Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 114 131
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4,955 5,045 4,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.96% 2.85% 2.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.67% 13.88% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,888 4,254 4,381
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 33,769 36,357 35,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.19% 20.55% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,325 29,526 31,000
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 £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +4 4,647 £47,500 -4.04% 616
UK excluding London -1 2,842 £45,000 +5.88% 442
London +12 2,037 £57,500 - 205
North of England +16 826 £42,500 - 124
South East -13 736 £45,000 - 94
Yorkshire +34 400 £44,000 +3.53% 51
North West +11 391 £40,000 -5.88% 64
South West -3 378 £47,029 +17.57% 76
Midlands -29 357 £43,500 +2.35% 81
East of England +10 310 £45,000 -9.09% 37
East Midlands +4 193 £42,000 -6.67% 33
West Midlands -56 164 £47,500 +14.46% 48
Scotland -33 139 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Wales +47 94 £37,500 - 8
North East -32 35 £45,000 +8.43% 9
Northern Ireland +4 10 £55,000 +37.50% 2

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 3,962 (79.96%) Test Automation
2 3,473 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2,381 (48.05%) Java
4 1,999 (40.34%) QA
5 1,885 (38.04%) C#
6 1,691 (34.13%) Cucumber
7 1,643 (33.16%) BDD
8 1,532 (30.92%) JavaScript
9 1,345 (27.14%) TDD
10 1,325 (26.74%) WebDriver
11 1,320 (26.64%) SQL
12 1,247 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
13 1,240 (25.03%) Scrum
14 1,228 (24.78%) Jenkins
15 1,166 (23.53%) JIRA
16 1,053 (21.25%) Finance
17 993 (20.04%) .NET
18 934 (18.85%) HTML
19 861 (17.38%) Git (software)
20 810 (16.35%) CSS
21 772 (15.58%) Python
22 754 (15.22%) SpecFlow
23 706 (14.25%) Software Testing
24 705 (14.23%) DevOps
25 702 (14.17%) Software Engineering
26 685 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
27 665 (13.42%) Manual Testing
28 660 (13.32%) SDLC
29 651 (13.14%) AngularJS
30 631 (12.73%) Test Scripting

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
1 355 (7.16%) Confluence
2 179 (3.61%) CMS
3 152 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 123 (2.48%) Apache
5 104 (2.10%) JBoss
6 102 (2.06%) EPiServer
7 88 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
8 64 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 51 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 50 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 43 (0.87%) Apache Pig
12 36 (0.73%) Apache Spark
13 30 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 26 (0.52%) Drupal
14 26 (0.52%) Mule
15 24 (0.48%) Jetty
16 23 (0.46%) SharePoint
16 23 (0.46%) WordPress
17 22 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (0.32%) Mingle
2 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.081%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.040%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.020%) Blender
6 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.020%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.020%) Maya
6 1 (0.020%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.020%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.020%) Weka
Business Applications
1 49 (0.99%) Eloqua
2 22 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.24%) Magento
4 7 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.12%) FastStats
6 5 (0.10%) Eagle PACE
6 5 (0.10%) Front Arena
6 5 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.10%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.061%) Odoo
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.020%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.020%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.020%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.020%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.020%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.020%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 685 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 511 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (4.58%) GitHub
4 127 (2.56%) npm
5 121 (2.44%) SaaS
6 98 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 84 (1.70%) BrowserStack
8 79 (1.59%) Slack
9 67 (1.35%) Sauce Labs
10 60 (1.21%) PaaS
11 57 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 46 (0.93%) Serverless
13 45 (0.91%) IaaS
14 41 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
