Period
to 1 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 121 110
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 1,175 3,559 4,559
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.66% 2.75% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.62% 14.42% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 2,907 3,763
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK 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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,310 24,677 31,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.09% 19.05% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7,707 19,689 25,475
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,575 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in England

Selenium
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in England.

Salary trend for Selenium in England

Selenium
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in England over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Selenium in England

Selenium
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the England region over the 6 months to 1 October 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
London -25 439 £60,000 - 43
South East +26 279 £50,000 +5.26% 45
North of England +9 212 £45,000 +5.88% 61
South West +47 138 £45,000 - 21
North West +17 98 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Yorkshire +33 95 £45,000 - 18
Midlands -3 62 £43,750 +9.38% 11
East of England +7 42 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +32 41 £50,000 +31.58% 7
East Midlands -8 21 £37,500 -11.76% 4
North East +1 19 £45,000 +17.44% 20
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 947 (80.60%) Test Automation
2 748 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
3 478 (40.68%) Java
4 465 (39.57%) C#
5 440 (37.45%) QA
6 402 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 384 (32.68%) Cucumber
8 362 (30.81%) BDD
9 316 (26.89%) TDD
10 296 (25.19%) WebDriver
11 288 (24.51%) DevOps
12 277 (23.57%) Jenkins
13 268 (22.81%) SQL
14 238 (20.26%) JIRA
15 235 (20.00%) .NET
16 230 (19.57%) Git (software)
17 224 (19.06%) Python
18 218 (18.55%) Scrum
18 218 (18.55%) Azure
19 216 (18.38%) AWS
20 203 (17.28%) Finance
21 190 (16.17%) API Testing
22 187 (15.91%) Docker
23 182 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
24 177 (15.06%) SDET
25 174 (14.81%) SpecFlow
26 173 (14.72%) SQL Server
27 144 (12.26%) SoapUI
28 134 (11.40%) Manual Testing
29 130 (11.06%) Gherkin

