Selenium Jobs Explode

Posted Sep 15th, 2010

If you are looking for something to do with your life and like preventing virtual disasters, here's a fact: the number of Selenium jobs has more than doubled each year for the past several years. shows 2300 Selenium jobs postings. Craigslist show over 80 Selenium jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area, and Monster lists over 180 nationwide in the US.Selenium jobs Why is this so? Rigorous cross browser testing has become critical as more versions of browsers have appeared - the browser wars - combined with the fact that browsers other than IE, which QTP tests quite nicely, have become more and more popular, necessitating a shift to Selenium. Businesses that have real money to lose on online failure have begun to turn the QA role into a development role, integrating testing into dev process. Agile development and continuous integration require testing, and as the development world, and with it the business world, morphs into a continuum of codebase updates, Selenium scripting skills will become absolutely essentially for every development team. In any case, if you're looking for some Selenium consulting or have a fulltime position for a Selenium savvy developer, post your position to our Selenium Forum.

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