Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 119 124
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4,748 4,876 4,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.93% 2.73% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.65% 13.47% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,763 4,124 4,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 32,411 36,199 34,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.99% 20.29% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26,162 29,397 30,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +6 4,387 £47,500 -4.04% 664
UK excluding London +2 2,733 £45,000 +2.27% 487
London +29 1,926 £60,000 +9.09% 229
North of England +11 802 £42,500 - 142
South East -12 716 £45,000 - 105
North West +6 381 £40,000 -11.11% 63
Yorkshire +23 368 £44,000 +3.53% 50
Midlands -17 366 £43,500 +2.35% 68
South West +4 325 £45,000 +5.88% 63
East of England +9 245 £45,000 -10.00% 57
West Midlands -12 207 £45,000 +5.88% 49
Scotland 0 186 £42,500 +6.25% 34
East Midlands -22 159 £42,500 -4.49% 19
Wales +52 89 £40,000 +11.11% 13
North East -4 53 £42,500 +3.86% 29
Northern Ireland +5 13 £47,500 +18.75% 5

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3,786 (79.74%) Test Automation
2 3,265 (68.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2,203 (46.40%) Java
4 1,932 (40.69%) QA
5 1,812 (38.16%) C#
6 1,658 (34.92%) Cucumber
7 1,534 (32.31%) BDD
8 1,486 (31.30%) JavaScript
9 1,307 (27.53%) WebDriver
10 1,225 (25.80%) TDD
11 1,195 (25.17%) Scrum
12 1,190 (25.06%) SQL
13 1,188 (25.02%) Jenkins
14 1,156 (24.35%) JIRA
15 1,094 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
16 998 (21.02%) Finance
17 890 (18.74%) .NET
18 874 (18.41%) Git (software)
19 858 (18.07%) HTML
20 798 (16.81%) Python
21 738 (15.54%) CSS
22 720 (15.16%) Software Testing
23 678 (14.28%) DevOps
24 670 (14.11%) Software Engineering
25 668 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
26 655 (13.80%) Manual Testing
27 636 (13.40%) SpecFlow
28 611 (12.87%) Web Services
29 601 (12.66%) Gherkin
29 601 (12.66%) Test Scripting

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
1 353 (7.43%) Confluence
2 133 (2.80%) Apache
3 132 (2.78%) CMS
4 97 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 95 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
6 78 (1.64%) EPiServer
7 67 (1.41%) JBoss
8 54 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 41 (0.86%) Apache Spark
10 37 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 37 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (0.74%) SharePoint
12 30 (0.63%) WebLogic
13 28 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 28 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 28 (0.59%) WordPress
14 24 (0.51%) Apache Solr
15 20 (0.42%) Drupal
16 19 (0.40%) IIS
17 16 (0.34%) Anypoint
Applications
1 19 (0.40%) Mingle
2 17 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.063%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.063%) Snapchat
6 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.021%) Maya
6 1 (0.021%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (0.74%) Eloqua
2 16 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.19%) FastStats
4 8 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.13%) Odoo
6 3 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.063%) RiskWrite
6 3 (0.063%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.063%) SAP FI-CA
6 3 (0.063%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.021%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.021%) Magento
7 1 (0.021%) Ripple
7 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.021%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.021%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 668 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 545 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 164 (3.45%) GitHub
4 131 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 123 (2.59%) SaaS
6 115 (2.42%) npm
7 69 (1.45%) BrowserStack
8 65 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
9 48 (1.01%) PaaS
9 48 (1.01%) Sauce Labs
10 46 (0.97%) Office 365
11 44 (0.93%) Serverless
12 43 (0.91%) CloudBees
13 42 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 39 (0.82%) G Suite
15 38 (0.80%) BlazeMeter
16 34 (0.72%) IaaS
17 33 (0.70%) Slack
18 25 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
19 24 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.15%) HTTP
2 53 (1.12%) SSL
3 42 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.82%) Firewall