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 77 (6.55%) Confluence
2 26 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (1.62%) NServiceBus
4 13 (1.11%) JBoss
4 13 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.02%) CMS
6 8 (0.68%) Apache
7 7 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.51%) Liferay
8 6 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.34%) IIS
10 3 (0.26%) nginx
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.085%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.085%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.68%) BASE24
2 4 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) Maximo
4 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.17%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.17%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 218 (18.55%) Azure
2 216 (18.38%) AWS
3 64 (5.45%) SaaS
4 55 (4.68%) GCP
5 45 (3.83%) GitHub
6 33 (2.81%) Serverless
7 24 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (2.04%) Sauce Labs
8 20 (1.70%) BrowserStack
9 17 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 14 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (1.19%) BlazeMeter
11 14 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (1.19%) npm
12 7 (0.60%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.51%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.43%) Office 365
14 5 (0.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.38%) Skype
2 19 (1.62%) HTTP
3 12 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.68%) ATM
5 6 (0.51%) Internet
5 6 (0.51%) Intranet
6 5 (0.43%) H.323
6 5 (0.43%) Network Security
7 4 (0.34%) WebEx
8 2 (0.17%) DNS
8 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.17%) SMTP
9 1 (0.085%) 3G
9 1 (0.085%) 4G
9 1 (0.085%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.085%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 79 (6.72%) MySQL
3 72 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 51 (4.34%) MongoDB
5 39 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 32 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.70%) Redis
9 14 (1.19%) MS Access
10 13 (1.11%) Blockchain
11 11 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.77%) Big Data
13 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2017
13 9 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.60%) InfluxDB
14 7 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 384 (32.68%) Cucumber
2 296 (25.19%) WebDriver
3 277 (23.57%) Jenkins
4 238 (20.26%) JIRA
5 230 (19.57%) Git (software)
6 174 (14.81%) SpecFlow
7 144 (12.26%) SoapUI
8 114 (9.70%) Appium
9 100 (8.51%) Postman
10 90 (7.66%) Cypress.io
11 77 (6.55%) JMeter
12 65 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 58 (4.94%) Maven
14 51 (4.34%) JUnit
15 47 (4.00%) Protractor
16 44 (3.74%) TeamCity
17 41 (3.49%) Visual Studio
18 36 (3.06%) Jasmine
19 31 (2.64%) PHPUnit
19 31 (2.64%) Subversion
General
1 203 (17.28%) Finance
2 46 (3.91%) Banking
3 40 (3.40%) Retail
4 18 (1.53%) Public Sector
5 15 (1.28%) Games
6 11 (0.94%) Law
6 11 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.68%) Advertising
8 4 (0.34%) Back Office
8 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.34%) Legal
9 3 (0.26%) Marketing
10 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.17%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.17%) Electronics
10 2 (0.17%) Front Office
10 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.085%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 311 (26.47%) Developer
2 212 (18.04%) Tester
3 203 (17.28%) Test Engineer
4 177 (15.06%) Analyst
5 157 (13.36%) Test Analyst
6 150 (12.77%) Automation Tester
7 135 (11.49%) QA Engineer
8 115 (9.79%) Test Automation Engineer
9 91 (7.74%) Developer in Test
9 91 (7.74%) Software Developer
10 74 (6.30%) Automation Test Analyst
11 67 (5.70%) Senior Developer
12 65 (5.53%) .NET Developer
13 53 (4.51%) QA Analyst
14 50 (4.26%) Test Leader
15 47 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
15 47 (4.00%) Software Engineer
16 46 (3.91%) Software Test Engineer
17 45 (3.83%) Senior Test Engineer
18 43 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (20.00%) .NET
2 130 (11.06%) Gherkin
3 128 (10.89%) CSS
4 126 (10.72%) HTML
5 123 (10.47%) Node.js
6 98 (8.34%) .NET Core
6 98 (8.34%) Web Services
7 96 (8.17%) SOAP
8 95 (8.09%) AngularJS
9 90 (7.66%) React
10 85 (7.23%) JSON
10 85 (7.23%) Vue.js
11 81 (6.89%) RESTful
12 74 (6.30%) .NET Framework
13 66 (5.62%) REST
14 62 (5.28%) XML
15 58 (4.94%) ASP.NET
16 55 (4.68%) HTML5
17 54 (4.60%) jQuery
18 32 (2.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 39 (3.32%) User Experience
3 33 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 24 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.87%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 21 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.79%) Social Network
9 17 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.28%) Public Cloud
11 11 (0.94%) Online Banking
12 10 (0.85%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.68%) EMV
13 8 (0.68%) Tandem
14 7 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
14 7 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.49%) Linux
2 47 (4.00%) Windows
3 29 (2.47%) Android
4 25 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.70%) Unix
6 9 (0.77%) Debian
7 8 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
7 8 (0.68%) CentOS
8 6 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.43%) VMS
10 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (80.60%) Test Automation
2 748 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (30.81%) BDD
4 316 (26.89%) TDD
5 288 (24.51%) DevOps
6 218 (18.55%) Scrum
7 190 (16.17%) API Testing
8 182 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
9 177 (15.06%) SDET
10 134 (11.40%) Manual Testing
11 127 (10.81%) Fintech
12 123 (10.47%) Test Scripting
13 119 (10.13%) Microservices
14 117 (9.96%) Test Strategy
15 112 (9.53%) Software Testing
16 107 (9.11%) SDLC
17 98 (8.34%) Computer Science
18 96 (8.17%) Scenario Testing
19 90 (7.66%) Regression Testing
20 79 (6.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 478 (40.68%) Java
2 465 (39.57%) C#
3 402 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 268 (22.81%) SQL
5 224 (19.06%) Python
6 123 (10.47%) TypeScript
7 56 (4.77%) PHP
8 48 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 39 (3.32%) Go
10 36 (3.06%) C++
11 35 (2.98%) Ruby
12 22 (1.87%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 20 (1.70%) C
15 17 (1.45%) Perl
16 13 (1.11%) Java 8
17 10 (0.85%) Scala
17 10 (0.85%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.77%) ES6
19 6 (0.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 126 (10.72%) Degree
2 119 (10.13%) ISTQB
3 90 (7.66%) ISEB
4 72 (6.13%) Security Cleared
5 62 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (3.74%) SC Cleared
7 27 (2.30%) DV Cleared
8 25 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.60%) CFA
11 6 (0.51%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.085%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.085%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.085%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.085%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.085%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (37.45%) QA
2 8 (0.68%) ISO 8583
3 7 (0.60%) PMO
4 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.34%) GDPR
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.26%) MiFID
6 3 (0.26%) PSD2
6 3 (0.26%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.085%) GxP
7 1 (0.085%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 187 (15.91%) Docker
2 7 (0.60%) Squid
3 6 (0.51%) Firmware
3 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.43%) KVM
5 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.085%) HDFS
6 1 (0.085%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 128 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 52 (4.43%) Ansible
3 43 (3.66%) Puppet
3 43 (3.66%) Terraform
4 38 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (1.96%) Istio
7 11 (0.94%) Rancher
8 9 (0.77%) Graylog
9 6 (0.51%) Grafana
9 6 (0.51%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.43%) MIIS
11 4 (0.34%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.26%) Kibana
12 3 (0.26%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.17%) logstash
13 2 (0.17%) Nagios
13 2 (0.17%) Nessus
14 1 (0.085%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 99 (8.43%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.77%) Oracle
3 21 (1.79%) Google
4 15 (1.28%) HP
5 13 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 11 (0.94%) SAP
6 11 (0.94%) Xamarin
7 9 (0.77%) Cadence
8 8 (0.68%) CA
8 8 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.60%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.51%) VMware
11 4 (0.34%) IBM
11 4 (0.34%) Remedy
11 4 (0.34%) Zend
12 3 (0.26%) Spotify
12 3 (0.26%) Temenos
13 2 (0.17%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (0.17%) Databricks
13 2 (0.17%) Perfecto Mobile