Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 95 137
Rank change year-on-year -8 +42 +32
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 5,155 5,229 4,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.00% 3.07% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.44% 15.42% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4,213 4,487 4,393
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £69,800 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 35,704 33,920 36,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.88% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29,027 28,485 30,977
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -9 4,882 £47,500 +3.26% 617
UK excluding London -8 3,129 £43,000 +1.18% 409
London -12 1,949 £57,500 +4.55% 245
South East +17 973 £45,000 +5.88% 117
North of England +2 823 £42,000 -1.18% 105
Yorkshire +11 428 £40,000 -11.11% 45
Midlands -27 405 £40,000 - 54
East of England -4 392 £50,000 +11.11% 45
North West -17 347 £42,500 - 55
South West -27 342 £42,500 +6.25% 51
East Midlands +2 239 £40,000 - 27
West Midlands -58 167 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Scotland -22 134 £43,750 +9.38% 17
Wales +7 62 £37,500 +7.14% 10
North East -10 49 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Northern Ireland -5 2 £40,500 +20.90% 10

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 4,166 (80.81%) Test Automation
2 3,739 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2,524 (48.96%) Java
4 2,052 (39.81%) QA
5 1,866 (36.20%) C#
6 1,802 (34.96%) Cucumber
7 1,680 (32.59%) BDD
8 1,509 (29.27%) TDD
9 1,473 (28.57%) SQL
10 1,427 (27.68%) Scrum
11 1,415 (27.45%) JavaScript
12 1,353 (26.25%) WebDriver
13 1,215 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
14 1,172 (22.74%) Jenkins
15 1,106 (21.45%) JIRA
16 1,011 (19.61%) Finance
17 977 (18.95%) HTML
18 932 (18.08%) .NET
19 823 (15.97%) CSS
20 807 (15.65%) SDLC
21 778 (15.09%) Test Scripting
22 759 (14.72%) Git (software)
23 755 (14.65%) Python
24 753 (14.61%) Web Services
25 698 (13.54%) SoapUI
25 698 (13.54%) Manual Testing
26 683 (13.25%) SpecFlow
27 678 (13.15%) Software Testing
28 662 (12.84%) AngularJS
29 659 (12.78%) JUnit

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
1 323 (6.27%) Confluence
2 226 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 156 (3.03%) JBoss
4 137 (2.66%) CMS
5 129 (2.50%) Apache
6 70 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 60 (1.16%) Jetty
8 58 (1.13%) EPiServer
9 48 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 48 (0.93%) Mule
10 43 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 40 (0.78%) Drupal
11 40 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 39 (0.76%) Apache Spark
12 39 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
13 30 (0.58%) nginx
14 28 (0.54%) Apache Solr
15 26 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 24 (0.47%) IIS
17 23 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.14%) Mingle
4 7 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.058%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.039%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.019%) Blender
7 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.019%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (0.62%) Eloqua
2 20 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.37%) Magento
4 17 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.097%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.097%) Front Arena
6 5 (0.097%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.097%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.039%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.019%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.019%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.019%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.019%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 641 (12.43%) Amazon AWS
2 353 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 251 (4.87%) GitHub
4 129 (2.50%) SaaS
5 94 (1.82%) Slack
6 81 (1.57%) Sauce Labs
7 77 (1.49%) npm
8 57 (1.11%) BrowserStack
9 52 (1.01%) Office 365
10 49 (0.95%) PaaS
11 48 (0.93%) BlazeMeter
11 48 (0.93%) IaaS
12 47 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
13 44 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (0.66%) G Suite
15 28 (0.54%) CloudBees
16 20 (0.39%) NuGet
17 17 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
18 14 (0.27%) OpenShift
18 14 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 102 (1.98%) HTTP
