Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 118 110
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 3,141 4,283 5,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.55% 2.83% 2.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.34% 14.20% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,514 3,441 4,311
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23,552 30,163 35,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.13% 19.93% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18,579 24,081 29,624
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Top 17 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 26 February 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 -12 2,907 £50,000 - 516
UK excluding London +4 2,057 £45,000 - 452
London -54 1,016 £60,000 +4.35% 109
South East +1 647 £47,500 +5.56% 119
North of England +23 620 £42,500 - 132
North West +35 298 £42,500 +6.25% 65
Yorkshire +29 280 £42,500 -3.41% 56
South West 0 237 £45,000 - 73
Midlands -19 219 £42,500 +6.25% 60
East of England +16 136 £51,250 +13.89% 23
West Midlands -29 117 £40,000 - 33
Scotland -30 113 £40,000 -4.76% 26
East Midlands +6 99 £42,500 +3.66% 27
Wales +24 85 £45,000 +12.50% 16
North East -12 42 £36,522 -11.46% 11
Northern Ireland +9 9 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Channel Islands - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2,580 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 2,157 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1,399 (44.54%) Java
4 1,201 (38.24%) C#
5 1,084 (34.51%) QA
6 1,045 (33.27%) Cucumber
7 882 (28.08%) BDD
8 869 (27.67%) JavaScript
9 859 (27.35%) Scrum
10 849 (27.03%) WebDriver
11 807 (25.69%) Jenkins
12 795 (25.31%) SQL
13 705 (22.45%) TDD
14 703 (22.38%) DevOps
15 702 (22.35%) JIRA
16 559 (17.80%) .NET
17 554 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
18 551 (17.54%) Azure
19 536 (17.06%) Finance
20 520 (16.56%) Python
21 496 (15.79%) Software Testing
22 482 (15.35%) Git (software)
23 466 (14.84%) SpecFlow
24 453 (14.42%) Test Scripting
25 424 (13.50%) API Testing
26 416 (13.24%) AWS
26 416 (13.24%) Docker
27 415 (13.21%) Manual Testing
28 388 (12.35%) SoapUI
29 386 (12.29%) Postman

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
1 246 (7.83%) Confluence
2 54 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 40 (1.27%) Apache
5 34 (1.08%) CMS
6 31 (0.99%) IIS
6 31 (0.99%) JBoss
7 30 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 29 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (0.41%) CICS
11 12 (0.38%) Apache TomEE
12 11 (0.35%) nginx
13 10 (0.32%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.29%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.25%) NServiceBus
16 7 (0.22%) WordPress
17 6 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 55 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.35%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.41%) Magento
4 9 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.064%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.064%) Odoo
7 2 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.032%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.032%) FastStats
8 1 (0.032%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.032%) Ripple
8 1 (0.032%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.032%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 551 (17.54%) Azure
2 416 (13.24%) AWS
3 151 (4.81%) GitHub
4 99 (3.15%) SaaS
5 78 (2.48%) BrowserStack
6 76 (2.42%) GCP
7 42 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 39 (1.24%) Slack
9 36 (1.15%) BlazeMeter
9 36 (1.15%) PaaS
10 35 (1.11%) OpenShift
11 34 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
11 34 (1.08%) Serverless
12 30 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (0.86%) IaaS
14 25 (0.80%) Office 365
15 23 (0.73%) G Suite
16 19 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
18 15 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.24%) HTTP
2 24 (0.76%) DNS
3 16 (0.51%) Internet
3 16 (0.51%) SNMP
4 15 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.38%) VoIP
6 11 (0.35%) Wireshark
7 10 (0.32%) Firewall
7 10 (0.32%) MPLS
8 9 (0.29%) SSH
