Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 105 138
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33 +19
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 5,326 5,367 5,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.04% 3.00% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.79% 14.71% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,298 4,574 4,396
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 36,009 36,482 36,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.42% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29,227 30,085 31,613
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +3 5,020 £47,500 - 628
UK excluding London -5 3,075 £45,000 +5.88% 431
London +5 2,172 £57,500 - 227
North of England +13 871 £42,500 - 112
South East 0 847 £45,000 +5.88% 100
Yorkshire +19 442 £42,500 -0.58% 40
South West -9 393 £45,000 +12.50% 69
Midlands -34 392 £42,500 +6.25% 70
North West +3 391 £42,500 - 64
East of England +10 346 £45,000 -5.26% 50
East Midlands +3 220 £42,000 -1.18% 26
West Midlands -59 172 £42,500 +6.25% 44
Scotland -21 141 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Wales +33 83 £37,500 +7.14% 8
North East -22 38 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Northern Ireland -6 8 £52,500 +42.86% 4

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 4,280 (80.36%) Test Automation
2 3,823 (71.78%) Agile Software Development
3 2,628 (49.34%) Java
4 2,154 (40.44%) QA
5 1,942 (36.46%) C#
6 1,806 (33.91%) Cucumber
7 1,778 (33.38%) BDD
8 1,560 (29.29%) JavaScript
9 1,490 (27.98%) TDD
10 1,458 (27.38%) SQL
11 1,443 (27.09%) Scrum
12 1,361 (25.55%) WebDriver
13 1,327 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
14 1,277 (23.98%) Jenkins
15 1,186 (22.27%) JIRA
16 1,118 (20.99%) Finance
17 1,039 (19.51%) HTML
18 1,017 (19.10%) .NET
19 887 (16.65%) CSS
20 875 (16.43%) Git (software)
21 789 (14.81%) Python
22 788 (14.80%) SDLC
23 786 (14.76%) SpecFlow
24 752 (14.12%) Test Scripting
25 727 (13.65%) Web Services
25 727 (13.65%) Software Engineering
26 723 (13.57%) DevOps
27 720 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
28 699 (13.12%) Manual Testing
29 693 (13.01%) Software Testing

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
1 342 (6.42%) Confluence
2 217 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 162 (3.04%) CMS
4 141 (2.65%) Apache
5 132 (2.48%) JBoss
6 92 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 70 (1.31%) EPiServer
8 62 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 50 (0.94%) Jetty
10 48 (0.90%) Apache Spark
10 48 (0.90%) Mule
11 47 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 43 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
13 36 (0.68%) Apache Pig
13 36 (0.68%) Drupal
14 35 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 34 (0.64%) Apache Solr
16 33 (0.62%) WordPress
17 27 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 24 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 24 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.19%) Mingle
3 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.094%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.056%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.019%) Blender
7 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.019%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.019%) Weka
Business Applications
1 41 (0.77%) Eloqua
2 27 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.32%) Magento
4 14 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.094%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.094%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.094%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.056%) FastStats
6 3 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.038%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.019%) Odoo
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.019%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.019%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.019%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.019%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 720 (13.52%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 247 (4.64%) GitHub
4 139 (2.61%) SaaS
5 93 (1.75%) npm
5 93 (1.75%) Slack
6 86 (1.61%) BrowserStack
7 84 (1.58%) Sauce Labs
8 72 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 62 (1.16%) PaaS
10 59 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
11 57 (1.07%) IaaS
12 51 (0.96%) BlazeMeter
13 50 (0.94%) Office 365
14 39 (0.73%) Serverless
15 38 (0.71%) CloudBees
16 37 (0.69%) G Suite
17 31 (0.58%) Amazon S3