5 31 (0.65%) Internet
6 10 (0.21%) Broadband
7 8 (0.17%) DNS
7 8 (0.17%) FTP
7 8 (0.17%) SMS
8 7 (0.15%) CDMA
8 7 (0.15%) GSM
8 7 (0.15%) LTE
8 7 (0.15%) UMTS
9 6 (0.13%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.11%) AMQP
10 5 (0.11%) DSL
10 5 (0.11%) Network Security
10 5 (0.11%) SSH
10 5 (0.11%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.084%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 238 (5.01%) MongoDB
3 231 (4.87%) MySQL
4 205 (4.32%) NoSQL
5 161 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 147 (3.10%) Big Data
6 147 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 108 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 60 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 58 (1.22%) Couchbase
10 55 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 50 (1.05%) Apache Hive
12 45 (0.95%) Blockchain
13 37 (0.78%) Redis
14 36 (0.76%) CouchDB
15 27 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 23 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
18 22 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,658 (34.92%) Cucumber
2 1,307 (27.53%) WebDriver
3 1,188 (25.02%) Jenkins
4 1,156 (24.35%) JIRA
5 874 (18.41%) Git (software)
6 636 (13.40%) SpecFlow
7 595 (12.53%) SoapUI
8 584 (12.30%) JMeter
9 495 (10.43%) JUnit
10 420 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 381 (8.02%) Visual Studio
12 359 (7.56%) Protractor
13 350 (7.37%) Maven
14 348 (7.33%) TeamCity
15 303 (6.38%) Appium
16 290 (6.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 270 (5.69%) NUnit
18 249 (5.24%) HP UFT
19 218 (4.59%) Jasmine
20 190 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 998 (21.02%) Finance
2 269 (5.67%) Banking
3 262 (5.52%) Retail
4 178 (3.75%) Marketing
5 93 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 91 (1.92%) Advertising
7 89 (1.87%) Law
8 71 (1.50%) Games
9 64 (1.35%) Electronics
10 61 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 53 (1.12%) Back Office
12 31 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 25 (0.53%) Automotive
14 24 (0.51%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.51%) Publishing
15 17 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.34%) Retail Finance
17 10 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.17%) Legal
19 6 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,187 (25.00%) Developer
2 1,005 (21.17%) Tester
3 861 (18.13%) Test Engineer
4 762 (16.05%) Analyst
5 678 (14.28%) Automation Tester
6 662 (13.94%) Test Analyst
7 616 (12.97%) QA Engineer
8 518 (10.91%) Test Automation Engineer
9 443 (9.33%) Developer in Test
10 272 (5.73%) Java Developer
11 269 (5.67%) Automation Test Analyst
12 261 (5.50%) Software Engineer
13 253 (5.33%) QA Automation Engineer
14 233 (4.91%) Java Engineer
15 231 (4.87%) Software Tester
16 215 (4.53%) QA Tester
16 215 (4.53%) Senior Developer
17 211 (4.44%) Test Automation Developer
18 205 (4.32%) Software Developer
19 204 (4.30%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 890 (18.74%) .NET
2 858 (18.07%) HTML
3 738 (15.54%) CSS
4 611 (12.87%) Web Services
5 601 (12.66%) Gherkin
6 565 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 457 (9.63%) REST
8 453 (9.54%) SOAP
9 397 (8.36%) HTML5
10 392 (8.26%) RESTful
11 365 (7.69%) Node.js
12 336 (7.08%) jQuery
13 297 (6.26%) XML
14 288 (6.07%) React
15 278 (5.86%) Spring
16 275 (5.79%) ASP.NET
17 263 (5.54%) JSON
18 255 (5.37%) CSS3
19 229 (4.82%) .NET Framework
20 180 (3.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 310 (6.53%) Fintech
2 279 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 270 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 269 (5.67%) User Experience
5 239 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 167 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
7 124 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 73 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 48 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
11 40 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 32 (0.67%) Algorithms
13 29 (0.61%) Blog
14 27 (0.57%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.48%) Management Information System
15 23 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
16 22 (0.46%) Fixed Income
17 18 (0.38%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.32%) e-Learning
18 15 (0.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 457 (9.63%) Linux
2 276 (5.81%) Windows
3 190 (4.00%) Android
4 168 (3.54%) Unix
