Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 106 107
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 2,303 2,783 2,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.93% 3.03% 3.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.01% 14.66% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,826 2,269 2,535
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15,340 18,980 20,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.54% 20.69% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,933 15,570 16,796
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the UK excluding London

Selenium
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Selenium in the UK excluding London

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the UK excluding London

Selenium
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. 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
South East +19 750 £45,000 - 84
North of England -15 604 £42,500 - 114
North West -25 284 £40,000 - 54
South West -20 275 £45,000 -4.31% 49
Yorkshire -33 273 £45,000 +2.27% 50
Midlands -15 263 £41,000 -5.75% 48
East of England +25 210 £50,000 +11.11% 17
East Midlands -1 141 £42,500 +0.59% 29
Scotland -10 121 £42,500 -5.56% 22
West Midlands -11 120 £39,500 -12.22% 19
Wales -8 82 £45,000 +20.00% 11
North East +17 46 £40,000 -8.57% 10
Northern Ireland -7 6 £33,500 -47.45% 1
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1,815 (78.81%) Test Automation
2 1,518 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1,028 (44.64%) Java
4 966 (41.95%) C#
5 760 (33.00%) Cucumber
6 749 (32.52%) QA
7 703 (30.53%) Scrum
8 621 (26.96%) SQL
9 616 (26.75%) JavaScript
10 601 (26.10%) WebDriver
11 579 (25.14%) BDD
12 542 (23.53%) TDD
13 522 (22.67%) JIRA
14 485 (21.06%) Jenkins
15 468 (20.32%) .NET
16 455 (19.76%) DevOps
17 427 (18.54%) Git (software)
18 415 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
19 402 (17.46%) SpecFlow
20 393 (17.06%) Python
21 365 (15.85%) Software Testing
22 358 (15.54%) Azure
23 334 (14.50%) Test Scripting
24 315 (13.68%) Manual Testing
25 301 (13.07%) Microsoft
26 298 (12.94%) Finance
27 292 (12.68%) SoapUI
28 273 (11.85%) SQL Server
29 267 (11.59%) SDLC
30 265 (11.51%) Docker

