Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 106 117
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 3,832 4,922 5,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.75% 2.96% 2.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.44% 14.65% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,006 3,867 4,239
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 26,539 33,602 36,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.08% 20.18% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20,963 27,191 29,495
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,524 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.45% +2.35%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -11 3,564 £50,000 +5.26% 436
UK excluding London -5 2,312 £45,000 - 360
London -9 1,466 £60,000 +4.35% 113
South East +19 746 £47,500 +5.56% 84
North of England -27 595 £42,500 - 112
Yorkshire -38 278 £45,000 +2.27% 45
Midlands -10 276 £40,000 -8.05% 52
North West -34 269 £40,000 - 55
South West -28 268 £45,000 -4.31% 49
East of England +13 203 £50,000 +11.11% 26
East Midlands +1 151 £41,750 -0.60% 30
Scotland +8 136 £45,000 - 27
West Midlands +2 123 £40,000 -15.79% 22
Wales +4 91 £45,000 +20.00% 8
North East +32 47 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Northern Ireland -9 5 £33,500 -47.45% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3,000 (78.29%) Test Automation
2 2,542 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1,789 (46.69%) Java
4 1,503 (39.22%) C#
5 1,416 (36.95%) QA
6 1,337 (34.89%) Cucumber
7 1,172 (30.58%) BDD
8 1,155 (30.14%) Scrum
9 1,072 (27.97%) WebDriver
10 1,071 (27.95%) JavaScript
11 1,024 (26.72%) TDD
12 1,009 (26.33%) SQL
13 971 (25.34%) JIRA
14 935 (24.40%) Jenkins
15 863 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
16 751 (19.60%) DevOps
17 741 (19.34%) Python
18 712 (18.58%) Git (software)
19 675 (17.61%) .NET
20 659 (17.20%) Finance
21 636 (16.60%) SpecFlow
22 606 (15.81%) Azure
23 557 (14.54%) Software Testing
24 515 (13.44%) AWS
25 508 (13.26%) Manual Testing
26 496 (12.94%) Test Scripting
27 461 (12.03%) JMeter
28 459 (11.98%) SoapUI
29 456 (11.90%) SDLC
30 444 (11.59%) API 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
1 339 (8.85%) Confluence
2 65 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 41 (1.07%) JBoss
5 36 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 35 (0.91%) CMS
7 34 (0.89%) Apache
7 34 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 29 (0.76%) IIS
9 28 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 24 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.34%) WordPress
14 12 (0.31%) Apache TomEE
14 12 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.29%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (0.26%) MQSeries
17 9 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.052%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.026%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.026%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 57 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
2 47 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.18%) Magento
6 6 (0.16%) FastStats
7 5 (0.13%) Fredhopper
7 5 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.052%) Carpe Diem
8 2 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.052%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.026%) Actimize
9 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.026%) Odoo
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.026%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 606 (15.81%) Azure
2 515 (13.44%) AWS
3 155 (4.04%) GCP
4 147 (3.84%) SaaS
5 109 (2.84%) GitHub
6 89 (2.32%) BrowserStack
7 77 (2.01%) Office 365
8 76 (1.98%) G Suite
9 65 (1.70%) Serverless
10 63 (1.64%) Sauce Labs
11 53 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 50 (1.30%) PaaS
13 49 (1.28%) OpenShift
14 39 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
14 39 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 35 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
16 34 (0.89%) Slack
17 29 (0.76%) CloudBees
18 25 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
19 21 (0.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.62%) HTTP
2 23 (0.60%) SSH
3 18 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.37%) Firewall
4 14 (0.37%) FTP
4 14 (0.37%) MQTT
4 14 (0.37%) SMTP
5 13 (0.34%) Skype
6 9 (0.23%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.18%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.18%) VLAN
8 6 (0.16%) DNS
8 6 (0.16%) Network Security
8 6 (0.16%) SNMP
8 6 (0.16%) SSL
9 5 (0.13%) Calico
9 5 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (0.10%) DSL
10 4 (0.10%) Internet
11 3 (0.078%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 184 (4.80%) MongoDB
3 174 (4.54%) MySQL
4 154 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 148 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 103 (2.69%) Redis
8 80 (2.09%) Big Data
9 62 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 39 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
13 30 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 28 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 22 (0.57%) Apache Hive
17 22 (0.57%) SQLite
18 21 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
18 21 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,337 (34.89%) Cucumber
2 1,072 (27.97%) WebDriver
3 971 (25.34%) JIRA
4 935 (24.40%) Jenkins
5 712 (18.58%) Git (software)
6 636 (16.60%) SpecFlow
7 461 (12.03%) JMeter
8 459 (11.98%) SoapUI
9 383 (9.99%) JUnit
10 359 (9.37%) Maven
11 325 (8.48%) Appium
12 304 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 245 (6.39%) TeamCity
14 202 (5.27%) Visual Studio
15 185 (4.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 173 (4.51%) NUnit
17 167 (4.36%) Protractor
18 162 (4.23%) HP UFT
19 160 (4.18%) LoadRunner
20 127 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 659 (17.20%) Finance
2 336 (8.77%) Retail
3 198 (5.17%) Banking
4 110 (2.87%) Marketing
5 85 (2.22%) Games
6 82 (2.14%) Public Sector
7 75 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 57 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 43 (1.12%) Law
10 39 (1.02%) Electronics
11 25 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.44%) Front Office
12 17 (0.44%) Legal
13 16 (0.42%) Back Office
14 14 (0.37%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.34%) Advertising
