Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 155 105
Rank change year-on-year +16 -50 +33
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 145 172 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.84% 1.83% 2.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.84% 11.99% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 121 148 271
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 1,225 1,434 1,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.57% 15.28% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,137 1,595
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 +3 44 £37,500 -25.00% 17
Coventry +30 31 £55,000 +83.33% 5
Warwickshire +15 24 £38,750 -3.13%
Staffordshire +1 16 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Worcestershire -3 10 £46,250 +37.04% 1
Solihull -14 10 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Shropshire -4 7 - - 3
Wolverhampton +25 1 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 99 (68.28%) Test Automation
2 90 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (52.41%) SQL
4 69 (47.59%) C#
4 69 (47.59%) QA
5 41 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (26.90%) JIRA
7 37 (25.52%) Java
8 35 (24.14%) Test Scripting
9 33 (22.76%) Cucumber
9 33 (22.76%) Python
10 32 (22.07%) Scrum
11 29 (20.00%) TDD
11 29 (20.00%) .NET
11 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 29 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
13 27 (18.62%) SQL Server
14 26 (17.93%) SpecFlow
14 26 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (17.24%) OO
15 25 (17.24%) XML
16 24 (16.55%) C
16 24 (16.55%) ISTQB
17 23 (15.86%) WebDriver
17 23 (15.86%) ASP.NET
17 23 (15.86%) MVC
17 23 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
18 22 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (15.17%) Docker

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 8 (5.52%) Confluence
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.07%) Apache
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) ArchiCAD
1 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.69%) MicroStation
1 1 (0.69%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.69%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (0.69%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.03%) Serverless
3 15 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
3 15 (10.34%) AWS IoT
3 15 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.83%) npm
5 7 (4.83%) SaaS
6 4 (2.76%) BrowserStack
6 4 (2.76%) GitHub
7 2 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.34%) FTP
1 15 (10.34%) HTTP
1 15 (10.34%) MQTT
1 15 (10.34%) SMTP
1 15 (10.34%) SSH
2 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (13.10%) MySQL
4 16 (11.03%) SQLite
5 15 (10.34%) Amazon Aurora
5 15 (10.34%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (5.52%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.76%) DB2
9 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.69%) EDMS
10 1 (0.69%) GIS
10 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (26.90%) JIRA
2 33 (22.76%) Cucumber
3 29 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 26 (17.93%) SpecFlow
4 26 (17.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (15.86%) WebDriver
6 16 (11.03%) Jenkins
6 16 (11.03%) Protractor
7 14 (9.66%) JMeter
7 14 (9.66%) Visual Studio
8 10 (6.90%) SoapUI
9 8 (5.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (5.52%) Ranorex
10 7 (4.83%) Appium
10 7 (4.83%) HP UFT
11 6 (4.14%) NUnit
12 5 (3.45%) JBehave
12 5 (3.45%) Moq
12 5 (3.45%) ReSharper
13 4 (2.76%) TestNG
General
1 13 (8.97%) Retail
2 12 (8.28%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Games
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (30.34%) Test Engineer
2 28 (19.31%) Test Automation Engineer
3 25 (17.24%) Developer
3 25 (17.24%) Tester
4 20 (13.79%) Analyst
4 20 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 15 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 13 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.97%) C# Developer
7 12 (8.28%) QA Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) AWS Developer
8 11 (7.59%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Development Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Software Development Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Test Development Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.00%) .NET
2 25 (17.24%) XML
3 23 (15.86%) ASP.NET
4 20 (13.79%) Node.js
5 17 (11.72%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.34%) Ajax
6 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (10.34%) XMPP
7 13 (8.97%) Gherkin
8 10 (6.90%) CSS
9 8 (5.52%) JSON
9 8 (5.52%) Web Services
10 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (4.83%) HTML
10 7 (4.83%) REST
10 7 (4.83%) SOAP
11 6 (4.14%) React
12 5 (3.45%) Spring
12 5 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.03%) Algorithms
2 15 (10.34%) Smart Home
3 12 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.45%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.76%) User Experience
8 2 (1.38%) AS400
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.38%) iSeries
8 2 (1.38%) Life Science
9 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Unix
2 4 (2.76%) Android
2 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (68.28%) Test Automation
2 90 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.28%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 32 (22.07%) Scrum
6 29 (20.00%) TDD
7 25 (17.24%) OO
8 23 (15.86%) MVC
8 23 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (14.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (13.79%) DevOps
10 20 (13.79%) Unit Testing
11 19 (13.10%) BDD
12 18 (12.41%) Computer Science
12 18 (12.41%) Web Development
13 17 (11.72%) SDET
14 16 (11.03%) Acceptance Criteria
14 16 (11.03%) Project Management
14 16 (11.03%) Software Engineering
15 15 (10.34%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (52.41%) SQL
2 69 (47.59%) C#
3 37 (25.52%) Java
4 33 (22.76%) Python
5 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
6 24 (16.55%) C
7 7 (4.83%) C++
7 7 (4.83%) Ruby
8 6 (4.14%) PHP
9 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.38%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.69%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.59%) ISEB
3 9 (6.21%) Degree
3 9 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (47.59%) QA
2 6 (4.14%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) Docker
2 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.83%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.38%) Ansible
3 2 (1.38%) HockeyApp
3 2 (1.38%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.97%) HP
3 8 (5.52%) Oracle
4 4 (2.76%) OutSystems
4 4 (2.76%) webMethods
5 2 (1.38%) Google
5 2 (1.38%) VMware
6 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Spotify
6 1 (0.69%) Xamarin