Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > England
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 132 118
Rank change year-on-year -12 -14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 1,717 2,661 3,827
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.33% 2.54% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.71% 13.11% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 2,189 3,131
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,400 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 14,666 20,305 27,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.86% 19.38% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11,836 16,314 21,993
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,531 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +47 766 £62,500 +2.46% 73
South East +6 405 £50,000 +5.26% 40
North of England -73 226 £45,000 - 30
South West -53 136 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Yorkshire -36 111 £47,500 +6.74% 12
Midlands -45 98 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North West -72 92 £45,000 - 13
West Midlands +14 82 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East of England +15 63 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North East 0 23 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands -53 14 £42,500 - 2
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 11 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 England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1,391 (81.01%) Test Automation
2 986 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
3 752 (43.80%) QA
4 745 (43.39%) C#
5 726 (42.28%) Java
6 595 (34.65%) BDD
7 576 (33.55%) JavaScript
8 571 (33.26%) Cucumber
9 491 (28.60%) TDD
10 473 (27.55%) DevOps
11 467 (27.20%) SQL
12 418 (24.34%) Azure
13 413 (24.05%) Software Testing
14 384 (22.36%) Jenkins
15 365 (21.26%) WebDriver
16 363 (21.14%) .NET
17 347 (20.21%) AWS
18 331 (19.28%) Finance
19 324 (18.87%) Scrum
20 317 (18.46%) SDET
21 303 (17.65%) Docker
22 301 (17.53%) Python
23 299 (17.41%) SpecFlow
24 287 (16.72%) Git (software)
25 286 (16.66%) JIRA
26 285 (16.60%) API Testing
27 267 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
28 251 (14.62%) Postman
29 241 (14.04%) Microservices
30 239 (13.92%) 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
1 111 (6.46%) Confluence
2 37 (2.15%) JBoss
3 21 (1.22%) Apache
4 16 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.76%) CMS
5 13 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 12 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.47%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.29%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.23%) nginx
10 3 (0.17%) GemFire
10 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Drupal
11 2 (0.12%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.12%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.12%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.058%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (2.39%) InVision
2 30 (1.75%) Sketch
3 19 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.23%) Magento
2 4 (0.23%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.058%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 418 (24.34%) Azure
2 347 (20.21%) AWS
3 70 (4.08%) GCP
4 68 (3.96%) BrowserStack
5 57 (3.32%) Serverless
6 55 (3.20%) SaaS
7 43 (2.50%) GitHub
8 37 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
9 26 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
9 26 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (1.40%) PaaS
11 20 (1.16%) npm
12 17 (0.99%) Amazon S3
13 15 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (0.87%) AWS CodePipeline
14 13 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
14 13 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.70%) Amazon EKS
15 12 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
16 11 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.50%) Skype
2 33 (1.92%) HTTP
3 15 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.47%) SSL
5 6 (0.35%) H.323
5 6 (0.35%) Intranet
5 6 (0.35%) Network Security
5 6 (0.35%) Wireshark
6 5 (0.29%) DNS
6 5 (0.29%) Internet
6 5 (0.29%) SSH
7 4 (0.23%) Firewall
7 4 (0.23%) FTP
7 4 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.17%) Calico
8 3 (0.17%) DHCP
8 3 (0.17%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.17%) VLAN
9 2 (0.12%) SMTP
10 1 (0.058%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 109 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 91 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 71 (4.14%) MySQL
5 60 (3.49%) Redis
6 37 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (1.16%) Big Data
10 17 (0.99%) Blockchain
11 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (0.70%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.41%) Power BI
16 6 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
16 6 (0.35%) Hazelcast
16 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 571 (33.26%) Cucumber
2 384 (22.36%) Jenkins
3 365 (21.26%) WebDriver
4 299 (17.41%) SpecFlow
5 287 (16.72%) Git (software)
6 286 (16.66%) JIRA
7 251 (14.62%) Postman
8 213 (12.41%) JMeter
9 211 (12.29%) Appium
10 153 (8.91%) Cypress.io
11 140 (8.15%) SoapUI
12 102 (5.94%) Visual Studio
13 101 (5.88%) JUnit
14 99 (5.77%) TeamCity
15 94 (5.47%) Maven
16 87 (5.07%) Protractor
17 70 (4.08%) NUnit
18 68 (3.96%) REST Assured
19 57 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
20 51 (2.97%) Eclipse
General
1 331 (19.28%) Finance
2 90 (5.24%) Banking
3 48 (2.80%) Public Sector
4 34 (1.98%) Marketing
5 28 (1.63%) Retail
6 24 (1.40%) Games