15 40 (0.81%) CloudBees
16 39 (0.79%) Office 365
17 36 (0.73%) OpenShift
18 32 (0.65%) Amazon S3
18 32 (0.65%) G Suite
19 27 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.32%) HTTP
2 55 (1.11%) SSL
3 47 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 42 (0.85%) Firewall
5 36 (0.73%) Internet
6 14 (0.28%) SMS
7 11 (0.22%) LAN
7 11 (0.22%) WAN
7 11 (0.22%) Wireless
8 10 (0.20%) DNS
9 7 (0.14%) Broadband
10 6 (0.12%) SSH
10 6 (0.12%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.10%) AMQP
11 5 (0.10%) CDMA
11 5 (0.10%) GSM
11 5 (0.10%) LTE
11 5 (0.10%) Network Security
11 5 (0.10%) UMTS
11 5 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 485 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 279 (5.63%) MongoDB
3 256 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 243 (4.90%) MySQL
5 147 (2.97%) Big Data
6 139 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 125 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 115 (2.32%) Hadoop
9 75 (1.51%) Couchbase
10 67 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 63 (1.27%) Blockchain
12 49 (0.99%) CouchDB
13 48 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 48 (0.97%) Redis
14 43 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 34 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 29 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 28 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 22 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1,691 (34.13%) Cucumber
2 1,325 (26.74%) WebDriver
3 1,228 (24.78%) Jenkins
4 1,166 (23.53%) JIRA
5 861 (17.38%) Git (software)
6 754 (15.22%) SpecFlow
7 596 (12.03%) SoapUI
8 572 (11.54%) JUnit
9 547 (11.04%) JMeter
10 450 (9.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 431 (8.70%) Protractor
12 399 (8.05%) Maven
13 395 (7.97%) TeamCity
14 352 (7.10%) Visual Studio
15 305 (6.16%) Appium
16 304 (6.14%) NUnit
17 302 (6.09%) Jasmine
18 294 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 229 (4.62%) HP UFT
20 218 (4.40%) TestNG
General
1 1,053 (21.25%) Finance
2 271 (5.47%) Retail
3 267 (5.39%) Banking
4 192 (3.87%) Marketing
5 113 (2.28%) Advertising
5 113 (2.28%) Games
6 83 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 74 (1.49%) Law
8 52 (1.05%) Electronics
9 48 (0.97%) Back Office
10 43 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 31 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 25 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.48%) Automotive
14 19 (0.38%) Front Office
15 18 (0.36%) Publishing
16 14 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.24%) Retail Finance
18 10 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,238 (24.98%) Developer
2 1,079 (21.78%) Tester
3 895 (18.06%) Test Engineer
4 773 (15.60%) Automation Tester
5 769 (15.52%) Analyst
6 651 (13.14%) QA Engineer
7 635 (12.82%) Test Analyst
8 526 (10.62%) Test Automation Engineer
9 468 (9.45%) Developer in Test
10 325 (6.56%) Java Developer
11 317 (6.40%) Software Engineer
12 274 (5.53%) Java Engineer
13 272 (5.49%) QA Automation Engineer
14 262 (5.29%) Automation Test Analyst
15 255 (5.15%) QA Tester
16 247 (4.98%) .NET Developer
17 227 (4.58%) QA Analyst
18 224 (4.52%) Senior Developer
19 218 (4.40%) Software Tester
20 216 (4.36%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 993 (20.04%) .NET
2 934 (18.85%) HTML
3 810 (16.35%) CSS
4 651 (13.14%) AngularJS
5 624 (12.59%) Web Services
6 608 (12.27%) Gherkin
7 451 (9.10%) REST
8 442 (8.92%) HTML5
9 424 (8.56%) RESTful
10 401 (8.09%) SOAP
11 354 (7.14%) Spring
12 352 (7.10%) Node.js
13 341 (6.88%) jQuery
14 324 (6.54%) React
15 297 (5.99%) ASP.NET
16 291 (5.87%) CSS3
17 255 (5.15%) XML
18 232 (4.68%) JSON
19 229 (4.62%) .NET Framework
20 227 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 334 (6.74%) User Experience
2 314 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 307 (6.20%) Mobile App
4 292 (5.89%) Fintech
5 242 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 223 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
7 118 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 72 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 68 (1.37%) Cloud Native
10 63 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (0.95%) Virtual Team
12 42 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 40 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 34 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 30 (0.61%) Management Information System
16 24 (0.48%) Blog
16 24 (0.48%) Equities
17 22 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 20 (0.40%) Hedge funds
