Period
to 19 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 120 118
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 1,810 3,281 4,314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.86% 2.64% 2.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.79% 13.61% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,710 2,702 3,605
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.65%

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 13,128 24,112 29,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.74% 19.37% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,839 19,123 24,158
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,486 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 +12 1,632 £50,000 - 175
UK excluding London -4 1,073 £48,000 +6.67% 117
London +57 676 £62,500 +4.17% 68
South East +44 411 £50,000 +5.26% 34
North of England -37 254 £47,500 +11.76% 29
Work from Home -20 205 £48,500 -11.82% 32
South West +11 138 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire -38 122 £46,250 +2.78% 11
North West -40 97 £56,250 +32.35% 12
Midlands -11 91 £45,000 +6.51% 13
West Midlands +49 78 £45,000 +6.51% 9
Scotland +16 71 £48,750 +21.88% 9
East of England +13 54 £45,000 -18.18% 13
Wales -1 36 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North East +7 35 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East Midlands -22 12 £42,500 +3.03% 4
Isle of Man - 10 £49,500 - 1
Northern Ireland +19 9 £32,500 -5.11% 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 1,470 (81.22%) Test Automation
2 1,083 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
3 786 (43.43%) C#
4 742 (40.99%) Java
5 735 (40.61%) QA
6 648 (35.80%) BDD
7 641 (35.41%) JavaScript
8 570 (31.49%) Cucumber
9 501 (27.68%) DevOps
10 478 (26.41%) TDD
11 443 (24.48%) SQL
12 429 (23.70%) Azure
13 426 (23.54%) WebDriver
14 380 (20.99%) .NET
15 376 (20.77%) Jenkins
16 356 (19.67%) SDET
17 341 (18.84%) Scrum
18 335 (18.51%) AWS
19 321 (17.73%) Python
20 305 (16.85%) Git (software)
21 302 (16.69%) Finance
22 300 (16.57%) API Testing
23 293 (16.19%) SpecFlow
24 284 (15.69%) Docker
25 282 (15.58%) JIRA
26 272 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
27 244 (13.48%) Appium
28 228 (12.60%) Gherkin
29 218 (12.04%) Microservices
30 217 (11.99%) 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
1 108 (5.97%) Confluence
2 35 (1.93%) JBoss
3 25 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.05%) NServiceBus
5 15 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.55%) Apache
7 10 (0.55%) CMS
8 9 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.39%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.22%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.17%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.11%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.11%) Headless CMS
12 2 (0.11%) nginx
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 22 (1.22%) InVision
2 20 (1.10%) Sketch
3 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.39%) Magento
3 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
6 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 429 (23.70%) Azure
2 335 (18.51%) AWS
3 73 (4.03%) GCP
4 57 (3.15%) BrowserStack
5 53 (2.93%) SaaS
6 45 (2.49%) Serverless
7 39 (2.15%) GitHub
8 29 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
9 28 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
11 23 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
12 21 (1.16%) npm
12 21 (1.16%) Sauce Labs
13 16 (0.88%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
15 13 (0.72%) PaaS
16 11 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
16 11 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.09%) Skype
2 37 (2.04%) HTTP
3 14 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.44%) Intranet
5 7 (0.39%) H.323
5 7 (0.39%) Internet
5 7 (0.39%) Network Security
5 7 (0.39%) SSL
6 6 (0.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.11%) IPv4
7 2 (0.11%) IPv6
7 2 (0.11%) PBX
7 2 (0.11%) RTP
7 2 (0.11%) STUN
7 2 (0.11%) VLAN
7 2 (0.11%) VoIP
8 1 (0.055%) 3G
8 1 (0.055%) FTP
8 1 (0.055%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 127 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 99 (5.47%) MySQL
4 91 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 65 (3.59%) Redis
6 38 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 34 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (0.99%) Big Data
10 18 (0.99%) Blockchain
11 15 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.77%) SQL Server 2017
13 13 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.61%) MS Access
15 10 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 570 (31.49%) Cucumber
2 426 (23.54%) WebDriver
3 376 (20.77%) Jenkins
4 305 (16.85%) Git (software)
5 293 (16.19%) SpecFlow
6 282 (15.58%) JIRA
7 244 (13.48%) Appium
8 214 (11.82%) Postman
9 161 (8.90%) Cypress.io
9 161 (8.90%) JMeter
10 151 (8.34%) SoapUI
11 103 (5.69%) TeamCity
12 96 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 94 (5.19%) Protractor
14 88 (4.86%) JUnit
15 70 (3.87%) Maven
15 70 (3.87%) Visual Studio
16 68 (3.76%) NUnit
17 62 (3.43%) Visual Studio Team System
18 50 (2.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 302 (16.69%) Finance
2 68 (3.76%) Banking
3 45 (2.49%) Marketing
4 39 (2.15%) Public Sector
5 25 (1.38%) Retail
6 17 (0.94%) Advertising
6 17 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (0.77%) Games
7 14 (0.77%) Law
8 13 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.39%) Automotive
9 7 (0.39%) Electronics
10 6 (0.33%) Back Office
