Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South East
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 91 109
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 387 569 731
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.90% 3.22% 2.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.03% 15.76% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 339 525 620
10th Percentile £37,400 £31,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £56,563
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
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 2,758 3,610 5,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.63% 20.46% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,239 3,068 4,640
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,225
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
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 14 May 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 14 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
Thames Valley +20 144 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Berkshire +40 112 £50,000 -13.04% 15
Hampshire -37 68 £47,500 +5.56% 20
Surrey -14 64 £50,000 -16.67% 1
East Sussex +10 58 £50,000 +17.65% 4
West Sussex -10 51 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire 0 17 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -3 15 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Kent -8 4 £33,750 -30.77%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 South East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 297 (76.74%) Test Automation
2 226 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (55.56%) QA
4 192 (49.61%) C#
5 132 (34.11%) BDD
6 124 (32.04%) TDD
7 117 (30.23%) SQL
8 105 (27.13%) SpecFlow
9 104 (26.87%) Degree
10 100 (25.84%) JavaScript
11 95 (24.55%) Java
11 95 (24.55%) .NET
12 92 (23.77%) Software Testing
13 85 (21.96%) Azure
13 85 (21.96%) DevOps
14 81 (20.93%) Docker
15 80 (20.67%) WebDriver
15 80 (20.67%) Git (software)
16 78 (20.16%) Computer Science
16 78 (20.16%) Jenkins
16 78 (20.16%) Cucumber
17 72 (18.60%) Scrum
18 70 (18.09%) Postman
19 66 (17.05%) Gherkin
20 64 (16.54%) Social Skills
21 63 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
22 61 (15.76%) Finance
23 60 (15.50%) Computer Science Degree
24 59 (15.25%) React
25 58 (14.99%) Mentoring

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 12 (3.10%) Apache
1 12 (3.10%) Tomcat
1 12 (3.10%) WebLogic
2 11 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.84%) JBoss
3 8 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.07%) Confluence
3 8 (2.07%) GemFire
4 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 85 (21.96%) Azure
2 38 (9.82%) AWS
3 15 (3.88%) BrowserStack
4 12 (3.10%) SaaS
5 11 (2.84%) PaaS
6 10 (2.58%) GCP
6 10 (2.58%) GitHub
7 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.03%) NuGet
9 3 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.52%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.26%) Google Sheets
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.26%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.68%) Skype
2 11 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.07%) Calico
3 8 (2.07%) HTTP
4 6 (1.55%) H.323
4 6 (1.55%) Network Security
4 6 (1.55%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.29%) DNS
5 5 (1.29%) Intranet
5 5 (1.29%) SSL
6 3 (0.78%) SMTP
7 2 (0.52%) Internet
8 1 (0.26%) Firewall
8 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 34 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.20%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.10%) Big Data
7 11 (2.84%) Redis
8 9 (2.33%) MySQL
9 8 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.78%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.26%) HBase
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 105 (27.13%) SpecFlow
2 80 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 80 (20.67%) WebDriver
3 78 (20.16%) Cucumber
3 78 (20.16%) Jenkins
4 70 (18.09%) Postman
5 39 (10.08%) Visual Studio
6 37 (9.56%) JIRA
7 33 (8.53%) NUnit
8 32 (8.27%) Appium
9 25 (6.46%) JMeter
10 23 (5.94%) IntelliJ
11 21 (5.43%) JUnit
12 20 (5.17%) Maven
13 17 (4.39%) Eclipse
14 16 (4.13%) SoapUI
14 16 (4.13%) TeamCity
15 14 (3.62%) Cypress.io
16 12 (3.10%) Protractor
17 11 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (16.54%) Social Skills
2 61 (15.76%) Finance
3 21 (5.43%) Banking
