Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 119 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4,335 4,860 4,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.86% 2.79% 2.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.42% 13.76% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,436 4,134 4,276
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +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 30,063 35,320 33,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 20.31% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23,959 28,940 28,613
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 £72,500
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +1 3,969 £47,500 - 674
UK excluding London -2 2,485 £44,000 +2.33% 475
London +31 1,754 £57,500 +4.55% 244
South East -21 702 £45,000 - 111
North of England +3 671 £42,500 - 116
Midlands -14 331 £40,000 -1.84% 72
North West -2 327 £40,000 -11.11% 57
South West +32 288 £45,500 +3.41% 103
Yorkshire -1 273 £44,000 +3.53% 43
East of England -35 214 £44,500 -11.00% 28
West Midlands +24 208 £40,000 -5.88% 46
Scotland +19 207 £42,500 +6.25% 28
East Midlands -35 123 £40,000 - 26
North East +18 71 £40,000 -4.76% 16
Wales +29 61 £44,500 +17.11% 13
Northern Ireland +2 14 £40,000 +12.68% 4

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 3,402 (78.48%) Test Automation
2 2,911 (67.15%) Agile Software Development
3 2,012 (46.41%) Java
4 1,808 (41.71%) QA
5 1,652 (38.11%) C#
6 1,515 (34.95%) Cucumber
7 1,304 (30.08%) BDD
8 1,294 (29.85%) JavaScript
9 1,178 (27.17%) WebDriver
10 1,127 (26.00%) Scrum
11 1,095 (25.26%) SQL
12 1,070 (24.68%) Jenkins
13 1,067 (24.61%) JIRA
14 1,057 (24.38%) TDD
15 880 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
16 837 (19.31%) Finance
17 803 (18.52%) Git (software)
18 760 (17.53%) .NET
19 746 (17.21%) Python
20 687 (15.85%) DevOps
21 675 (15.57%) HTML
22 655 (15.11%) Software Testing
23 602 (13.89%) SoapUI
24 594 (13.70%) Web Services
25 593 (13.68%) CSS
26 578 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
27 568 (13.10%) JMeter
28 567 (13.08%) Software Engineering
29 555 (12.80%) Manual Testing
30 539 (12.43%) Test Strategy

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 (7.82%) Confluence
2 114 (2.63%) Apache
3 81 (1.87%) CMS
4 75 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 74 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 52 (1.20%) JBoss
7 48 (1.11%) EPiServer
8 44 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 43 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 39 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 32 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 25 (0.58%) WordPress
13 24 (0.55%) IIS
13 24 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 21 (0.48%) Drupal
15 20 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 18 (0.42%) Apache Pig
17 17 (0.39%) Apache TomEE
17 17 (0.39%) WebLogic
18 16 (0.37%) Anypoint
Applications
1 25 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.44%) Mingle
3 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.069%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.023%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.023%) HipChat
6 1 (0.023%) InVision
6 1 (0.023%) Maya
6 1 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.023%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (0.48%) Eloqua
2 12 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.21%) FastStats
5 6 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.12%) Odoo
6 5 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.092%) Ripple
7 4 (0.092%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (0.092%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.069%) RiskWrite
9 1 (0.023%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.023%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 578 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 514 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 166 (3.83%) GitHub
4 135 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 131 (3.02%) SaaS
6 85 (1.96%) npm
7 69 (1.59%) BrowserStack
8 53 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (1.18%) Office 365
10 48 (1.11%) OpenShift
11 47 (1.08%) G Suite
12 46 (1.06%) PaaS
13 40 (0.92%) CloudBees
14 39 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
15 33 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
