Period
to 16 July 2018

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

Selenium
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 108 139
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 +2
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 862 872 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.82% 2.91% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.18% 14.80% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 756 834 850
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £61,000 £57,500
England 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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6,538 5,890 6,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.41% 19.69% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5,697 5,198 6,079
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,625 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Thames Valley -9 337 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Hampshire -24 205 £42,000 +5.00% 27
Oxfordshire +46 154 £52,500 +5.00% 15
Surrey +38 144 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Berkshire -25 131 £45,000 -5.26% 11
West Sussex +30 89 £45,000 -11.76% 3
East Sussex -31 57 £45,000 +35.34% 6
Buckinghamshire -53 52 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Kent +1 17 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Isle of Wight - 8 £30,000 -
Sussex -20 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 679 (78.77%) Test Automation
2 663 (76.91%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (46.06%) QA
4 352 (40.84%) Java
5 298 (34.57%) Scrum
6 296 (34.34%) C#
7 277 (32.13%) WebDriver
8 257 (29.81%) SQL
9 236 (27.38%) BDD
10 232 (26.91%) Jenkins
11 227 (26.33%) TDD
12 223 (25.87%) JIRA
13 218 (25.29%) Cucumber
14 202 (23.43%) JavaScript
15 185 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
16 184 (21.35%) Web Services
17 152 (17.63%) Degree
18 144 (16.71%) Software Testing
18 144 (16.71%) Manual Testing
19 130 (15.08%) SDLC
20 129 (14.97%) Confluence
21 126 (14.62%) .NET
21 126 (14.62%) SpecFlow
22 124 (14.39%) ISTQB
23 122 (14.15%) Regression Testing
24 119 (13.81%) Git (software)
25 118 (13.69%) Test Scripting
26 113 (13.11%) Finance
27 112 (12.99%) REST
28 111 (12.88%) Test Strategy