2 74 (1.44%) Internet
3 27 (0.52%) SSL
4 26 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.33%) LAN
6 16 (0.31%) Firewall
7 14 (0.27%) VoIP
7 14 (0.27%) WAN
8 12 (0.23%) DNS
8 12 (0.23%) Network Security
8 12 (0.23%) Wireless
9 11 (0.21%) SMS
10 7 (0.14%) AMQP
11 6 (0.12%) ICMP
12 5 (0.097%) 3G
12 5 (0.097%) ATM
13 4 (0.078%) DHCP
13 4 (0.078%) Intranet
13 4 (0.078%) LTE
13 4 (0.078%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 242 (4.69%) MySQL
3 232 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 220 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 114 (2.21%) Big Data
5 114 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 92 (1.78%) Hadoop
8 79 (1.53%) Redis
9 77 (1.49%) Couchbase
10 70 (1.36%) Blockchain
11 56 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 31 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 29 (0.56%) Riak
16 25 (0.48%) Oracle Database
17 21 (0.41%) Apache Hive
17 21 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,802 (34.96%) Cucumber
2 1,353 (26.25%) WebDriver
3 1,172 (22.74%) Jenkins
4 1,106 (21.45%) JIRA
5 759 (14.72%) Git (software)
6 698 (13.54%) SoapUI
7 683 (13.25%) SpecFlow
8 659 (12.78%) JUnit
9 561 (10.88%) JMeter
10 450 (8.73%) Maven
11 417 (8.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 385 (7.47%) Protractor
13 343 (6.65%) Jasmine
14 301 (5.84%) NUnit
15 295 (5.72%) TeamCity
16 265 (5.14%) HP UFT
17 260 (5.04%) Visual Studio
18 258 (5.00%) Appium
19 213 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 211 (4.09%) TestNG
General
1 1,011 (19.61%) Finance
2 348 (6.75%) Retail
3 262 (5.08%) Banking
4 143 (2.77%) Marketing
5 124 (2.41%) Advertising
6 110 (2.13%) Games
7 68 (1.32%) Law
8 56 (1.09%) Back Office
9 54 (1.05%) Legal
10 49 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 32 (0.62%) Front Office
12 30 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 29 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.50%) Automotive
15 19 (0.37%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.29%) Electronics
16 15 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.23%) Publishing
19 8 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,273 (24.69%) Developer
2 1,129 (21.90%) Tester
3 887 (17.21%) Test Engineer
4 813 (15.77%) Automation Tester
5 808 (15.67%) Analyst
6 664 (12.88%) Test Analyst
7 637 (12.36%) QA Engineer
8 492 (9.54%) Test Automation Engineer
9 463 (8.98%) Java Developer
10 410 (7.95%) Developer in Test
11 320 (6.21%) QA Analyst
12 311 (6.03%) Automation Test Analyst
13 289 (5.61%) QA Automation Engineer
14 279 (5.41%) Software Engineer
15 265 (5.14%) QA Tester
16 261 (5.06%) Software Developer
17 260 (5.04%) Java Engineer
18 257 (4.99%) Software Test Engineer
19 249 (4.83%) Selenium Tester
20 248 (4.81%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 977 (18.95%) HTML
2 932 (18.08%) .NET
3 823 (15.97%) CSS
4 753 (14.61%) Web Services
5 662 (12.84%) AngularJS
6 509 (9.87%) Gherkin
7 457 (8.87%) REST
7 457 (8.87%) Spring
8 443 (8.59%) SOAP
9 434 (8.42%) RESTful
10 394 (7.64%) HTML5
11 327 (6.34%) jQuery
12 323 (6.27%) React
13 303 (5.88%) Node.js
14 292 (5.66%) XML
15 275 (5.33%) ASP.NET
16 266 (5.16%) JSON
17 262 (5.08%) CSS3
18 213 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 188 (3.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 334 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 319 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 314 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 314 (6.09%) User Experience
4 296 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
5 241 (4.68%) Fintech
6 131 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 68 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 62 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 39 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 36 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 33 (0.64%) Management Information System
13 31 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 30 (0.58%) Algorithms
14 30 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 30 (0.58%) Equities
14 30 (0.58%) Virtual Team
14 30 (0.58%) Xbox
15 21 (0.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 505 (9.80%) Linux
2 385 (7.47%) Windows
3 232 (4.50%) Android
4 218 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 191 (3.71%) Unix
6 25 (0.48%) CentOS
7 24 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 22 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 21 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 20 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
