Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 182 123 129
Rank change year-on-year -59 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 2,326 1,608 3,068
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.06% 2.75% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.56% 13.30% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,642 1,412 2,423
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,525 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,156 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £89,875 £75,900 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 22,026 12,088 22,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.53% 20.67% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13,615 10,235 18,130
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -39 1,120 £67,500 +8.00% 143
South East -49 477 £52,500 +5.00% 53
North of England -74 302 £50,000 +5.26% 63
North West -17 182 £50,000 -9.09% 33
Midlands -42 169 £50,000 +11.11% 28
South West -24 168 £46,250 -2.63% 30
Yorkshire -89 106 £50,000 +5.26% 22
East Midlands +13 85 £55,000 +29.41% 8
West Midlands -65 84 £48,500 +7.78% 20
East of England -82 66 £60,000 +33.33% 26
North East -41 20 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 1,763 (75.80%) Test Automation
2 1,498 (64.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1,181 (50.77%) QA
4 931 (40.03%) Java
5 895 (38.48%) C#
6 760 (32.67%) JavaScript
7 717 (30.83%) DevOps
8 678 (29.15%) CI/CD
9 669 (28.76%) Cucumber
10 654 (28.12%) Software Testing
11 629 (27.04%) BDD
12 605 (26.01%) Azure
13 589 (25.32%) TDD
14 563 (24.20%) Jenkins
15 516 (22.18%) Postman
16 504 (21.67%) SQL
17 503 (21.63%) Git (software)
18 502 (21.58%) API Testing
19 488 (20.98%) .NET
20 486 (20.89%) SpecFlow
21 470 (20.21%) Finance
22 441 (18.96%) REST
23 438 (18.83%) Scrum
24 419 (18.01%) JIRA
25 396 (17.02%) Docker
25 396 (17.02%) Social Skills
26 395 (16.98%) Python
27 383 (16.47%) React
28 379 (16.29%) AWS
29 372 (15.99%) Continuous Integration

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
1 141 (6.06%) Confluence
2 50 (2.15%) CMS
3 49 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (1.59%) Apache
5 20 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 15 (0.64%) WordPress
7 14 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (0.56%) GemFire
9 11 (0.47%) Drupal
9 11 (0.47%) IBM Domino
10 9 (0.39%) IIS
11 8 (0.34%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.30%) ThingWorx
12 7 (0.30%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.26%) Moodle
14 5 (0.21%) Kentico
15 3 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.69%) InVision
2 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.69%) Sketch
3 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.043%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.30%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.086%) Actimize
3 2 (0.086%) Magento
3 2 (0.086%) Shopify
4 1 (0.043%) Maximo
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.043%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.043%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 605 (26.01%) Azure
2 379 (16.29%) AWS
3 137 (5.89%) SaaS
4 127 (5.46%) GitHub
5 113 (4.86%) GCP
6 76 (3.27%) BrowserStack
7 75 (3.22%) Serverless
8 74 (3.18%) Amazon S3
9 65 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
10 50 (2.15%) Amazon ECS
10 50 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
11 46 (1.98%) CloudFront
12 40 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
13 38 (1.63%) Azure Service Bus
14 32 (1.38%) Slack
15 27 (1.16%) Cloudflare
16 20 (0.86%) Azure Service Fabric
16 20 (0.86%) PaaS
17 17 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
17 17 (0.73%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.54%) HTTP
2 33 (1.42%) DNS
3 32 (1.38%) AMQP
4 20 (0.86%) MQTT
5 17 (0.73%) VoIP
6 15 (0.64%) Internet
7 13 (0.56%) Calico
8 11 (0.47%) Broadband
9 8 (0.34%) SMTP
9 8 (0.34%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.30%) PBX
11 6 (0.26%) SSL
12 5 (0.21%) PSTN
12 5 (0.21%) TETRA
13 4 (0.17%) Firewall
14 2 (0.086%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.086%) DLNA
14 2 (0.086%) PuTTY
14 2 (0.086%) STUN
14 2 (0.086%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.66%) MySQL
3 138 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 88 (3.78%) NoSQL
5 87 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 81 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 75 (3.22%) Redis
8 66 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 42 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 38 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
11 32 (1.38%) Amazon Athena
12 31 (1.33%) Big Data
13 29 (1.25%) Blockchain
14 22 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
15 20 (0.86%) Oracle Database
16 18 (0.77%) Hadoop
17 16 (0.69%) Power BI
18 15 (0.64%) Couchbase
19 9 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 669 (28.76%) Cucumber
2 563 (24.20%) Jenkins
3 516 (22.18%) Postman
4 503 (21.63%) Git (software)
5 486 (20.89%) SpecFlow
6 419 (18.01%) JIRA
7 359 (15.43%) Cypress.io
8 350 (15.05%) WebDriver
9 290 (12.47%) JMeter
10 207 (8.90%) JUnit
11 188 (8.08%) Appium
12 178 (7.65%) SoapUI
13 134 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 125 (5.37%) REST Assured
15 123 (5.29%) TeamCity
16 118 (5.07%) Maven
17 108 (4.64%) NUnit
18 103 (4.43%) Jasmine
19 97 (4.17%) Visual Studio
20 94 (4.04%) GitLab
General
1 470 (20.21%) Finance
2 396 (17.02%) Social Skills
3 148 (6.36%) Retail
4 137 (5.89%) Banking
5 118 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (4.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 79 (3.40%) Law
