Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 139 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 -40 +63
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 123 178 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.69% 2.07% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.73% 13.99% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 104 140 279
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £55,700 £63,848 £70,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,049 1,272 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.38% 14.78% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 820 1,034 1,665
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -18 39 £37,500 -23.08% 9
Coventry +18 30 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Warwickshire +11 25 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Worcestershire +4 11 £37,500 +11.11% 7
Staffordshire -14 8 £35,950 -10.13% 4
Solihull -7 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Shropshire +11 4 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £45,000 - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 85 (69.11%) Test Automation
2 71 (57.72%) SQL
3 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (48.78%) C#
5 53 (43.09%) QA
6 44 (35.77%) Scrum
7 35 (28.46%) Java
8 33 (26.83%) Test Scripting
8 33 (26.83%) Git (software)
9 28 (22.76%) Python
10 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (21.95%) JIRA
11 26 (21.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (21.14%) C
12 25 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (19.51%) .NET
13 24 (19.51%) ISTQB
13 24 (19.51%) AngularJS
13 24 (19.51%) Cucumber
14 23 (18.70%) DevOps
15 22 (17.89%) MySQL
15 22 (17.89%) OO
15 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
16 21 (17.07%) SQLite
17 20 (16.26%) Node.js
18 19 (15.45%) SpecFlow
18 19 (15.45%) Docker
19 18 (14.63%) Performance Testing
19 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
19 18 (14.63%) 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 4 (3.25%) Confluence
2 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) AWS
1 16 (13.01%) Azure
2 14 (11.38%) Serverless
3 13 (10.57%) Amazon SQS
4 12 (9.76%) AWS IoT
4 12 (9.76%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (4.07%) SaaS
6 2 (1.63%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.63%) GitHub
6 2 (1.63%) npm
7 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.81%) GCP
7 1 (0.81%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) FTP
1 12 (9.76%) HTTP
1 12 (9.76%) MQTT
1 12 (9.76%) SMTP
1 12 (9.76%) SSH
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) MySQL
2 21 (17.07%) SQLite
3 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.01%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (9.76%) Amazon Aurora
5 12 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (9.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (7.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 33 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 27 (21.95%) JIRA
3 26 (21.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (19.51%) Cucumber
5 19 (15.45%) SpecFlow
6 17 (13.82%) WebDriver
7 16 (13.01%) JMeter
7 16 (13.01%) Protractor
8 11 (8.94%) Appium
9 8 (6.50%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
10 7 (5.69%) Visual Studio
11 6 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (4.88%) Ranorex
12 5 (4.07%) HP UFT
13 4 (3.25%) SonarQube
14 3 (2.44%) Babel
14 3 (2.44%) Calabash
14 3 (2.44%) TestRail
14 3 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 13 (10.57%) Retail
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 7 (5.69%) Games
4 5 (4.07%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Electronics
5 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.44%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Test Engineer
2 26 (21.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 21 (17.07%) Tester
4 20 (16.26%) Analyst
5 18 (14.63%) Developer
6 17 (13.82%) Automation Tester
7 16 (13.01%) Test Analyst
8 13 (10.57%) QA Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 8 (6.50%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) AWS Developer
10 8 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) QA Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.51%) .NET
1 24 (19.51%) AngularJS
2 20 (16.26%) Node.js
3 17 (13.82%) XML
4 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.76%) Ajax
5 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 12 (9.76%) XMPP
6 11 (8.94%) Web Services
7 7 (5.69%) Gherkin
8 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.07%) CSS
8 5 (4.07%) Jest
9 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.25%) HTML
9 4 (3.25%) JSON
9 4 (3.25%) REST
9 4 (3.25%) Spring
10 3 (2.44%) HTML5
10 3 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (10.57%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.76%) Algorithms
3 12 (9.76%) Smart Home
3 12 (9.76%) User Experience
4 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.63%) Life Science
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) Unix
2 8 (6.50%) Linux
3 7 (5.69%) Windows
4 2 (1.63%) Android
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.11%) Test Automation
2 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.77%) Scrum
4 33 (26.83%) Test Scripting
5 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.33%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (18.70%) DevOps
8 22 (17.89%) OO
9 18 (14.63%) Performance Testing
9 18 (14.63%) TDD
10 17 (13.82%) Regression Testing
10 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
11 16 (13.01%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (13.01%) MVC
12 15 (12.20%) Web Development
13 14 (11.38%) Computer Science
14 12 (9.76%) API Development
14 12 (9.76%) OOD
14 12 (9.76%) Project Management
14 12 (9.76%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 71 (57.72%) SQL
2 60 (48.78%) C#
3 35 (28.46%) Java
4 28 (22.76%) Python
5 26 (21.14%) C
6 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.94%) Ruby
8 7 (5.69%) C++
8 7 (5.69%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.63%) PHP
9 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) ISTQB
2 16 (13.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (7.32%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) ISEB
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (43.09%) QA
2 8 (6.50%) GDPR
3 7 (5.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (15.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.81%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.25%) SAP
5 3 (2.44%) HP
5 3 (2.44%) Spotify
5 3 (2.44%) webMethods
6 2 (1.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.81%) Facebook
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) Instagram
7 1 (0.81%) Twitter