Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 72 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +52
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 112 102 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.95% 3.18% 3.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.18% 15.69% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 152
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,313
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,063 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -2.86%
75th Percentile £55,375 £52,500 £49,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £56,250 £60,671
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 692 650 1,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.20% 20.26% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 470 425 923
10th Percentile £34,225 £33,600 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,750 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £60,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Scotland.

Salary trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

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 15 May 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
Edinburgh +24 65 £45,000 +9.09% 5
Glasgow -31 21 £40,000 -
Dundee -3 6 £52,000 -0.95%
South Lanarkshire -1 3 £40,000 +18.52%
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Aberdeen -1 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 15 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 95 (84.82%) Test Automation
2 75 (66.96%) C#
3 72 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (48.21%) Software Testing
5 49 (43.75%) Mobile App
6 48 (42.86%) Marketing
7 47 (41.96%) SDLC
8 46 (41.07%) Azure
9 45 (40.18%) EPoS
10 40 (35.71%) WebDriver
10 40 (35.71%) DevOps
11 38 (33.93%) QA
12 37 (33.04%) Microsoft
12 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
13 35 (31.25%) BDD
14 33 (29.46%) SDET
14 33 (29.46%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (28.57%) TDD
16 31 (27.68%) ISTQB
17 30 (26.79%) Regression Testing
18 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
19 27 (24.11%) Continuous Improvement
20 26 (23.21%) SpecFlow
20 26 (23.21%) NUnit
21 25 (22.32%) Management Information System
21 25 (22.32%) ISEB
21 25 (22.32%) Java
21 25 (22.32%) MSTest
21 25 (22.32%) Load Testing
21 25 (22.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 5 (4.46%) Confluence
2 3 (2.68%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 46 (41.07%) Azure
2 12 (10.71%) AWS
3 5 (4.46%) GCP
3 5 (4.46%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Stackdriver
5 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.68%) Big Data
3 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (35.71%) WebDriver
2 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
3 26 (23.21%) NUnit
3 26 (23.21%) SpecFlow
4 25 (22.32%) MSTest
5 24 (21.43%) Postman
6 20 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (15.18%) Jenkins
8 12 (10.71%) Cypress.io
9 11 (9.82%) JMeter
10 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
11 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
12 8 (7.14%) NeoLoad
13 7 (6.25%) JIRA
14 6 (5.36%) Appium
14 6 (5.36%) Gradle
14 6 (5.36%) JUnit
14 6 (5.36%) Maven
15 5 (4.46%) HP UFT
15 5 (4.46%) SilkPerformer
General
1 48 (42.86%) Marketing
2 25 (22.32%) Influencing Skills
2 25 (22.32%) Organisational Skills
3 21 (18.75%) Finance
4 15 (13.39%) Social Skills
5 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.57%) Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Test Engineer
2 32 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 31 (27.68%) Tester
4 27 (24.11%) Software Engineer
5 24 (21.43%) Automation Tester
5 24 (21.43%) Development Engineer
5 24 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
5 24 (21.43%) Software Development Engineer
5 24 (21.43%) Test Development Engineer
6 20 (17.86%) Developer
7 16 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Development Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Tester
9 11 (9.82%) Senior Automation Tester
10 8 (7.14%) Applications Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 7 (6.25%) Developer in Test
11 7 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Swagger
2 11 (9.82%) .NET
2 11 (9.82%) RESTful
3 9 (8.04%) Web Services
4 8 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 8 (7.14%) Ajax
4 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (7.14%) jQuery
4 8 (7.14%) WebdriverIO
5 7 (6.25%) REST
6 6 (5.36%) Spring
7 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.57%) JSON
7 4 (3.57%) XML
8 3 (2.68%) CSS
8 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.68%) JSP
8 3 (2.68%) Servlets
8 3 (2.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 45 (40.18%) EPoS
3 25 (22.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.68%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Android
2 7 (6.25%) Linux
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (84.82%) Test Automation
2 72 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (48.21%) Software Testing
4 47 (41.96%) SDLC
5 40 (35.71%) DevOps
6 35 (31.25%) BDD
7 33 (29.46%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (29.46%) SDET
8 32 (28.57%) TDD
9 30 (26.79%) Regression Testing
10 27 (24.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (22.32%) Load Testing
12 18 (16.07%) Coaching
13 12 (10.71%) API Testing
13 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (8.04%) Performance Testing
16 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
16 8 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
16 8 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 75 (66.96%) C#
2 25 (22.32%) Java
3 24 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.54%) SQL
5 12 (10.71%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.93%) Python
7 8 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) ISTQB
2 25 (22.32%) ISEB
2 25 (22.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
4 14 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) Degree
6 5 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.79%) Ansible
2 2 (1.79%) Salt
2 2 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.46%) Google
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle
4 2 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (0.89%) HP
5 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software