Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 122 120
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 1,618 3,068 3,969
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.86% 2.65% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.78% 13.59% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,543 2,531 3,362
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.71% +0.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 11,742 22,570 27,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.78% 19.46% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,839 18,063 22,612
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +53 669 £62,500 +4.17% 66
South East +42 409 £50,000 +5.26% 32
North of England -42 253 £47,500 +11.76% 33
South West +11 136 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire -31 121 £46,250 +2.78% 11
North West -39 97 £56,250 +32.35% 16
Midlands 0 89 £45,000 +6.51% 13
West Midlands +42 76 £45,000 +6.51% 8
East of England +16 54 £45,000 -18.18% 13
North East +6 35 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East Midlands -28 12 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1,318 (81.46%) Test Automation
2 953 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
3 690 (42.65%) Java
4 689 (42.58%) C#
5 664 (41.04%) QA
6 589 (36.40%) BDD
7 577 (35.66%) JavaScript
8 543 (33.56%) Cucumber
9 443 (27.38%) TDD
10 430 (26.58%) DevOps
11 388 (23.98%) WebDriver
12 383 (23.67%) SQL
13 359 (22.19%) Jenkins
14 348 (21.51%) .NET
15 345 (21.32%) Azure
16 314 (19.41%) AWS
17 311 (19.22%) SDET
18 306 (18.91%) Scrum
19 294 (18.17%) Python
20 278 (17.18%) Docker
21 275 (17.00%) Git (software)
22 273 (16.87%) API Testing
23 271 (16.75%) Finance
24 259 (16.01%) JIRA
24 259 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
25 250 (15.45%) SpecFlow
26 234 (14.46%) Appium
27 220 (13.60%) Gherkin
28 203 (12.55%) Microservices
29 198 (12.24%) Test Scripting

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 99 (6.12%) Confluence
2 34 (2.10%) JBoss
3 21 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.11%) NServiceBus
5 15 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 13 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.62%) Apache
7 10 (0.62%) CMS
8 9 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.25%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.19%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.12%) Headless CMS
12 2 (0.12%) nginx
13 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 21 (1.30%) InVision
2 19 (1.17%) Sketch
3 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.43%) Magento
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.25%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 345 (21.32%) Azure
2 314 (19.41%) AWS
3 68 (4.20%) GCP
4 51 (3.15%) BrowserStack
5 44 (2.72%) Serverless
6 43 (2.66%) SaaS
7 37 (2.29%) GitHub
8 29 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
9 28 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
12 21 (1.30%) npm
12 21 (1.30%) Sauce Labs
13 16 (0.99%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (0.93%) BlazeMeter
15 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.80%) PaaS
16 11 (0.68%) Logic Apps
16 11 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.57%) Skype
2 36 (2.22%) HTTP
3 14 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.49%) Intranet
5 7 (0.43%) H.323
5 7 (0.43%) Internet
5 7 (0.43%) Network Security
5 7 (0.43%) SSL
6 6 (0.37%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.062%) 3G
7 1 (0.062%) 4G
7 1 (0.062%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.062%) FTP
7 1 (0.062%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 111 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 91 (5.62%) MySQL
4 85 (5.25%) MongoDB
5 61 (3.77%) Redis
6 32 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (1.11%) Blockchain
8 18 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (0.93%) Big Data
9 15 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.68%) MS Access
11 10 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.37%) DB2
14 6 (0.37%) InfluxDB
14 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.37%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 543 (33.56%) Cucumber
2 388 (23.98%) WebDriver
3 359 (22.19%) Jenkins
4 275 (17.00%) Git (software)
5 259 (16.01%) JIRA
6 250 (15.45%) SpecFlow
7 234 (14.46%) Appium
8 180 (11.12%) Postman
9 147 (9.09%) JMeter
10 141 (8.71%) SoapUI
11 139 (8.59%) Cypress.io
12 102 (6.30%) TeamCity
13 89 (5.50%) Protractor
14 80 (4.94%) JUnit
15 64 (3.96%) Maven
16 62 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
17 61 (3.77%) Visual Studio
18 47 (2.90%) NUnit
19 46 (2.84%) LoadRunner
20 43 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 271 (16.75%) Finance
2 50 (3.09%) Banking
3 38 (2.35%) Public Sector
4 24 (1.48%) Retail
5 16 (0.99%) Advertising
6 14 (0.87%) Games
6 14 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (0.80%) Marketing
8 11 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.56%) Law
10 7 (0.43%) Automotive
11 6 (0.37%) Back Office
12 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.25%) Digital Economy
12 4 (0.25%) Electronics
12 4 (0.25%) Front Office
13 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 383 (23.67%) Developer
2 313 (19.34%) Tester
3 272 (16.81%) Test Engineer