18 27 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
19 17 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.18%) HTTP
2 55 (1.03%) Internet
3 45 (0.84%) SSL
4 38 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.60%) Firewall
6 19 (0.36%) LAN
7 16 (0.30%) WAN
8 15 (0.28%) SMS
8 15 (0.28%) Wireless
9 12 (0.23%) Network Security
10 10 (0.19%) DNS
10 10 (0.19%) VoIP
11 6 (0.11%) AMQP
11 6 (0.11%) Broadband
12 5 (0.094%) ATM
12 5 (0.094%) Skype
13 4 (0.075%) DSL
13 4 (0.075%) Intranet
13 4 (0.075%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.075%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 270 (5.07%) MongoDB
3 251 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 250 (4.69%) MySQL
5 135 (2.53%) Big Data
6 132 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 128 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 111 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 78 (1.46%) Blockchain
10 75 (1.41%) Couchbase
11 71 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 67 (1.26%) Redis
13 39 (0.73%) Apache Hive
13 39 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 38 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 33 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 31 (0.58%) CouchDB
18 25 (0.47%) DB2
18 25 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1,806 (33.91%) Cucumber
2 1,361 (25.55%) WebDriver
3 1,277 (23.98%) Jenkins
4 1,186 (22.27%) JIRA
5 875 (16.43%) Git (software)
6 786 (14.76%) SpecFlow
7 672 (12.62%) JUnit
8 669 (12.56%) SoapUI
9 558 (10.48%) JMeter
10 460 (8.64%) Maven
11 454 (8.52%) Protractor
12 442 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 375 (7.04%) Jasmine
14 360 (6.76%) TeamCity
15 324 (6.08%) NUnit
16 304 (5.71%) Visual Studio
17 293 (5.50%) Appium
18 267 (5.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 244 (4.58%) HP UFT
20 238 (4.47%) TestNG
General
1 1,118 (20.99%) Finance
2 327 (6.14%) Retail
3 284 (5.33%) Banking
4 173 (3.25%) Marketing
5 128 (2.40%) Games
6 116 (2.18%) Advertising
7 84 (1.58%) Law
8 70 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 54 (1.01%) Back Office
10 40 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.69%) Electronics
11 37 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 32 (0.60%) Front Office
13 29 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 29 (0.54%) Legal
14 24 (0.45%) Automotive
15 17 (0.32%) Publishing
16 14 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,335 (25.07%) Developer
2 1,140 (21.40%) Tester
3 941 (17.67%) Test Engineer
4 837 (15.72%) Analyst
5 830 (15.58%) Automation Tester
6 686 (12.88%) QA Engineer
7 677 (12.71%) Test Analyst
8 559 (10.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 460 (8.64%) Developer in Test
10 430 (8.07%) Java Developer
11 346 (6.50%) Software Engineer
12 306 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
13 304 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
14 300 (5.63%) QA Analyst
15 291 (5.46%) Java Engineer
16 280 (5.26%) QA Tester
17 268 (5.03%) Senior Developer
18 250 (4.69%) Software Developer
19 248 (4.66%) Software Test Engineer
20 239 (4.49%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,039 (19.51%) HTML
2 1,017 (19.10%) .NET
3 887 (16.65%) CSS
4 727 (13.65%) Web Services
5 692 (12.99%) AngularJS
6 544 (10.21%) Gherkin
7 486 (9.13%) REST
8 452 (8.49%) HTML5
9 445 (8.36%) RESTful
10 428 (8.04%) Spring
11 426 (8.00%) SOAP
12 359 (6.74%) React
13 353 (6.63%) Node.js
14 343 (6.44%) jQuery
15 305 (5.73%) CSS3
16 299 (5.61%) ASP.NET
17 255 (4.79%) XML
18 231 (4.34%) JSON
19 225 (4.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 219 (4.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 356 (6.68%) Mobile App
2 353 (6.63%) User Experience
3 340 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 299 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 299 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
5 281 (5.28%) Fintech
6 141 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 74 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
8 69 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 47 (0.88%) Fixed Income
11 43 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 40 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 38 (0.71%) Data Structures
14 36 (0.68%) Equities
14 36 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 27 (0.51%) Hedge funds
17 23 (0.43%) Client/Server
17 23 (0.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 558 (10.48%) Linux
2 365 (6.85%) Windows
3 226 (4.24%) Android
4 205 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 199 (3.74%) Unix
6 40 (0.75%) Mac OS X