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 129 (14.97%) Confluence
2 52 (6.03%) JBoss
3 27 (3.13%) Apache
4 17 (1.97%) CMS
5 13 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.39%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.35%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.35%) SAS
13 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.23%) IIS
14 1 (0.12%) CICS
14 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (6.26%) GitHub
3 52 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (4.87%) SaaS
5 13 (1.51%) PaaS
6 12 (1.39%) Asana
6 12 (1.39%) IaaS
7 9 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.35%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.12%) Datadog
10 1 (0.12%) G Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) NuGet
10 1 (0.12%) Office 365
10 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.16%) Network Security
2 7 (0.81%) VoIP
3 5 (0.58%) SSL
4 4 (0.46%) ATM
5 3 (0.35%) Internet
6 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.23%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.12%) Broadband
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) Firewall
7 1 (0.12%) HTTP
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) SSH
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
7 1 (0.12%) WebEx
7 1 (0.12%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.64%) MySQL
3 27 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 24 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 18 (2.09%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.28%) Big Data
9 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.46%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.23%) DB2
12 2 (0.23%) Redis
12 2 (0.23%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 277 (32.13%) WebDriver
2 232 (26.91%) Jenkins
3 223 (25.87%) JIRA
4 218 (25.29%) Cucumber
5 126 (14.62%) SpecFlow
6 119 (13.81%) Git (software)
7 107 (12.41%) SoapUI
8 98 (11.37%) JMeter
9 70 (8.12%) HP UFT
10 67 (7.77%) JUnit
11 64 (7.42%) NUnit
12 51 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 47 (5.45%) Visual Studio
14 40 (4.64%) Subversion
15 36 (4.18%) Maven
16 33 (3.83%) Jasmine
17 23 (2.67%) Eclipse
17 23 (2.67%) LoadRunner
17 23 (2.67%) Robot Framework
18 22 (2.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 113 (13.11%) Finance
2 39 (4.52%) Retail
3 21 (2.44%) Back Office
3 21 (2.44%) Banking
4 17 (1.97%) Marketing
5 11 (1.28%) Games
6 6 (0.70%) Avionics
6 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.58%) Automotive
7 5 (0.58%) Electronics
8 4 (0.46%) Advertising
8 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.23%) Billing
9 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.23%) Law
9 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 198 (22.97%) Tester
2 191 (22.16%) Analyst
3 183 (21.23%) Test Engineer
4 177 (20.53%) Developer
5 161 (18.68%) Automation Tester
6 151 (17.52%) Test Analyst
7 129 (14.97%) QA Engineer
8 99 (11.48%) QA Analyst
8 99 (11.48%) Test Automation Engineer
9 81 (9.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 70 (8.12%) Software Test Engineer
11 68 (7.89%) Java Developer
12 63 (7.31%) QA Test Analyst
13 62 (7.19%) Selenium Tester
14 60 (6.96%) QA Automation Engineer
15 59 (6.84%) QA Tester
16 56 (6.50%) QA Test Engineer
17 54 (6.26%) Senior Developer
18 53 (6.15%) QA Automation Tester
18 53 (6.15%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (21.35%) Web Services
2 126 (14.62%) .NET
3 112 (12.99%) REST
4 110 (12.76%) AngularJS
5 100 (11.60%) HTML
6 85 (9.86%) Spring
7 80 (9.28%) Gherkin
8 76 (8.82%) CSS
9 65 (7.54%) RESTful
10 61 (7.08%) SOAP
11 48 (5.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 47 (5.45%) React
13 42 (4.87%) Node.js
14 37 (4.29%) JSON
15 36 (4.18%) Java EE
16 34 (3.94%) ASP.NET
16 34 (3.94%) XML
17 31 (3.60%) Natural Language Processing
18 30 (3.48%) WCF
19 25 (2.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.98%) User Experience
2 85 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 43 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.51%) Contactless
8 13 (1.51%) EMV
9 11 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.16%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.81%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.70%) Fintech
13 4 (0.46%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.46%) RIA
14 3 (0.35%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.35%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.23%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.23%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 94 (10.90%) Linux
2 68 (7.89%) Windows
3 32 (3.71%) Android
4 21 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.74%) CentOS
6 13 (1.51%) Unix
7 9 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.70%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (78.77%) Test Automation
2 663 (76.91%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (34.57%) Scrum
4 236 (27.38%) BDD
5 227 (26.33%) TDD
6 185 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (16.71%) Manual Testing
7 144 (16.71%) Software Testing
8 130 (15.08%) SDLC
9 122 (14.15%) Regression Testing
10 118 (13.69%) Test Scripting
11 111 (12.88%) Test Strategy
12 91 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
13 88 (10.21%) Kanban
14 83 (9.63%) Performance Testing
15 82 (9.51%) Exploratory Testing
16 79 (9.16%) Functional Testing
17 78 (9.05%) DevOps
18 77 (8.93%) Unit Testing
19 76 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 352 (40.84%) Java
2 296 (34.34%) C#
3 257 (29.81%) SQL
4 202 (23.43%) JavaScript
5 75 (8.70%) Python
6 49 (5.68%) Ruby
7 44 (5.10%) PHP
8 33 (3.83%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.78%) C++
10 14 (1.62%) Java 8
11 12 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.16%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.04%) C
13 9 (1.04%) Perl
14 8 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.81%) Scala
16 5 (0.58%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.58%) Delphi
16 5 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 152 (17.63%) Degree
2 124 (14.39%) ISTQB
3 91 (10.56%) ISEB
4 37 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (1.86%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.39%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.46%) PMP
10 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (46.06%) QA
2 9 (1.04%) PSD2
3 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (4.29%) Docker
2 10 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) Firmware
5 2 (0.23%) ACF2
5 2 (0.23%) RACF
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.12%) iptables
6 1 (0.12%) KVM
6 1 (0.12%) LXC
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (1.97%) Puppet
3 15 (1.74%) Ansible
4 14 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.46%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.12%) Fail2ban
7 1 (0.12%) Marathon
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) Nmap
7 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 81 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.45%) HP
3 38 (4.41%) Oracle
4 22 (2.55%) Atlassian
5 18 (2.09%) Google
6 15 (1.74%) VMware
7 13 (1.51%) Apple
7 13 (1.51%) PayPal
8 12 (1.39%) Assembla
9 10 (1.16%) IBM
10 9 (1.04%) Capita
11 8 (0.93%) Concur
11 8 (0.93%) SAP
11 8 (0.93%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.93%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.81%) Pega
12 7 (0.81%) Talend
13 6 (0.70%) Micro Focus
13 6 (0.70%) Twitter
14 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com