Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 121 111
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 1,321 3,799 4,841
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.74% 2.73% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.10% 14.32% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,227 3,085 3,944
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10,085 26,530 33,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.93% 19.04% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8,270 20,958 26,859
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £79,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium.

Salary trend for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Top 18 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 30 September 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
England -1 1,182 £50,000 - 186
UK excluding London +15 835 £45,000 - 152
London -25 443 £60,000 - 46
South East +26 278 £50,000 +5.26% 46
North of England +6 212 £45,000 +5.88% 57
South West +35 140 £46,250 +2.78% 22
Work from Home +34 125 £45,000 -10.00% 25
North West +9 98 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Yorkshire +23 95 £45,000 - 16
Midlands -8 64 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +35 42 £50,000 +31.58% 7
East of England +5 42 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Wales +11 41 £45,000 - 6
Scotland +23 36 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Northern Ireland +34 22 £35,000 +4.48% 2
East Midlands -10 22 £37,500 -11.76% 3
North East +1 19 £45,000 +14.99% 18
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1,056 (79.94%) Test Automation
2 832 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
3 526 (39.82%) Java
4 514 (38.91%) C#
5 473 (35.81%) QA
6 430 (32.55%) JavaScript
7 416 (31.49%) Cucumber
8 402 (30.43%) BDD
9 332 (25.13%) TDD
10 328 (24.83%) DevOps
11 314 (23.77%) WebDriver
12 306 (23.16%) Jenkins
13 301 (22.79%) SQL
14 277 (20.97%) Azure
15 273 (20.67%) JIRA
16 266 (20.14%) Scrum
17 254 (19.23%) .NET
18 251 (19.00%) Python
18 251 (19.00%) Git (software)
19 250 (18.93%) AWS
20 222 (16.81%) API Testing
21 214 (16.20%) Finance
22 199 (15.06%) SpecFlow
23 197 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
24 194 (14.69%) Docker
25 188 (14.23%) SQL Server
25 188 (14.23%) SDET
26 155 (11.73%) Manual Testing
26 155 (11.73%) ISTQB
27 148 (11.20%) CSS

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 85 (6.43%) Confluence
2 34 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (1.44%) NServiceBus
4 15 (1.14%) JBoss
5 12 (0.91%) CMS
5 12 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.68%) Apache
7 7 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.45%) Liferay
8 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.30%) IIS
10 3 (0.23%) nginx
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.15%) Gluu
11 2 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.076%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) BASE24
2 4 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.23%) Magento
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.15%) Maximo
4 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
4 2 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 277 (20.97%) Azure
2 250 (18.93%) AWS
3 70 (5.30%) SaaS
4 56 (4.24%) GCP
5 49 (3.71%) GitHub
6 35 (2.65%) Serverless
7 26 (1.97%) BrowserStack
8 24 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.82%) Sauce Labs
9 19 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.29%) npm
11 16 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 14 (1.06%) BlazeMeter
13 9 (0.68%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.45%) NuGet
14 6 (0.45%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.68%) Skype
2 20 (1.51%) HTTP
3 17 (1.29%) VoIP
4 12 (0.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.68%) LAN
6 8 (0.61%) ATM
6 8 (0.61%) Firewall
6 8 (0.61%) PBX
6 8 (0.61%) RTP
6 8 (0.61%) STUN
6 8 (0.61%) VPN
7 6 (0.45%) BGP
7 6 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (0.45%) Internet
7 6 (0.45%) Intranet
7 6 (0.45%) OSPF
7 6 (0.45%) WAN
8 5 (0.38%) H.323
8 5 (0.38%) Network Security
9 4 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.04%) MySQL
3 80 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 60 (4.54%) MongoDB
5 48 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.12%) Redis
9 19 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2017
11 14 (1.06%) MS Access
12 13 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (0.98%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.68%) Big Data
16 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.53%) InfluxDB
16 7 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
16 7 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 416 (31.49%) Cucumber
2 314 (23.77%) WebDriver
3 306 (23.16%) Jenkins
4 273 (20.67%) JIRA
5 251 (19.00%) Git (software)
6 199 (15.06%) SpecFlow
7 148 (11.20%) SoapUI
8 125 (9.46%) Appium
9 106 (8.02%) Postman
10 97 (7.34%) JMeter
11 93 (7.04%) Cypress.io
12 73 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 63 (4.77%) Maven
14 53 (4.01%) JUnit
15 50 (3.79%) Protractor
16 48 (3.63%) TeamCity
17 43 (3.26%) Visual Studio
18 42 (3.18%) Subversion
19 37 (2.80%) Jasmine
20 36 (2.73%) Mocha
General
1 214 (16.20%) Finance
2 47 (3.56%) Banking
3 41 (3.10%) Retail
4 20 (1.51%) Public Sector
4 20 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.14%) Advertising
5 15 (1.14%) Games
6 11 (0.83%) Law
6 11 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.45%) Electronics
8 4 (0.30%) Back Office
8 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.30%) Legal
8 4 (0.30%) Marketing
