Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 123 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4904 4894 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.73% 2.62% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.40% 13.98% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 4339 4637
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +2.56%

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 36595 35004 38379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.71% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29765 30214 32428
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 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +7 4629 £50,000 +11.11% 388
UK excluding London +18 3013 £44,000 +3.53% 248
London -19 1831 £55,000 - 158
South East +29 904 £45,000 - 58
North of England +10 791 £42,500 +6.25% 77
Midlands +36 499 £42,500 +8.97% 50
North West +28 418 £45,000 +12.50% 43
South West +25 332 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Yorkshire -7 317 £42,500 +1.19% 32
West Midlands +43 286 £42,500 - 20
East of England -29 282 £50,000 +11.11% 25
East Midlands +27 212 £44,500 +18.67% 28
Scotland +2 180 £40,000 - 9
North East +26 56 £40,919 +16.91% 2
Wales -27 38 £36,750 +5.00% 8
Northern Ireland -29 5 £40,000 +53.85% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3948 (80.51%) Test Automation
2 3409 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 2517 (51.33%) Java
4 1972 (40.21%) QA
5 1875 (38.23%) Cucumber
6 1597 (32.57%) C#
7 1488 (30.34%) WebDriver
8 1485 (30.28%) BDD
9 1412 (28.79%) SQL
10 1393 (28.41%) TDD
11 1270 (25.90%) JavaScript
12 1248 (25.45%) Scrum
13 1205 (24.57%) Jenkins
14 986 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
15 960 (19.58%) Finance
16 912 (18.60%) Test Scripting
17 897 (18.29%) JIRA
18 889 (18.13%) HTML
19 813 (16.58%) .NET
20 778 (15.86%) Git (software)
21 759 (15.48%) Python
22 709 (14.46%) JUnit
23 703 (14.34%) Web Services
24 683 (13.93%) Degree
24 683 (13.93%) SDLC
25 681 (13.89%) CSS
26 659 (13.44%) Software Testing
27 614 (12.52%) AngularJS
28 596 (12.15%) Test Strategy
29 594 (12.11%) Manual Testing

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
1 209 (4.26%) Confluence
2 201 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 158 (3.22%) Apache
4 116 (2.37%) JBoss
5 92 (1.88%) CMS
6 88 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 67 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 64 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 57 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 53 (1.08%) Documentum
11 51 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 44 (0.90%) Apache Solr
12 44 (0.90%) Jetty
13 40 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 37 (0.75%) IIS
15 31 (0.63%) Drupal
16 27 (0.55%) nginx
17 20 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.41%) Umbraco
18 18 (0.37%) EPiServer
Applications
1 53 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.10%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.061%) InVision
5 3 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.061%) Mingle
6 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.29%) Eloqua
3 13 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.20%) Magento
5 9 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.061%) Siebel CRM
9 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.020%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 451 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 277 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 247 (5.04%) GitHub
4 123 (2.51%) SaaS
5 60 (1.22%) npm
6 53 (1.08%) BrowserStack
6 53 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (0.73%) Office 365
9 31 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
10 27 (0.55%) Slack
11 22 (0.45%) PaaS
12 21 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (0.43%) CloudBees
13 20 (0.41%) G Suite
14 17 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
15 13 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.27%) IaaS
16 12 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 127 (2.59%) HTTP
2 86 (1.75%) Internet
3 36 (0.73%) AMQP
4 30 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.53%) Firewall
6 21 (0.43%) SSL
7 15 (0.31%) Intranet
8 12 (0.24%) VoIP
9 9 (0.18%) Broadband
10 7 (0.14%) PuTTY
10 7 (0.14%) SMS
11 6 (0.12%) Skype
11 6 (0.12%) WinSCP
12 4 (0.082%) ATM
12 4 (0.082%) DNS
12 4 (0.082%) Network Security
12 4 (0.082%) VPN
12 4 (0.082%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.082%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.041%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 286 (5.83%) MySQL
3 177 (3.61%) Big Data
4 144 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 142 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 132 (2.69%) MongoDB
7 107 (2.18%) Redis
8 87 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 53 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (1.02%) Couchbase
11 49 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (0.71%) Riak
13 32 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 28 (0.57%) DB2
15 28 (0.57%) Oracle Database
16 26 (0.53%) Blockchain
16 26 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
17 23 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
18 22 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1875 (38.23%) Cucumber
2 1488 (30.34%) WebDriver
3 1205 (24.57%) Jenkins
4 897 (18.29%) JIRA
5 778 (15.86%) Git (software)
6 709 (14.46%) JUnit
7 574 (11.70%) SoapUI
8 560 (11.42%) SpecFlow
9 476 (9.71%) JMeter
10 369 (7.52%) Maven
11 362 (7.38%) HP UFT
12 324 (6.61%) Protractor
13 301 (6.14%) Visual Studio
14 287 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 282 (5.75%) Jasmine
16 270 (5.51%) NUnit
17 267 (5.44%) TeamCity
18 255 (5.20%) TestNG
19 251 (5.12%) Appium
20 208 (4.24%) Subversion
General
1 960 (19.58%) Finance
2 288 (5.87%) Retail
3 284 (5.79%) Banking
4 139 (2.83%) Marketing
5 126 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 93 (1.90%) Games
7 73 (1.49%) Advertising
8 57 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 46 (0.94%) Electronics
10 43 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 37 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 37 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 36 (0.73%) Publishing
13 33 (0.67%) Back Office
14 23 (0.47%) Automotive
14 23 (0.47%) Legal
15 14 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 14 (0.29%) Polish Language
16 12 (0.24%) Law
17 10 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 1127 (22.98%) Tester
2 1113 (22.70%) Developer
3 794 (16.19%) Automation Tester
4 790 (16.11%) Analyst
5 699 (14.25%) Test Engineer
