Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 104 139
Rank change year-on-year -4 +35 +43
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 5,105 5,004 5,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.90% 2.85% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.15% 15.02% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4,325 4,373 4,536
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36,072 33,306 37,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.49% 18.97% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,660 28,315 31,585
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
England -3 4,826 £47,500 +5.56% 730
UK excluding London +6 3,232 £42,500 - 459
London -21 1,808 £55,000 +4.76% 289
South East +34 1,033 £45,000 +5.88% 118
North of England -1 867 £42,500 - 129
Midlands +13 480 £40,000 - 88
North West +22 407 £45,000 +5.88% 58
Yorkshire -7 397 £40,000 -5.88% 64
East of England -22 368 £50,000 +17.65% 62
South West -32 277 £45,000 +12.50% 44
East Midlands +23 269 £40,000 +6.67% 47
West Midlands +3 211 £40,000 -11.11% 41
Scotland -10 164 £40,000 - 14
North East +14 64 £42,000 +20.00% 7
Wales -21 49 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Northern Ireland -22 3 £31,000 -7.46% 1

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for Selenium.

1 4,179 (81.86%) Test Automation
2 3,591 (70.34%) Agile Software Development
3 2,528 (49.52%) Java
4 2,128 (41.68%) QA
5 1,983 (38.84%) Cucumber
6 1,766 (34.59%) C#
7 1,596 (31.26%) BDD
8 1,532 (30.01%) TDD
9 1,526 (29.89%) WebDriver
10 1,442 (28.25%) SQL
11 1,362 (26.68%) JavaScript
12 1,315 (25.76%) Scrum
13 1,133 (22.19%) Jenkins
14 1,065 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
15 985 (19.29%) JIRA
16 981 (19.22%) Finance
17 916 (17.94%) HTML
18 882 (17.28%) Test Scripting
19 835 (16.36%) .NET
20 778 (15.24%) Python
21 773 (15.14%) SDLC
22 727 (14.24%) Software Testing
23 724 (14.18%) CSS
24 717 (14.05%) Manual Testing
25 699 (13.69%) Git (software)
26 698 (13.67%) Web Services
27 677 (13.26%) Degree
28 674 (13.20%) SoapUI
29 666 (13.05%) JUnit
30 604 (11.83%) Ruby

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 273 (5.35%) Confluence
2 178 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 137 (2.68%) JBoss
4 129 (2.53%) Apache
5 91 (1.78%) CMS
6 62 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (1.02%) Apache Spark
8 48 (0.94%) Jetty
9 42 (0.82%) IIS
10 39 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 34 (0.67%) EPiServer
12 33 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 32 (0.63%) Drupal
13 32 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 31 (0.61%) nginx
15 30 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 23 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.43%) Apache Solr
18 21 (0.41%) WordPress
19 19 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 38 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.078%) Mingle
5 2 (0.039%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.039%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.31%) Eloqua
3 15 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.16%) Magento
7 4 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.020%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.020%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.020%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.020%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 508 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 200 (3.92%) GitHub
4 147 (2.88%) SaaS
5 71 (1.39%) npm
6 49 (0.96%) Slack
7 47 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (0.78%) Office 365
9 39 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
10 38 (0.74%) BrowserStack
11 36 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (0.65%) BlazeMeter
13 28 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
14 25 (0.49%) PaaS
15 21 (0.41%) G Suite
15 21 (0.41%) IaaS
16 19 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.24%) Heroku
18 11 (0.22%) CloudBees
19 10 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 118 (2.31%) HTTP
2 86 (1.68%) Internet
3 28 (0.55%) Firewall
4 24 (0.47%) AMQP
5 23 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.43%) SSL
7 16 (0.31%) VoIP
8 9 (0.18%) DNS
8 9 (0.18%) Intranet
9 8 (0.16%) Network Security
9 8 (0.16%) PuTTY
9 8 (0.16%) WinSCP
10 6 (0.12%) Broadband
10 6 (0.12%) LAN
11 5 (0.098%) 3G
11 5 (0.098%) ICMP
