Automation Engineer
9 23 (7.99%) QA Engineer
10 21 (7.29%) QA Tester
11 20 (6.94%) Architect
12 18 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
12 18 (6.25%) Software Analyst
12 18 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
13 17 (5.90%) Selenium Tester
14 16 (5.56%) QA Analyst
14 16 (5.56%) Senior Developer
15 15 (5.21%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (20.49%) SOAP
2 52 (18.06%) .NET
3 38 (13.19%) REST
4 36 (12.50%) Web Services
5 35 (12.15%) HTML
6 34 (11.81%) CSS
7 29 (10.07%) XML
8 26 (9.03%) Gherkin
9 25 (8.68%) Middleware
10 21 (7.29%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.60%) Sass
12 17 (5.90%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.86%) Node.js
14 12 (4.17%) LESS
15 10 (3.47%) JSON
16 8 (2.78%) ASP.NET
16 8 (2.78%) HTML5
17 7 (2.43%) .NET Core
17 7 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.47%) Fintech
3 9 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.74%) iSeries
6 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.51%) Unix
1 13 (4.51%) Windows
2 6 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (88.19%) Test Automation
2 169 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (33.68%) Test Scripting
4 73 (25.35%) Software Testing
5 70 (24.31%) BDD
6 57 (19.79%) Scrum
7 55 (19.10%) Unit Testing
8 46 (15.97%) Test Strategy
9 40 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 40 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 37 (12.85%) TDD
11 31 (10.76%) DevOps
12 29 (10.07%) Functional Testing
12 29 (10.07%) Manual Testing
13 28 (9.72%) Test Management
14 27 (9.38%) Regression Testing
15 26 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (9.03%) Open Source
16 25 (8.68%) Case Management
17 24 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 130 (45.14%) Java
2 93 (32.29%) C#
3 67 (23.26%) SQL
4 56 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.29%) Ruby
6 18 (6.25%) Python
6 18 (6.25%) Scala
7 15 (5.21%) Groovy
8 11 (3.82%) RPG
9 7 (2.43%) Perl
9 7 (2.43%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.74%) Delphi
10 5 (1.74%) PHP
10 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.69%) C
11 2 (0.69%) C++
11 2 (0.69%) XQuery
12 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (19.44%) ISEB
2 53 (18.40%) ISTQB
3 20 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 19 (6.60%) Degree
5 15 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (41.67%) QA
2 19 (6.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 19 (6.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (7.29%) Puppet
2 8 (2.78%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Mesos
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (7.99%) Pega
2 20 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.60%) EMC
4 17 (5.90%) Oracle
5 15 (5.21%) Xamarin
6 8 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
6 8 (2.78%) Cognizant
7 7 (2.43%) IBM
8 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.39%) HP
10 2 (0.69%) New Relic
11 1 (0.35%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.35%) Google
11 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.35%) SAP
11 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.35%) Veracode
11 1 (0.35%) WSO2