Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 104 120
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 370 787 787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.45% 3.02% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.96% 14.04% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 365 683 691
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £68,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +0.53%

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 2,182 5,606 6,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.34% 21.48% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,884 4,710 5,536
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,978 £32,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +13 108 £51,500 +3.00% 8
Hampshire +9 108 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +24 62 £57,500 +21.05% 7
East Sussex +48 59 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Surrey +48 50 £62,500 +21.95% 2
West Sussex 0 41 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +27 24 £51,500 -6.36%
Buckinghamshire +19 22 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Kent +44 3 £32,000 -24.71% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 301 (81.35%) Test Automation
2 219 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (50.00%) C#
4 154 (41.62%) QA
5 123 (33.24%) WebDriver
6 119 (32.16%) SQL
7 116 (31.35%) Java
8 96 (25.95%) .NET
9 94 (25.41%) SpecFlow
10 90 (24.32%) Degree
11 88 (23.78%) Manual Testing
12 81 (21.89%) JIRA
13 77 (20.81%) Git (software)
13 77 (20.81%) TDD
14 70 (18.92%) SQL Server
15 68 (18.38%) Cucumber
16 67 (18.11%) JavaScript
17 66 (17.84%) Computer Science
17 66 (17.84%) Jenkins
18 64 (17.30%) Azure
19 61 (16.49%) BDD
19 61 (16.49%) Microsoft
20 54 (14.59%) Test Scripting
21 53 (14.32%) DevOps
22 52 (14.05%) SDLC
23 51 (13.78%) ISTQB
23 51 (13.78%) Visual Studio
24 50 (13.51%) Test Strategy
25 48 (12.97%) Skype
26 47 (12.70%) Confluence

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 47 (12.70%) Confluence
2 11 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.35%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) CICS
5 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.54%) JBoss
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.27%) Mule
7 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.30%) Azure
2 39 (10.54%) SaaS
3 28 (7.57%) AWS
4 13 (3.51%) GitHub
5 10 (2.70%) BrowserStack
6 9 (2.43%) Serverless
7 6 (1.62%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.35%) GCP
8 5 (1.35%) npm
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.08%) NuGet
10 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.54%) Yarn
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.97%) Skype
2 11 (2.97%) HTTP
3 6 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.08%) Network Security
4 4 (1.08%) SMTP
5 3 (0.81%) H.323
6 2 (0.54%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) IPv6
7 1 (0.27%) ATM
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.03%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.49%) RDBMS
3 24 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.86%) MySQL
5 15 (4.05%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.89%) Blockchain
8 7 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.62%) DB2
9 6 (1.62%) Power BI
9 6 (1.62%) Redis
9 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) Big Data
11 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 123 (33.24%) WebDriver
2 94 (25.41%) SpecFlow
3 81 (21.89%) JIRA
4 77 (20.81%) Git (software)
5 68 (18.38%) Cucumber
6 66 (17.84%) Jenkins
7 51 (13.78%) Visual Studio
8 44 (11.89%) SoapUI
9 29 (7.84%) JMeter
10 27 (7.30%) HP UFT
11 26 (7.03%) JUnit
11 26 (7.03%) Postman
12 23 (6.22%) LoadRunner
13 20 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (3.51%) Maven
14 13 (3.51%) TestNG
15 9 (2.43%) Moq
15 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (2.16%) NUnit
16 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 41 (11.08%) Finance
2 7 (1.89%) Retail
2 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (0.81%) Back Office
4 3 (0.81%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.54%) Advertising
5 2 (0.54%) Marketing
5 2 (0.54%) Police
