Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 103 96
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +42
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4,048 5,165 5,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.81% 3.01% 3.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.25% 14.44% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,205 4,218 4,447
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,588 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +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 28,402 35,760 33,712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.72% 20.81% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,406 29,050 28,271
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
England -13 3,735 £50,000 +5.26% 221
UK excluding London -20 2,343 £45,000 +1.69% 149
London +2 1,650 £58,375 +1.52% 84
South East -12 739 £45,000 - 37
North of England -22 589 £42,500 +1.19% 44
Midlands -4 316 £40,000 - 24
North West -4 270 £42,500 - 17
Yorkshire -32 260 £42,500 +6.25% 18
South West -26 245 £46,000 +8.24% 21
Scotland +46 197 £42,500 -2.86% 9
East of England -33 188 £45,000 -10.00% 11
West Midlands +32 163 £38,500 -3.75% 16
East Midlands -12 152 £41,000 +2.50% 8
Wales +19 59 £39,500 +5.33% 2
North East +22 56 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Northern Ireland -16 11 £40,000 -1.23% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3,174 (78.41%) Test Automation
2 2,743 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1,982 (48.96%) Java
4 1,619 (40.00%) QA
5 1,543 (38.12%) C#
6 1,513 (37.38%) Cucumber
7 1,258 (31.08%) BDD
8 1,165 (28.78%) Scrum
9 1,103 (27.25%) JavaScript
10 1,090 (26.93%) TDD
11 1,082 (26.73%) WebDriver
12 1,072 (26.48%) SQL
13 1,020 (25.20%) Jenkins
14 1,006 (24.85%) JIRA
15 881 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
16 783 (19.34%) Python
17 761 (18.80%) Finance
18 740 (18.28%) Git (software)
19 734 (18.13%) DevOps
20 691 (17.07%) .NET
21 659 (16.28%) SoapUI
22 647 (15.98%) Software Testing
23 571 (14.11%) Test Scripting
24 564 (13.93%) SpecFlow
25 537 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
26 520 (12.85%) Manual Testing
27 506 (12.50%) Software Engineering
28 500 (12.35%) Web Services
29 497 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
30 493 (12.18%) SDLC

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
1 287 (7.09%) Confluence
2 54 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 51 (1.26%) Apache
4 49 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 37 (0.91%) JBoss
7 31 (0.77%) IIS
8 29 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 27 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (0.67%) WebSphere
10 23 (0.57%) WordPress
11 21 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (0.37%) CMS
12 15 (0.37%) Drupal
13 14 (0.35%) Apache TomEE
14 12 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.27%) nginx
15 11 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.22%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 36 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.15%) Mingle
4 5 (0.12%) Maple
5 4 (0.099%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.074%) ArchiCAD
6 3 (0.074%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.074%) MicroStation
6 3 (0.074%) Revit
7 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.025%) HipChat
8 1 (0.025%) InVision
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.025%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.025%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 31 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.22%) Magento
4 9 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 7 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 7 (0.17%) Ripple
6 6 (0.15%) FastStats
7 4 (0.099%) Exstream
7 4 (0.099%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.049%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.049%) Odoo
9 2 (0.049%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.049%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.049%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.049%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.025%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.025%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 537 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 497 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (4.40%) SaaS
4 148 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 115 (2.84%) GitHub
6 101 (2.50%) G Suite
7 99 (2.45%) Office 365