11 5 (0.098%) Skype
11 5 (0.098%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.078%) LTE
12 4 (0.078%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 257 (5.03%) MySQL
3 181 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 177 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 163 (3.19%) Big Data
6 121 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 104 (2.04%) Redis
8 89 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 74 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 64 (1.25%) Couchbase
11 54 (1.06%) Blockchain
12 46 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
14 36 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 31 (0.61%) DB2
17 28 (0.55%) RDBMS
17 28 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
18 26 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 26 (0.51%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1,983 (38.84%) Cucumber
2 1,526 (29.89%) WebDriver
3 1,133 (22.19%) Jenkins
4 985 (19.29%) JIRA
5 699 (13.69%) Git (software)
6 674 (13.20%) SoapUI
7 666 (13.05%) JUnit
8 580 (11.36%) SpecFlow
9 532 (10.42%) JMeter
10 432 (8.46%) Maven
11 349 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 338 (6.62%) HP UFT
13 309 (6.05%) Protractor
14 297 (5.82%) Visual Studio
15 271 (5.31%) NUnit
16 257 (5.03%) Jasmine
17 256 (5.01%) TeamCity
18 223 (4.37%) Appium
19 208 (4.07%) TestNG
20 198 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 981 (19.22%) Finance
2 345 (6.76%) Retail
3 280 (5.48%) Banking
4 125 (2.45%) Marketing
5 91 (1.78%) Games
6 89 (1.74%) Advertising
7 65 (1.27%) Legal
8 64 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 49 (0.96%) Back Office
10 40 (0.78%) Law
11 36 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 36 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 31 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 22 (0.43%) Electronics
15 14 (0.27%) Automotive
15 14 (0.27%) Publishing
16 12 (0.24%) Billing
16 12 (0.24%) Front Office
17 11 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,197 (23.45%) Developer
2 1,168 (22.88%) Tester
3 841 (16.47%) Test Engineer
4 813 (15.93%) Automation Tester
5 784 (15.36%) Analyst
6 677 (13.26%) Test Analyst
7 585 (11.46%) QA Engineer
8 455 (8.91%) Java Developer
9 431 (8.44%) Test Automation Engineer
10 362 (7.09%) Developer in Test
11 321 (6.29%) Automation Test Analyst
12 294 (5.76%) Test Leader
13 262 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
14 261 (5.11%) QA Analyst
15 248 (4.86%) Senior Tester
16 246 (4.82%) QA Automation Engineer
17 245 (4.80%) Software Test Engineer
18 237 (4.64%) Java Engineer
19 233 (4.56%) QA Tester
20 231 (4.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 916 (17.94%) HTML
2 835 (16.36%) .NET
3 724 (14.18%) CSS
4 698 (13.67%) Web Services
5 584 (11.44%) AngularJS
6 508 (9.95%) REST
7 506 (9.91%) Gherkin
8 460 (9.01%) SOAP
9 454 (8.89%) Spring
10 427 (8.36%) RESTful
11 382 (7.48%) XML
12 355 (6.95%) HTML5
13 338 (6.62%) jQuery
14 268 (5.25%) JSON
15 266 (5.21%) Node.js
16 254 (4.98%) React
17 239 (4.68%) ASP.NET
18 218 (4.27%) Hibernate
19 216 (4.23%) CSS3
20 195 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 391 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 364 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 281 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 251 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 243 (4.76%) Fintech
6 223 (4.37%) User Experience
7 58 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
8 47 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 35 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 33 (0.65%) Cloud Native
12 32 (0.63%) Data Structures
13 30 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 30 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 28 (0.55%) Equities
14 28 (0.55%) Xbox
15 24 (0.47%) EPoS
15 24 (0.47%) Robotics
16 19 (0.37%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 503 (9.85%) Linux
2 384 (7.52%) Windows
3 204 (4.00%) Unix
4 187 (3.66%) Android
5 184 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.61%) Debian
7 27 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 21 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.27%) CentOS
11 13 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.22%) Nucleus RTOS
14 10 (0.20%) CoreOS
14 10 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.14%) openSUSE
