Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 127 128
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 207 230 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.64% 2.33% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.14% 13.17% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 155 210 192
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £63,625
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 1,141 1,747 1,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.56% 17.69% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 893 1,428 1,406
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,947 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +3 93 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Staffordshire +42 27 £38,000 +16.92% 6
Coventry +14 26 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire +28 21 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Herefordshire -6 21 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Shropshire -2 7 £38,750 -45.80% 6
Wolverhampton +21 4 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Solihull -1 3 £33,500 -18.79% 6
Worcestershire -20 3 £27,500 -34.52% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 163 (78.74%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (68.12%) Test Automation
3 100 (48.31%) QA
4 73 (35.27%) Java
5 70 (33.82%) Cucumber
6 56 (27.05%) C#
7 54 (26.09%) WebDriver
8 44 (21.26%) JavaScript
9 42 (20.29%) SoapUI
10 41 (19.81%) BDD
10 41 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (18.84%) Git (software)
12 38 (18.36%) Test Strategy
12 38 (18.36%) JIRA
12 38 (18.36%) Scrum
13 37 (17.87%) TDD
13 37 (17.87%) Waterfall
14 36 (17.39%) Software Engineering
15 35 (16.91%) Jenkins
16 34 (16.43%) SQL
16 34 (16.43%) JUnit
17 32 (15.46%) JMeter
17 32 (15.46%) SDLC
18 31 (14.98%) API Testing
18 31 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (14.49%) .NET
20 29 (14.01%) ISTQB
20 29 (14.01%) Degree
20 29 (14.01%) TestNG
21 28 (13.53%) HTML

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 13 (6.28%) Confluence
2 8 (3.86%) Apache
2 8 (3.86%) IIS
3 6 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.90%) Drupal
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Mingle
2 1 (0.48%) ArchiCAD
2 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.48%) Maya
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.48%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) SAP FI-CA
1 5 (2.42%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.76%) Google Play
3 12 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (3.38%) BrowserStack
6 7 (3.38%) GitHub
7 6 (2.90%) iTunes
7 6 (2.90%) TestFlight
8 5 (2.42%) SaaS
9 4 (1.93%) npm
10 2 (0.97%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.97%) Serverless
11 1 (0.48%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) Broadband
1 6 (2.90%) SSL
2 4 (1.93%) FTP
2 4 (1.93%) HTTP
2 4 (1.93%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.93%) SSH
3 3 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (0.97%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.28%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.31%) MySQL
4 11 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.86%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.38%) DB2
7 6 (2.90%) Big Data
7 6 (2.90%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.90%) Redis
8 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.48%) EDMS
10 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.48%) GIS
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 70 (33.82%) Cucumber
2 54 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 42 (20.29%) SoapUI
4 39 (18.84%) Git (software)
5 38 (18.36%) JIRA
6 35 (16.91%) Jenkins
7 34 (16.43%) JUnit
8 32 (15.46%) JMeter
9 29 (14.01%) TestNG
10 25 (12.08%) Visual Studio
11 21 (10.14%) SpecFlow
12 19 (9.18%) NUnit
13 16 (7.73%) Protractor
14 14 (6.76%) FitNesse
15 11 (5.31%) Appium
15 11 (5.31%) Concordion
15 11 (5.31%) Moq
16 10 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (3.86%) CruiseControl
17 8 (3.86%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 27 (13.04%) Finance
2 10 (4.83%) Retail
3 9 (4.35%) Law
4 8 (3.86%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (19.32%) Analyst
1 40 (19.32%) Test Analyst
2 31 (14.98%) QA Engineer
3 30 (14.49%) Developer
3 30 (14.49%) Test Engineer
4 22 (10.63%) Tester
5 15 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Automation Test Lead
6 14 (6.76%) QA Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Test Leader
8 9 (4.35%) Automation Tester
9 8 (3.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Graduate
10 7 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Developer in Test
10 7 (3.38%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.90%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.49%) .NET
2 28 (13.53%) HTML
3 26 (12.56%) SOAP
4 25 (12.08%) CSS
5 24 (11.59%) REST
5 24 (11.59%) XML
6 20 (9.66%) Node.js
7 19 (9.18%) Web Services
8 18 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 15 (7.25%) JSON
10 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET
11 11 (5.31%) Gherkin
11 11 (5.31%) HTML5
12 10 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (4.83%) jQuery
13 9 (4.35%) .NET Framework
13 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (4.35%) WCF
14 8 (3.86%) CSS3
14 8 (3.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.35%) User Experience
3 6 (2.90%) Fintech
3 6 (2.90%) NHS
4 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.97%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.80%) Android
1 12 (5.80%) Apple iOS
2 11 (5.31%) Linux
3 7 (3.38%) Windows
4 3 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (78.74%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (68.12%) Test Automation
3 41 (19.81%) BDD
3 41 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (18.36%) Scrum
4 38 (18.36%) Test Strategy
5 37 (17.87%) TDD
5 37 (17.87%) Waterfall
6 36 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 32 (15.46%) SDLC
8 31 (14.98%) API Testing
8 31 (14.98%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (13.04%) Manual Testing
10 26 (12.56%) DevOps
11 20 (9.66%) Regression Testing
12 18 (8.70%) Software Testing
13 17 (8.21%) Acceptance Criteria
13 17 (8.21%) Test Management
14 16 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (35.27%) Java
2 56 (27.05%) C#
3 44 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 34 (16.43%) SQL
5 26 (12.56%) Python
6 19 (9.18%) PHP
7 10 (4.83%) Ruby
8 8 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.90%) XPath
10 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.93%) VB
11 2 (0.97%) Groovy
11 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (14.01%) Degree
1 29 (14.01%) ISTQB
2 22 (10.63%) ISEB
3 12 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (48.31%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) Docker
2 8 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.90%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.97%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) HockeyApp
1 6 (2.90%) HP ALM
1 6 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.97%) Ansible
3 2 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.66%) Google
3 8 (3.86%) MobileIron
3 8 (3.86%) Oracle
3 8 (3.86%) VMware
4 6 (2.90%) HP
5 5 (2.42%) SAP
6 4 (1.93%) Apple
6 4 (1.93%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.45%) IBM
7 3 (1.45%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.97%) Splunk
9 1 (0.48%) Dell
9 1 (0.48%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.48%) Zend