9 7 (0.22%) VLAN
10 6 (0.19%) DHCP
11 5 (0.16%) VPN
12 4 (0.13%) LAN
12 4 (0.13%) WAN
13 2 (0.064%) Intranet
13 2 (0.064%) Network Security
13 2 (0.064%) Skype
13 2 (0.064%) SSL
13 2 (0.064%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 143 (4.55%) MySQL
3 94 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 93 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 92 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 75 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (1.15%) Redis
9 32 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 31 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
11 27 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (0.73%) Big Data
14 21 (0.67%) DB2
15 20 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (0.54%) MarkLogic
17 16 (0.51%) Hadoop
18 12 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
19 11 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,045 (33.27%) Cucumber
2 849 (27.03%) WebDriver
3 807 (25.69%) Jenkins
4 702 (22.35%) JIRA
5 482 (15.35%) Git (software)
6 466 (14.84%) SpecFlow
7 388 (12.35%) SoapUI
8 386 (12.29%) Postman
9 357 (11.37%) JMeter
10 330 (10.51%) JUnit
11 291 (9.26%) Maven
12 235 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
13 221 (7.04%) Appium
14 155 (4.93%) Visual Studio
15 150 (4.78%) NUnit
16 145 (4.62%) Protractor
17 144 (4.58%) Bitbucket
18 141 (4.49%) REST Assured
19 135 (4.30%) Cypress.io
20 134 (4.27%) Jasmine
General
1 536 (17.06%) Finance
2 200 (6.37%) Banking
3 104 (3.31%) Retail
4 77 (2.45%) Games
5 75 (2.39%) Marketing
6 70 (2.23%) Public Sector
7 33 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 22 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.60%) Automotive
10 17 (0.54%) Advertising
11 16 (0.51%) Legal
12 15 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.32%) Back Office
13 10 (0.32%) Law
14 9 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.29%) Electronics
14 9 (0.29%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.25%) Publishing
15 8 (0.25%) Retail Finance
16 4 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 644 (20.50%) Developer
2 530 (16.87%) Test Engineer
3 528 (16.81%) Analyst
4 451 (14.36%) Tester
5 432 (13.75%) Test Analyst
6 347 (11.05%) QA Engineer
7 314 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 288 (9.17%) Automation Tester
9 201 (6.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 196 (6.24%) Developer in Test
11 187 (5.95%) Software Developer
12 156 (4.97%) Software Engineer
13 154 (4.90%) Automation Engineer
14 152 (4.84%) Test Leader
15 145 (4.62%) Java Developer
16 140 (4.46%) Senior Developer
17 133 (4.23%) QA Automation Engineer
17 133 (4.23%) Senior Test Engineer
18 129 (4.11%) Software Test Engineer
19 119 (3.79%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (17.80%) .NET
2 384 (12.23%) REST
3 365 (11.62%) CSS
4 352 (11.21%) Web Services
5 347 (11.05%) HTML
6 319 (10.16%) AngularJS
7 292 (9.30%) RESTful
8 273 (8.69%) Gherkin
9 249 (7.93%) SOAP
10 237 (7.55%) React
11 210 (6.69%) Node.js
12 204 (6.49%) Spring
13 190 (6.05%) .NET Framework
14 164 (5.22%) XML
15 145 (4.62%) jQuery
16 133 (4.23%) JSON
17 132 (4.20%) HTML5
18 117 (3.72%) ASP.NET
19 108 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
20 99 (3.15%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 200 (6.37%) Mobile App
2 191 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 157 (5.00%) User Experience
4 150 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
5 70 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 42 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 35 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 30 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 29 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 24 (0.76%) Management Information System
12 22 (0.70%) Cloud Native
13 21 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (0.67%) Mainframe
13 21 (0.67%) Social Network
14 20 (0.64%) Online Gambling
15 18 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.57%) PKI
16 17 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 200 (6.37%) Linux
2 138 (4.39%) Windows
3 123 (3.92%) Android
