Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 111 150
Rank change year-on-year -8 +39 +22
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 207 286 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.44% 2.83% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.60% 15.00% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 160 258 161
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £64,733 £70,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 1,247 1,907 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.70% 18.88% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,602 1,492
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,475 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.95% +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -19 102 £47,500 +1.06% 14
Staffordshire +36 30 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Coventry -7 21 £37,500 +20.97% 2
Herefordshire +8 20 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Solihull -1 11 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Warwickshire +28 8 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Shropshire -4 7 £63,750 -10.84% 6
Wolverhampton +5 4 £37,500 +87.50% 3
Worcestershire -3 2 £33,750 -10.00% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 162 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 152 (73.43%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (39.61%) Java
3 82 (39.61%) QA
4 75 (36.23%) WebDriver
5 63 (30.43%) C#
6 60 (28.99%) Cucumber
7 50 (24.15%) Scrum
8 49 (23.67%) BDD
9 48 (23.19%) TDD
10 47 (22.71%) Test Strategy
11 45 (21.74%) Waterfall
12 41 (19.81%) SoapUI
13 39 (18.84%) JavaScript
14 38 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (16.91%) JIRA
15 35 (16.91%) SQL
15 35 (16.91%) Jenkins
16 33 (15.94%) .NET
16 33 (15.94%) JUnit
16 33 (15.94%) Visual Studio
17 32 (15.46%) Python
18 31 (14.98%) HTML
18 31 (14.98%) Finance
18 31 (14.98%) SpecFlow
19 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
20 28 (13.53%) TestNG
20 28 (13.53%) SDLC
21 27 (13.04%) Manual Testing
22 26 (12.56%) JMeter

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 11 (5.31%) Confluence
2 6 (2.90%) Drupal
3 5 (2.42%) Apache
3 5 (2.42%) IIS
4 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Mingle
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) SAP FI-CA
1 3 (1.45%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.38%) SaaS
4 5 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.42%) GitHub
4 5 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.42%) Google Play
5 3 (1.45%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.97%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.97%) IaaS
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Serverless
7 1 (0.48%) Boomi
7 1 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) SSL
2 3 (1.45%) Internet
3 2 (0.97%) DNS
3 2 (0.97%) NAS
3 2 (0.97%) Network Security
3 2 (0.97%) SAN
3 2 (0.97%) SMS
3 2 (0.97%) VSAN
4 1 (0.48%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.80%) MySQL
4 9 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.93%) Big Data
7 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.45%) Redis
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (36.23%) WebDriver
2 60 (28.99%) Cucumber
3 41 (19.81%) SoapUI
4 35 (16.91%) Jenkins
4 35 (16.91%) JIRA
5 33 (15.94%) JUnit
5 33 (15.94%) Visual Studio
6 31 (14.98%) SpecFlow
7 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
8 28 (13.53%) TestNG
9 26 (12.56%) JMeter
10 14 (6.76%) FitNesse
11 13 (6.28%) NUnit
11 13 (6.28%) Protractor
12 10 (4.83%) Concordion
13 9 (4.35%) Moq
13 9 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.38%) Mocha
14 7 (3.38%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.90%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (14.98%) Finance
2 6 (2.90%) Automotive
2 6 (2.90%) Law
3 2 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Advertising
4 1 (0.48%) Games
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (22.71%) Test Engineer
2 42 (20.29%) Analyst
3 40 (19.32%) Test Analyst
4 28 (13.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 26 (12.56%) Developer
6 25 (12.08%) Tester
7 20 (9.66%) QA Engineer
8 17 (8.21%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (8.21%) Automation Tester
9 16 (7.73%) Automation Test Lead
10 15 (7.25%) Test Leader
11 13 (6.28%) Software Tester
12 12 (5.80%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (5.80%) QA Automation Engineer
13 9 (4.35%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) QA Analyst
14 8 (3.86%) QA Tester
14 8 (3.86%) Software Analyst
14 8 (3.86%) Software QA Tester
14 8 (3.86%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.94%) .NET
2 31 (14.98%) HTML
3 26 (12.56%) SOAP
4 25 (12.08%) CSS
5 17 (8.21%) AngularJS
5 17 (8.21%) Node.js
6 14 (6.76%) Web Services
7 13 (6.28%) HTML5
7 13 (6.28%) REST
8 11 (5.31%) jQuery
9 10 (4.83%) .NET Framework
10 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 9 (4.35%) CSS3
10 9 (4.35%) XML
11 8 (3.86%) Gherkin
12 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.38%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.90%) LAMP
13 6 (2.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.28%) Fintech
1 13 (6.28%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.90%) NHS
4 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.97%) PKI
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Android
1 10 (4.83%) Apple iOS
1 10 (4.83%) Linux
2 5 (2.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 152 (73.43%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.15%) Scrum
4 49 (23.67%) BDD
5 48 (23.19%) TDD
6 47 (22.71%) Test Strategy
7 45 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 38 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (13.53%) SDLC
10 27 (13.04%) Manual Testing
11 24 (11.59%) Software Engineering
12 23 (11.11%) API Testing
13 22 (10.63%) Regression Testing
14 21 (10.14%) Test Scripting
15 20 (9.66%) DevOps
15 20 (9.66%) Software Testing
16 19 (9.18%) Open Source
17 18 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (8.21%) Load Testing
18 17 (8.21%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 82 (39.61%) Java
2 63 (30.43%) C#
3 39 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 35 (16.91%) SQL
5 32 (15.46%) Python
6 19 (9.18%) PHP
7 14 (6.76%) Ruby
8 6 (2.90%) XPath
9 5 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.97%) Groovy
12 1 (0.48%) C++
12 1 (0.48%) Java 8
12 1 (0.48%) Scala
12 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (9.66%) Degree
2 14 (6.76%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.83%) ISEB
3 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.45%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (39.61%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) Docker
2 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.45%) Ansible
3 2 (0.97%) Consul
3 2 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.97%) Grafana
3 2 (0.97%) Kibana
3 2 (0.97%) logstash
3 2 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) Rancher
3 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.97%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.25%) Google
3 7 (3.38%) VMware
4 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.42%) MobileIron
5 4 (1.93%) Apple
5 4 (1.93%) Oracle
6 3 (1.45%) OutSystems
6 3 (1.45%) SAP
7 2 (0.97%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.97%) Dynatrace
7 2 (0.97%) Facebook
7 2 (0.97%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.48%) Dell
8 1 (0.48%) HP
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Splunk
8 1 (0.48%) Telerik
8 1 (0.48%) Zend