10 6 (0.33%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.22%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.22%) Front Office
12 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.11%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 436 (24.09%) Developer
2 341 (18.84%) Tester
3 322 (17.79%) Test Engineer
4 273 (15.08%) QA Engineer
5 272 (15.03%) Automation Tester
6 235 (12.98%) Analyst
7 221 (12.21%) Test Analyst
8 172 (9.50%) Software Developer
9 162 (8.95%) Test Automation Engineer
10 133 (7.35%) Developer in Test
11 122 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
12 107 (5.91%) Automation Engineer
13 99 (5.47%) QA Analyst
14 86 (4.75%) QA Test Analyst
15 85 (4.70%) QA Automation Engineer
16 82 (4.53%) Senior Test Engineer
17 79 (4.36%) Test Leader
18 77 (4.25%) Software Test Engineer
19 76 (4.20%) Senior Developer
20 72 (3.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (20.99%) .NET
2 228 (12.60%) Gherkin
3 185 (10.22%) React
4 157 (8.67%) HTML
5 154 (8.51%) .NET Core
6 148 (8.18%) CSS
7 145 (8.01%) Node.js
8 139 (7.68%) RESTful
9 130 (7.18%) .NET Framework
10 129 (7.13%) REST
11 122 (6.74%) AngularJS
12 121 (6.69%) Vue.js
13 106 (5.86%) JSON
14 103 (5.69%) SOAP
15 91 (5.03%) Web Services
16 84 (4.64%) HTML5
17 70 (3.87%) XML
18 63 (3.48%) jQuery
18 63 (3.48%) Spring
19 59 (3.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 72 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (2.60%) User Experience
5 28 (1.55%) EPoS
5 28 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (1.33%) Social Network
7 22 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 15 (0.83%) Video on Demand
12 14 (0.77%) Public Cloud
13 13 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.55%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.50%) LIMS
16 8 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
16 8 (0.44%) Replication
17 7 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 121 (6.69%) Linux
2 71 (3.92%) Android
3 69 (3.81%) Apple iOS
4 63 (3.48%) Windows
5 39 (2.15%) Unix
6 10 (0.55%) CentOS
7 8 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (0.33%) Debian
9 5 (0.28%) VMS
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.055%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,470 (81.22%) Test Automation
2 1,083 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
3 648 (35.80%) BDD
4 501 (27.68%) DevOps
5 478 (26.41%) TDD
6 356 (19.67%) SDET
7 341 (18.84%) Scrum
8 300 (16.57%) API Testing
9 272 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
10 218 (12.04%) Microservices
11 217 (11.99%) Test Scripting
12 183 (10.11%) Fintech
13 176 (9.72%) SDLC
14 166 (9.17%) Test Strategy
15 165 (9.12%) Mentoring
16 157 (8.67%) Software Testing
17 153 (8.45%) OO
18 144 (7.96%) Manual Testing
19 135 (7.46%) Software Engineering
20 134 (7.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 786 (43.43%) C#
2 742 (40.99%) Java
3 641 (35.41%) JavaScript
4 443 (24.48%) SQL
5 321 (17.73%) Python
6 168 (9.28%) TypeScript
7 75 (4.14%) Ruby
8 72 (3.98%) PHP
9 44 (2.43%) Go
10 41 (2.27%) C++
11 38 (2.10%) Scala
12 36 (1.99%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.44%) Perl
14 22 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 21 (1.16%) C
16 19 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.99%) ES6
18 17 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.94%) ES7
18 17 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 180 (9.94%) ISTQB
2 173 (9.56%) Degree
3 110 (6.08%) ISEB
3 110 (6.08%) Security Cleared
4 76 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 67 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 56 (3.09%) DV Cleared
7 16 (0.88%) CFA
8 15 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.44%) SANS
11 6 (0.33%) HND
12 4 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.11%) HNC
15 1 (0.055%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.055%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 735 (40.61%) QA
2 16 (0.88%) GDPR
3 10 (0.55%) WCAG
4 7 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.33%) MiFID
6 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.17%) PSD2
7 3 (0.17%) TARGET2
8 2 (0.11%) GxP
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 284 (15.69%) Docker
2 7 (0.39%) Firmware
2 7 (0.39%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.39%) KVM
2 7 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.055%) HDFS
3 1 (0.055%) Varnish
3 1 (0.055%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 169 (9.34%) Kubernetes
2 64 (3.54%) Puppet
3 61 (3.37%) Ansible
4 41 (2.27%) Terraform
5 39 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (1.44%) Istio
8 25 (1.38%) Fortio
8 25 (1.38%) Kiali
9 9 (0.50%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.44%) Grafana
11 6 (0.33%) Rancher
12 5 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.28%) Graylog
12 5 (0.28%) Kibana
13 4 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.22%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.22%) MIIS
14 3 (0.17%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 163 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 82 (4.53%) Oracle
3 44 (2.43%) Google
4 24 (1.33%) Adobe
5 17 (0.94%) HP
6 16 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 12 (0.66%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.55%) Cadence
8 10 (0.55%) IBM
8 10 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.39%) VMware
9 7 (0.39%) webMethods
10 6 (0.33%) Splunk
11 5 (0.28%) Pega
11 5 (0.28%) SAP
12 4 (0.22%) Micro Focus
12 4 (0.22%) Temenos
13 3 (0.17%) Perfecto Mobile
13 3 (0.17%) Spotify
13 3 (0.17%) Xerox