16 32 (0.74%) IaaS
16 32 (0.74%) Serverless
17 28 (0.65%) BlazeMeter
18 26 (0.60%) Slack
19 25 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.21%) HTTP
2 35 (0.81%) SSL
3 34 (0.78%) Internet
4 27 (0.62%) Firewall
5 24 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.28%) FTP
6 12 (0.28%) Wireshark
7 10 (0.23%) Broadband
8 8 (0.18%) SSH
9 7 (0.16%) CDMA
9 7 (0.16%) GSM
9 7 (0.16%) LTE
9 7 (0.16%) UMTS
9 7 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.14%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.14%) DNS
10 6 (0.14%) OpenVPN
11 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.12%) Skype
12 3 (0.069%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 212 (4.89%) MongoDB
3 193 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
4 189 (4.36%) MySQL
5 161 (3.71%) NoSQL
6 147 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 111 (2.56%) Big Data
8 86 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 55 (1.27%) Redis
10 50 (1.15%) RDBMS
11 39 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 39 (0.90%) Couchbase
12 36 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 31 (0.72%) Apache Hive
14 28 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (0.60%) Blockchain
15 26 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
16 23 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.48%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1,515 (34.95%) Cucumber
2 1,178 (27.17%) WebDriver
3 1,070 (24.68%) Jenkins
4 1,067 (24.61%) JIRA
5 803 (18.52%) Git (software)
6 602 (13.89%) SoapUI
7 568 (13.10%) JMeter
8 530 (12.23%) SpecFlow
9 463 (10.68%) JUnit
10 384 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 325 (7.50%) Visual Studio
12 305 (7.04%) Maven
13 291 (6.71%) TeamCity
14 289 (6.67%) Appium
15 265 (6.11%) Protractor
16 246 (5.67%) HP UFT
17 234 (5.40%) NUnit
18 220 (5.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 184 (4.24%) Subversion
20 172 (3.97%) TestNG
General
1 837 (19.31%) Finance
2 282 (6.51%) Retail
3 242 (5.58%) Banking
4 134 (3.09%) Marketing
5 98 (2.26%) Law
6 79 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 71 (1.64%) Advertising
8 61 (1.41%) Electronics
9 58 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 45 (1.04%) Games
11 41 (0.95%) Back Office
12 29 (0.67%) Publishing
13 28 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.53%) Automotive
14 23 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.42%) Retail Finance
16 14 (0.32%) Legal
17 11 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.23%) Front Office
19 8 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,077 (24.84%) Developer
2 878 (20.25%) Tester
3 793 (18.29%) Test Engineer
4 738 (17.02%) Analyst
5 660 (15.22%) Test Analyst
6 584 (13.47%) Automation Tester
7 562 (12.96%) QA Engineer
8 454 (10.47%) Test Automation Engineer
9 366 (8.44%) Developer in Test
10 292 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
11 249 (5.74%) Java Developer
12 243 (5.61%) QA Automation Engineer
13 221 (5.10%) Senior Developer
14 214 (4.94%) Software Tester
15 204 (4.71%) Software Engineer
16 201 (4.64%) Software Developer
17 198 (4.57%) QA Tester
18 189 (4.36%) Test Automation Developer
19 187 (4.31%) Software Test Engineer
20 183 (4.22%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 760 (17.53%) .NET
2 675 (15.57%) HTML
3 594 (13.70%) Web Services
4 593 (13.68%) CSS
5 531 (12.25%) Gherkin
6 474 (10.93%) AngularJS
7 458 (10.57%) REST
7 458 (10.57%) SOAP
8 318 (7.34%) Node.js
9 310 (7.15%) RESTful
10 289 (6.67%) XML
11 288 (6.64%) JSON
12 286 (6.60%) HTML5
13 276 (6.37%) jQuery
14 274 (6.32%) Spring
15 263 (6.07%) React
16 238 (5.49%) ASP.NET
17 213 (4.91%) .NET Framework
18 175 (4.04%) CSS3
19 140 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 292 (6.74%) Fintech
2 250 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (5.58%) User Experience
4 232 (5.35%) Mobile App
5 126 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 99 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
7 68 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (1.20%) Cloud Native
9 37 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 36 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
12 21 (0.48%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.42%) Fixed Income
13 18 (0.42%) N-Tier
14 16 (0.37%) Analytical Mindset
