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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / West Midlands
Rank 100 129 168
Rank change year-on-year +29 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 123 123 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.60% 2.00% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.69% 13.34% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 96 94 43
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

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 784 922 804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.60% 14.98% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 672 809 713
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 +36 66 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Warwickshire +19 20 £46,250 -11.90% 2
Shropshire +6 9 £36,500 +7.35% 2
Worcestershire -2 8 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Solihull -9 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Coventry +18 5 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £37,500 -
Staffordshire +1 3 £40,000 - 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 174 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (50.00%) QA
3 93 (36.90%) Java
4 85 (33.73%) Test Scripting
5 78 (30.95%) Automation Testing
6 76 (30.16%) C#
7 68 (26.98%) JavaScript
8 67 (26.59%) Finance
9 66 (26.19%) SQL
10 65 (25.79%) Automated Testing
11 59 (23.41%) Scrum
12 57 (22.62%) Cucumber
13 52 (20.63%) Test Automation
14 51 (20.24%) ISTQB
14 51 (20.24%) HTML
14 51 (20.24%) Functional Testing
15 50 (19.84%) BDD
16 49 (19.44%) JIRA
17 47 (18.65%) WebDriver
18 46 (18.25%) .NET
19 42 (16.67%) AngularJS
20 40 (15.87%) Software Engineering
21 39 (15.48%) TDD
21 39 (15.48%) Non-Functional Testing
22 38 (15.08%) SoapUI
22 38 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (14.68%) Python
24 36 (14.29%) HTML5
25 35 (13.89%) Linux
26 34 (13.49%) JMeter

Selenium
Top Related 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 12 (4.76%) Apache
2 11 (4.37%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.37%) JBoss
2 11 (4.37%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.78%) Confluence
3 7 (2.78%) GlassFish
3 7 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.78%) WildFly
4 4 (1.59%) Documentum
5 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
2 2 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.17%) SaaS
3 6 (2.38%) GitHub
4 5 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.76%) Big Data
3 12 (4.76%) MySQL
3 12 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.37%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.19%) MarkLogic
9 3 (1.19%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (22.62%) Cucumber
2 49 (19.44%) JIRA
3 47 (18.65%) WebDriver
4 38 (15.08%) SoapUI
5 34 (13.49%) Jenkins
5 34 (13.49%) JMeter
6 23 (9.13%) Subversion
7 22 (8.73%) Visual Studio
8 21 (8.33%) Git (software)
9 19 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (7.14%) HP UFT
10 18 (7.14%) JUnit
11 16 (6.35%) SpecFlow
12 13 (5.16%) TeamCity
13 12 (4.76%) JBehave
14 11 (4.37%) WATIR
15 10 (3.97%) Karma Test Runner
15 10 (3.97%) Robot Framework
16 9 (3.57%) Ranorex
17 8 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 67 (26.59%) Finance
2 9 (3.57%) Banking
2 9 (3.57%) Retail
3 7 (2.78%) Billing
4 4 (1.59%) Back Office
4 4 (1.59%) Marketing
5 3 (1.19%) Games
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (24.60%) Tester
2 52 (20.63%) Analyst
3 50 (19.84%) Test Analyst
4 43 (17.06%) Test Engineer
5 38 (15.08%) Developer
6 33 (13.10%) Automation Tester
7 32 (12.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 30 (11.90%) QA Engineer
8 30 (11.90%) Test Leader
9 23 (9.13%) Software Tester
10 21 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
10 21 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
11 20 (7.94%) QA Test Engineer
11 20 (7.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 19 (7.54%) Automation Test Lead
12 19 (7.54%) Software Analyst
12 19 (7.54%) Software Test Analyst
13 16 (6.35%) Senior Developer
13 16 (6.35%) Test Manager
14 15 (5.95%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.24%) HTML
2 46 (18.25%) .NET
3 42 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 36 (14.29%) HTML5
5 33 (13.10%) CSS
6 29 (11.51%) XML
7 27 (10.71%) SOAP
8 20 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 18 (7.14%) Gherkin
9 18 (7.14%) REST
10 15 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (5.56%) jQuery
12 13 (5.16%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.16%) RESTful
13 12 (4.76%) JSON
13 12 (4.76%) React
13 12 (4.76%) WCF
13 12 (4.76%) Web Services
14 11 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (4.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.94%) Fintech
2 15 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.79%) iPad
5 2 (0.79%) User Experience
6 1 (0.40%) Blog
6 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.89%) Linux
2 15 (5.95%) Unix
3 9 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.57%) Windows
4 7 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (33.73%) Test Scripting
3 78 (30.95%) Automation Testing
4 65 (25.79%) Automated Testing
5 59 (23.41%) Scrum
6 52 (20.63%) Test Automation
7 51 (20.24%) Functional Testing
8 50 (19.84%) BDD
9 40 (15.87%) Software Engineering
10 39 (15.48%) Non-Functional Testing
10 39 (15.48%) TDD
11 38 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (13.10%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (13.10%) E-Commerce
13 32 (12.70%) Unit Testing
14 28 (11.11%) MVC
14 28 (11.11%) Regression Testing
15 27 (10.71%) SOA
16 26 (10.32%) Manual Testing
16 26 (10.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 93 (36.90%) Java
2 76 (30.16%) C#
3 68 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 66 (26.19%) SQL
5 37 (14.68%) Python
6 30 (11.90%) C++
7 17 (6.75%) Ruby
8 13 (5.16%) PHP
9 12 (4.76%) C
9 12 (4.76%) Scala
9 12 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.97%) TypeScript
12 8 (3.17%) VBScript
13 7 (2.78%) Perl
14 6 (2.38%) VB
15 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.19%) XQuery
17 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (20.24%) ISTQB
2 33 (13.10%) ISEB
3 19 (7.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (5.95%) Degree
5 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.19%) CSQA
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (50.00%) QA
2 11 (4.37%) SDET
3 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (8.73%) Oracle
2 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.59%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.59%) Cognizant
3 4 (1.59%) EMC
3 4 (1.59%) OpenText
3 4 (1.59%) Pega
3 4 (1.59%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.19%) Google
5 2 (0.79%) webMethods
6 1 (0.40%) HP
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Telford or London or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £57-63K p/a
Posted: 17 days ago