The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 134 171 156
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -15
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 2383 1750 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 1.65% 1.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.88% 10.82% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1966 1541 1790
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18505 16174 17031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.11% 15.23% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15328 13778 14724
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Selenium
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK.

Selenium Salary Trend in the UK

Selenium
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Selenium Salary Histogram in the UK

Selenium
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 2249 £42,500 -5.55% 252
London +11 1103 £50,000 - 120
South East +83 478 £40,000 -2.43% 42
City of London -22 222 £50,000 - 30
North West +45 158 £35,750 +19.16% 29
East of England +60 155 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Yorkshire -20 138 £32,500 -7.14% 21
Hampshire +63 129 £42,500 -15.00% 13
South West +21 129 £37,500 +10.29% 16
Surrey +68 128 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Yorkshire -39 99 £35,000 - 11
Leeds -28 95 £37,250 +6.42% 6
Berkshire +12 90 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Scotland +23 80 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Cambridgeshire +36 78 £37,500 -22.68% 4
Manchester +20 72 £39,500 +31.66% 19
Cambridge +50 71 £37,500 -3.22% 4
Cheshire +30 57 £32,500 - 10
East Sussex +13 57 £37,500 +2.73% 5
Brighton +12 55 £37,500 +2.73% 5
Reading +23 51 £48,250 +7.22% 2
Wiltshire +15 46 £37,500 -23.46% 1
East Midlands -25 46 £37,500 - 11
Buckinghamshire +16 41 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Bristol +4 40 £45,000 +30.43% 7
Hertfordshire +18 38 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Portsmouth +17 34 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Glasgow +4 34 £35,000 -12.50% 5
West Midlands -22 32 £35,000 - 1
Swindon +14 30 £40,000 +26.98% 1

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 2187 (46.05%) Java
2 2178 (45.86%) QA
3 1938 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
4 1540 (32.43%) SQL
5 1433 (30.17%) TDD
6 1376 (28.97%) WebDriver
7 1318 (27.75%) C#
8 1314 (27.67%) Scrum
9 1304 (27.46%) BDD
10 1233 (25.96%) Test Automation
11 1135 (23.90%) Cucumber
12 1114 (23.46%) Automated Testing
13 1091 (22.97%) JavaScript
14 946 (19.92%) Test Scripting
15 945 (19.90%) .NET
16 938 (19.75%) HTML
17 926 (19.50%) Finance
18 874 (18.40%) Web Services
19 779 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
20 759 (15.98%) JUnit
21 745 (15.69%) ISEB
22 709 (14.93%) CSS
23 697 (14.68%) Automation Testing
24 689 (14.51%) QuickTest Pro
25 673 (14.17%) Degree
25 673 (14.17%) Jenkins
26 661 (13.92%) JIRA
27 645 (13.58%) Software Testing
28 593 (12.49%) Ruby
29 590 (12.42%) E-Commerce