19 18 (0.36%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 462 (9.32%) Linux
2 297 (5.99%) Windows
3 204 (4.12%) Android
4 185 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 172 (3.47%) Unix
6 50 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 26 (0.52%) CentOS
8 25 (0.50%) CoreOS
9 23 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.36%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.28%) openSUSE
13 7 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
13 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.10%) Debian
15 3 (0.061%) VMS
16 2 (0.040%) AIX
16 2 (0.040%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.020%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.020%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,962 (79.96%) Test Automation
2 3,473 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1,643 (33.16%) BDD
4 1,345 (27.14%) TDD
5 1,247 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1,240 (25.03%) Scrum
7 706 (14.25%) Software Testing
8 705 (14.23%) DevOps
9 702 (14.17%) Software Engineering
10 665 (13.42%) Manual Testing
11 660 (13.32%) SDLC
12 631 (12.73%) Test Scripting
13 541 (10.92%) SDET
14 520 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
15 519 (10.47%) Test Strategy
16 489 (9.87%) API Testing
17 485 (9.79%) Regression Testing
18 440 (8.88%) Performance Testing
19 438 (8.84%) Functional Testing
20 425 (8.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,381 (48.05%) Java
2 1,885 (38.04%) C#
3 1,532 (30.92%) JavaScript
4 1,320 (26.64%) SQL
5 772 (15.58%) Python
6 413 (8.34%) Ruby
7 252 (5.09%) PHP
8 209 (4.22%) C++
9 175 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 171 (3.45%) C
11 157 (3.17%) PowerShell
12 151 (3.05%) Java 8
13 107 (2.16%) T-SQL
14 94 (1.90%) TypeScript
15 86 (1.74%) ES6
15 86 (1.74%) Groovy
16 78 (1.57%) Scala
17 74 (1.49%) Perl
18 61 (1.23%) Shell Script
19 50 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 557 (11.24%) Degree
2 461 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 345 (6.96%) ISEB
4 214 (4.32%) Security Cleared
5 132 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 124 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 98 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 84 (1.70%) SC Cleared
9 49 (0.99%) SAFe Agilist
10 47 (0.95%) CCNA
10 47 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (0.83%) MCSE
13 40 (0.81%) CISSP
13 40 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
13 40 (0.81%) GIAC
13 40 (0.81%) Linux+ Certification
13 40 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
13 40 (0.81%) SANS
13 40 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,999 (40.34%) QA
2 32 (0.65%) GCP
3 15 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.20%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.20%) MiFID
4 10 (0.20%) WCAG
5 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.081%) GDPR
7 3 (0.061%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.061%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.061%) PMO
7 3 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.020%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.020%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 458 (9.24%) Docker
2 43 (0.87%) vSphere
3 32 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.24%) Firmware
6 11 (0.22%) Varnish
6 11 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.081%) LXC
9 3 (0.061%) HDFS
9 3 (0.061%) iptables
10 2 (0.040%) KVM
10 2 (0.040%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.040%) Xen
11 1 (0.020%) ACF2
11 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.020%) RACF
Systems Management
1 202 (4.08%) Puppet
2 166 (3.35%) Ansible
3 140 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
5 84 (1.70%) Kubernetes
6 75 (1.51%) Terraform
7 64 (1.29%) Salt
8 53 (1.07%) HP ALM
9 30 (0.61%) Nagios
10 25 (0.50%) Automic
10 25 (0.50%) Graphite
11 14 (0.28%) Cobbler
12 10 (0.20%) Kibana
13 8 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.10%) Rancher
15 5 (0.10%) WMI
16 4 (0.081%) Consul
16 4 (0.081%) Istio
16 4 (0.081%) logstash
Vendors
1 419 (8.46%) Microsoft
2 262 (5.29%) Oracle
3 217 (4.38%) Google
4 138 (2.79%) HP
5 91 (1.84%) Atlassian
6 76 (1.53%) Sitecore
7 72 (1.45%) AppDynamics
8 68 (1.37%) SAP
9 60 (1.21%) Splunk
10 56 (1.13%) Capita
11 49 (0.99%) Marketo
12 48 (0.97%) New Relic
13 44 (0.89%) IBM
14 40 (0.81%) VMware
15 38 (0.77%) Adobe
15 38 (0.77%) Alias
16 36 (0.73%) Xamarin
17 29 (0.59%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 25 (0.50%) XebiaLabs
19 24 (0.48%) Cognizant