Period
to 21 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 128 139
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4795 4893 5087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.75% 2.56% 2.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.40% 13.85% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4036 4328 4539
UK median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%

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 35789 35331 38135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.49% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29032 30506 32163
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 4535 £50,000 +11.11% 281
UK excluding London +20 2875 £43,500 +8.75% 203
London -12 1868 £57,500 +4.55% 96
South East +25 802 £45,000 +2.27% 52
North of England +14 760 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Midlands +46 494 £42,500 +13.33% 32
North West +36 399 £42,500 +10.39% 36
South West +26 354 £40,000 - 19
Yorkshire -5 307 £42,500 +6.25% 25
West Midlands +53 293 £42,500 - 8
East of England -17 271 £50,000 +11.11% 18
East Midlands +32 201 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Scotland +12 175 £40,000 +2.56% 12
North East +44 55 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Wales -17 40 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Northern Ireland -30 5 £40,000 +56.86% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3789 (79.02%) Test Automation
2 3323 (69.30%) Agile Software Development
3 2443 (50.95%) Java
4 1868 (38.96%) QA
5 1805 (37.64%) Cucumber
6 1518 (31.66%) C#
7 1487 (31.01%) BDD
8 1408 (29.36%) WebDriver
9 1379 (28.76%) SQL
10 1368 (28.53%) TDD
11 1244 (25.94%) JavaScript
12 1236 (25.78%) Scrum
13 1188 (24.78%) Jenkins
14 1001 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
15 979 (20.42%) Finance
16 910 (18.98%) Test Scripting
17 902 (18.81%) JIRA
18 895 (18.67%) HTML
19 814 (16.98%) .NET
20 809 (16.87%) Git (software)
21 719 (14.99%) Python
22 699 (14.58%) Web Services
23 697 (14.54%) JUnit
24 690 (14.39%) CSS
25 665 (13.87%) SDLC
26 656 (13.68%) Degree
27 621 (12.95%) AngularJS
28 601 (12.53%) Software Testing
29 582 (12.14%) Test Strategy
30 576 (12.01%) Software Engineering

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
1 204 (4.25%) Confluence
2 199 (4.15%) Tomcat
3 169 (3.52%) Apache
4 115 (2.40%) JBoss
5 99 (2.06%) CMS
6 89 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
7 75 (1.56%) Apache Spark
8 70 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 60 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 55 (1.15%) SharePoint
11 54 (1.13%) Documentum
12 50 (1.04%) Apache Solr
13 42 (0.88%) Jetty
14 37 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 34 (0.71%) nginx
16 29 (0.60%) IIS
17 25 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
18 23 (0.48%) Umbraco
19 20 (0.42%) Drupal
19 20 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 60 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.063%) InVision
4 3 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.042%) Mingle
5 2 (0.042%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.38%) Eloqua
3 11 (0.23%) Magento
4 10 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.083%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.063%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.042%) SAP CAR
10 2 (0.042%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.021%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 427 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 255 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (5.05%) GitHub
4 121 (2.52%) SaaS
5 59 (1.23%) npm
6 57 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 49 (1.02%) BrowserStack
8 36 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (0.69%) Office 365
10 29 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
11 25 (0.52%) CloudBees
12 24 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (0.48%) Slack
14 20 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
14 20 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (0.42%) G Suite
15 17 (0.35%) PaaS
16 12 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
17 11 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.84%) HTTP
2 109 (2.27%) Internet
3 29 (0.60%) AMQP
3 29 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.40%) Firewall
5 17 (0.35%) SSL
6 13 (0.27%) VoIP
7 11 (0.23%) Intranet
8 9 (0.19%) PuTTY
9 7 (0.15%) DNS