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 198 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 161 (3.39%) Apache
3 133 (2.80%) Node.js
4 91 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 85 (1.79%) Confluence
6 82 (1.73%) IIS
7 74 (1.56%) CMS
8 56 (1.18%) Alfresco
9 54 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 51 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 35 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 28 (0.59%) NServiceBus
13 26 (0.55%) nginx
13 26 (0.55%) Drupal
14 23 (0.48%) WordPress
15 18 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.36%) Umbraco
17 14 (0.29%) Jetty
18 13 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
18 13 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 154 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.07%) MS Office
3 12 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.063%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.042%) Mingle
7 1 (0.021%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (0.91%) Magento
2 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
5 6 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
5 6 (0.13%) Tridion
5 6 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.021%) RiskWrite
10 1 (0.021%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.021%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.021%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 113 (2.38%) GitHub
2 106 (2.23%) SaaS
3 80 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.40%) Basecamp
6 11 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.021%) Trello
8 1 (0.021%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.021%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.021%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.021%) Route 53
8 1 (0.021%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 194 (4.09%) Internet
2 159 (3.35%) HTTP
3 33 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.38%) SNMP
5 16 (0.34%) DNS
6 12 (0.25%) GSM
7 11 (0.23%) FTP
8 10 (0.21%) WAN
9 9 (0.19%) PuTTY
9 9 (0.19%) Wireshark
9 9 (0.19%) DHCP
10 8 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.17%) SSL
11 7 (0.15%) LDAP
12 6 (0.13%) Wireless
12 6 (0.13%) Intranet
12 6 (0.13%) LAN
12 6 (0.13%) VoIP
13 5 (0.11%) VLAN
13 5 (0.11%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 427 (8.99%) MySQL
3 290 (6.11%) Relational Database
4 145 (3.05%) Big Data
5 115 (2.42%) RDBMS
6 114 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 114 (2.40%) Oracle Database
7 96 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 93 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 70 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 42 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (0.86%) DB2
13 37 (0.78%) RavenDB
14 35 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.59%) Redis
17 24 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
18 22 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
19 16 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1376 (28.97%) WebDriver
2 1135 (23.90%) Cucumber
3 759 (15.98%) JUnit
4 689 (14.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 673 (14.17%) Jenkins
6 661 (13.92%) JIRA
7 491 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 482 (10.15%) Maven
9 395 (8.32%) SoapUI
10 393 (8.28%) JMeter
11 348 (7.33%) Subversion
12 329 (6.93%) SpecFlow
13 297 (6.25%) Hudson
14 292 (6.15%) FitNesse
15 270 (5.69%) NUnit
16 265 (5.58%) TeamCity
17 249 (5.24%) Visual Studio
18 238 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
19 219 (4.61%) JBehave
20 205 (4.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 926 (19.50%) Finance
2 240 (5.05%) Retail
3 190 (4.00%) Games
4 176 (3.71%) Banking
5 160 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 126 (2.65%) Publishing
7 118 (2.48%) Marketing
8 62 (1.31%) Back Office
9 61 (1.28%) Advertising
10 52 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 45 (0.95%) Law
12 36 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 35 (0.74%) Legal
13 35 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 31 (0.65%) Electronics
15 21 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 19 (0.40%) Front Office
17 15 (0.32%) Music Industry
17 15 (0.32%) Billing
18 14 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1239 (26.09%) Analyst
2 1226 (25.82%) Developer
3 1019 (21.46%) Test Analyst
4 906 (19.08%) Tester
5 605 (12.74%) QA Engineer
6 551 (11.60%) Test Engineer
7 460 (9.69%) Java Developer
8 321 (6.76%) Senior Developer
9 302 (6.36%) QA Analyst
10 283 (5.96%) Automation Engineer
11 257 (5.41%) Automation Tester
12 233 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
13 218 (4.59%) Automation Analyst
14 215 (4.53%) QA Tester
15 202 (4.25%) Senior Test Analyst
16 201 (4.23%) Software Tester
17 193 (4.06%) Test Manager
18 179 (3.77%) Software Engineer
19 178 (3.75%) Automation Test Analyst
20 172 (3.62%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 945 (19.90%) .NET
2 938 (19.75%) HTML
3 874 (18.40%) Web Services
4 709 (14.93%) CSS
5 529 (11.14%) XML
6 509 (10.72%) Spring
7 479 (10.09%) SOAP
8 433 (9.12%) jQuery
9 368 (7.75%) ASP.NET
10 366 (7.71%) REST
11 352 (7.41%) HTML5
12 308 (6.49%) Gherkin
13 305 (6.42%) Hibernate
14 301 (6.34%) RESTful
15 250 (5.26%) J2EE
16 227 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 219 (4.61%) .NET Framework
18 218 (4.59%) JSON
