Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 81 96
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 +40
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 156 174 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.90% 3.14% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.99% 14.88% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 79 69
Scotland median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% +2.56% -13.33%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,500 £30,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -

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 1,301 1,169 1,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.16% 21.13% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 843 647 606
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +8 95 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Glasgow -25 47 £40,000 -20.00% 8
West Lothian -15 5 £50,000 +13.64%
Dundee - 4 £55,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £35,500 -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 118 (75.64%) Test Automation
2 88 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (44.87%) Java
3 70 (44.87%) SQL
4 67 (42.95%) QA
5 61 (39.10%) Cucumber
6 53 (33.97%) C#
7 45 (28.85%) Scrum
8 44 (28.21%) Python
9 43 (27.56%) JavaScript
10 41 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (23.72%) BDD
12 36 (23.08%) ISTQB
13 34 (21.79%) SpecFlow
13 34 (21.79%) Functional Testing
14 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
15 29 (18.59%) Finance
16 28 (17.95%) TDD
16 28 (17.95%) HTML
16 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
16 28 (17.95%) Software Testing
17 26 (16.67%) .NET
17 26 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (16.03%) DevOps
18 25 (16.03%) JUnit
18 25 (16.03%) Test Scripting
19 24 (15.38%) SDLC
20 23 (14.74%) Jenkins
20 23 (14.74%) Unix
21 22 (14.10%) CSS

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 12 (7.69%) Confluence
2 11 (7.05%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.49%) JBoss
4 6 (3.85%) Jetty
5 5 (3.21%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.21%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.77%) Slack
3 4 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.28%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.64%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) GitHub
5 1 (0.64%) npm
5 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) AMQP
2 1 (0.64%) DSL
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.10%) MongoDB
2 22 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.77%) MySQL
5 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.77%) SQLite
6 7 (4.49%) DB2
7 5 (3.21%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.56%) Redis
9 3 (1.92%) Riak
10 2 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 61 (39.10%) Cucumber
2 34 (21.79%) SpecFlow
3 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
4 25 (16.03%) JUnit
5 23 (14.74%) Jenkins
6 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
7 17 (10.90%) WebDriver
8 16 (10.26%) Protractor
8 16 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (9.62%) Appium
9 15 (9.62%) JIRA
10 13 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (7.69%) Ranorex
12 11 (7.05%) FitNesse
13 10 (6.41%) Maven
14 9 (5.77%) Bitbucket
14 9 (5.77%) git-flow
15 8 (5.13%) TestNG
16 7 (4.49%) Bugzilla
16 7 (4.49%) Jasmine
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Retail
3 6 (3.85%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.56%) Electronics
4 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (26.92%) Tester
2 36 (23.08%) Developer
3 27 (17.31%) Automation Tester
4 22 (14.10%) Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Test Engineer
6 20 (12.82%) QA Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 16 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 12 (7.69%) Lead Developer
9 12 (7.69%) Software Tester
9 12 (7.69%) Technical Developer
10 11 (7.05%) DevOps Developer
11 10 (6.41%) Java Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (5.77%) QA Automation Engineer
12 9 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.95%) HTML
2 26 (16.67%) .NET
3 22 (14.10%) CSS
4 15 (9.62%) AngularJS
4 15 (9.62%) HTML5
4 15 (9.62%) React
4 15 (9.62%) RESTful
5 13 (8.33%) jQuery
5 13 (8.33%) Spring
6 12 (7.69%) Gherkin
6 12 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 12 (7.69%) Node.js
7 11 (7.05%) XML
8 9 (5.77%) CSS3
8 9 (5.77%) LESS
9 7 (4.49%) JSON
9 7 (4.49%) REST
9 7 (4.49%) Spring Boot
10 6 (3.85%) Web Services
11 5 (3.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 12 (7.69%) User Experience
2 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.28%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.28%) Xbox
8 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.74%) Unix
2 13 (8.33%) Linux
3 8 (5.13%) Android
3 8 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.28%) Windows
5 1 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (75.64%) Test Automation
2 88 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (28.85%) Scrum
4 41 (26.28%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (23.72%) BDD
6 34 (21.79%) Functional Testing
7 28 (17.95%) Software Testing
7 28 (17.95%) TDD
8 26 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (16.03%) DevOps
9 25 (16.03%) Test Scripting
10 24 (15.38%) SDLC
11 22 (14.10%) Manual Testing
12 21 (13.46%) API Testing
13 20 (12.82%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.90%) Test Strategy
15 16 (10.26%) Analytics
15 16 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (9.62%) Defect Management
16 15 (9.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.87%) Java
1 70 (44.87%) SQL
2 53 (33.97%) C#
3 44 (28.21%) Python
4 43 (27.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
6 12 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.77%) ES6
7 9 (5.77%) Java 8
8 7 (4.49%) Ruby
9 4 (2.56%) Perl
9 4 (2.56%) PHP
10 2 (1.28%) Groovy
10 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.64%) Jython
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 16 (10.26%) Degree
3 13 (8.33%) ISEB
4 10 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (42.95%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.85%) Puppet
3 5 (3.21%) Ansible
4 4 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.92%) Cobbler
5 3 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.77%) IBM
4 7 (4.49%) Sybase
5 6 (3.85%) Cognizant
5 6 (3.85%) Oracle
6 4 (2.56%) SAP
6 4 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.92%) Informatica
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter
8 1 (0.64%) VMware