Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 -19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 2,110 4,064 5,409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.77% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.58% 14.29% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,861 3,324 4,569
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15,536 28,445 36,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.62% 19.41% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12,382 22,602 29,849
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +2 1,884 £50,000 - 125
UK excluding London +28 1,389 £45,000 - 103
London -56 674 £62,500 +4.17% 33
South East +22 467 £47,500 +5.56% 20
North of England +34 342 £45,000 +5.88% 32
South West +50 223 £46,500 +3.33% 24
North West +55 185 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Yorkshire +43 139 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Work from Home +28 130 £47,500 - 15
Midlands -16 107 £40,000 - 6
Scotland +11 87 £45,000 +4.05% 7
Wales +18 80 £45,000 +13.92% 2
East of England -8 66 £50,000 +11.11% 10
West Midlands +1 59 £41,000 +7.89% 2
East Midlands -21 48 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Northern Ireland +37 21 £35,000 +6.06% 2
North East -12 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Channel Islands - 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 1,696 (80.38%) Test Automation
2 1,417 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
3 897 (42.51%) Java
4 804 (38.10%) C#
5 715 (33.89%) QA
6 667 (31.61%) Cucumber
7 613 (29.05%) JavaScript
8 552 (26.16%) BDD
8 552 (26.16%) Jenkins
9 519 (24.60%) SQL
10 491 (23.27%) JIRA
11 484 (22.94%) TDD
11 484 (22.94%) WebDriver
12 450 (21.33%) DevOps
13 445 (21.09%) .NET
14 428 (20.28%) Scrum
15 420 (19.91%) Azure
16 383 (18.15%) Git (software)
17 354 (16.78%) Finance
18 353 (16.73%) SpecFlow
19 351 (16.64%) Python
20 343 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
21 329 (15.59%) AWS
22 277 (13.13%) API Testing
23 276 (13.08%) Test Scripting
23 276 (13.08%) CSS
24 269 (12.75%) Manual Testing
25 267 (12.65%) HTML
26 265 (12.56%) SoapUI
26 265 (12.56%) Docker

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
1 172 (8.15%) Confluence
2 49 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 27 (1.28%) CMS
5 25 (1.18%) Apache
6 21 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 17 (0.81%) NServiceBus
7 17 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.76%) JBoss
9 14 (0.66%) IIS
9 14 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.38%) CICS
13 7 (0.33%) nginx
13 7 (0.33%) WordPress
14 6 (0.28%) Moodle
15 5 (0.24%) Liferay
15 5 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.43%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (0.38%) BASE24
4 6 (0.28%) Magento
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.19%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.095%) Maximo
6 2 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.047%) Ripple
7 1 (0.047%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 420 (19.91%) Azure
2 329 (15.59%) AWS
3 108 (5.12%) SaaS
4 87 (4.12%) GitHub
5 71 (3.36%) GCP
6 50 (2.37%) Serverless
7 46 (2.18%) BrowserStack
8 37 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 36 (1.71%) Sauce Labs
10 30 (1.42%) BlazeMeter
11 27 (1.28%) npm
12 21 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
14 18 (0.85%) OpenShift
14 18 (0.85%) PaaS
15 17 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
15 17 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.71%) Amazon S3
17 13 (0.62%) Power Platform
18 12 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.90%) Skype
2 27 (1.28%) HTTP
3 18 (0.85%) VoIP
4 14 (0.66%) VPN
5 13 (0.62%) LAN
5 13 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.57%) Firewall
7 10 (0.47%) ATM
7 10 (0.47%) WAN
8 9 (0.43%) DNS
9 6 (0.28%) BGP
9 6 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (0.28%) OSPF
10 5 (0.24%) PBX
10 5 (0.24%) RTP
10 5 (0.24%) STUN
11 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.19%) SMTP
11 4 (0.19%) SSL
11 4 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 108 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 105 (4.98%) MySQL
4 83 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 76 (3.60%) MongoDB
6 56 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 39 (1.85%) Redis
9 24 (1.14%) Blockchain
10 23 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (0.90%) DB2
12 18 (0.85%) SQL Server 2017
13 15 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.62%) InterSystems Cache
15 13 (0.62%) Power BI
16 12 (0.57%) Big Data
17 9 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 667 (31.61%) Cucumber
2 552 (26.16%) Jenkins
3 491 (23.27%) JIRA
4 484 (22.94%) WebDriver
5 383 (18.15%) Git (software)
6 353 (16.73%) SpecFlow
7 265 (12.56%) SoapUI
8 229 (10.85%) JMeter
9 210 (9.95%) Postman
10 170 (8.06%) Maven
11 166 (7.87%) JUnit
12 131 (6.21%) Appium
12 131 (6.21%) Visual Studio
13 127 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 115 (5.45%) Cypress.io
15 101 (4.79%) Protractor
15 101 (4.79%) TeamCity
16 88 (4.17%) LoadRunner
17 87 (4.12%) NUnit
18 82 (3.89%) HP UFT
General
1 354 (16.78%) Finance
2 111 (5.26%) Banking
3 56 (2.65%) Retail
4 41 (1.94%) Games
5 37 (1.75%) Marketing
6 34 (1.61%) Public Sector
7 22 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.00%) Advertising
9 19 (0.90%) Law
10 13 (0.62%) Legal
11 12 (0.57%) Back Office
12 9 (0.43%) German Language
13 8 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.33%) Publishing
15 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.24%) Police
15 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.19%) Front Office
16 4 (0.19%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 521 (24.69%) Developer
2 369 (17.49%) Test Engineer
3 360 (17.06%) Analyst
4 321 (15.21%) Tester
5 301 (14.27%) Test Analyst
6 217 (10.28%) QA Engineer
7 205 (9.72%) Automation Tester