9 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.15%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.15%) Front Office
9 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.076%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 344 (26.04%) Developer
2 241 (18.24%) Tester
3 230 (17.41%) Test Engineer
4 214 (16.20%) Analyst
5 193 (14.61%) Test Analyst
6 174 (13.17%) Automation Tester
7 142 (10.75%) QA Engineer
8 118 (8.93%) Test Automation Engineer
9 100 (7.57%) Software Developer
10 96 (7.27%) Developer in Test
11 94 (7.12%) Automation Test Analyst
12 69 (5.22%) Senior Developer
13 68 (5.15%) .NET Developer
14 64 (4.84%) QA Analyst
15 57 (4.31%) Senior Test Engineer
16 54 (4.09%) Test Leader
17 49 (3.71%) Software Test Engineer
18 48 (3.63%) Automation Engineer
18 48 (3.63%) Software Engineer
19 45 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (19.23%) .NET
2 148 (11.20%) CSS
3 144 (10.90%) HTML
4 137 (10.37%) Node.js
5 136 (10.30%) Gherkin
6 112 (8.48%) AngularJS
7 102 (7.72%) .NET Core
8 101 (7.65%) Web Services
9 100 (7.57%) SOAP
10 92 (6.96%) React
11 91 (6.89%) Vue.js
12 90 (6.81%) RESTful
13 88 (6.66%) JSON
14 79 (5.98%) .NET Framework
15 71 (5.37%) REST
16 67 (5.07%) HTML5
17 64 (4.84%) ASP.NET
18 63 (4.77%) XML
19 56 (4.24%) jQuery
20 35 (2.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.54%) Mobile App
2 44 (3.33%) User Experience
3 34 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (2.27%) Virtual Team
5 25 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 21 (1.59%) Social Network
9 19 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 11 (0.83%) Online Banking
12 10 (0.76%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 9 (0.68%) Tandem
13 9 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
14 8 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (0.61%) EMV
14 8 (0.61%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.40%) Linux
2 47 (3.56%) Windows
3 32 (2.42%) Android
4 28 (2.12%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.59%) Unix
6 11 (0.83%) Debian
7 9 (0.68%) Amazon Linux
7 9 (0.68%) CentOS
7 9 (0.68%) VyOS
8 6 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.38%) VMS
10 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,056 (79.94%) Test Automation
2 832 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
3 402 (30.43%) BDD
4 332 (25.13%) TDD
5 328 (24.83%) DevOps
6 266 (20.14%) Scrum
7 222 (16.81%) API Testing
8 197 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
9 188 (14.23%) SDET
10 155 (11.73%) Manual Testing
11 134 (10.14%) Test Scripting
12 133 (10.07%) Fintech
13 130 (9.84%) Test Strategy
14 125 (9.46%) Software Testing
15 120 (9.08%) Microservices
16 118 (8.93%) SDLC
17 113 (8.55%) Computer Science
18 102 (7.72%) Scenario Testing
19 99 (7.49%) Regression Testing
20 94 (7.12%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 526 (39.82%) Java
2 514 (38.91%) C#
3 430 (32.55%) JavaScript
4 301 (22.79%) SQL
5 251 (19.00%) Python
6 125 (9.46%) TypeScript
7 65 (4.92%) PHP
8 50 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 44 (3.33%) Go
9 44 (3.33%) Ruby
10 39 (2.95%) C++
11 25 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 23 (1.74%) C
13 22 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.51%) Scala
15 18 (1.36%) Perl
16 13 (0.98%) Java 8
17 11 (0.83%) ES6
17 11 (0.83%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 155 (11.73%) ISTQB
2 142 (10.75%) Degree
3 92 (6.96%) ISEB
4 81 (6.13%) Security Cleared
5 68 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (3.56%) SC Cleared
7 38 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 30 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.53%) CFA
10 7 (0.53%) HNC
11 6 (0.45%) CCNA
11 6 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.45%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.076%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.076%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (35.81%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) PMO
3 8 (0.61%) ISO 8583
3 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.30%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.23%) MiFID
6 3 (0.23%) PSD2
6 3 (0.23%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.076%) GxP
7 1 (0.076%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 194 (14.69%) Docker
2 15 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.68%) Firmware
4 7 (0.53%) Squid
5 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.38%) KVM
7 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.15%) iptables
8 1 (0.076%) HDFS
8 1 (0.076%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 133 (10.07%) Kubernetes
2 55 (4.16%) Ansible
3 46 (3.48%) Puppet
3 46 (3.48%) Terraform
4 38 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (1.74%) Istio
7 11 (0.83%) Rancher
8 9 (0.68%) Graylog
9 6 (0.45%) Grafana
9 6 (0.45%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.38%) Kibana
10 5 (0.38%) MIIS
11 4 (0.30%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.30%) logstash
11 4 (0.30%) Nagios
12 3 (0.23%) Rundeck
13 2 (0.15%) Nessus
13 2 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 132 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.60%) Oracle
3 25 (1.89%) HP
4 24 (1.82%) Google
5 16 (1.21%) VMware
6 15 (1.14%) Atlassian
7 14 (1.06%) CA
8 12 (0.91%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.83%) SAP
10 9 (0.68%) Brocade
10 9 (0.68%) Cadence
10 9 (0.68%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (0.68%) Juniper
10 9 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.68%) SolarWinds
10 9 (0.68%) Vyatta
11 7 (0.53%) Sitecore
12 6 (0.45%) CheckPoint
12 6 (0.45%) F5
12 6 (0.45%) Zend