9 7 (0.15%) SMS
10 6 (0.13%) Broadband
11 5 (0.10%) VPN
11 5 (0.10%) WinSCP
12 4 (0.083%) ATM
12 4 (0.083%) DSL
12 4 (0.083%) Network Security
12 4 (0.083%) Skype
12 4 (0.083%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.063%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 296 (6.17%) MySQL
3 184 (3.84%) Big Data
4 146 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 130 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 117 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 82 (1.71%) Redis
8 74 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 61 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 54 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (0.98%) Couchbase
12 34 (0.71%) Riak
13 31 (0.65%) Oracle Database
14 29 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 28 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 27 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
17 25 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
18 23 (0.48%) DB2
19 22 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 21 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1805 (37.64%) Cucumber
2 1408 (29.36%) WebDriver
3 1188 (24.78%) Jenkins
4 902 (18.81%) JIRA
5 809 (16.87%) Git (software)
6 697 (14.54%) JUnit
7 522 (10.89%) SpecFlow
8 521 (10.87%) SoapUI
9 431 (8.99%) JMeter
10 377 (7.86%) Maven
11 365 (7.61%) HP UFT
12 323 (6.74%) Protractor
13 300 (6.26%) Jasmine
14 291 (6.07%) TeamCity
15 282 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 270 (5.63%) NUnit
16 270 (5.63%) Visual Studio
17 259 (5.40%) TestNG
18 257 (5.36%) Appium
19 209 (4.36%) Subversion
General
1 979 (20.42%) Finance
2 295 (6.15%) Banking
3 266 (5.55%) Retail
4 131 (2.73%) Marketing
5 124 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 79 (1.65%) Games
7 76 (1.58%) Advertising
8 59 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 58 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 50 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 46 (0.96%) Electronics
11 46 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 35 (0.73%) Publishing
13 27 (0.56%) Back Office
14 25 (0.52%) Automotive
15 20 (0.42%) Legal
16 18 (0.38%) Polish Language
17 16 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.21%) Military
19 8 (0.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1124 (23.44%) Developer
2 1027 (21.42%) Tester
3 799 (16.66%) Analyst
4 727 (15.16%) Automation Tester
5 691 (14.41%) Test Analyst
6 688 (14.35%) Test Engineer
7 507 (10.57%) QA Engineer
8 447 (9.32%) Java Developer
9 441 (9.20%) Test Automation Engineer
10 292 (6.09%) Automation Test Analyst
11 258 (5.38%) Senior Developer
12 257 (5.36%) Selenium Tester
13 248 (5.17%) Senior Tester
14 244 (5.09%) Java Engineer
15 233 (4.86%) QA Tester
16 228 (4.75%) QA Automation Engineer
17 223 (4.65%) Developer in Test
18 214 (4.46%) Test Leader
19 211 (4.40%) Selenium Automation Tester
20 200 (4.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 895 (18.67%) HTML
2 814 (16.98%) .NET
3 699 (14.58%) Web Services
4 690 (14.39%) CSS
5 621 (12.95%) AngularJS
6 491 (10.24%) REST
7 473 (9.86%) Gherkin
8 464 (9.68%) SOAP
9 429 (8.95%) HTML5
10 394 (8.22%) XML
11 390 (8.13%) Spring
12 365 (7.61%) RESTful
13 323 (6.74%) jQuery
14 267 (5.57%) ASP.NET
15 261 (5.44%) CSS3
16 233 (4.86%) Node.js
17 228 (4.75%) Hibernate
18 224 (4.67%) JSON
19 211 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 201 (4.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 381 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 372 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 227 (4.73%) User Experience
4 210 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 187 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 161 (3.36%) Fintech
7 78 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 58 (1.21%) iPad
9 47 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 44 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
11 43 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
12 39 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 36 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 34 (0.71%) Equities
15 33 (0.69%) Virtual Team
16 31 (0.65%) RIA
17 24 (0.50%) Xbox
18 23 (0.48%) Algorithms
19 19 (0.40%) iPhone
19 19 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 515 (10.74%) Linux
2 391 (8.15%) Windows
3 215 (4.48%) Unix
4 133 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 112 (2.34%) Android
