Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 79 113
Rank change year-on-year -36 +34 +6
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 492 417 774
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.99% 3.52% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.10% 17.20% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 392 389 677
10th Percentile £35,075 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,188 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £73,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 3,756 2,425 5,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.80% 20.46% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,630 2,100 4,814
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £31,843
25th Percentile £42,000 £39,938 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £74,500 £73,750
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -12 173 £50,000 -4.76% 30
Hampshire -56 136 £47,500 +8.57% 19
Berkshire +19 134 £50,000 -13.04% 15
East Sussex -11 72 £47,500 - 5
Surrey -15 72 £52,500 -8.70% 8
West Sussex -14 35 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire -27 28 £47,500 - 9
Oxfordshire -29 11 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Kent -28 5 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £33,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 381 (77.44%) Test Automation
2 288 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (52.85%) QA
4 236 (47.97%) C#
5 193 (39.23%) TDD
6 161 (32.72%) Software Testing
7 157 (31.91%) SQL
8 145 (29.47%) JavaScript
9 140 (28.46%) Degree
10 136 (27.64%) BDD
10 136 (27.64%) DevOps
11 132 (26.83%) Java
12 128 (26.02%) SpecFlow
13 116 (23.58%) Cucumber
14 114 (23.17%) Jenkins
15 109 (22.15%) Computer Science
16 105 (21.34%) Azure
17 104 (21.14%) WebDriver
17 104 (21.14%) .NET
18 97 (19.72%) Git (software)
19 93 (18.90%) Social Skills
20 91 (18.50%) Docker
20 91 (18.50%) Kubernetes
21 84 (17.07%) Mentoring
22 82 (16.67%) Scrum
23 80 (16.26%) Finance
23 80 (16.26%) Manual Testing
24 78 (15.85%) Regression Testing
25 73 (14.84%) Python
25 73 (14.84%) SDLC

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 (5.89%) Cloud Foundry
1 29 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
1 29 (5.89%) GemFire
2 17 (3.46%) Confluence
3 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.61%) Apache
4 3 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 105 (21.34%) Azure
2 68 (13.82%) AWS
3 37 (7.52%) GitHub
4 34 (6.91%) SaaS
5 32 (6.50%) PaaS
6 9 (1.83%) GCP
7 7 (1.42%) BrowserStack
8 6 (1.22%) BlazeMeter
9 5 (1.02%) NuGet
10 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.81%) Serverless
11 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (0.61%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.89%) Calico
2 11 (2.24%) HTTP
3 9 (1.83%) Internet
4 8 (1.63%) DNS
5 5 (1.02%) SMTP
6 4 (0.81%) H.323
6 4 (0.81%) Network Security
6 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.81%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.61%) SSH
7 3 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.41%) Intranet
9 1 (0.20%) Firewall
9 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.20%) Skype
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.76%) NoSQL
2 47 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.93%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (5.69%) Oracle Database
5 20 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.05%) MySQL
7 9 (1.83%) Big Data
8 7 (1.42%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.22%) MS Access
9 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.41%) Redis
12 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.20%) HBase
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 128 (26.02%) SpecFlow
2 116 (23.58%) Cucumber
3 114 (23.17%) Jenkins
4 104 (21.14%) WebDriver
5 97 (19.72%) Git (software)
6 71 (14.43%) Postman
7 68 (13.82%) JIRA
8 48 (9.76%) NUnit
9 40 (8.13%) SoapUI
9 40 (8.13%) Visual Studio
10 34 (6.91%) JMeter
11 31 (6.30%) Protractor
12 30 (6.10%) Gradle
13 29 (5.89%) gulp
13 29 (5.89%) Sonatype Nexus
14 28 (5.69%) Appium
15 23 (4.67%) Cypress.io
15 23 (4.67%) Maven
16 22 (4.47%) JUnit
17 20 (4.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 93 (18.90%) Social Skills
2 80 (16.26%) Finance
3 43 (8.74%) Banking
4 36 (7.32%) Law
5 33 (6.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 29 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.66%) Organisational Skills
8 16 (3.25%) Automotive
9 12 (2.44%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.24%) Public Sector
11 10 (2.03%) Marketing
12 8 (1.63%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.22%) Electronics