8 73 (1.80%) BrowserStack
9 55 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 53 (1.31%) Serverless
11 52 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
13 39 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
13 39 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
14 38 (0.94%) Amazon S3
14 38 (0.94%) PaaS
15 31 (0.77%) OpenShift
16 28 (0.69%) CloudBees
17 26 (0.64%) npm
18 20 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.00%) HTTP
2 29 (0.72%) Internet
3 25 (0.62%) SSH
4 22 (0.54%) Firewall
5 15 (0.37%) Skype
6 14 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.32%) DNS
7 13 (0.32%) FTP
7 13 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 12 (0.30%) SNMP
9 10 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 10 (0.25%) MPLS
9 10 (0.25%) VLAN
10 8 (0.20%) MQTT
10 8 (0.20%) Network Security
10 8 (0.20%) SMTP
11 6 (0.15%) Broadband
11 6 (0.15%) TETRA
11 6 (0.15%) VoIP
12 5 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 178 (4.40%) MySQL
3 177 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
4 160 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 157 (3.88%) NoSQL
6 120 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 86 (2.12%) Big Data
8 82 (2.03%) Redis
9 72 (1.78%) Hadoop
10 46 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
15 26 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (0.59%) DB2
16 24 (0.59%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
19 18 (0.44%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1,513 (37.38%) Cucumber
2 1,082 (26.73%) WebDriver
3 1,020 (25.20%) Jenkins
4 1,006 (24.85%) JIRA
5 740 (18.28%) Git (software)
6 659 (16.28%) SoapUI
7 564 (13.93%) SpecFlow
8 456 (11.26%) JMeter
9 437 (10.80%) JUnit
10 361 (8.92%) Maven
11 327 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 322 (7.95%) Appium
13 230 (5.68%) TeamCity
14 220 (5.43%) Visual Studio
15 181 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 179 (4.42%) NUnit
17 178 (4.40%) HP UFT
17 178 (4.40%) Protractor
18 164 (4.05%) TestNG
19 160 (3.95%) Subversion
General
1 761 (18.80%) Finance
2 336 (8.30%) Retail
3 174 (4.30%) Banking
4 107 (2.64%) Marketing
5 85 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 83 (2.05%) Law
7 69 (1.70%) Games
8 66 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 54 (1.33%) Electronics
10 25 (0.62%) Front Office
11 24 (0.59%) Back Office
11 24 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.59%) Legal
12 21 (0.52%) Advertising
13 19 (0.47%) Publishing
14 18 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.44%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.27%) Automotive
16 6 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.15%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 963 (23.79%) Developer
2 820 (20.26%) Test Engineer
3 716 (17.69%) Tester
4 637 (15.74%) Analyst
5 530 (13.09%) Test Analyst
6 487 (12.03%) Automation Tester
7 477 (11.78%) QA Engineer
8 470 (11.61%) Test Automation Engineer
9 311 (7.68%) Developer in Test
10 268 (6.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 259 (6.40%) Software Developer
12 251 (6.20%) Java Developer
13 220 (5.43%) Senior Developer
14 212 (5.24%) Software Test Engineer
15 198 (4.89%) QA Automation Engineer
16 186 (4.59%) Software Engineer
17 182 (4.50%) Software Tester
18 170 (4.20%) QA Analyst
19 153 (3.78%) QA Tester
20 151 (3.73%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (17.07%) .NET
2 500 (12.35%) Web Services
3 458 (11.31%) HTML
4 400 (9.88%) Gherkin
5 389 (9.61%) AngularJS
6 387 (9.56%) CSS
7 385 (9.51%) REST
8 360 (8.89%) SOAP
9 292 (7.21%) Spring
10 284 (7.02%) React
11 262 (6.47%) Node.js
12 254 (6.27%) RESTful
13 227 (5.61%) XML
14 213 (5.26%) JSON
15 189 (4.67%) ASP.NET
16 187 (4.62%) jQuery
17 167 (4.13%) HTML5
18 154 (3.80%) .NET Framework
19 115 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
20 114 (2.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 289 (7.14%) Fintech
2 234 (5.78%) Mobile App
3 210 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 160 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 156 (3.85%) User Experience
6 90 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 54 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (1.21%) Virtual Team
9 34 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 31 (0.77%) Cloud Native
12 24 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 22 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.40%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.37%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.35%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.35%) Wiki
