Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 134 139
Rank change year-on-year +54 +5 +43
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 180 155 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.64% 1.91% 2.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.72% 10.48% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 176 137 218
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,500 £43,375
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% - +13.04%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £94,375 £81,250 £79,125
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

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 City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,145 1,479 1,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.17% 18.19% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,067 1,254 1,690
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +0.71% +7.69% +8.33%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the City of London.

Salary trend for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 148 (82.22%) Test Automation
2 123 (68.33%) QA
3 85 (47.22%) Cucumber
4 77 (42.78%) SDET
5 68 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (37.78%) Java
6 56 (31.11%) BDD
7 55 (30.56%) C#
7 55 (30.56%) API Testing
8 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
9 48 (26.67%) Jenkins
10 47 (26.11%) DevOps
10 47 (26.11%) Finance
11 44 (24.44%) TDD
11 44 (24.44%) Postman
12 42 (23.33%) Test Strategy
13 40 (22.22%) Fintech
14 38 (21.11%) Software Testing
15 37 (20.56%) SpecFlow
16 36 (20.00%) Gherkin
17 34 (18.89%) Microservices
17 34 (18.89%) Appium
18 33 (18.33%) AWS
19 31 (17.22%) REST
19 31 (17.22%) SQL
20 30 (16.67%) Python
21 29 (16.11%) WebDriver
22 26 (14.44%) OO
22 26 (14.44%) Docker
23 25 (13.89%) Cypress.io

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.33%) Confluence
2 2 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (0.56%) JBoss
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) InVision
1 3 (1.67%) Sketch
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.33%) AWS
2 24 (13.33%) Azure
3 11 (6.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 8 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (4.44%) Serverless
5 5 (2.78%) SaaS
6 3 (1.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.67%) Lucidchart
6 3 (1.67%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.11%) CloudBees
7 2 (1.11%) npm
7 2 (1.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (0.56%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.67%) Big Data
5 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.67%) MySQL
5 3 (1.67%) Power BI
5 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.11%) Redis
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 85 (47.22%) Cucumber
2 48 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 44 (24.44%) Postman
4 37 (20.56%) SpecFlow
5 34 (18.89%) Appium
6 29 (16.11%) WebDriver
7 25 (13.89%) Cypress.io
8 14 (7.78%) JMeter
8 14 (7.78%) Visual Studio
9 12 (6.67%) Calabash
9 12 (6.67%) Protractor
9 12 (6.67%) REST Assured
10 11 (6.11%) GitLab
10 11 (6.11%) SoapUI
11 9 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 9 (5.00%) Ranorex
12 8 (4.44%) JIRA
13 7 (3.89%) NUnit
14 4 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 47 (26.11%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Advertising
2 11 (6.11%) Legal
3 10 (5.56%) Law
4 5 (2.78%) Retail
5 3 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 34 (18.89%) QA Engineer
2 31 (17.22%) Developer
3 28 (15.56%) Tester
4 22 (12.22%) Automation Tester
4 22 (12.22%) Developer in Test
5 21 (11.67%) Automation Engineer
6 20 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
8 11 (6.11%) QA Leader
9 10 (5.56%) Analyst
9 10 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 9 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 8 (4.44%) Selenium Tester
12 7 (3.89%) Head of QA
12 7 (3.89%) Head of Strategy
12 7 (3.89%) Head of Testing
12 7 (3.89%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 31 (17.22%) REST
3 16 (8.89%) .NET
4 15 (8.33%) CSS
5 14 (7.78%) Kafka
5 14 (7.78%) Web Services
6 13 (7.22%) HTML
7 9 (5.00%) JSON
7 9 (5.00%) React
8 8 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.44%) Node.js
8 8 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (3.89%) CSS3
9 7 (3.89%) HTML5
9 7 (3.89%) RESTful
10 6 (3.33%) Redux
11 5 (2.78%) pytest
12 4 (2.22%) GraphQL
12 4 (2.22%) RxJS
12 4 (2.22%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Video on Demand
2 5 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.78%) User Experience
3 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Anti-Piracy
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.67%) Linux
2 11 (6.11%) Windows
3 10 (5.56%) Unix
4 5 (2.78%) Android
4 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (82.22%) Test Automation
2 77 (42.78%) SDET
3 68 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (31.11%) BDD
5 55 (30.56%) API Testing
6 47 (26.11%) DevOps
7 44 (24.44%) TDD
8 42 (23.33%) Test Strategy
9 40 (22.22%) Fintech
10 38 (21.11%) Software Testing
11 34 (18.89%) Microservices
12 26 (14.44%) OO
13 24 (13.33%) SDLC
14 23 (12.78%) Pair Programming
14 23 (12.78%) Regression Testing
15 22 (12.22%) Mentoring
16 20 (11.11%) Test Planning
17 15 (8.33%) Scrum
18 14 (7.78%) Build Automation
19 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 68 (37.78%) Java
2 55 (30.56%) C#
3 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
4 31 (17.22%) SQL
5 30 (16.67%) Python
6 12 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.00%) C
8 6 (3.33%) ES6
8 6 (3.33%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.22%) ES7
9 4 (2.22%) Ruby
9 4 (2.22%) Scala
10 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Go
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (10.56%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.11%) ISEB
3 8 (4.44%) Degree
4 3 (1.67%) SANS
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (68.33%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (14.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.11%) Ansible
2 2 (1.11%) Grafana
2 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.11%) Packer
2 2 (1.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.11%) Terraform
3 1 (0.56%) Graphite
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (3.89%) PayPal
2 4 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 4 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (0.56%) Kofax
3 1 (0.56%) New Relic
3 1 (0.56%) Xamarin