16 10 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.26%) Automotive
17 6 (0.16%) Retail Finance
18 3 (0.078%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 874 (22.81%) Developer
2 741 (19.34%) Test Engineer
3 604 (15.76%) Analyst
4 535 (13.96%) Tester
5 474 (12.37%) Test Analyst
6 420 (10.96%) QA Engineer
7 410 (10.70%) Test Automation Engineer
8 356 (9.29%) Automation Tester
9 274 (7.15%) Developer in Test
10 239 (6.24%) Software Developer
11 236 (6.16%) Automation Test Analyst
12 216 (5.64%) Java Developer
13 212 (5.53%) Senior Developer
14 193 (5.04%) Software Engineer
15 171 (4.46%) QA Analyst
16 163 (4.25%) Senior Test Engineer
17 159 (4.15%) Automation Engineer
17 159 (4.15%) Software Test Engineer
18 152 (3.97%) QA Automation Engineer
19 145 (3.78%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (17.61%) .NET
2 430 (11.22%) HTML
3 429 (11.20%) Web Services
4 402 (10.49%) REST
5 395 (10.31%) AngularJS
6 377 (9.84%) CSS
7 372 (9.71%) Gherkin
8 320 (8.35%) React
8 320 (8.35%) Spring
9 316 (8.25%) RESTful
10 281 (7.33%) Node.js
11 278 (7.25%) SOAP
12 184 (4.80%) JSON
13 183 (4.78%) jQuery
14 177 (4.62%) XML
15 169 (4.41%) ASP.NET
16 155 (4.04%) HTML5
17 141 (3.68%) .NET Core
18 131 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 117 (3.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 268 (6.99%) Mobile App
2 200 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 175 (4.57%) User Experience
4 140 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
5 79 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 64 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 46 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 44 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 42 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 35 (0.91%) Online Gambling
11 33 (0.86%) Cloud Native
12 30 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 27 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
13 27 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
14 23 (0.60%) PKI
14 23 (0.60%) Wiki
15 22 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 21 (0.55%) Mainframe
17 20 (0.52%) Life Science
18 18 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 309 (8.06%) Linux
2 262 (6.84%) Windows
3 145 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 144 (3.76%) Android
4 144 (3.76%) Unix
5 36 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 24 (0.63%) CoreOS
7 14 (0.37%) CentOS
8 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.26%) zOS
10 7 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
10 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.10%) Debian
14 3 (0.078%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.052%) Solaris
15 2 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,000 (78.29%) Test Automation
2 2,542 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1,172 (30.58%) BDD
4 1,155 (30.14%) Scrum
5 1,024 (26.72%) TDD
6 863 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
7 751 (19.60%) DevOps
8 557 (14.54%) Software Testing
9 508 (13.26%) Manual Testing
10 496 (12.94%) Test Scripting
11 456 (11.90%) SDLC
12 444 (11.59%) API Testing
13 438 (11.43%) Test Strategy
14 418 (10.91%) SDET
15 413 (10.78%) Software Engineering
16 379 (9.89%) Functional Testing
17 375 (9.79%) Mentoring
18 374 (9.76%) Performance Testing
19 347 (9.06%) Microservices
19 347 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,789 (46.69%) Java
2 1,503 (39.22%) C#
3 1,071 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 1,009 (26.33%) SQL
5 741 (19.34%) Python
6 306 (7.99%) Ruby
7 157 (4.10%) Java 8
8 151 (3.94%) C++
9 130 (3.39%) PHP
10 114 (2.97%) C
11 112 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 102 (2.66%) Bash Shell
13 97 (2.53%) TypeScript
14 94 (2.45%) Scala
15 93 (2.43%) T-SQL
16 91 (2.37%) ES6
17 61 (1.59%) Shell Script
18 58 (1.51%) Go
19 56 (1.46%) ES7
20 52 (1.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 332 (8.66%) ISTQB
2 331 (8.64%) Degree
3 236 (6.16%) ISEB
4 177 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 154 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 111 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 96 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 59 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 18 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.16%) HND
10 6 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.10%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.078%) CISSP
12 3 (0.078%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.078%) MCP
12 3 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.078%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.052%) CITP
13 2 (0.052%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.026%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,416 (36.95%) QA
2 19 (0.50%) GDPR
3 18 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.23%) WCAG
5 6 (0.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.052%) NCSC
7 1 (0.026%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 434 (11.33%) Docker
2 25 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.16%) vSphere
6 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.13%) etcd
7 2 (0.052%) Firmware
7 2 (0.052%) IAG
8 1 (0.026%) HDFS
8 1 (0.026%) KVM
8 1 (0.026%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 180 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 154 (4.02%) Puppet
3 152 (3.97%) Ansible
4 150 (3.91%) HP Quality Center
5 105 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (2.11%) Terraform
7 63 (1.64%) Marathon
7 63 (1.64%) Mesos
8 47 (1.23%) Nagios
9 35 (0.91%) Graphite
9 35 (0.91%) Packer
10 27 (0.70%) HP ALM
11 26 (0.68%) Kibana
12 24 (0.63%) Automic
12 24 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
12 24 (0.63%) ZABBIX
13 23 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
14 21 (0.55%) Prometheus
15 19 (0.50%) Istio
16 11 (0.29%) Grafana
Vendors
1 417 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 202 (5.27%) Google
3 161 (4.20%) Oracle
4 132 (3.44%) HP
5 92 (2.40%) SAP
6 78 (2.04%) WorldPay
7 73 (1.91%) Splunk
8 69 (1.80%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 52 (1.36%) Atlassian
10 47 (1.23%) AppDynamics
11 42 (1.10%) New Relic
12 41 (1.07%) Sitecore
13 38 (0.99%) IBM
14 31 (0.81%) Perforce
14 31 (0.81%) Xamarin
15 30 (0.78%) Perfecto Mobile
16 28 (0.73%) Nintex
16 28 (0.73%) VMware
17 27 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
18 25 (0.65%) Teradata