8 63 (2.71%) Public Sector
9 55 (2.36%) Games
10 45 (1.93%) Marketing
11 37 (1.59%) Automotive
12 32 (1.38%) Legal
13 29 (1.25%) Telecoms
14 25 (1.07%) Electronics
14 25 (1.07%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
15 23 (0.99%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.86%) Documentation Skills
17 16 (0.69%) Advertising
18 13 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 452 (19.43%) Developer
2 423 (18.19%) Test Engineer
3 349 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 337 (14.49%) Tester
5 204 (8.77%) Analyst
6 191 (8.21%) Automation Tester
7 173 (7.44%) Software Engineer
8 167 (7.18%) Test Automation Engineer
9 155 (6.66%) Automation Engineer
10 153 (6.58%) Test Analyst
11 148 (6.36%) Software Developer
12 135 (5.80%) Senior Developer
13 124 (5.33%) Developer in Test
13 124 (5.33%) QA Automation Engineer
14 116 (4.99%) Software Test Engineer
15 98 (4.21%) Senior QA Engineer
16 89 (3.83%) Senior Test Engineer
17 81 (3.48%) React Developer
18 80 (3.44%) Software Tester
19 73 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (20.98%) .NET
2 441 (18.96%) REST
3 383 (16.47%) React
4 263 (11.31%) HTML
5 255 (10.96%) AngularJS
6 241 (10.36%) CSS
7 214 (9.20%) Node.js
8 174 (7.48%) Gherkin
8 174 (7.48%) Web Services
9 163 (7.01%) RESTful
10 144 (6.19%) SOAP
11 141 (6.06%) Spring
12 129 (5.55%) HTML5
13 123 (5.29%) .NET Framework
13 123 (5.29%) JSON
14 120 (5.16%) .NET Core
14 120 (5.16%) XML
15 111 (4.77%) Sass
16 97 (4.17%) Vue.js
17 96 (4.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 151 (6.49%) User Experience
2 102 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 88 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 39 (1.68%) Cloud Native
8 34 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
9 28 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
10 26 (1.12%) Blog
10 26 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.12%) Video on Demand
11 25 (1.07%) Social Media
12 23 (0.99%) Social Network
13 17 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 17 (0.73%) Online Games
14 15 (0.64%) NHS
15 14 (0.60%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (0.52%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 118 (5.07%) Linux
2 107 (4.60%) Android
3 93 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 85 (3.65%) Windows
5 23 (0.99%) Unix
6 9 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 8 (0.34%) CentOS
8 7 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.043%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,763 (75.80%) Test Automation
2 1,498 (64.40%) Agile Software Development
3 717 (30.83%) DevOps
4 678 (29.15%) CI/CD
5 654 (28.12%) Software Testing
6 629 (27.04%) BDD
7 589 (25.32%) TDD
8 502 (21.58%) API Testing
9 438 (18.83%) Scrum
10 372 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
11 344 (14.79%) Test Strategy
12 315 (13.54%) SDET
13 306 (13.16%) Software Engineering
14 291 (12.51%) Test Scripting
15 281 (12.08%) Mentoring
16 275 (11.82%) Microservices
17 271 (11.65%) Manual Testing
18 263 (11.31%) Regression Testing
19 253 (10.88%) SDLC
20 229 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 931 (40.03%) Java
2 895 (38.48%) C#
3 760 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 504 (21.67%) SQL
5 395 (16.98%) Python
6 203 (8.73%) TypeScript
7 90 (3.87%) PowerShell
8 89 (3.83%) Bash
9 88 (3.78%) Ruby
10 84 (3.61%) ES6
11 71 (3.05%) PHP
12 63 (2.71%) C
13 60 (2.58%) Groovy
14 53 (2.28%) Scala
15 43 (1.85%) Go
16 36 (1.55%) ES7
17 32 (1.38%) Kotlin
18 29 (1.25%) Shell Script
19 25 (1.07%) Java 8
19 25 (1.07%) Perl
Qualifications
1 217 (9.33%) ISTQB
2 185 (7.95%) Degree
3 122 (5.25%) ISEB
4 104 (4.47%) Security Cleared
5 79 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 49 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
8 25 (1.07%) OCP
9 17 (0.73%) SANS
10 16 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (0.56%) Sun Certification
12 12 (0.52%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.17%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.17%) OCPJP
14 3 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.13%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,181 (50.77%) QA
2 77 (3.31%) Accessibility
3 18 (0.77%) WCAG
4 14 (0.60%) SLA
5 13 (0.56%) PSD2
6 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.043%) PMO
System Software
1 396 (17.02%) Docker
2 18 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.043%) Firmware
7 1 (0.043%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 286 (12.30%) Kubernetes
2 125 (5.37%) Terraform
3 71 (3.05%) Ansible
4 56 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (2.02%) Grafana
6 39 (1.68%) Kibana
7 30 (1.29%) HP ALM
8 28 (1.20%) Opsgenie
9 26 (1.12%) Istio
10 20 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
11 19 (0.82%) HAProxy
11 19 (0.82%) logstash
11 19 (0.82%) Pingdom
11 19 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.69%) MIIS
13 14 (0.60%) Puppet
14 9 (0.39%) Graphite
14 9 (0.39%) Graylog
15 8 (0.34%) HP Fortify
15 8 (0.34%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 152 (6.53%) Microsoft
2 124 (5.33%) Oracle
3 84 (3.61%) Cognizant
4 69 (2.97%) Google
5 60 (2.58%) HP
6 25 (1.07%) New Relic
7 19 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 18 (0.77%) VMware
9 17 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (0.64%) SAP
10 15 (0.64%) Sun
11 14 (0.60%) PayPal
12 13 (0.56%) IBM
13 12 (0.52%) Splunk
13 12 (0.52%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.47%) LexisNexis
15 10 (0.43%) Pega
16 9 (0.39%) Sitecore
17 8 (0.34%) HubSpot
17 8 (0.34%) Xceptor