Period
to 18 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 135 140
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +70
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 236 219 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.40% 2.08% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.49% 13.48% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 219 189 179
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1,749 1,625 1,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.81% 15.42% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,415 1,444
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
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 18 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +17 108 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Coventry +17 32 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Warwickshire -1 23 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Herefordshire - 17 £42,500 -
Solihull 0 15 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Staffordshire -10 12 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Worcestershire -4 11 £42,000 +29.23% 3
Shropshire -3 9 £71,500 +68.24%
Walsall - 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 206 (87.29%) Test Automation
2 155 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (44.92%) QA
4 86 (36.44%) Cucumber
4 86 (36.44%) Java
5 77 (32.63%) Test Scripting
6 74 (31.36%) WebDriver
7 66 (27.97%) C#
7 66 (27.97%) Software Testing
8 58 (24.58%) ISEB
9 55 (23.31%) JavaScript
10 52 (22.03%) BDD
11 51 (21.61%) ISTQB
12 49 (20.76%) SQL
13 47 (19.92%) Finance
13 47 (19.92%) Scrum
13 47 (19.92%) Test Strategy
14 46 (19.49%) SoapUI
15 45 (19.07%) SOAP
16 43 (18.22%) JIRA
17 42 (17.80%) Manual Testing
18 40 (16.95%) Jenkins
19 38 (16.10%) Waterfall
20 36 (15.25%) E-Commerce
21 35 (14.83%) CSS
22 34 (14.41%) .NET
22 34 (14.41%) TDD
22 34 (14.41%) Regression Testing
23 33 (13.98%) HTML
24 31 (13.14%) XML

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 15 (6.36%) Confluence
2 12 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.97%) Apache
3 7 (2.97%) JBoss
4 6 (2.54%) Documentum
5 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (5.08%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.39%) GitHub
3 7 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) AMQP
2 3 (1.27%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.90%) MySQL
2 19 (8.05%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.12%) DB2
4 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.85%) Big Data
5 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.85%) Redis
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 86 (36.44%) Cucumber
2 74 (31.36%) WebDriver
3 46 (19.49%) SoapUI
4 43 (18.22%) JIRA
5 40 (16.95%) Jenkins
6 29 (12.29%) JUnit
7 26 (11.02%) HP UFT
7 26 (11.02%) JMeter
8 23 (9.75%) SpecFlow
9 22 (9.32%) Appium
10 18 (7.63%) Subversion
11 15 (6.36%) Git (software)
11 15 (6.36%) Protractor
12 14 (5.93%) Calabash
12 14 (5.93%) Zephyr
13 12 (5.08%) Ranorex
13 12 (5.08%) Robot Framework
13 12 (5.08%) Visual Studio
14 11 (4.66%) Maven
15 10 (4.24%) WATIR
General
1 47 (19.92%) Finance
2 18 (7.63%) Retail
3 10 (4.24%) Banking
4 7 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.12%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (28.39%) Analyst
2 62 (26.27%) Test Analyst
3 59 (25.00%) Tester
4 36 (15.25%) Test Engineer
5 33 (13.98%) Automation Tester
6 29 (12.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 28 (11.86%) Developer
8 27 (11.44%) Test Automation Engineer
9 24 (10.17%) Software Tester
10 18 (7.63%) QA Leader
11 17 (7.20%) Test Leader
12 15 (6.36%) Automation Test Lead
12 15 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (6.36%) Senior Test Analyst
13 14 (5.93%) Applications Developer
13 14 (5.93%) Software Analyst
13 14 (5.93%) Software Test Analyst
13 14 (5.93%) Web Applications Developer
13 14 (5.93%) Web Developer
14 13 (5.51%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.07%) SOAP
2 35 (14.83%) CSS
3 34 (14.41%) .NET
4 33 (13.98%) HTML
5 31 (13.14%) XML
6 26 (11.02%) REST
7 22 (9.32%) Web Services
8 18 (7.63%) JSON
9 15 (6.36%) Gherkin
10 14 (5.93%) Node.js
11 13 (5.51%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.51%) Sass
12 11 (4.66%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.81%) Middleware
14 7 (2.97%) Ajax
14 7 (2.97%) Backbone.js
14 7 (2.97%) Handlebars
15 6 (2.54%) DOM
15 6 (2.54%) LESS
16 5 (2.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.66%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.12%) iSeries
5 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.85%) Fintech
6 2 (0.85%) Online Games
6 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.36%) Unix
2 11 (4.66%) Windows
3 7 (2.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (87.29%) Test Automation
2 155 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (32.63%) Test Scripting
4 66 (27.97%) Software Testing
5 52 (22.03%) BDD
6 47 (19.92%) Scrum
6 47 (19.92%) Test Strategy
7 42 (17.80%) Manual Testing
8 38 (16.10%) Waterfall
9 36 (15.25%) E-Commerce
10 34 (14.41%) Regression Testing
10 34 (14.41%) TDD
11 30 (12.71%) Unit Testing
12 27 (11.44%) Functional Testing
13 26 (11.02%) CRM
14 24 (10.17%) Mentoring
15 22 (9.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (9.32%) Web Development
16 19 (8.05%) Defect Management
17 18 (7.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (36.44%) Java
2 66 (27.97%) C#
3 55 (23.31%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.76%) SQL
5 22 (9.32%) Python
6 18 (7.63%) Ruby
7 16 (6.78%) Scala
8 14 (5.93%) Groovy
9 11 (4.66%) RPG
10 8 (3.39%) PHP
11 7 (2.97%) Perl
12 5 (2.12%) Delphi
12 5 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.85%) C
14 2 (0.85%) C++
14 2 (0.85%) XPath
15 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (24.58%) ISEB
2 51 (21.61%) ISTQB
3 18 (7.63%) Degree
4 14 (5.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.12%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (44.92%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Puppet
2 3 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (4.66%) Oracle
2 8 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.39%) Pega
2 8 (3.39%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.12%) HP
3 5 (2.12%) IBM
4 4 (1.69%) EMC
5 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.42%) Google
6 1 (0.42%) New Relic