17 13 (0.32%) Internet of Things
17 13 (0.32%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 378 (9.34%) Linux
2 283 (6.99%) Windows
3 180 (4.45%) Unix
4 151 (3.73%) Android
5 133 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 34 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 26 (0.64%) CoreOS
9 15 (0.37%) openSUSE
10 10 (0.25%) CentOS
10 10 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.15%) Debian
12 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.099%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.099%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.099%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.099%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,174 (78.41%) Test Automation
2 2,743 (67.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1,258 (31.08%) BDD
4 1,165 (28.78%) Scrum
5 1,090 (26.93%) TDD
6 881 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
7 734 (18.13%) DevOps
8 647 (15.98%) Software Testing
9 571 (14.11%) Test Scripting
10 520 (12.85%) Manual Testing
11 506 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 493 (12.18%) SDLC
13 492 (12.15%) API Testing
14 463 (11.44%) Microservices
15 450 (11.12%) SDET
16 441 (10.89%) Test Strategy
17 384 (9.49%) Functional Testing
18 383 (9.46%) Non-Functional Testing
19 378 (9.34%) Regression Testing
20 354 (8.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,982 (48.96%) Java
2 1,543 (38.12%) C#
3 1,103 (27.25%) JavaScript
4 1,072 (26.48%) SQL
5 783 (19.34%) Python
6 367 (9.07%) Ruby
7 237 (5.85%) PHP
8 221 (5.46%) C++
9 146 (3.61%) PowerShell
10 145 (3.58%) C
11 133 (3.29%) Java 8
12 109 (2.69%) Bash Shell
13 105 (2.59%) Scala
14 95 (2.35%) T-SQL
15 84 (2.08%) TypeScript
16 78 (1.93%) ES6
17 51 (1.26%) Perl
18 44 (1.09%) PL/SQL
19 39 (0.96%) Shell Script
20 33 (0.82%) ES7
Qualifications
1 411 (10.15%) ISTQB
2 403 (9.96%) Degree
3 272 (6.72%) ISEB
4 213 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 142 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 135 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 130 (3.21%) SC Cleared
8 69 (1.70%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.099%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.074%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.074%) HND
14 3 (0.074%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.074%) Numerate Degree
15 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,619 (40.00%) QA
2 26 (0.64%) GDPR
3 15 (0.37%) MiFID
4 7 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.15%) SLA
6 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.074%) WCAG
8 2 (0.049%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.025%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.025%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.025%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 385 (9.51%) Docker
2 32 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.15%) vSphere
7 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.12%) etcd
8 2 (0.049%) Squid
8 2 (0.049%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.025%) Firmware
9 1 (0.025%) HDFS
9 1 (0.025%) iptables
9 1 (0.025%) KVM
9 1 (0.025%) LXC
9 1 (0.025%) Varnish
9 1 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.025%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 171 (4.22%) Puppet
2 168 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
3 165 (4.08%) Ansible
4 162 (4.00%) Kubernetes
5 147 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
6 94 (2.32%) Terraform
7 74 (1.83%) HP ALM
8 38 (0.94%) Marathon
9 36 (0.89%) Nagios
10 32 (0.79%) Mesos
11 27 (0.67%) Graphite
12 26 (0.64%) Automic
13 19 (0.47%) Salt
14 13 (0.32%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.30%) Kibana
15 12 (0.30%) Prometheus
16 11 (0.27%) Packer
17 10 (0.25%) CA Service Virtualization
18 9 (0.22%) Istio
19 8 (0.20%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 389 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 261 (6.45%) Google
3 203 (5.01%) Oracle
4 175 (4.32%) HP
5 98 (2.42%) Splunk
6 86 (2.12%) SAP
7 59 (1.46%) AppDynamics
8 57 (1.41%) WorldPay
9 51 (1.26%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 43 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
11 35 (0.86%) Atlassian
12 34 (0.84%) IBM
12 34 (0.84%) VMware
13 27 (0.67%) SaltStack
14 26 (0.64%) XebiaLabs
15 25 (0.62%) New Relic
15 25 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
15 25 (0.62%) Xamarin
16 23 (0.57%) Adobe
17 21 (0.52%) Sitecore