14 16 (0.37%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.35%) Blog
15 15 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (0.32%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 388 (8.95%) Linux
2 238 (5.49%) Windows
3 172 (3.97%) Android
4 161 (3.71%) Unix
5 141 (3.25%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 26 (0.60%) CoreOS
7 26 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.53%) openSUSE
9 12 (0.28%) CentOS
9 12 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.069%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.069%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.069%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.023%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.023%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,402 (78.48%) Test Automation
2 2,911 (67.15%) Agile Software Development
3 1,304 (30.08%) BDD
4 1,127 (26.00%) Scrum
5 1,057 (24.38%) TDD
6 880 (20.30%) Continuous Integration
7 687 (15.85%) DevOps
8 655 (15.11%) Software Testing
9 567 (13.08%) Software Engineering
10 555 (12.80%) Manual Testing
11 539 (12.43%) Test Strategy
12 537 (12.39%) Test Scripting
13 515 (11.88%) Microservices
14 509 (11.74%) SDLC
15 482 (11.12%) API Testing
16 443 (10.22%) Functional Testing
17 434 (10.01%) SDET
18 415 (9.57%) Regression Testing
19 401 (9.25%) Performance Testing
20 345 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,012 (46.41%) Java
2 1,652 (38.11%) C#
3 1,294 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 1,095 (25.26%) SQL
5 746 (17.21%) Python
6 292 (6.74%) Ruby
7 247 (5.70%) PHP
8 179 (4.13%) C++
9 156 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 126 (2.91%) C
11 124 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 111 (2.56%) Java 8
13 90 (2.08%) TypeScript
14 67 (1.55%) ES6
14 67 (1.55%) Scala
15 60 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 57 (1.31%) Perl
17 53 (1.22%) Groovy
18 44 (1.01%) PL/SQL
19 37 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 507 (11.70%) ISTQB
2 491 (11.33%) Degree
3 322 (7.43%) ISEB
4 231 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 135 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 135 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 129 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 78 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (0.48%) SAFe Agilist
9 18 (0.42%) CCNA
9 18 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (0.39%) CISSP
10 17 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (0.39%) GIAC
10 17 (0.39%) Linux+ Certification
10 17 (0.39%) MCSE
10 17 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (0.39%) SANS
10 17 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,808 (41.71%) QA
2 17 (0.39%) MiFID
3 14 (0.32%) GDPR
4 12 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.092%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.069%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 446 (10.29%) Docker
2 34 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.51%) vSphere
4 19 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.12%) Squid
8 5 (0.12%) Varnish
9 3 (0.069%) HDFS
9 3 (0.069%) iptables
9 3 (0.069%) LXC
10 2 (0.046%) KVM
11 1 (0.023%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 184 (4.24%) Puppet
2 154 (3.55%) Ansible
3 135 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
4 133 (3.07%) Kubernetes
5 127 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (2.08%) Terraform
7 73 (1.68%) HP ALM
8 44 (1.01%) Salt
9 30 (0.69%) Nagios
10 26 (0.60%) Automic
10 26 (0.60%) Graphite
11 21 (0.48%) Marathon
12 17 (0.39%) Mesos
13 10 (0.23%) Packer
14 8 (0.18%) Kibana
15 6 (0.14%) HockeyApp
16 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
17 4 (0.092%) CA Service Virtualization
18 3 (0.069%) Consul
18 3 (0.069%) Fail2ban
Vendors
1 451 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 226 (5.21%) Oracle
3 204 (4.71%) Google
4 162 (3.74%) HP
5 81 (1.87%) SAP
6 68 (1.57%) AppDynamics
7 66 (1.52%) Splunk
8 56 (1.29%) Atlassian
9 52 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 50 (1.15%) New Relic
11 42 (0.97%) IBM
12 40 (0.92%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 38 (0.88%) VMware
14 31 (0.72%) WorldPay
14 31 (0.72%) Xamarin
15 29 (0.67%) Cognizant
16 27 (0.62%) Adobe
17 26 (0.60%) XebiaLabs
18 22 (0.51%) SaltStack
19 21 (0.48%) Alias