16 3 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.039%) VMS
17 2 (0.039%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,179 (81.86%) Test Automation
2 3,591 (70.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1,596 (31.26%) BDD
4 1,532 (30.01%) TDD
5 1,315 (25.76%) Scrum
6 1,065 (20.86%) Continuous Integration
7 882 (17.28%) Test Scripting
8 773 (15.14%) SDLC
9 727 (14.24%) Software Testing
10 717 (14.05%) Manual Testing
11 589 (11.54%) Test Strategy
12 533 (10.44%) DevOps
13 529 (10.36%) Regression Testing
14 518 (10.15%) Software Engineering
15 465 (9.11%) SDET
16 436 (8.54%) Performance Testing
17 421 (8.25%) OO
18 412 (8.07%) Open Source
19 399 (7.82%) Mentoring
19 399 (7.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,528 (49.52%) Java
2 1,766 (34.59%) C#
3 1,442 (28.25%) SQL
4 1,362 (26.68%) JavaScript
5 778 (15.24%) Python
6 604 (11.83%) Ruby
7 298 (5.84%) PHP
8 263 (5.15%) C++
9 161 (3.15%) C
10 159 (3.11%) Groovy
11 139 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 139 (2.72%) T-SQL
12 108 (2.12%) Scala
13 87 (1.70%) ES6
14 80 (1.57%) TypeScript
15 78 (1.53%) Perl
16 62 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 61 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 49 (0.96%) PL/SQL
19 40 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 677 (13.26%) Degree
2 508 (9.95%) ISTQB
3 456 (8.93%) ISEB
4 187 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 156 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 144 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 87 (1.70%) SC Cleared
8 46 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
9 38 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 29 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
11 28 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.20%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.18%) CCNA
14 9 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.16%) CISSP
15 8 (0.16%) GIAC
15 8 (0.16%) MCSE
15 8 (0.16%) SSCP
15 8 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,128 (41.68%) QA
2 10 (0.20%) PSD2
3 8 (0.16%) MiFID
4 7 (0.14%) GDPR
5 6 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.098%) SLA
6 5 (0.098%) WCAG
7 4 (0.078%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.078%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.078%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.078%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.059%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.059%) GCP
9 2 (0.039%) EMIR
9 2 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.039%) SEPA
10 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 287 (5.62%) Docker
2 21 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (0.27%) vSphere
5 11 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.16%) HDFS
8 5 (0.098%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.098%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.078%) Firmware
10 3 (0.059%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.039%) KVM
11 2 (0.039%) LXC
11 2 (0.039%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.039%) Xen
12 1 (0.020%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 193 (3.78%) Puppet
2 144 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 132 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
4 93 (1.82%) Ansible
5 50 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 40 (0.78%) Terraform
7 33 (0.65%) Nagios
8 25 (0.49%) Cobbler
9 23 (0.45%) Salt
10 22 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
11 21 (0.41%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.31%) Mesos
13 13 (0.25%) Graphite
14 8 (0.16%) Simian Army
14 8 (0.16%) WebInspect
15 7 (0.14%) Marathon
16 6 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.12%) Grafana
17 5 (0.098%) Kibana
17 5 (0.098%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 382 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 293 (5.74%) Oracle
3 201 (3.94%) HP
4 141 (2.76%) Google
5 98 (1.92%) Capita
6 61 (1.19%) IBM
7 56 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 49 (0.96%) Sitecore
9 45 (0.88%) VMware
10 40 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
10 40 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (0.76%) SAP
12 36 (0.71%) CA
13 32 (0.63%) Splunk
13 32 (0.63%) Xamarin
14 30 (0.59%) AppDynamics
15 28 (0.55%) Twitter
16 26 (0.51%) Zend
17 24 (0.47%) Micro Focus
18 20 (0.39%) Apple