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 211 (9.16%) Confluence
2 31 (1.35%) JBoss
3 22 (0.96%) IIS
4 17 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (0.74%) CMS
4 17 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 16 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 12 (0.52%) Apache
7 12 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.35%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.30%) Drupal
9 7 (0.30%) nginx
10 6 (0.26%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.22%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.39%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.087%) FileZilla
3 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 43 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 19 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.087%) Magento
6 1 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.043%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.043%) Odoo
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.043%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 358 (15.54%) Azure
2 237 (10.29%) AWS
3 76 (3.30%) SaaS
4 68 (2.95%) GCP
5 62 (2.69%) GitHub
6 44 (1.91%) BrowserStack
7 42 (1.82%) Office 365
8 41 (1.78%) G Suite
9 35 (1.52%) Serverless
10 28 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.74%) Sauce Labs
13 15 (0.65%) Apigee
13 15 (0.65%) npm
14 14 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.56%) AWS IoT
16 12 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
17 10 (0.43%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.30%) HTTP
2 15 (0.65%) SSH
3 12 (0.52%) Firewall
3 12 (0.52%) FTP
3 12 (0.52%) MQTT
3 12 (0.52%) SMTP
3 12 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.43%) Skype
5 7 (0.30%) SSL
6 6 (0.26%) Network Security
6 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.22%) DNS
7 5 (0.22%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.22%) VLAN
8 4 (0.17%) Calico
8 4 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.13%) Hyperconnected
10 2 (0.087%) PBX
10 2 (0.087%) SNMP
10 2 (0.087%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 137 (5.95%) MongoDB
3 110 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
4 105 (4.56%) MySQL
5 81 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 77 (3.34%) NoSQL
7 63 (2.74%) Redis
8 50 (2.17%) Big Data
9 33 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (0.91%) SQLite
13 20 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
16 16 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 760 (33.00%) Cucumber
2 601 (26.10%) WebDriver
3 522 (22.67%) JIRA
4 485 (21.06%) Jenkins
5 427 (18.54%) Git (software)
6 402 (17.46%) SpecFlow
7 292 (12.68%) SoapUI
8 256 (11.12%) JUnit
9 251 (10.90%) JMeter
10 224 (9.73%) Maven
11 174 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 136 (5.91%) Appium
12 136 (5.91%) Visual Studio
13 99 (4.30%) LoadRunner
14 96 (4.17%) NUnit
15 89 (3.86%) Protractor
16 84 (3.65%) TeamCity
17 81 (3.52%) HP UFT
18 75 (3.26%) Bitbucket
19 72 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 298 (12.94%) Finance
2 202 (8.77%) Retail
3 76 (3.30%) Banking
4 69 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 68 (2.95%) Marketing
6 51 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.30%) Electronics
9 25 (1.09%) Games
10 12 (0.52%) Automotive
11 7 (0.30%) Advertising
11 7 (0.30%) Back Office
12 4 (0.17%) Legal
13 3 (0.13%) Fire and Rescue
13 3 (0.13%) Local Government
13 3 (0.13%) Police
14 2 (0.087%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.087%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.087%) Law
15 1 (0.043%) Military
Job Titles
1 498 (21.62%) Developer
2 463 (20.10%) Analyst
3 435 (18.89%) Test Engineer
4 366 (15.89%) Test Analyst
5 350 (15.20%) Tester
6 230 (9.99%) Automation Tester
7 228 (9.90%) Test Automation Engineer
8 220 (9.55%) QA Engineer
9 172 (7.47%) Automation Test Analyst
10 141 (6.12%) Software Engineer
11 135 (5.86%) Java Developer
12 131 (5.69%) Senior Developer
13 128 (5.56%) Software Developer
14 124 (5.38%) QA Analyst
15 108 (4.69%) Software Test Engineer
16 92 (3.99%) Software Tester
17 88 (3.82%) Senior Test Engineer
18 86 (3.73%) Developer in Test
19 84 (3.65%) Automation Engineer
20 78 (3.39%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (20.32%) .NET
2 249 (10.81%) AngularJS
2 249 (10.81%) Web Services
3 237 (10.29%) HTML
4 226 (9.81%) Gherkin
5 221 (9.60%) React
6 212 (9.21%) Spring
7 209 (9.08%) CSS
8 207 (8.99%) Node.js
9 202 (8.77%) REST
9 202 (8.77%) RESTful
10 156 (6.77%) SOAP
11 121 (5.25%) XML
12 120 (5.21%) ASP.NET
13 111 (4.82%) jQuery
14 106 (4.60%) JSON
15 86 (3.73%) Kafka
16 82 (3.56%) .NET Core
17 75 (3.26%) Hibernate
18 69 (3.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 139 (6.04%) Mobile App
2 113 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
3 107 (4.65%) User Experience
4 92 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 37 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 18 (0.78%) Renewable Energy
9 17 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
9 17 (0.74%) Life Science
10 16 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 13 (0.56%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.56%) Smart Home
12 12 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.48%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.48%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.43%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.43%) Robotics
14 10 (0.43%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 182 (7.90%) Linux
2 154 (6.69%) Windows
3 69 (3.00%) Android
4 66 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.39%) Unix
6 29 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.52%) CentOS
8 10 (0.43%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.22%) zOS
10 4 (0.17%) Debian
10 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.087%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.087%) Robot Operating System
12 2 (0.087%) Solaris
13 1 (0.043%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,815 (78.81%) Test Automation
2 1,518 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
3 703 (30.53%) Scrum
4 579 (25.14%) BDD
5 542 (23.53%) TDD
6 455 (19.76%) DevOps
7 415 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
8 365 (15.85%) Software Testing
9 334 (14.50%) Test Scripting
10 315 (13.68%) Manual Testing
11 267 (11.59%) SDLC
12 249 (10.81%) Test Strategy
13 247 (10.73%) Regression Testing
14 244 (10.59%) Mentoring
15 242 (10.51%) Functional Testing
16 232 (10.07%) Software Engineering
17 218 (9.47%) API Testing
18 208 (9.03%) Microservices
19 199 (8.64%) Non-Functional Testing
20 194 (8.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,028 (44.64%) Java
2 966 (41.95%) C#
3 621 (26.96%) SQL
4 616 (26.75%) JavaScript
5 393 (17.06%) Python
6 122 (5.30%) Ruby
7 107 (4.65%) C++
8 103 (4.47%) Java 8
9 74 (3.21%) PHP
10 71 (3.08%) ES6
11 70 (3.04%) C
12 69 (3.00%) TypeScript
13 50 (2.17%) ES7
14 46 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 44 (1.91%) Scala
16 42 (1.82%) PowerShell
17 38 (1.65%) Groovy
18 37 (1.61%) Shell Script
19 34 (1.48%) Go
20 25 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 249 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 204 (8.86%) Degree
3 177 (7.69%) ISEB
4 95 (4.13%) Security Cleared
5 94 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 78 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 65 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 42 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.26%) HND
11 5 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.087%) CISSP
13 2 (0.087%) HNC
14 1 (0.043%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.043%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 749 (32.52%) QA
2 17 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 17 (0.74%) GDPR
3 6 (0.26%) WCAG
4 4 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.043%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.043%) GAMP
5 1 (0.043%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 265 (11.51%) Docker
2 23 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.26%) vSphere
5 4 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.17%) etcd
5 4 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.087%) IAG
Systems Management
1 83 (3.60%) Kubernetes
2 82 (3.56%) HP Quality Center
3 57 (2.48%) Marathon
3 57 (2.48%) Mesos
4 53 (2.30%) Puppet
5 36 (1.56%) Ansible
6 32 (1.39%) Terraform
7 27 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.56%) HP ALM
8 13 (0.56%) Kibana
9 9 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
10 7 (0.30%) Consul
11 5 (0.22%) SCOM
12 4 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.17%) Istio
13 3 (0.13%) Ambari
13 3 (0.13%) SELinux
14 2 (0.087%) HP Fortify
15 1 (0.043%) Nexpose
15 1 (0.043%) Salt
Vendors
1 301 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 96 (4.17%) Google
3 85 (3.69%) Oracle
4 76 (3.30%) SAP
5 67 (2.91%) HP
6 64 (2.78%) WorldPay
7 52 (2.26%) Splunk
8 47 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 45 (1.95%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 28 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 27 (1.17%) VMware
12 20 (0.87%) Xamarin
13 18 (0.78%) IBM
13 18 (0.78%) New Relic
13 18 (0.78%) Teradata
13 18 (0.78%) Veracode
14 15 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
14 15 (0.65%) Informatica
14 15 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.56%) AppDynamics