6 24 (1.40%) Law
7 21 (1.22%) Advertising
8 16 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.82%) Automotive
10 11 (0.64%) Legal
11 10 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.41%) Electronics
13 7 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.23%) Billing
15 4 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
16 3 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 364 (21.20%) Developer
2 313 (18.23%) Tester
3 280 (16.31%) QA Engineer
4 279 (16.25%) Test Engineer
5 232 (13.51%) Automation Tester
6 177 (10.31%) Analyst
7 167 (9.73%) Test Automation Engineer
8 156 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 154 (8.97%) Test Analyst
10 147 (8.56%) Automation Engineer
11 114 (6.64%) QA Automation Engineer
12 113 (6.58%) Developer in Test
13 91 (5.30%) Automation Test Analyst
14 85 (4.95%) Test Leader
15 76 (4.43%) Senior Test Engineer
16 71 (4.14%) QA Analyst
17 69 (4.02%) Automation Test Lead
18 66 (3.84%) QA Leader
19 65 (3.79%) .NET Developer
20 58 (3.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (21.14%) .NET
2 239 (13.92%) Gherkin
3 204 (11.88%) React
4 179 (10.43%) REST
5 158 (9.20%) .NET Core
6 149 (8.68%) RESTful
7 137 (7.98%) HTML
8 129 (7.51%) CSS
9 114 (6.64%) SOAP
10 113 (6.58%) .NET Framework
11 108 (6.29%) AngularJS
12 106 (6.17%) Node.js
13 100 (5.82%) Web Services
14 88 (5.13%) Spring
15 81 (4.72%) Vue.js
16 77 (4.48%) JSON
17 73 (4.25%) HTML5
18 64 (3.73%) Redux
19 55 (3.20%) XML
20 50 (2.91%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.23%) Mobile App
2 95 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (3.61%) User Experience
4 61 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (1.22%) Social Network
7 20 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
7 20 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.05%) Video on Demand
9 15 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (0.64%) LIMS
11 11 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.64%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.58%) NHS
13 9 (0.52%) Replication
14 8 (0.47%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.47%) EPoS
14 8 (0.47%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (6.93%) Linux
2 68 (3.96%) Android
3 62 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 50 (2.91%) Unix
5 46 (2.68%) Windows
6 7 (0.41%) Debian
7 4 (0.23%) CentOS
7 4 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.12%) VMS
9 1 (0.058%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,391 (81.01%) Test Automation
2 986 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
3 595 (34.65%) BDD
4 491 (28.60%) TDD
5 473 (27.55%) DevOps
6 413 (24.05%) Software Testing
7 324 (18.87%) Scrum
8 317 (18.46%) SDET
9 285 (16.60%) API Testing
10 267 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
11 241 (14.04%) Microservices
12 209 (12.17%) Mentoring
13 190 (11.07%) Test Scripting
13 190 (11.07%) Test Strategy
14 184 (10.72%) Fintech
15 180 (10.48%) SDLC
16 166 (9.67%) Software Engineering
17 155 (9.03%) OO
18 144 (8.39%) Regression Testing
19 140 (8.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 745 (43.39%) C#
2 726 (42.28%) Java
3 576 (33.55%) JavaScript
4 467 (27.20%) SQL
5 301 (17.53%) Python
6 146 (8.50%) TypeScript
7 67 (3.90%) Ruby
8 52 (3.03%) Scala
9 39 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 34 (1.98%) Go
11 34 (1.98%) Java 8
12 31 (1.81%) ES6
13 30 (1.75%) C++
14 29 (1.69%) Kotlin
15 28 (1.63%) ES7
15 28 (1.63%) PHP
16 24 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 22 (1.28%) C
17 22 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (10.31%) Degree
2 156 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 91 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 79 (4.60%) ISEB
5 74 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 63 (3.67%) SC Cleared
8 50 (2.91%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.22%) SANS
10 11 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.35%) CFA
13 5 (0.29%) HND
14 3 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.17%) OCP
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.12%) HNC
15 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
16 1 (0.058%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 752 (43.80%) QA
2 24 (1.40%) WCAG
3 11 (0.64%) GDPR
4 3 (0.17%) MiFID
4 3 (0.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.12%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.058%) GxP
6 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 303 (17.65%) Docker
2 8 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.35%) KVM
4 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.058%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 189 (11.01%) Kubernetes
2 59 (3.44%) Ansible
3 55 (3.20%) Puppet
4 42 (2.45%) Terraform
5 36 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (1.22%) Fortio
7 21 (1.22%) Istio
7 21 (1.22%) Kiali
8 9 (0.52%) Kibana
8 9 (0.52%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.47%) Grafana
10 7 (0.41%) Rancher
11 5 (0.29%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.12%) Graylog
13 2 (0.12%) HP Fortify
13 2 (0.12%) Packer
14 1 (0.058%) Consul
Vendors
1 133 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.25%) Oracle
3 33 (1.92%) Google
4 26 (1.51%) Adobe
5 19 (1.11%) Atlassian
5 19 (1.11%) IBM
6 13 (0.76%) Splunk
7 12 (0.70%) SAP
8 11 (0.64%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.47%) HP
9 8 (0.47%) VMware
9 8 (0.47%) Xceptor
10 6 (0.35%) Pega
10 6 (0.35%) webMethods
11 4 (0.23%) Cadence
11 4 (0.23%) Guidewire
11 4 (0.23%) Temenos
12 3 (0.17%) New Relic
12 3 (0.17%) PayPal
12 3 (0.17%) SaltStack