Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South East
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 112 113
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 427 640 720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.69% 2.85% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.65% 14.48% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 430 609 652
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 2,289 4,420 5,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.76% 19.70% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,966 3,706 4,752
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% +0.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +40 155 £50,000 -3.85% 23
Berkshire +53 117 £50,000 -13.04% 15
West Sussex +20 86 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire +12 85 £45,000 - 2
East Sussex +41 55 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Surrey -6 42 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Oxfordshire +33 25 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Kent +25 5 £32,500 -38.10% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 323 (75.64%) Test Automation
2 237 (55.50%) QA
3 234 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (51.76%) C#
5 154 (36.07%) BDD
6 117 (27.40%) TDD
7 114 (26.70%) .NET
7 114 (26.70%) SpecFlow
8 109 (25.53%) SQL
9 107 (25.06%) JavaScript
10 103 (24.12%) Degree
11 102 (23.89%) WebDriver
12 99 (23.19%) Java
13 98 (22.95%) Docker
14 95 (22.25%) Gherkin
14 95 (22.25%) Git (software)
15 80 (18.74%) Cucumber
16 79 (18.50%) Azure
17 77 (18.03%) DevOps
18 76 (17.80%) Scrum
19 71 (16.63%) TypeScript
20 68 (15.93%) API Testing
21 67 (15.69%) Computer Science
22 66 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (15.46%) Jenkins
23 65 (15.22%) Postman
24 63 (14.75%) React
25 61 (14.29%) SQL Server
26 59 (13.82%) Scenario Testing
27 58 (13.58%) Computer Science Degree

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 14 (3.28%) Confluence
2 13 (3.04%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.81%) Apache
3 12 (2.81%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.58%) JBoss
5 10 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 79 (18.50%) Azure
2 34 (7.96%) AWS
3 20 (4.68%) BrowserStack
4 17 (3.98%) GCP
5 7 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.94%) Yarn
7 3 (0.70%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.47%) SaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.23%) Google Sheets
9 1 (0.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.88%) Skype
2 13 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.34%) HTTP
4 8 (1.87%) Intranet
5 7 (1.64%) H.323
5 7 (1.64%) Network Security
6 6 (1.41%) SSL
6 6 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.30%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.62%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.98%) MySQL
4 17 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.75%) Redis
6 10 (2.34%) Big Data
7 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) HBase
9 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 114 (26.70%) SpecFlow
2 102 (23.89%) WebDriver
3 95 (22.25%) Git (software)
4 80 (18.74%) Cucumber
5 66 (15.46%) Jenkins
6 65 (15.22%) Postman
7 37 (8.67%) JIRA
8 34 (7.96%) Appium
9 28 (6.56%) Visual Studio
10 25 (5.85%) JUnit
11 24 (5.62%) NUnit
12 22 (5.15%) TeamCity
13 21 (4.92%) IntelliJ
13 21 (4.92%) JMeter
14 18 (4.22%) SoapUI
15 16 (3.75%) Eclipse
15 16 (3.75%) Maven
16 13 (3.04%) PHPUnit
16 13 (3.04%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (2.81%) TestNG
General
1 58 (13.58%) Finance
2 14 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (1.87%) Automotive
3 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.64%) Banking
4 7 (1.64%) Law
4 7 (1.64%) Marketing
5 5 (1.17%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 100 (23.42%) QA Engineer
1 100 (23.42%) Test Engineer
2 93 (21.78%) Developer
3 81 (18.97%) Analyst
4 79 (18.50%) Test Analyst
5 67 (15.69%) Tester
6 60 (14.05%) QA Analyst
7 59 (13.82%) Software Developer
8 58 (13.58%) QA Test Analyst
9 54 (12.65%) Test Automation Engineer
10 47 (11.01%) Automation Tester
11 44 (10.30%) Automation Test Analyst
12 36 (8.43%) Senior Developer
13 35 (8.20%) QA Automation Analyst
14 34 (7.96%) QA Test Engineer
15 27 (6.32%) Senior Software Developer
16 24 (5.62%) .NET Developer
16 24 (5.62%) QA Leader
17 23 (5.39%) .NET Software Developer
18 22 (5.15%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (26.70%) .NET
2 95 (22.25%) Gherkin
3 63 (14.75%) React
4 55 (12.88%) Vue.js
5 46 (10.77%) .NET Core
6 39 (9.13%) HTML
7 37 (8.67%) RESTful
8 36 (8.43%) CSS
9 22 (5.15%) HTML5
9 22 (5.15%) SOAP
10 21 (4.92%) REST
11 20 (4.68%) JSON
11 20 (4.68%) XML
12 19 (4.45%) Spring
13 16 (3.75%) WebdriverIO
14 15 (3.51%) AngularJS
15 14 (3.28%) .NET Framework
16 11 (2.58%) EJB
16 11 (2.58%) Hibernate
16 11 (2.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
1 14 (3.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.11%) LIMS
4 7 (1.64%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.17%) RIA
6 4 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.70%) User Experience
8 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.23%) AS400
8 1 (0.23%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.73%) Linux
2 29 (6.79%) Android
2 29 (6.79%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.75%) Unix
4 11 (2.58%) Windows
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (75.64%) Test Automation
2 234 (54.80%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (36.07%) BDD
4 117 (27.40%) TDD
5 77 (18.03%) DevOps
6 76 (17.80%) Scrum
7 68 (15.93%) API Testing
8 67 (15.69%) Computer Science
9 66 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (13.82%) Scenario Testing
11 57 (13.35%) Mentoring
12 54 (12.65%) Test Scripting
13 50 (11.71%) QA Automation
14 47 (11.01%) Software Engineering
15 43 (10.07%) Mathematics
15 43 (10.07%) Physics
16 41 (9.60%) Manual Testing
17 35 (8.20%) Regression Testing
17 35 (8.20%) Software Testing
18 32 (7.49%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 221 (51.76%) C#
2 109 (25.53%) SQL
3 107 (25.06%) JavaScript
4 99 (23.19%) Java
5 71 (16.63%) TypeScript
6 40 (9.37%) Python
7 19 (4.45%) PHP
8 13 (3.04%) Scala
9 8 (1.87%) Java 8
10 7 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.64%) C
11 6 (1.41%) Perl
12 4 (0.94%) C++
12 4 (0.94%) Go
12 4 (0.94%) Ruby
12 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.94%) VBScript
13 3 (0.70%) ES6
13 3 (0.70%) XPath
14 2 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (24.12%) Degree
2 58 (13.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (13.35%) ISTQB
4 38 (8.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (8.67%) ISEB
6 8 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.94%) HND
8 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (55.50%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.47%) PMO
2 2 (0.47%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 98 (22.95%) Docker
2 7 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.64%) KVM
2 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (13.35%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (2.81%) Puppet
4 4 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.47%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.58%) Adobe
2 11 (2.58%) Google
3 9 (2.11%) Oracle
4 7 (1.64%) VMware
5 6 (1.41%) webMethods
5 6 (1.41%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.41%) Xceptor
6 3 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.23%) hybris
7 1 (0.23%) Mercator
7 1 (0.23%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (0.23%) Progress
7 1 (0.23%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.23%) SAP
7 1 (0.23%) Workday