8 204 (9.67%) Test Automation Engineer
9 150 (7.11%) Software Developer
10 146 (6.92%) Developer in Test
11 134 (6.35%) Automation Test Analyst
12 111 (5.26%) .NET Developer
13 109 (5.17%) Test Leader
14 104 (4.93%) Senior Developer
15 98 (4.64%) Java Developer
15 98 (4.64%) Software Engineer
16 88 (4.17%) QA Analyst
17 84 (3.98%) Automation Engineer
17 84 (3.98%) Senior Test Engineer
18 80 (3.79%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (21.09%) .NET
2 276 (13.08%) CSS
3 267 (12.65%) HTML
4 236 (11.18%) AngularJS
5 202 (9.57%) REST
5 202 (9.57%) Web Services
6 189 (8.96%) React
7 188 (8.91%) RESTful
8 181 (8.58%) Node.js
8 181 (8.58%) SOAP
9 165 (7.82%) Gherkin
10 156 (7.39%) .NET Framework
11 118 (5.59%) .NET Core
11 118 (5.59%) HTML5
12 108 (5.12%) Spring
13 100 (4.74%) ASP.NET
14 90 (4.27%) JSON
15 86 (4.08%) jQuery
16 81 (3.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 79 (3.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 96 (4.55%) User Experience
3 84 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (3.18%) Virtual Team
6 61 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 23 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 21 (1.00%) Cloud Native
10 20 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 18 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 17 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 16 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (0.71%) Social Network
15 14 (0.66%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.62%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.57%) NHS
17 12 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 161 (7.63%) Linux
2 104 (4.93%) Windows
3 70 (3.32%) Unix
4 68 (3.22%) Android
4 68 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 20 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.66%) CentOS
8 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (0.47%) Debian
9 10 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.43%) VyOS
11 5 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.047%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,696 (80.38%) Test Automation
2 1,417 (67.16%) Agile Software Development
3 552 (26.16%) BDD
4 484 (22.94%) TDD
5 450 (21.33%) DevOps
6 428 (20.28%) Scrum
7 343 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
8 277 (13.13%) API Testing
9 276 (13.08%) Test Scripting
10 269 (12.75%) Manual Testing
11 253 (11.99%) SDET
11 253 (11.99%) Software Testing
12 225 (10.66%) SDLC
13 221 (10.47%) Test Strategy
14 213 (10.09%) Fintech
15 212 (10.05%) Performance Testing
16 196 (9.29%) Software Engineering
17 187 (8.86%) Microservices
18 164 (7.77%) Computer Science
19 158 (7.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 897 (42.51%) Java
2 804 (38.10%) C#
3 613 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 519 (24.60%) SQL
5 351 (16.64%) Python
6 127 (6.02%) TypeScript
7 113 (5.36%) Ruby
8 86 (4.08%) PHP
9 68 (3.22%) C++
10 63 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 61 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 50 (2.37%) C
13 47 (2.23%) Go
13 47 (2.23%) Scala
13 47 (2.23%) T-SQL
14 43 (2.04%) Java 8
15 21 (1.00%) Groovy
15 21 (1.00%) Perl
15 21 (1.00%) VB
16 17 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 254 (12.04%) ISTQB
2 231 (10.95%) Degree
3 151 (7.16%) ISEB
4 107 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 103 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 55 (2.61%) SC Cleared
7 52 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 26 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.57%) MCP
10 9 (0.43%) HNC
10 9 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.28%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.28%) CCNA
12 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.28%) PMP
13 5 (0.24%) MCAD
13 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 715 (33.89%) QA
2 34 (1.61%) PMO
3 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.38%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.33%) ISO 15022
5 7 (0.33%) ISO 20022
6 6 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 13485
7 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.19%) GDPR
9 2 (0.095%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.047%) MiFID
10 1 (0.047%) SLA
System Software
1 265 (12.56%) Docker
2 26 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.38%) Squid
4 7 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.24%) ACF2
5 5 (0.24%) RACF
6 4 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.14%) iptables
7 3 (0.14%) KVM
7 3 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.095%) Firmware
8 2 (0.095%) vSphere
8 2 (0.095%) Xen
9 1 (0.047%) NFS
9 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 162 (7.68%) Kubernetes
2 68 (3.22%) Puppet
3 67 (3.18%) Ansible
4 59 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
5 51 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (2.42%) Terraform
6 17 (0.81%) CA Service Virtualization
7 16 (0.76%) HP ALM
8 15 (0.71%) Istio
9 11 (0.52%) Packer
10 10 (0.47%) Nagios
11 9 (0.43%) Kibana
11 9 (0.43%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.28%) Rancher
13 5 (0.24%) logstash
13 5 (0.24%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.19%) Grafana
14 4 (0.19%) Graylog
14 4 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
14 4 (0.19%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 260 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 80 (3.79%) Oracle
3 59 (2.80%) HP
4 37 (1.75%) Google
5 36 (1.71%) CA
6 32 (1.52%) SAP
7 29 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 28 (1.33%) VMware
9 23 (1.09%) Splunk
10 19 (0.90%) Xamarin
11 17 (0.81%) IBM
11 17 (0.81%) Perfecto Mobile
12 16 (0.76%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.62%) Extreme Networks
13 13 (0.62%) Zend
14 12 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (0.52%) F5
15 11 (0.52%) New Relic
16 10 (0.47%) Cognizant
16 10 (0.47%) Pega