Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 74 78
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 188 175 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.57% 3.15% 2.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.01% 14.63% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 124 84 82
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,500 £31,025
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,342 1,196 1,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.48% 21.54% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 900 701 607
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% -5.29%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £59,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in Scotland.

Salary trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Edinburgh +13 116 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Glasgow +3 58 £40,000 -20.00% 9
West Lothian -13 5 £50,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire - 4 £35,250 -
Dundee - 3 £55,000 - 1
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 142 (75.53%) Test Automation
2 102 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (44.15%) Java
4 82 (43.62%) QA
5 81 (43.09%) SQL
6 71 (37.77%) C#
7 70 (37.23%) Cucumber
8 49 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (25.53%) JavaScript
9 48 (25.53%) Scrum
10 46 (24.47%) Python
10 46 (24.47%) SpecFlow
11 43 (22.87%) BDD
11 43 (22.87%) Visual Studio
11 43 (22.87%) Finance
12 41 (21.81%) Functional Testing
13 37 (19.68%) ISTQB
14 36 (19.15%) .NET
15 35 (18.62%) SQL Server
16 33 (17.55%) API Testing
17 30 (15.96%) DevOps
17 30 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
18 28 (14.89%) Test Scripting
18 28 (14.89%) SDLC
19 26 (13.83%) HTML
20 25 (13.30%) TDD
20 25 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (12.77%) Git (software)
21 24 (12.77%) Software Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (7.98%) Confluence
2 4 (2.13%) JBoss
2 4 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Jetty
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.38%) Slack
4 3 (1.60%) SaaS
5 2 (1.06%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.53%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.53%) GitHub
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 18 (9.57%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 14 (7.45%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.38%) MySQL
7 12 (6.38%) SQLite
8 5 (2.66%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.66%) DB2
9 4 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 70 (37.23%) Cucumber
2 46 (24.47%) SpecFlow
3 43 (22.87%) Visual Studio
4 25 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (12.77%) Git (software)
6 22 (11.70%) WebDriver
7 21 (11.17%) Jenkins
8 20 (10.64%) JUnit
9 19 (10.11%) Appium
9 19 (10.11%) Protractor
10 18 (9.57%) Ranorex
10 18 (9.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (7.98%) JIRA
12 12 (6.38%) Bitbucket
12 12 (6.38%) git-flow
13 8 (4.26%) FitNesse
14 7 (3.72%) TestNG
15 6 (3.19%) Ant
15 6 (3.19%) Maven
15 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (22.87%) Finance
2 11 (5.85%) Banking
3 8 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Electronics
5 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.60%) Legal
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (29.26%) Tester
2 47 (25.00%) Developer
3 37 (19.68%) Automation Tester
4 24 (12.77%) QA Engineer
5 22 (11.70%) Analyst
5 22 (11.70%) Test Analyst
6 21 (11.17%) Software Developer
6 21 (11.17%) Test Engineer
7 19 (10.11%) Senior Developer
8 18 (9.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 17 (9.04%) Test Automation Engineer
10 16 (8.51%) DevOps Developer
11 15 (7.98%) QA Automation Engineer
11 15 (7.98%) Senior DevOps
12 14 (7.45%) Technical Developer
13 13 (6.91%) Automation Engineer
13 13 (6.91%) Java Developer
14 12 (6.38%) .NET Developer
14 12 (6.38%) Lead Developer
14 12 (6.38%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.15%) .NET
2 26 (13.83%) HTML
3 23 (12.23%) CSS
3 23 (12.23%) Gherkin
3 23 (12.23%) React
4 22 (11.70%) AngularJS
5 17 (9.04%) jQuery
6 16 (8.51%) RESTful
7 15 (7.98%) Node.js
8 14 (7.45%) HTML5
9 12 (6.38%) CSS3
9 12 (6.38%) LESS
9 12 (6.38%) XML
10 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
10 10 (5.32%) JSON
10 10 (5.32%) REST
11 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (4.26%) Web Services
13 7 (3.72%) CGI
14 6 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.45%) User Experience
2 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.72%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.13%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
8 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.77%) Unix
2 12 (6.38%) Android
2 12 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (75.53%) Test Automation
2 102 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (25.53%) Scrum
5 43 (22.87%) BDD
6 41 (21.81%) Functional Testing
7 33 (17.55%) API Testing
8 30 (15.96%) DevOps
8 30 (15.96%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (14.89%) SDLC
9 28 (14.89%) Test Scripting
10 25 (13.30%) TDD
11 24 (12.77%) Software Testing
12 21 (11.17%) Manual Testing
13 20 (10.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 20 (10.64%) Release Management
14 19 (10.11%) Mentoring
14 19 (10.11%) Test Strategy
15 18 (9.57%) Decision-Making
16 17 (9.04%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 83 (44.15%) Java
2 81 (43.09%) SQL
3 71 (37.77%) C#
4 48 (25.53%) JavaScript
5 46 (24.47%) Python
6 20 (10.64%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.38%) ES6
8 6 (3.19%) Java 8
9 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.13%) Ruby
11 3 (1.60%) Perl
11 3 (1.60%) PHP
12 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.53%) C
13 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) ISTQB
2 15 (7.98%) Degree
3 12 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.32%) ISEB
5 4 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (43.62%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.60%) Terraform
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.32%) Atlassian
3 9 (4.79%) IBM
4 8 (4.26%) Cognizant
5 5 (2.66%) Sybase
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle
7 3 (1.60%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.53%) Twitter