6 24 (0.50%) CoreOS
6 24 (0.50%) Debian
7 19 (0.40%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.21%) CentOS
10 10 (0.21%) Solaris
10 10 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.10%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.042%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.042%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.021%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3789 (79.02%) Test Automation
2 3323 (69.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1487 (31.01%) BDD
4 1368 (28.53%) TDD
5 1236 (25.78%) Scrum
6 1001 (20.88%) Continuous Integration
7 910 (18.98%) Test Scripting
8 665 (13.87%) SDLC
9 601 (12.53%) Software Testing
10 582 (12.14%) Test Strategy
11 576 (12.01%) Software Engineering
12 541 (11.28%) DevOps
13 537 (11.20%) Manual Testing
14 435 (9.07%) MVC
15 424 (8.84%) Open Source
16 422 (8.80%) Mentoring
16 422 (8.80%) Regression Testing
17 421 (8.78%) Performance Testing
18 411 (8.57%) Functional Testing
19 405 (8.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2443 (50.95%) Java
2 1518 (31.66%) C#
3 1379 (28.76%) SQL
4 1244 (25.94%) JavaScript
5 719 (14.99%) Python
6 545 (11.37%) Ruby
7 254 (5.30%) PHP
8 251 (5.23%) C++
9 159 (3.32%) Bash Shell
9 159 (3.32%) C
10 152 (3.17%) Scala
11 139 (2.90%) Groovy
12 111 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 95 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 86 (1.79%) TypeScript
15 81 (1.69%) ES6
16 68 (1.42%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.33%) Perl
18 54 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 53 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 656 (13.68%) Degree
2 562 (11.72%) ISTQB
3 415 (8.65%) ISEB
4 200 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 163 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 161 (3.36%) Security Cleared
7 61 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 53 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 20 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 18 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 13 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
12 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.15%) OCP
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.13%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.13%) MCP
14 6 (0.13%) SAP Certification
15 4 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.083%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1868 (38.96%) QA
2 48 (1.00%) SLA
3 46 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.15%) GDPR
5 5 (0.10%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.10%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.083%) MiFID
6 4 (0.083%) PMO
7 3 (0.063%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.063%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.063%) SEPA
8 2 (0.042%) COBIT
8 2 (0.042%) GCP
8 2 (0.042%) WCAG
9 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.021%) EMIR
9 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 266 (5.55%) Docker
2 14 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.13%) HDFS
5 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.13%) vSphere
6 4 (0.083%) Xen
7 3 (0.063%) Firmware
7 3 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.021%) etcd
8 1 (0.021%) LXC
8 1 (0.021%) Squid
Systems Management
1 248 (5.17%) Puppet
2 157 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
3 130 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (2.46%) Ansible
5 39 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 35 (0.73%) ZABBIX
7 30 (0.63%) Nagios
8 24 (0.50%) Graphite
8 24 (0.50%) Terraform
9 19 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
10 18 (0.38%) Mesos
11 17 (0.35%) Cobbler
12 13 (0.27%) Grafana
13 10 (0.21%) Marathon
14 9 (0.19%) Capistrano
15 7 (0.15%) Salt
16 5 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 5 (0.10%) HAProxy
16 5 (0.10%) logstash
16 5 (0.10%) rkt
Vendors
1 396 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 346 (7.22%) Oracle
3 175 (3.65%) HP
4 99 (2.06%) Google
5 89 (1.86%) SAP
6 63 (1.31%) IBM
7 58 (1.21%) Cognizant
8 55 (1.15%) Pega
9 53 (1.11%) Zend
10 47 (0.98%) Xamarin
11 46 (0.96%) EMC
12 43 (0.90%) Atlassian
13 37 (0.77%) Sitecore
14 30 (0.63%) Adobe
14 30 (0.63%) AppDynamics
15 29 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
15 29 (0.60%) New Relic
16 25 (0.52%) Capita
17 22 (0.46%) CA
17 22 (0.46%) Dynatrace