Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 95 139
Rank change year-on-year -44 +44 +68
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 196 277 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.02% 2.83% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.12% 17.24% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 177 237 200
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 1,494 1,607 1,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.41% 16.42% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,395 1,460
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -45 79 £50,000 +9.89% 5
Coventry +14 35 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Herefordshire +38 23 £42,500 +13.33%
Solihull +20 20 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Staffordshire +3 13 £32,500 -27.78% 5
Warwickshire -23 11 £35,000 -26.32%
Sutton Coldfield - 8 £31,000 - 1
Worcestershire +12 5 £37,500 - 4
Walsall - 1 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 169 (86.22%) Test Automation
2 136 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (45.41%) QA
4 65 (33.16%) Manual Testing
5 61 (31.12%) WebDriver
6 60 (30.61%) Finance
7 55 (28.06%) ISEB
7 55 (28.06%) Cucumber
8 54 (27.55%) Test Scripting
8 54 (27.55%) C#
9 51 (26.02%) Software Testing
10 48 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 46 (23.47%) ISTQB
12 45 (22.96%) Waterfall
13 43 (21.94%) Java
14 42 (21.43%) SOAP
15 41 (20.92%) BDD
16 40 (20.41%) Regression Testing
17 38 (19.39%) SoapUI
18 37 (18.88%) SQL
19 36 (18.37%) Test Strategy
20 35 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
20 35 (17.86%) .NET
21 34 (17.35%) SpecFlow
22 32 (16.33%) Scrum
23 31 (15.82%) CSS
24 28 (14.29%) HTML
24 28 (14.29%) CRM
24 28 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (13.27%) SDLC

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 9 (4.59%) Confluence
2 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.04%) JBoss
4 3 (1.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) AMQP
2 3 (1.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) MySQL
3 10 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.53%) Big Data
5 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.02%) Redis
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (31.12%) WebDriver
2 55 (28.06%) Cucumber
3 38 (19.39%) SoapUI
4 34 (17.35%) SpecFlow
5 25 (12.76%) JIRA
6 22 (11.22%) Subversion
7 21 (10.71%) Visual Studio
8 19 (9.69%) Jenkins
9 16 (8.16%) Git (software)
9 16 (8.16%) Robot Framework
10 15 (7.65%) JUnit
11 14 (7.14%) HP UFT
12 13 (6.63%) JMeter
12 13 (6.63%) Mocha
13 9 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (4.59%) Zephyr
14 8 (4.08%) Ranorex
15 7 (3.57%) Bugzilla
15 7 (3.57%) NUnit
15 7 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 60 (30.61%) Finance
2 19 (9.69%) Retail
3 9 (4.59%) Banking
4 6 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.55%) Automotive
6 4 (2.04%) Games
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (28.57%) Analyst
2 44 (22.45%) Test Analyst
2 44 (22.45%) Test Engineer
3 37 (18.88%) Tester
4 34 (17.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 28 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 23 (11.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 19 (9.69%) Automation Tester
7 19 (9.69%) QA Leader
8 18 (9.18%) Developer
9 16 (8.16%) Test Leader
10 14 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
11 13 (6.63%) QA Analyst
11 13 (6.63%) Senior Tester
12 12 (6.12%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (5.61%) Senior Automation Tester
13 11 (5.61%) Senior Test Analyst
14 10 (5.10%) Automation Test Lead
14 10 (5.10%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.43%) SOAP
2 35 (17.86%) .NET
3 31 (15.82%) CSS
4 28 (14.29%) HTML
5 20 (10.20%) Web Services
6 18 (9.18%) JSON
7 16 (8.16%) XML
8 15 (7.65%) REST
9 10 (5.10%) AngularJS
9 10 (5.10%) Gherkin
9 10 (5.10%) Node.js
10 9 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 9 (4.59%) Sass
11 7 (3.57%) Ajax
11 7 (3.57%) Backbone.js
11 7 (3.57%) Handlebars
12 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.06%) RESTful
13 5 (2.55%) CSS3
13 5 (2.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.59%) Fintech
4 8 (4.08%) User Experience
5 6 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.53%) Online Games
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.14%) Unix
2 7 (3.57%) Linux
3 5 (2.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (86.22%) Test Automation
2 136 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (33.16%) Manual Testing
4 54 (27.55%) Test Scripting
5 51 (26.02%) Software Testing
6 45 (22.96%) Waterfall
7 41 (20.92%) BDD
8 40 (20.41%) Regression Testing
9 36 (18.37%) Test Strategy
10 35 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (16.33%) Scrum
12 28 (14.29%) CRM
13 26 (13.27%) SDLC
14 24 (12.24%) TDD
15 20 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (10.20%) Functional Testing
16 19 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (9.69%) Web Development
17 17 (8.67%) Performance Testing
18 16 (8.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.55%) C#
2 48 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 43 (21.94%) Java
4 37 (18.88%) SQL
5 21 (10.71%) Python
6 7 (3.57%) PHP
6 7 (3.57%) Ruby
7 4 (2.04%) Perl
7 4 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.53%) VB
8 3 (1.53%) XPath
9 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (28.06%) ISEB
2 46 (23.47%) ISTQB
3 19 (9.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (8.16%) Degree
5 6 (3.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (45.41%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.08%) Oracle
3 4 (2.04%) HP
4 3 (1.53%) Google
4 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) Cognos
5 1 (0.51%) Pega
5 1 (0.51%) SAP