5 162 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 44 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 28 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 25 (0.53%) CoreOS
9 22 (0.46%) openSUSE
10 21 (0.44%) CentOS
11 18 (0.38%) Windows Server
12 16 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.084%) Debian
14 2 (0.042%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.042%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.021%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.021%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.021%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,786 (79.74%) Test Automation
2 3,265 (68.77%) Agile Software Development
3 1,534 (32.31%) BDD
4 1,225 (25.80%) TDD
5 1,195 (25.17%) Scrum
6 1,094 (23.04%) Continuous Integration
7 720 (15.16%) Software Testing
8 678 (14.28%) DevOps
9 670 (14.11%) Software Engineering
10 655 (13.80%) Manual Testing
11 601 (12.66%) Test Scripting
12 587 (12.36%) SDLC
13 564 (11.88%) Test Strategy
14 498 (10.49%) SDET
15 482 (10.15%) API Testing
16 465 (9.79%) Functional Testing
17 461 (9.71%) Microservices
18 458 (9.65%) Regression Testing
19 444 (9.35%) Performance Testing
20 437 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,203 (46.40%) Java
2 1,812 (38.16%) C#
3 1,486 (31.30%) JavaScript
4 1,190 (25.06%) SQL
5 798 (16.81%) Python
6 360 (7.58%) Ruby
7 244 (5.14%) PHP
8 193 (4.06%) C++
9 163 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 160 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 144 (3.03%) C
12 116 (2.44%) Java 8
13 99 (2.09%) TypeScript
14 85 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 80 (1.68%) ES6
16 78 (1.64%) Perl
17 77 (1.62%) Groovy
18 70 (1.47%) Scala
19 46 (0.97%) Shell Script
20 43 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 533 (11.23%) Degree
2 511 (10.76%) ISTQB
3 365 (7.69%) ISEB
4 251 (5.29%) Security Cleared
5 150 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 136 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 125 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 103 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 40 (0.84%) CCNA
9 40 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (0.76%) MCSE
11 35 (0.74%) CISSP
11 35 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
11 35 (0.74%) GIAC
11 35 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
11 35 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
11 35 (0.74%) SAFe Agilist
11 35 (0.74%) SANS
11 35 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,932 (40.69%) QA
2 11 (0.23%) ISO 9000
3 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.17%) GDPR
4 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.17%) MiFID
4 8 (0.17%) WCAG
5 4 (0.084%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.042%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.042%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.042%) PMO
7 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 484 (10.19%) Docker
2 40 (0.84%) vSphere
3 36 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.27%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.21%) Firmware
7 10 (0.21%) Varnish
8 4 (0.084%) HDFS
8 4 (0.084%) Squid
9 2 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.042%) iptables
9 2 (0.042%) KVM
9 2 (0.042%) LXC
9 2 (0.042%) Xen
10 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 197 (4.15%) Puppet
2 164 (3.45%) Ansible
3 130 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 125 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 121 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
6 72 (1.52%) Terraform
7 69 (1.45%) HP ALM
8 67 (1.41%) Salt
9 28 (0.59%) Nagios
10 25 (0.53%) Automic
10 25 (0.53%) Graphite
11 10 (0.21%) Kibana
11 10 (0.21%) Packer
12 7 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
13 5 (0.11%) Consul
13 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.11%) WMI
14 4 (0.084%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.084%) Cobbler
14 4 (0.084%) Grafana
Vendors
1 472 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 243 (5.12%) Oracle
3 216 (4.55%) Google
4 157 (3.31%) HP
5 87 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 81 (1.71%) SAP
7 67 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 66 (1.39%) AppDynamics
9 59 (1.24%) New Relic
10 45 (0.95%) IBM
11 43 (0.91%) Splunk
11 43 (0.91%) VMware
12 37 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 35 (0.74%) Adobe
13 35 (0.74%) Marketo
14 32 (0.67%) Alias
14 32 (0.67%) Cognizant
15 28 (0.59%) Xamarin
16 25 (0.53%) XebiaLabs
17 21 (0.44%) Red Hat