4 254 (15.70%) QA Engineer
5 248 (15.33%) Automation Tester
6 207 (12.79%) Analyst
7 195 (12.05%) Test Analyst
8 160 (9.89%) Software Developer
9 152 (9.39%) Test Automation Engineer
10 120 (7.42%) Developer in Test
11 115 (7.11%) Automation Test Analyst
12 102 (6.30%) Automation Engineer
13 93 (5.75%) QA Analyst
14 82 (5.07%) QA Automation Engineer
14 82 (5.07%) QA Test Analyst
15 70 (4.33%) Senior Developer
15 70 (4.33%) Test Leader
16 69 (4.26%) Java Automation Tester
17 68 (4.20%) Automation Test Lead
18 67 (4.14%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (21.51%) .NET
2 220 (13.60%) Gherkin
3 178 (11.00%) React
4 151 (9.33%) .NET Core
5 134 (8.28%) HTML
5 134 (8.28%) Node.js
6 129 (7.97%) RESTful
7 123 (7.60%) CSS
8 120 (7.42%) REST
9 118 (7.29%) .NET Framework
10 108 (6.67%) Vue.js
11 104 (6.43%) AngularJS
12 103 (6.37%) JSON
13 97 (6.00%) SOAP
14 85 (5.25%) Web Services
15 69 (4.26%) XML
16 68 (4.20%) HTML5
17 57 (3.52%) Spring
18 48 (2.97%) Redux
19 47 (2.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.62%) Mobile App
2 62 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (2.72%) User Experience
5 25 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (1.48%) Social Network
7 20 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
8 17 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 17 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (0.93%) Video on Demand
10 14 (0.87%) Public Cloud
11 13 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
13 8 (0.49%) Replication
14 7 (0.43%) LIMS
14 7 (0.43%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.43%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 111 (6.86%) Linux
2 63 (3.89%) Android
3 61 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 55 (3.40%) Windows
5 38 (2.35%) Unix
6 10 (0.62%) CentOS
7 8 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (0.37%) Debian
9 5 (0.31%) VMS
10 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.062%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,318 (81.46%) Test Automation
2 953 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
3 589 (36.40%) BDD
4 443 (27.38%) TDD
5 430 (26.58%) DevOps
6 311 (19.22%) SDET
7 306 (18.91%) Scrum
8 273 (16.87%) API Testing
9 259 (16.01%) Continuous Integration
10 203 (12.55%) Microservices
11 198 (12.24%) Test Scripting
12 164 (10.14%) Fintech
13 159 (9.83%) Test Strategy
14 156 (9.64%) Mentoring
15 142 (8.78%) OO
16 134 (8.28%) Software Testing
17 132 (8.16%) SDLC
18 127 (7.85%) Manual Testing
19 124 (7.66%) Computer Science
19 124 (7.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 690 (42.65%) Java
2 689 (42.58%) C#
3 577 (35.66%) JavaScript
4 383 (23.67%) SQL
5 294 (18.17%) Python
6 161 (9.95%) TypeScript
7 58 (3.58%) PHP
8 56 (3.46%) Ruby
9 44 (2.72%) Go
10 39 (2.41%) C++
11 36 (2.22%) PowerShell
12 32 (1.98%) Scala
13 24 (1.48%) Perl
14 21 (1.30%) Kotlin
15 20 (1.24%) C
16 17 (1.05%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.05%) ES6
16 17 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.99%) ES7
Qualifications
1 165 (10.20%) Degree
2 155 (9.58%) ISTQB
3 96 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 94 (5.81%) ISEB
5 72 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 57 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 54 (3.34%) DV Cleared
8 51 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (0.99%) CFA
10 15 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.43%) SANS
13 6 (0.37%) HND
14 4 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
16 2 (0.12%) HNC
17 1 (0.062%) AWS Certification
17 1 (0.062%) BC Cleared
17 1 (0.062%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 664 (41.04%) QA
2 14 (0.87%) GDPR
3 9 (0.56%) WCAG
4 6 (0.37%) MiFID
5 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.19%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.19%) PSD2
6 3 (0.19%) TARGET2
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.12%) GxP
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 278 (17.18%) Docker
2 7 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.43%) KVM
2 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.062%) HDFS
4 1 (0.062%) Varnish
4 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 165 (10.20%) Kubernetes
2 64 (3.96%) Puppet
3 58 (3.58%) Ansible
4 41 (2.53%) Terraform
5 38 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (1.61%) Istio
8 25 (1.55%) Fortio
8 25 (1.55%) Kiali
9 9 (0.56%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.49%) Grafana
11 6 (0.37%) Rancher
12 5 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.31%) Graylog
12 5 (0.31%) Kibana
13 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.25%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.25%) MIIS
14 3 (0.19%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 102 (6.30%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.57%) Oracle
3 40 (2.47%) Google
4 24 (1.48%) Adobe
5 17 (1.05%) HP
6 14 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 12 (0.74%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.62%) Cadence
8 10 (0.62%) IBM
9 9 (0.56%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.43%) VMware
10 7 (0.43%) webMethods
11 6 (0.37%) Splunk
12 5 (0.31%) Pega
12 5 (0.31%) SAP
13 4 (0.25%) Temenos
14 3 (0.19%) Perfecto Mobile
14 3 (0.19%) Spotify
14 3 (0.19%) Xerox
15 2 (0.12%) Demandware