Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 135 170
Rank change year-on-year +2 +35 -70
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 70 157 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.60% 2.03% 1.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.82% 12.50% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 66 136 156
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 713 1,256 1,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.27% 16.22% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 600 962 1,136
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,150
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.51% +7.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +49 42 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Coventry +11 13 £59,000 +7.27%
Worcestershire +22 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Walsall - 4 £40,000 -
Solihull -2 2 £40,000 +23.08%
Staffordshire -3 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 46 (65.71%) Test Automation
2 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 31 (44.29%) Java
4 30 (42.86%) CSS
5 26 (37.14%) QA
6 24 (34.29%) jQuery
7 23 (32.86%) TDD
7 23 (32.86%) HTML
7 23 (32.86%) SpecFlow
8 21 (30.00%) .NET
8 21 (30.00%) Cucumber
9 20 (28.57%) Cypress.io
9 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 19 (27.14%) Azure
10 19 (27.14%) C#
11 18 (25.71%) Python
11 18 (25.71%) BDD
12 17 (24.29%) JMeter
12 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (24.29%) Analytical Thinking
13 16 (22.86%) SQL
13 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
14 15 (21.43%) JIRA
14 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
15 14 (20.00%) DevOps
16 12 (17.14%) XHTML
16 12 (17.14%) Black-Box Testing
16 12 (17.14%) Exploratory Testing

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 6 (8.57%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Heroku
3 2 (2.86%) GitHub
3 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) SpecFlow
2 21 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 20 (28.57%) Cypress.io
3 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 17 (24.29%) JMeter
5 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
6 15 (21.43%) JIRA
7 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 11 (15.71%) JUnit
9 9 (12.86%) Postman
9 9 (12.86%) SoapUI
10 7 (10.00%) REST Assured
11 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
12 4 (5.71%) LoadRunner
13 3 (4.29%) Maven
14 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (2.86%) TestComplete
14 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Automotive
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Test Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Tester
6 10 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.00%) Python Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Linux Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
11 3 (4.29%) C++/Java Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Developer in Test
11 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering Manager
11 3 (4.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) CSS
2 24 (34.29%) jQuery
3 23 (32.86%) HTML
4 21 (30.00%) .NET
5 12 (17.14%) XHTML
6 7 (10.00%) RESTful
7 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.29%) Kafka
7 3 (4.29%) Spring
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.86%) Node.js
8 2 (2.86%) SOAP
9 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.43%) JMS
9 1 (1.43%) Web Services
9 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
1 7 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (65.71%) Test Automation
2 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.86%) TDD
4 18 (25.71%) BDD
5 17 (24.29%) Analytical Thinking
6 14 (20.00%) DevOps
7 12 (17.14%) Black-Box Testing
7 12 (17.14%) Exploratory Testing
7 12 (17.14%) White-Box Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Fintech
9 10 (14.29%) API Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Performance Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
11 8 (11.43%) System Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Load Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Open Source
12 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (10.00%) SDET
12 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (44.29%) Java
3 19 (27.14%) C#
4 18 (25.71%) Python
5 16 (22.86%) SQL
6 7 (10.00%) C++
7 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby
9 3 (4.29%) Java 8
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.00%) ISEB
3 6 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.71%) Degree
5 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) HNC
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 15022
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Squid
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio
2 2 (2.86%) HP
2 2 (2.86%) Informatica
2 2 (2.86%) MuleSoft
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) UiPath
2 2 (2.86%) webMethods
3 1 (1.43%) Xamarin