19 199 (4.19%) CSS3
20 178 (3.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 524 (11.03%) Open Source
2 335 (7.05%) Computer Science
3 286 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 125 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 110 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 109 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 81 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 72 (1.52%) Blog
9 57 (1.20%) iPad
10 54 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
11 50 (1.05%) Life Science
12 49 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 48 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 43 (0.91%) Visualisation
15 37 (0.78%) Chemistry
15 37 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
16 36 (0.76%) Social Media
17 33 (0.69%) Digital Media
17 33 (0.69%) iPhone
17 33 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 533 (11.22%) Linux
2 484 (10.19%) Windows
3 311 (6.55%) Android
4 290 (6.11%) Apple iOS
5 278 (5.85%) UNIX
6 41 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.57%) Debian
8 22 (0.46%) Windows Phone
9 21 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 21 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 19 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.40%) Solaris
11 18 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.23%) CentOS
14 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.17%) Fedora
16 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1938 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1433 (30.17%) TDD
3 1314 (27.67%) Scrum
4 1304 (27.46%) BDD
5 1233 (25.96%) Test Automation
6 1114 (23.46%) Automated Testing
7 946 (19.92%) Test Scripting
8 779 (16.40%) Continuous Integration
9 697 (14.68%) Automation Testing
10 645 (13.58%) Software Testing
11 590 (12.42%) E-Commerce
12 550 (11.58%) OO
13 521 (10.97%) MVC
14 479 (10.09%) Test Strategy
15 475 (10.00%) Manual Testing
16 465 (9.79%) Regression Testing
17 447 (9.41%) Software Engineering
18 413 (8.70%) Unit Testing
19 378 (7.96%) Performance Testing
20 344 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2187 (46.05%) Java
2 1540 (32.43%) SQL
3 1318 (27.75%) C#
4 1091 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 593 (12.49%) Ruby
6 491 (10.34%) PHP
7 478 (10.07%) Python
8 209 (4.40%) C++
9 145 (3.05%) Groovy
10 139 (2.93%) Perl
11 109 (2.30%) VB
12 96 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 93 (1.96%) C
14 85 (1.79%) VBScript
15 68 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 68 (1.43%) Bash Shell
16 66 (1.39%) Objective-C
17 62 (1.31%) VB.NET
18 51 (1.07%) Shell Script
19 46 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 745 (15.69%) ISEB
2 673 (14.17%) Degree
3 460 (9.69%) ISTQB
4 191 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 100 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 17 (0.36%) HND
9 14 (0.29%) PhD
10 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.15%) Brainbench
12 7 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.13%) CISSP
13 6 (0.13%) MCSD
14 5 (0.11%) MCITP
14 5 (0.11%) MCSE
14 5 (0.11%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2178 (45.86%) QA
2 16 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.084%) WAI
4 3 (0.063%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.042%) ISO 9002
5 2 (0.042%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.042%) GLP
5 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.021%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.021%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.15%) Varnish
5 6 (0.13%) NFS
6 4 (0.084%) Squid
7 3 (0.063%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.042%) Xen
8 2 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.021%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.021%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 290 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
2 75 (1.58%) Puppet
3 43 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.25%) Nagios
4 12 (0.25%) SCCM
5 8 (0.17%) Ansible
6 7 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.084%) MOM
8 4 (0.084%) YUM
8 4 (0.084%) Opsview
9 3 (0.063%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.042%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.021%) Kibana
11 1 (0.021%) Graylog2
11 1 (0.021%) logstash
11 1 (0.021%) Plesk
11 1 (0.021%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.021%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 485 (10.21%) Oracle
2 410 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 295 (6.21%) HP
4 188 (3.96%) JBoss
5 44 (0.93%) Adobe
6 43 (0.91%) VMware
7 42 (0.88%) Zend
8 41 (0.86%) IBM
9 37 (0.78%) Facebook
10 35 (0.74%) SAP
11 31 (0.65%) hybris
12 27 (0.57%) Google
13 22 (0.46%) RedPrairie
13 22 (0.46%) Endeca
14 21 (0.44%) Twitter
15 20 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (0.42%) Perforce
16 18 (0.38%) Sitecore
16 18 (0.38%) Canoo
17 17 (0.36%) Atlassian
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 24 minutes ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £25 - £30 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + share options
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + options
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Zebra People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum £75-£95K + Hybris training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago