Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 107 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 2,135 2,448 3,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.02% 2.93% 3.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.33% 14.25% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,733 2,004 2,686
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 13,926 17,180 20,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.68% 20.54% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,068 13,845 17,061
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 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
South East +9 682 £47,500 +5.56% 85
North of England +19 640 £42,500 - 128
Yorkshire +25 298 £45,000 +2.27% 48
North West +21 295 £42,500 +6.25% 67
South West 0 242 £45,000 -1.10% 65
Midlands -11 224 £40,000 - 45
East of England +24 162 £55,000 +25.00% 28
East Midlands +13 114 £41,250 +3.13% 22
West Midlands -55 107 £40,000 - 23
Scotland -35 100 £39,500 -7.06% 22
Wales +17 91 £45,000 -5.26% 17
North East -11 47 £35,544 -13.83% 13
Northern Ireland +1 6 £34,250 -14.38% 7
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1,746 (81.78%) Test Automation
2 1,454 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
3 908 (42.53%) Java
4 865 (40.52%) C#
5 721 (33.77%) Cucumber
6 685 (32.08%) QA
7 630 (29.51%) Scrum
8 563 (26.37%) SQL
9 558 (26.14%) JavaScript
10 556 (26.04%) WebDriver
11 522 (24.45%) BDD
12 470 (22.01%) Jenkins
13 441 (20.66%) DevOps
13 441 (20.66%) JIRA
14 413 (19.34%) TDD
15 370 (17.33%) Software Testing
16 361 (16.91%) .NET
17 353 (16.53%) Azure
18 343 (16.07%) Git (software)
18 343 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
19 331 (15.50%) SpecFlow
20 325 (15.22%) Test Scripting
21 306 (14.33%) Python
22 304 (14.24%) Manual Testing
23 297 (13.91%) SoapUI
24 268 (12.55%) SDLC
25 266 (12.46%) Finance
26 264 (12.37%) ISTQB
27 258 (12.08%) API Testing
28 250 (11.71%) Mentoring

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
1 186 (8.71%) Confluence
2 23 (1.08%) JBoss
2 23 (1.08%) WebSphere
3 20 (0.94%) IIS
4 16 (0.75%) Apache
4 16 (0.75%) CMS
4 16 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 16 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.56%) GlassFish
7 10 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.42%) CICS
9 8 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.37%) Drupal
9 8 (0.37%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.33%) WordPress
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.28%) nginx
12 4 (0.19%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 35 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.52%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 61 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.42%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
5 6 (0.28%) Magento
6 4 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.094%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.047%) Odoo
8 1 (0.047%) Revive Adserver
8 1 (0.047%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.047%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 353 (16.53%) Azure
2 193 (9.04%) AWS
3 86 (4.03%) GitHub
4 73 (3.42%) SaaS
5 41 (1.92%) BrowserStack
6 31 (1.45%) GCP
7 30 (1.41%) G Suite
7 30 (1.41%) Office 365
8 18 (0.84%) BlazeMeter
9 17 (0.80%) Datadog
9 17 (0.80%) npm
10 16 (0.75%) Serverless
11 15 (0.70%) Slack
12 14 (0.66%) Tricentis Tosca
13 13 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.47%) PaaS
15 8 (0.37%) IaaS
15 8 (0.37%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
16 7 (0.33%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.89%) DNS
2 18 (0.84%) Firewall
3 16 (0.75%) SNMP
4 14 (0.66%) HTTP
5 10 (0.47%) MPLS
5 10 (0.47%) SSH
6 9 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.37%) SSL
7 8 (0.37%) VoIP
8 6 (0.28%) DHCP
8 6 (0.28%) VLAN
8 6 (0.28%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.19%) Network Security
10 2 (0.094%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.047%) 5G
11 1 (0.047%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.047%) Internet
11 1 (0.047%) Skype
11 1 (0.047%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.047%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 101 (4.73%) MongoDB
3 92 (4.31%) MySQL
4 59 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 40 (1.87%) Redis
8 30 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (1.22%) Big Data
10 26 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.70%) DB2
14 14 (0.66%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 721 (33.77%) Cucumber
2 556 (26.04%) WebDriver
3 470 (22.01%) Jenkins
4 441 (20.66%) JIRA
5 343 (16.07%) Git (software)
6 331 (15.50%) SpecFlow
7 297 (13.91%) SoapUI
8 240 (11.24%) JMeter
9 234 (10.96%) Postman
10 230 (10.77%) JUnit
11 187 (8.76%) Maven
12 159 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 123 (5.76%) Visual Studio
14 104 (4.87%) Appium
15 103 (4.82%) HP UFT
16 101 (4.73%) NUnit
17 92 (4.31%) Jasmine
18 87 (4.07%) Protractor
19 85 (3.98%) Bitbucket
19 85 (3.98%) TestNG
General
1 266 (12.46%) Finance
2 115 (5.39%) Banking
3 93 (4.36%) Retail
4 70 (3.28%) Public Sector
5 50 (2.34%) Marketing
6 31 (1.45%) Games
7 29 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.75%) Automotive
10 14 (0.66%) Electronics
11 9 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.37%) Advertising
12 8 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.14%) Back Office
14 3 (0.14%) Publishing
15 2 (0.094%) Local Government
15 2 (0.094%) Military
15 2 (0.094%) Police
Job Titles
1 471 (22.06%) Analyst
2 433 (20.28%) Developer
3 393 (18.41%) Test Analyst
4 389 (18.22%) Test Engineer
5 330 (15.46%) Tester
6 209 (9.79%) Automation Tester
7 203 (9.51%) Test Automation Engineer
8 186 (8.71%) QA Engineer
9 175 (8.20%) Automation Test Analyst
10 116 (5.43%) Software Developer
11 111 (5.20%) Senior Developer
12 109 (5.11%) Java Developer
13 103 (4.82%) Software Tester
14 97 (4.54%) QA Analyst
14 97 (4.54%) Software Test Engineer
15 96 (4.50%) Senior Test Engineer
16 95 (4.45%) Senior Analyst
16 95 (4.45%) Senior Test Analyst
16 95 (4.45%) Software Engineer
17 88 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (16.91%) .NET
2 234 (10.96%) CSS
3 223 (10.44%) Web Services
4 218 (10.21%) HTML
5 200 (9.37%) AngularJS
6 193 (9.04%) Gherkin
7 190 (8.90%) REST
8 173 (8.10%) RESTful
9 149 (6.98%) Node.js
10 146 (6.84%) React
10 146 (6.84%) Spring
11 126 (5.90%) SOAP
12 116 (5.43%) jQuery
13 107 (5.01%) ASP.NET
14 93 (4.36%) XML
15 83 (3.89%) .NET Framework
16 72 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 72 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 66 (3.09%) HTML5
18 65 (3.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 137 (6.42%) Mobile App
2 118 (5.53%) User Experience
3 111 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 105 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (0.80%) Cloud Native
6 17 (0.80%) Management Information System
7 16 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
7 16 (0.75%) Robotics
8 15 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 14 (0.66%) Smartphone
10 13 (0.61%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.56%) Wiki
12 10 (0.47%) Life Science
13 9 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
14 8 (0.37%) PMI
15 7 (0.33%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 139 (6.51%) Linux
2 73 (3.42%) Windows
3 48 (2.25%) Android
4 45 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.01%) Unix
6 11 (0.52%) CentOS
6 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.23%) Robot Operating System
8 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.19%) Debian
10 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.14%) zOS
11 2 (0.094%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.047%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,746 (81.78%) Test Automation
2 1,454 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
3 630 (29.51%) Scrum
4 522 (24.45%) BDD
5 441 (20.66%) DevOps
6 413 (19.34%) TDD
7 370 (17.33%) Software Testing
8 343 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
9 325 (15.22%) Test Scripting
10 304 (14.24%) Manual Testing
11 268 (12.55%) SDLC
12 258 (12.08%) API Testing
13 250 (11.71%) Mentoring
14 245 (11.48%) Test Strategy
15 241 (11.29%) Regression Testing
16 240 (11.24%) Functional Testing
17 190 (8.90%) Non-Functional Testing
18 186 (8.71%) Microservices
19 177 (8.29%) Performance Testing
19 177 (8.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 908 (42.53%) Java
2 865 (40.52%) C#
3 563 (26.37%) SQL
4 558 (26.14%) JavaScript
5 306 (14.33%) Python
6 114 (5.34%) Ruby
7 95 (4.45%) C++
8 74 (3.47%) Java 8
9 66 (3.09%) PHP
10 58 (2.72%) TypeScript
11 47 (2.20%) C
12 45 (2.11%) Groovy
13 40 (1.87%) Shell Script
14 39 (1.83%) Bash Shell
15 38 (1.78%) Scala
16 37 (1.73%) VBScript
17 31 (1.45%) ES6
18 30 (1.41%) Perl
19 29 (1.36%) PowerShell
20 23 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 264 (12.37%) ISTQB
2 178 (8.34%) ISEB
3 168 (7.87%) Degree
4 74 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 71 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 58 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 53 (2.48%) SC Cleared
8 29 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 9 (0.42%) PMP
12 6 (0.28%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.14%) HNC
14 3 (0.14%) MCAD
15 1 (0.047%) CISSP
15 1 (0.047%) HND
15 1 (0.047%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 685 (32.08%) QA
2 22 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.47%) PMO
4 6 (0.28%) GDPR
5 2 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.094%) GAMP
5 2 (0.094%) WCAG
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 242 (11.33%) Docker
2 12 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 12 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.42%) ACF2
3 9 (0.42%) RACF
4 7 (0.33%) Xen
5 6 (0.28%) iptables
5 6 (0.28%) KVM
5 6 (0.28%) NFS
5 6 (0.28%) QEMU
6 5 (0.23%) vSphere
7 2 (0.094%) IAG
7 2 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 52 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 47 (2.20%) Puppet
4 33 (1.55%) Ansible
5 31 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (1.45%) Terraform
6 26 (1.22%) Marathon
6 26 (1.22%) Mesos
7 13 (0.61%) Kibana
8 10 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
8 10 (0.47%) SELinux
9 8 (0.37%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.23%) Grafana
11 4 (0.19%) Ambari
11 4 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.19%) HP Fortify
11 4 (0.19%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.094%) Consul
13 1 (0.047%) Nexpose
13 1 (0.047%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 249 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 69 (3.23%) WorldPay
3 62 (2.90%) Oracle
4 61 (2.86%) HP
5 58 (2.72%) SAP
6 50 (2.34%) Google
7 41 (1.92%) FIS
8 37 (1.73%) Splunk
9 28 (1.31%) Sitecore
10 22 (1.03%) IBM
11 21 (0.98%) New Relic
12 19 (0.89%) CA
12 19 (0.89%) VMware
13 18 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
14 16 (0.75%) Xamarin
15 14 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.47%) Parasoft
16 10 (0.47%) Perforce
16 10 (0.47%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.42%) Micro Focus