4 17 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.39%) Law
5 14 (3.62%) Automotive
6 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.33%) Marketing
8 8 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.78%) Electronics
12 2 (0.52%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.26%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 87 (22.48%) Test Engineer
2 85 (21.96%) QA Engineer
3 77 (19.90%) Developer
4 71 (18.35%) Tester
5 55 (14.21%) Analyst
6 54 (13.95%) Software Developer
7 51 (13.18%) Test Automation Engineer
8 43 (11.11%) Test Analyst
9 41 (10.59%) Automation Tester
10 32 (8.27%) Automation Engineer
10 32 (8.27%) QA Automation Engineer
11 26 (6.72%) .NET Developer
11 26 (6.72%) QA Analyst
12 24 (6.20%) QA Leader
12 24 (6.20%) QA Test Analyst
13 23 (5.94%) Senior Developer
14 22 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
14 22 (5.68%) Senior Software Developer
15 21 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
16 19 (4.91%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (24.55%) .NET
2 66 (17.05%) Gherkin
3 59 (15.25%) React
4 48 (12.40%) .NET Core
5 44 (11.37%) Vue.js
6 37 (9.56%) REST
7 31 (8.01%) RESTful
7 31 (8.01%) SOAP
8 28 (7.24%) Spring
9 24 (6.20%) JSON
10 22 (5.68%) CSS
10 22 (5.68%) WebdriverIO
11 21 (5.43%) HTML
12 20 (5.17%) AngularJS
12 20 (5.17%) XML
13 18 (4.65%) J2EE
14 14 (3.62%) .NET Framework
15 13 (3.36%) HTML5
16 11 (2.84%) Hibernate
16 11 (2.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.68%) Mobile App
2 20 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.84%) LIMS
4 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.55%) Over-the-Top Content
4 6 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.26%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.26%) RIA
8 1 (0.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.20%) Linux
2 20 (5.17%) Android
2 20 (5.17%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.62%) Unix
4 3 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (76.74%) Test Automation
2 226 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (34.11%) BDD
4 124 (32.04%) TDD
5 92 (23.77%) Software Testing
6 85 (21.96%) DevOps
7 78 (20.16%) Computer Science
8 72 (18.60%) Scrum
9 63 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (14.99%) Mentoring
11 57 (14.73%) Test Scripting
12 55 (14.21%) API Testing
13 53 (13.70%) Scenario Testing
14 46 (11.89%) Fintech
15 45 (11.63%) Manual Testing
16 44 (11.37%) Regression Testing
17 41 (10.59%) Physics
17 41 (10.59%) Software Engineering
18 40 (10.34%) Mathematics
18 40 (10.34%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 192 (49.61%) C#
2 117 (30.23%) SQL
3 100 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 95 (24.55%) Java
5 50 (12.92%) Python
6 41 (10.59%) TypeScript
7 20 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 13 (3.36%) Scala
9 12 (3.10%) Java 8
10 11 (2.84%) Ruby
11 8 (2.07%) Go
12 7 (1.81%) PHP
12 7 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.55%) Perl
13 6 (1.55%) VBScript
14 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.03%) C
15 4 (1.03%) C++
15 4 (1.03%) XPath
16 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (26.87%) Degree
2 60 (15.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (10.08%) ISTQB
4 32 (8.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (6.72%) ISEB
6 8 (2.07%) OCP
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (1.81%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (55.56%) QA
2 8 (2.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) WCAG
4 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 81 (20.93%) Docker
2 8 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.55%) KVM
3 6 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (14.21%) Kubernetes
2 14 (3.62%) Puppet
3 13 (3.36%) Ansible
4 11 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.58%) Kibana
6 8 (2.07%) Grafana
6 8 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (6.20%) Oracle
2 19 (4.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.10%) Xamarin
4 10 (2.58%) Adobe
5 8 (2.07%) PayPal
5 8 (2.07%) Xceptor
6 6 (1.55%) VMware
7 5 (1.29%) webMethods
8 3 (0.78%) Google
8 3 (0.78%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.78%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.52%) Mercator
10 1 (0.26%) Apple
10 1 (0.26%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.26%) HP
10 1 (0.26%) Progress