6 686 (13.99%) Test Analyst
7 517 (10.54%) QA Engineer
8 438 (8.93%) Java Developer
9 413 (8.42%) Test Automation Engineer
10 308 (6.28%) Automation Test Analyst
11 269 (5.49%) Selenium Tester
12 263 (5.36%) Senior Tester
13 252 (5.14%) Developer in Test
14 239 (4.87%) QA Tester
15 238 (4.85%) Senior Developer
16 237 (4.83%) Test Leader
17 226 (4.61%) Java Engineer
18 223 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
19 208 (4.24%) QA Automation Engineer
20 202 (4.12%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 889 (18.13%) HTML
2 813 (16.58%) .NET
3 703 (14.34%) Web Services
4 681 (13.89%) CSS
5 614 (12.52%) AngularJS
6 533 (10.87%) REST
7 483 (9.85%) SOAP
8 473 (9.65%) Gherkin
9 421 (8.58%) Spring
10 409 (8.34%) XML
11 395 (8.05%) HTML5
12 375 (7.65%) RESTful
13 326 (6.65%) jQuery
14 255 (5.20%) Node.js
15 253 (5.16%) ASP.NET
16 242 (4.93%) CSS3
17 238 (4.85%) JSON
18 232 (4.73%) Hibernate
19 219 (4.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 214 (4.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 425 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 388 (7.91%) Computer Science
3 212 (4.32%) User Experience
4 207 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 200 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
6 196 (4.00%) Fintech
7 66 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 50 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 48 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 43 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (0.75%) iPad
12 30 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 30 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 28 (0.57%) Equities
14 27 (0.55%) Xbox
15 25 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (0.51%) Robotics
16 23 (0.47%) Virtual Team
17 22 (0.45%) RIA
18 18 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 493 (10.05%) Linux
2 376 (7.67%) Windows
3 209 (4.26%) Unix
4 130 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 112 (2.28%) Android
6 30 (0.61%) Debian
7 24 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.41%) CoreOS
9 15 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.22%) CentOS
11 11 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.16%) Solaris
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.14%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.041%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.041%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.041%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.041%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3948 (80.51%) Test Automation
2 3409 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 1485 (30.28%) BDD
4 1393 (28.41%) TDD
5 1248 (25.45%) Scrum
6 986 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
7 912 (18.60%) Test Scripting
8 683 (13.93%) SDLC
9 659 (13.44%) Software Testing
10 596 (12.15%) Test Strategy
11 594 (12.11%) Manual Testing
12 548 (11.17%) Software Engineering
13 531 (10.83%) DevOps
14 449 (9.16%) Regression Testing
15 441 (8.99%) Performance Testing
16 434 (8.85%) Mentoring
16 434 (8.85%) Open Source
17 432 (8.81%) MVC
18 414 (8.44%) Functional Testing
19 405 (8.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2517 (51.33%) Java
2 1597 (32.57%) C#
3 1412 (28.79%) SQL
4 1270 (25.90%) JavaScript
5 759 (15.48%) Python
6 557 (11.36%) Ruby
7 272 (5.55%) PHP
8 264 (5.38%) C++
9 166 (3.38%) C
10 164 (3.34%) Bash Shell
11 146 (2.98%) Scala
12 140 (2.85%) Groovy
13 121 (2.47%) T-SQL
14 86 (1.75%) ES6
14 86 (1.75%) PowerShell
15 84 (1.71%) TypeScript
16 69 (1.41%) Perl
17 58 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 54 (1.10%) PL/SQL
19 47 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 683 (13.93%) Degree
2 553 (11.28%) ISTQB
3 408 (8.32%) ISEB
4 208 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 162 (3.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 149 (3.04%) Security Cleared
7 58 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 50 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 20 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
11 17 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
12 14 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.14%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.12%) CISSP
14 6 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (0.12%) OCP
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.12%) SANS
14 6 (0.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1972 (40.21%) QA
2 45 (0.92%) SLA
3 44 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.14%) GDPR
5 5 (0.10%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.10%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.082%) MiFID
6 4 (0.082%) PMO
7 3 (0.061%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.061%) GCP
7 3 (0.061%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.041%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.041%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.041%) SEPA
8 2 (0.041%) WCAG
9 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.020%) EMIR
System Software
1 282 (5.75%) Docker
2 13 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.22%) vSphere
5 9 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.16%) HDFS
6 8 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.082%) Firmware
8 4 (0.082%) Xen
9 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.020%) LXC
9 1 (0.020%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 224 (4.57%) Puppet
2 159 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
3 133 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (2.10%) Ansible
5 43 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 36 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 26 (0.53%) Nagios
8 22 (0.45%) Cobbler
9 21 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
9 21 (0.43%) Graphite
10 19 (0.39%) Mesos
11 17 (0.35%) Terraform
12 11 (0.22%) Marathon
12 11 (0.22%) Salt
13 10 (0.20%) Grafana
14 9 (0.18%) Capistrano
15 6 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.12%) Galera Cluster
15 6 (0.12%) OpenNebula
16 5 (0.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 395 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 299 (6.10%) Oracle
3 188 (3.83%) HP
4 124 (2.53%) Google
5 81 (1.65%) SAP
6 68 (1.39%) IBM
7 55 (1.12%) Pega
8 51 (1.04%) Cognizant
9 49 (1.00%) Zend
10 44 (0.90%) EMC
11 43 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 39 (0.80%) Capita
12 39 (0.80%) Xamarin
13 36 (0.73%) Sitecore
14 29 (0.59%) AppDynamics
15 27 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
16 26 (0.53%) New Relic
17 25 (0.51%) CA
18 21 (0.43%) Adobe
18 21 (0.43%) TIBCO