11 17 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 16 (0.31%) Debian
13 9 (0.17%) openSUSE
14 8 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.14%) VMS
16 6 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.078%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.058%) AIX
19 1 (0.019%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,166 (80.81%) Test Automation
2 3,739 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1,680 (32.59%) BDD
4 1,509 (29.27%) TDD
5 1,427 (27.68%) Scrum
6 1,215 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
7 807 (15.65%) SDLC
8 778 (15.09%) Test Scripting
9 698 (13.54%) Manual Testing
10 678 (13.15%) Software Testing
11 644 (12.49%) DevOps
12 640 (12.42%) Software Engineering
13 548 (10.63%) Test Strategy
14 517 (10.03%) Regression Testing
15 505 (9.80%) SDET
16 468 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
17 459 (8.90%) API Testing
18 434 (8.42%) Performance Testing
19 424 (8.23%) Kanban
20 402 (7.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,524 (48.96%) Java
2 1,866 (36.20%) C#
3 1,473 (28.57%) SQL
4 1,415 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 755 (14.65%) Python
6 552 (10.71%) Ruby
7 311 (6.03%) PHP
8 240 (4.66%) C++
9 193 (3.74%) C
10 158 (3.06%) Java 8
11 138 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 127 (2.46%) T-SQL
13 119 (2.31%) Groovy
14 91 (1.77%) Scala
15 85 (1.65%) ES6
16 84 (1.63%) PowerShell
17 79 (1.53%) Shell Script
18 77 (1.49%) TypeScript
19 69 (1.34%) Perl
20 54 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 616 (11.95%) Degree
2 479 (9.29%) ISTQB
3 409 (7.93%) ISEB
4 182 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 159 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 122 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 89 (1.73%) SC Cleared
8 47 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 46 (0.89%) SAFe Agilist
10 39 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
11 32 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
12 18 (0.35%) CCNA
12 18 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.33%) PMI Certification
14 15 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (0.27%) CISSP
15 14 (0.27%) GIAC
15 14 (0.27%) MCSE
15 14 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
15 14 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,052 (39.81%) QA
2 12 (0.23%) MiFID
2 12 (0.23%) PSD2
3 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.14%) WCAG
4 6 (0.12%) ISO 9000
4 6 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.058%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.039%) EMIR
6 2 (0.039%) GCP
6 2 (0.039%) SEPA
6 2 (0.039%) SLA
7 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.019%) PMO
System Software
1 332 (6.44%) Docker
2 24 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.31%) vSphere
4 15 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.097%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.097%) Firmware
6 5 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.058%) KVM
7 3 (0.058%) LXC
7 3 (0.058%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.058%) Xen
8 2 (0.039%) ACF2
8 2 (0.039%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.039%) RACF
9 1 (0.019%) HDFS
9 1 (0.019%) iptables
9 1 (0.019%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 179 (3.47%) Puppet
2 149 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 139 (2.70%) Ansible
4 96 (1.86%) Terraform
5 94 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
6 47 (0.91%) Kubernetes
6 47 (0.91%) Nagios
7 46 (0.89%) HP ALM
8 30 (0.58%) Salt
9 29 (0.56%) Cobbler
10 24 (0.47%) Graphite
11 22 (0.43%) Automic
12 11 (0.21%) WebInspect
13 9 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
14 7 (0.14%) Kibana
14 7 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.12%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.097%) Grafana
17 4 (0.078%) logstash
17 4 (0.078%) Mesos
Vendors
1 348 (6.75%) Microsoft
2 293 (5.68%) Oracle
3 182 (3.53%) Google
4 181 (3.51%) HP
5 101 (1.96%) Capita
6 74 (1.44%) Splunk
7 72 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 70 (1.36%) AppDynamics
9 61 (1.18%) Sitecore
10 47 (0.91%) IBM
11 46 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
11 46 (0.89%) WorldPay
12 44 (0.85%) SAP
13 43 (0.83%) VMware
14 40 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 38 (0.74%) Xamarin
16 32 (0.62%) Marketo
17 23 (0.45%) Micro Focus
17 23 (0.45%) Twitter
18 22 (0.43%) XebiaLabs