14 4 (0.81%) Games
14 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.41%) Billing
15 2 (0.41%) Military
15 2 (0.41%) Retail
15 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.41%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 105 (21.34%) Tester
2 87 (17.68%) Developer
3 83 (16.87%) QA Engineer
4 80 (16.26%) Test Engineer
5 63 (12.80%) Software Developer
6 61 (12.40%) Analyst
7 56 (11.38%) Automation Tester
8 53 (10.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 51 (10.37%) Test Analyst
10 38 (7.72%) Automation Test Lead
10 38 (7.72%) Test Leader
11 37 (7.52%) QA Automation Engineer
12 36 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
12 36 (7.32%) Software Tester
13 31 (6.30%) .NET Developer
14 26 (5.28%) QA Leader
15 25 (5.08%) QA Analyst
15 25 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
16 24 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
17 23 (4.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (21.14%) .NET
2 60 (12.20%) React
3 58 (11.79%) .NET Core
4 54 (10.98%) Gherkin
5 46 (9.35%) AngularJS
5 46 (9.35%) RESTful
6 43 (8.74%) REST
6 43 (8.74%) Spring
7 42 (8.54%) Vue.js
8 41 (8.33%) Web Services
9 38 (7.72%) SOAP
10 37 (7.52%) Node.js
11 31 (6.30%) Kafka
11 31 (6.30%) RabbitMQ
12 30 (6.10%) CSS
12 30 (6.10%) J2EE
12 30 (6.10%) Spring Boot
13 29 (5.89%) Elastic Stack
13 29 (5.89%) Spring Integration
13 29 (5.89%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.72%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.25%) User Experience
4 13 (2.64%) LIMS
5 11 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.42%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (0.81%) Life Science
8 4 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.20%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.20%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.66%) Linux
2 8 (1.63%) Android
2 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.22%) Windows
4 3 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (77.44%) Test Automation
2 288 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (39.23%) TDD
4 161 (32.72%) Software Testing
5 136 (27.64%) BDD
5 136 (27.64%) DevOps
6 109 (22.15%) Computer Science
7 84 (17.07%) Mentoring
8 82 (16.67%) Scrum
9 80 (16.26%) Manual Testing
10 78 (15.85%) Regression Testing
11 73 (14.84%) API Testing
11 73 (14.84%) SDLC
12 72 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
13 71 (14.43%) Scenario Testing
14 63 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (12.80%) Test Scripting
15 62 (12.60%) Test Strategy
16 53 (10.77%) Project Management
17 50 (10.16%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (47.97%) C#
2 157 (31.91%) SQL
3 145 (29.47%) JavaScript
4 132 (26.83%) Java
5 73 (14.84%) Python
6 46 (9.35%) Bash Shell
7 23 (4.67%) Ruby
8 18 (3.66%) Go
8 18 (3.66%) PHP
8 18 (3.66%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.66%) TypeScript
9 14 (2.85%) Java 8
10 7 (1.42%) C
10 7 (1.42%) Scala
11 6 (1.22%) VBScript
11 6 (1.22%) XPath
12 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.41%) C++
13 2 (0.41%) Perl
13 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (28.46%) Degree
2 69 (14.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (8.54%) ISTQB
4 41 (8.33%) ISEB
5 30 (6.10%) OCP
5 30 (6.10%) Oracle Certification
6 28 (5.69%) Security Cleared
7 25 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 22 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.02%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (52.85%) QA
2 29 (5.89%) SLA
3 15 (3.05%) Accessibility
4 4 (0.81%) WCAG
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 91 (18.50%) Docker
2 29 (5.89%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.81%) KVM
3 4 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 91 (18.50%) Kubernetes
2 39 (7.93%) Ansible
3 35 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (5.89%) Grafana
4 29 (5.89%) Kibana
5 21 (4.27%) Puppet
6 11 (2.24%) Terraform
7 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.41%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.41%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 58 (11.79%) Oracle
2 38 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.66%) PayPal
4 13 (2.64%) Atlassian
5 10 (2.03%) SAP
6 8 (1.63%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.22%) SaltStack
8 5 (1.02%) Xceptor
9 4 (0.81%) HP
9 4 (0.81%) Mercator
9 4 (0.81%) VMware
10 3 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe
11 1 (0.20%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.20%) Apple
11 1 (0.20%) CA
11 1 (0.20%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.20%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.20%) hybris