6 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.27%) Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Games
6 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (30.81%) Analyst
2 105 (28.38%) Test Analyst
3 72 (19.46%) Developer
4 47 (12.70%) Test Engineer
5 42 (11.35%) Tester
6 41 (11.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 38 (10.27%) QA Engineer
8 34 (9.19%) Test Leader
9 33 (8.92%) Automation Tester
9 33 (8.92%) Software Developer
10 27 (7.30%) Test Automation Engineer
11 24 (6.49%) Automation Test Lead
11 24 (6.49%) QA Analyst
12 19 (5.14%) Lead Test Analyst
13 18 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 18 (4.86%) Senior Test Engineer
14 17 (4.59%) Developer in Test
14 17 (4.59%) QA Automation Engineer
15 15 (4.05%) .NET Developer
15 15 (4.05%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (25.95%) .NET
2 37 (10.00%) React
3 32 (8.65%) .NET Core
4 25 (6.76%) AngularJS
4 25 (6.76%) RESTful
5 24 (6.49%) CSS
6 22 (5.95%) SOAP
7 21 (5.68%) HTML
7 21 (5.68%) Web Services
8 20 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 20 (5.41%) REST
9 18 (4.86%) Vue.js
10 16 (4.32%) jQuery
11 14 (3.78%) Node.js
12 13 (3.51%) Gherkin
12 13 (3.51%) XML
13 12 (3.24%) Spring
14 11 (2.97%) JSON
15 9 (2.43%) WebSockets
16 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.22%) Virtual Team
2 13 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.51%) User Experience
3 12 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.62%) Augmented Reality
5 6 (1.62%) LIMS
6 5 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.81%) EPoS
9 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.11%) Linux
2 23 (6.22%) Windows
3 14 (3.78%) Unix
4 12 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.70%) Android
6 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (81.35%) Test Automation
2 219 (59.19%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (23.78%) Manual Testing
4 77 (20.81%) TDD
5 66 (17.84%) Computer Science
6 61 (16.49%) BDD
7 54 (14.59%) Test Scripting
8 53 (14.32%) DevOps
9 52 (14.05%) SDLC
10 50 (13.51%) Test Strategy
11 47 (12.70%) Software Testing
12 45 (12.16%) Scrum
13 40 (10.81%) Performance Testing
14 38 (10.27%) Waterfall
15 36 (9.73%) API Testing
16 35 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (9.19%) Mentoring
18 33 (8.92%) Coaching
18 33 (8.92%) Unit Testing
19 32 (8.65%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (50.00%) C#
2 119 (32.16%) SQL
3 116 (31.35%) Java
4 67 (18.11%) JavaScript
5 31 (8.38%) Python
6 16 (4.32%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.51%) TypeScript
8 11 (2.97%) C++
9 9 (2.43%) Java 8
9 9 (2.43%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.16%) PHP
10 8 (2.16%) Ruby
11 7 (1.89%) C
12 6 (1.62%) VB
13 4 (1.08%) Perl
14 3 (0.81%) ES6
14 3 (0.81%) Go
14 3 (0.81%) XPath
15 2 (0.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 90 (24.32%) Degree
2 51 (13.78%) ISTQB
3 45 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (12.16%) ISEB
4 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (41.62%) QA
2 19 (5.14%) PMO
3 4 (1.08%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 38 (10.27%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.81%) KVM
2 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) ACF2
3 2 (0.54%) RACF
3 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (8.92%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.16%) Puppet
3 7 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.62%) HP ALM
5 5 (1.35%) Terraform
6 4 (1.08%) Ansible
7 2 (0.54%) Kibana
7 2 (0.54%) MIIS
8 1 (0.27%) Ambari
8 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.27%) SELinux
Vendors
1 61 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.51%) HP
3 12 (3.24%) SAP
4 11 (2.97%) Google
4 11 (2.97%) Oracle
5 6 (1.62%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.35%) Remedy
6 5 (1.35%) Splunk
7 3 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.81%) VMware
8 2 (0.54%) Adobe
8 2 (0.54%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.54%) IBM
8 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Capita
9 1 (0.27%) hybris
9 1 (0.27%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.27%) Plumtree
9 1 (0.27%) Unisys