Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 80 109
Rank change year-on-year -24 +29 +20
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 579 286 747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.22% 3.56% 2.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.18% 17.34% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 479 275 663
10th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 4,082 1,649 5,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.73% 20.55% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 1,436 4,338
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +2.80% +7.00%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the South East.

Salary trend for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 20 October 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
Thames Valley -21 203 £50,000 - 22
Hampshire -36 202 £55,000 +22.22% 30
Berkshire -4 159 £50,000 -2.44% 11
East Sussex -13 65 £45,375 -9.25% 6
West Sussex -13 50 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -41 47 £55,000 +7.32% 15
Buckinghamshire -43 28 £42,500 - 9
Oxfordshire -31 16 £46,250 -15.91% 2
Kent -34 5 £55,000 -42.11% 2
Isle of Wight - 3 £30,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £50,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 462 (79.79%) Test Automation
2 329 (56.82%) QA
3 321 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (48.88%) C#
5 203 (35.06%) Software Testing
6 197 (34.02%) TDD
7 158 (27.29%) JavaScript
8 157 (27.12%) SpecFlow
9 155 (26.77%) SQL
10 150 (25.91%) BDD
11 146 (25.22%) .NET
12 140 (24.18%) DevOps
13 136 (23.49%) Degree
14 132 (22.80%) Cucumber
15 130 (22.45%) Java
16 117 (20.21%) WebDriver
17 111 (19.17%) Docker
18 108 (18.65%) Computer Science
19 107 (18.48%) Manual Testing
20 105 (18.13%) Kubernetes
21 104 (17.96%) Azure
22 103 (17.79%) Git (software)
23 92 (15.89%) Jenkins
23 92 (15.89%) Social Skills
24 90 (15.54%) Regression Testing
24 90 (15.54%) Scrum
25 86 (14.85%) Mentoring
26 84 (14.51%) Postman
27 79 (13.64%) API Testing
28 78 (13.47%) Python

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 29 (5.01%) Cloud Foundry
1 29 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
1 29 (5.01%) GemFire
2 20 (3.45%) Confluence
3 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.17%) Kentico
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 104 (17.96%) Azure
2 65 (11.23%) AWS
3 40 (6.91%) GitHub
3 40 (6.91%) SaaS
4 30 (5.18%) PaaS
5 7 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
6 6 (1.04%) GCP
6 6 (1.04%) NuGet
7 4 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.69%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.69%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (0.69%) Serverless
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.52%) Cloudflare
8 3 (0.52%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.01%) Calico
2 15 (2.59%) HTTP
3 10 (1.73%) Internet
4 9 (1.55%) DNS
5 6 (1.04%) SMTP
6 4 (0.69%) VoIP
7 3 (0.52%) AMQP
7 3 (0.52%) SSH
7 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.35%) H.323
8 2 (0.35%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.17%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 39 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 17 (2.94%) MySQL
7 13 (2.25%) MS Access
8 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.86%) Big Data
11 4 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.69%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.52%) Redis
13 2 (0.35%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 157 (27.12%) SpecFlow
2 132 (22.80%) Cucumber
3 117 (20.21%) WebDriver
4 103 (17.79%) Git (software)
5 92 (15.89%) Jenkins
6 84 (14.51%) Postman
7 77 (13.30%) JIRA
8 52 (8.98%) SoapUI
9 34 (5.87%) JUnit
9 34 (5.87%) Protractor
10 32 (5.53%) JMeter
11 31 (5.35%) NUnit
11 31 (5.35%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (5.18%) Gradle
13 29 (5.01%) gulp
14 28 (4.84%) Cypress.io
15 25 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (3.63%) TestNG
16 21 (3.63%) Visual Studio
17 18 (3.11%) Jasmine
General
1 92 (15.89%) Social Skills
2 74 (12.78%) Finance
3 39 (6.74%) Law
4 37 (6.39%) Banking
5 36 (6.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 26 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.11%) Organisational Skills
7 18 (3.11%) Retail
8 16 (2.76%) Automotive
9 15 (2.59%) Electronics
10 13 (2.25%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.90%) Games
12 10 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.73%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.55%) Marketing