7 34 (0.64%) CentOS
8 28 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.47%) CoreOS
10 19 (0.36%) Windows Server
11 16 (0.30%) openSUSE
12 14 (0.26%) Debian
13 13 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
14 11 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.13%) VMS
16 6 (0.11%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.094%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.056%) AIX
19 2 (0.038%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,280 (80.36%) Test Automation
2 3,823 (71.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1,778 (33.38%) BDD
4 1,490 (27.98%) TDD
5 1,443 (27.09%) Scrum
6 1,327 (24.92%) Continuous Integration
7 788 (14.80%) SDLC
8 752 (14.12%) Test Scripting
9 727 (13.65%) Software Engineering
10 723 (13.57%) DevOps
11 699 (13.12%) Manual Testing
12 693 (13.01%) Software Testing
13 570 (10.70%) SDET
14 541 (10.16%) Regression Testing
15 535 (10.05%) Test Strategy
16 509 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
17 497 (9.33%) API Testing
18 447 (8.39%) Performance Testing
19 425 (7.98%) Kanban
20 403 (7.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,628 (49.34%) Java
2 1,942 (36.46%) C#
3 1,560 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 1,458 (27.38%) SQL
5 789 (14.81%) Python
6 524 (9.84%) Ruby
7 273 (5.13%) PHP
8 235 (4.41%) C++
9 196 (3.68%) C
10 182 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 173 (3.25%) Java 8
12 137 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 112 (2.10%) T-SQL
14 103 (1.93%) ES6
15 97 (1.82%) TypeScript
16 88 (1.65%) Scala
17 87 (1.63%) Groovy
18 85 (1.60%) Perl
19 82 (1.54%) Shell Script
20 49 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 583 (10.95%) Degree
2 475 (8.92%) ISTQB
3 377 (7.08%) ISEB
4 201 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 175 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 126 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 90 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 84 (1.58%) DV Cleared
9 41 (0.77%) SAFe Agilist
10 39 (0.73%) CCNA
10 39 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
12 33 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (0.60%) MCSE
14 31 (0.58%) CISSP
14 31 (0.58%) GIAC
14 31 (0.58%) Linux+ Certification
14 31 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
14 31 (0.58%) SANS
14 31 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,154 (40.44%) QA
2 22 (0.41%) GCP
3 12 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.23%) PSD2
3 12 (0.23%) WCAG
4 8 (0.15%) ISO 9000
4 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.11%) MiFID
5 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.094%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.056%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.056%) PMO
8 2 (0.038%) SEPA
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.019%) SLA
System Software
1 441 (8.28%) Docker
2 33 (0.62%) vSphere
3 28 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.26%) Firmware
6 13 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.15%) Varnish
8 7 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.094%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.056%) HDFS
10 3 (0.056%) KVM
10 3 (0.056%) LXC
10 3 (0.056%) Xen
11 2 (0.038%) ACF2
11 2 (0.038%) RACF
12 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.019%) iptables
12 1 (0.019%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 203 (3.81%) Puppet
2 165 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 158 (2.97%) Ansible
4 98 (1.84%) Terraform
5 92 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
6 72 (1.35%) Kubernetes
7 57 (1.07%) Salt
8 55 (1.03%) HP ALM
9 41 (0.77%) Nagios
10 26 (0.49%) Graphite
11 25 (0.47%) Automic
11 25 (0.47%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.19%) Kibana
13 9 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
14 8 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.13%) WebInspect
16 6 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 6 (0.11%) logstash
17 5 (0.094%) Rancher
Vendors
1 382 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 275 (5.16%) Oracle
3 208 (3.91%) Google
4 172 (3.23%) HP
5 94 (1.76%) Atlassian
6 81 (1.52%) Capita
7 80 (1.50%) AppDynamics
8 74 (1.39%) Splunk
9 67 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 63 (1.18%) SAP
11 49 (0.92%) IBM
12 41 (0.77%) Marketo
12 41 (0.77%) WorldPay
13 36 (0.68%) VMware
13 36 (0.68%) Xamarin
14 32 (0.60%) Adobe
15 30 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
16 29 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
17 27 (0.51%) Alias
18 26 (0.49%) New Relic