Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 158 107
Rank change year-on-year +56 -51 +22
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 79 106 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.25% 1.58% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.78% 10.42% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 75 102 180
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,400 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £64,733
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 733 1,017 1,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.90% 15.11% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 528 869 907
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,850 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,875 £70,000 £64,733
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Selenium in the West Midlands

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 -4 27 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Warwickshire +25 13 £39,250 -7.65%
Shropshire +12 10 £47,500 - 2
Solihull - 8 £49,750 -
Walsall +24 6 £26,000 -42.22%
Brierley Hill - 4 - -
Coventry +23 2 £50,000 -2.87%
Staffordshire +29 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 77 (97.47%) Test Automation
2 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (63.29%) QA
4 47 (59.49%) C#
5 35 (44.30%) SQL
6 31 (39.24%) DevOps
7 27 (34.18%) Java
8 24 (30.38%) .NET
9 22 (27.85%) Degree
9 22 (27.85%) Azure
10 21 (26.58%) Scrum
11 20 (25.32%) Postman
12 19 (24.05%) BDD
12 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
13 18 (22.78%) Test Scripting
13 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
14 17 (21.52%) TDD
14 17 (21.52%) ISTQB
14 17 (21.52%) SoapUI
15 16 (20.25%) QA Automation
15 16 (20.25%) JMeter
16 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.99%) SDLC
17 14 (17.72%) API Testing
17 14 (17.72%) SDET
18 13 (16.46%) Microservices
18 13 (16.46%) SpecFlow
18 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
19 12 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (15.19%) GDPR

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 5 (6.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.06%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) Drupal
5 1 (1.27%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
2 2 (2.53%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (2.53%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) Azure
2 5 (6.33%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.80%) BrowserStack
3 3 (3.80%) Serverless
4 2 (2.53%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (1.27%) AWS
5 1 (1.27%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.27%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Postman
2 17 (21.52%) SoapUI
3 16 (20.25%) JMeter
4 13 (16.46%) SpecFlow
5 12 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
7 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
7 10 (12.66%) eggPlant
7 10 (12.66%) WebDriver
8 8 (10.13%) Protractor
9 7 (8.86%) JIRA
9 7 (8.86%) NUnit
9 7 (8.86%) TestNG
10 6 (7.59%) Cypress.io
10 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.80%) Appium
12 3 (3.80%) Maven
12 3 (3.80%) TestRail
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Back Office
2 4 (5.06%) Digital Economy
2 4 (5.06%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Analyst
1 24 (30.38%) Test Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) QA Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Test Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Tester
7 8 (10.13%) Junior
7 8 (10.13%) QA Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Senior Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Senior QA Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.33%) Junior Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Junior Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Software QA Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) .NET
2 10 (12.66%) SOAP
3 9 (11.39%) Node.js
4 8 (10.13%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.86%) jQuery
6 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 6 (7.59%) XML
7 5 (6.33%) CSS
7 5 (6.33%) REST
7 5 (6.33%) Web Services
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (5.06%) JSON
8 4 (5.06%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.80%) XHTML
10 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.27%) GraphQL
11 1 (1.27%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (1.27%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.13%) Replication
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.06%) AS400
5 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (5.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) EPoS
7 1 (1.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Unix
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Test Automation
2 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.24%) DevOps
4 21 (26.58%) Scrum
5 19 (24.05%) BDD
5 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
6 18 (22.78%) Test Scripting
7 17 (21.52%) TDD
8 16 (20.25%) QA Automation
9 15 (18.99%) SDLC
10 14 (17.72%) API Testing
10 14 (17.72%) SDET
11 13 (16.46%) Microservices
11 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Mentoring
13 9 (11.39%) Security Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
14 8 (10.13%) Kanban
14 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
14 8 (10.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) C#
2 35 (44.30%) SQL
3 27 (34.18%) Java
4 15 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.66%) Python
6 6 (7.59%) F#
6 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
7 3 (3.80%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.33%) ISEB
5 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (63.29%) QA
2 12 (15.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
1 1 (1.27%) HDFS
1 1 (1.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) IBM
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) Apple
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.27%) webMethods