14 5 (0.86%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.69%) Legal
16 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.35%) Military
17 2 (0.35%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 123 (21.24%) Tester
2 113 (19.52%) Developer
3 97 (16.75%) Test Engineer
4 96 (16.58%) QA Engineer
5 75 (12.95%) Software Developer
6 71 (12.26%) Analyst
7 63 (10.88%) Test Analyst
8 56 (9.67%) Test Automation Engineer
9 48 (8.29%) Automation Tester
10 47 (8.12%) Software Tester
11 41 (7.08%) Developer in Test
12 36 (6.22%) QA Automation Engineer
13 33 (5.70%) QA Analyst
14 32 (5.53%) Test Leader
15 31 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
16 29 (5.01%) .NET Developer
16 29 (5.01%) Automation Test Lead
16 29 (5.01%) QA Test Analyst
17 28 (4.84%) QA Leader
18 24 (4.15%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (25.22%) .NET
2 71 (12.26%) .NET Core
3 69 (11.92%) React
4 59 (10.19%) RESTful
5 57 (9.84%) Gherkin
6 52 (8.98%) AngularJS
6 52 (8.98%) Web Services
7 42 (7.25%) REST
8 41 (7.08%) Node.js
8 41 (7.08%) Spring
9 39 (6.74%) HTML
9 39 (6.74%) Vue.js
10 35 (6.04%) SOAP
11 33 (5.70%) Kafka
11 33 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
11 33 (5.70%) XML
12 32 (5.53%) CSS
13 31 (5.35%) Spring Boot
14 30 (5.18%) WireMock
15 29 (5.01%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
2 23 (3.97%) Mobile App
2 23 (3.97%) User Experience
3 12 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.04%) LIMS
6 5 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.69%) Life Science
7 4 (0.69%) NHS
8 3 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.52%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (0.52%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.35%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.35%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.45%) Linux
2 7 (1.21%) Windows
3 4 (0.69%) Unix
4 2 (0.35%) Android
4 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (79.79%) Test Automation
2 321 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (35.06%) Software Testing
4 197 (34.02%) TDD
5 150 (25.91%) BDD
6 140 (24.18%) DevOps
7 108 (18.65%) Computer Science
8 107 (18.48%) Manual Testing
9 90 (15.54%) Regression Testing
9 90 (15.54%) Scrum
10 86 (14.85%) Mentoring
11 79 (13.64%) API Testing
12 70 (12.09%) Scenario Testing
13 69 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
14 66 (11.40%) SDLC
15 64 (11.05%) Test Scripting
16 56 (9.67%) User Stories
17 55 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (9.50%) SDET
18 50 (8.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 283 (48.88%) C#
2 158 (27.29%) JavaScript
3 155 (26.77%) SQL
4 130 (22.45%) Java
5 78 (13.47%) Python
6 61 (10.54%) Bash Shell
7 33 (5.70%) PowerShell
8 27 (4.66%) Ruby
9 19 (3.28%) PHP
10 18 (3.11%) Go
11 15 (2.59%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.55%) C
13 7 (1.21%) Java 8
14 4 (0.69%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.69%) Scala
14 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.35%) Groovy
16 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 136 (23.49%) Degree
2 68 (11.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (8.81%) ISTQB
4 46 (7.94%) ISEB
5 40 (6.91%) Security Cleared
6 33 (5.70%) OCP
6 33 (5.70%) Oracle Certification
7 31 (5.35%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.86%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (56.82%) QA
2 29 (5.01%) SLA
3 14 (2.42%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 111 (19.17%) Docker
2 30 (5.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.35%) Firmware
3 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) KVM
3 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 105 (18.13%) Kubernetes
2 36 (6.22%) Ansible
3 34 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (5.35%) Terraform
5 29 (5.01%) Grafana
5 29 (5.01%) Kibana
6 16 (2.76%) Puppet
7 7 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.52%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (10.02%) Oracle
2 41 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.11%) PayPal
4 14 (2.42%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.73%) SAP
6 8 (1.38%) HP
7 4 (0.69%) BroadSoft
7 4 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (0.69%) Cisco
7 4 (0.69%) Cognizant
8 3 (0.52%) Mercator
8 3 (0.52%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.52%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.35%) VMware
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe
10 1 (0.17%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.17%) CA
10 1 (0.17%) CollabNet