4 119 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 87 (2.77%) Unix
6 15 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.22%) CentOS
9 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
10 5 (0.16%) zOS
11 4 (0.13%) Debian
11 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.064%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.064%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.064%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.032%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,580 (82.14%) Test Automation
2 2,157 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
3 882 (28.08%) BDD
4 859 (27.35%) Scrum
5 705 (22.45%) TDD
6 703 (22.38%) DevOps
7 554 (17.64%) Continuous Integration
8 496 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 453 (14.42%) Test Scripting
10 424 (13.50%) API Testing
11 415 (13.21%) Manual Testing
12 366 (11.65%) SDLC
13 326 (10.38%) Software Engineering
14 325 (10.35%) SDET
15 316 (10.06%) Test Strategy
16 289 (9.20%) Regression Testing
17 288 (9.17%) Mentoring
18 284 (9.04%) Functional Testing
19 281 (8.95%) Performance Testing
20 274 (8.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,399 (44.54%) Java
2 1,201 (38.24%) C#
3 869 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 795 (25.31%) SQL
5 520 (16.56%) Python
6 245 (7.80%) Ruby
7 105 (3.34%) TypeScript
8 104 (3.31%) C++
9 101 (3.22%) Java 8
10 96 (3.06%) PHP
11 86 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 83 (2.64%) PowerShell
13 64 (2.04%) C
13 64 (2.04%) Groovy
13 64 (2.04%) Scala
14 48 (1.53%) T-SQL
15 41 (1.31%) VBScript
16 40 (1.27%) Go
17 38 (1.21%) Shell Script
18 35 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 358 (11.40%) ISTQB
2 308 (9.81%) Degree
3 232 (7.39%) ISEB
4 137 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 122 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 76 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 76 (2.42%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.80%) MCP
8 22 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (0.41%) PMP
11 10 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.25%) HNC
13 5 (0.16%) MCAD
13 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.13%) Master's Degree
15 3 (0.096%) ISEB Practitioner
16 1 (0.032%) CISSP
16 1 (0.032%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,084 (34.51%) QA
2 23 (0.73%) PMO
3 15 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.25%) GDPR
5 7 (0.22%) ISO 15022
5 7 (0.22%) ISO 20022
6 5 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.064%) GAMP
8 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.032%) MiFID
8 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 416 (13.24%) Docker
2 28 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.35%) ACF2
4 11 (0.35%) RACF
5 9 (0.29%) Xen
6 6 (0.19%) iptables
6 6 (0.19%) KVM
6 6 (0.19%) NFS
6 6 (0.19%) QEMU
6 6 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.19%) vSphere
7 4 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.032%) Firmware
8 1 (0.032%) IAG
8 1 (0.032%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 188 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 114 (3.63%) Puppet
3 107 (3.41%) Ansible
4 97 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
5 93 (2.96%) Terraform
6 72 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (1.08%) ZABBIX
8 31 (0.99%) Packer
9 29 (0.92%) HP ALM
10 20 (0.64%) Nagios
11 19 (0.60%) CA Service Virtualization
12 18 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
13 17 (0.54%) Istio
14 16 (0.51%) Grafana
15 14 (0.45%) Prometheus
16 13 (0.41%) Graphite
17 8 (0.25%) Kibana
17 8 (0.25%) SELinux
18 5 (0.16%) logstash
19 4 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 368 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 105 (3.34%) Oracle
3 102 (3.25%) HP
4 71 (2.26%) SAP
5 62 (1.97%) Google
6 60 (1.91%) WorldPay
7 41 (1.31%) FIS
8 40 (1.27%) Splunk
9 36 (1.15%) New Relic
10 34 (1.08%) VMware
11 29 (0.92%) CA
11 29 (0.92%) Xamarin
12 28 (0.89%) Perforce
13 26 (0.83%) IBM
14 24 (0.76%) Atlassian
14 24 (0.76%) Pega
15 22 (0.70%) Sitecore
16 18 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
16 18 (0.57%) SaltStack
17 15 (0.48%) AppDynamics