Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 134 148
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 5153 4949 4850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.93% 2.51% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.13% 13.75% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4359 4313 4325
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 36460 35993 37100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.27% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 31198 31164
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +25 4902 £47,500 +5.56% 335
UK excluding London +31 3040 £42,500 +6.25% 225
London +7 2066 £57,500 +4.55% 127
South East +24 824 £45,000 +5.88% 55
North of England +27 790 £42,500 +11.84% 85
Midlands +49 520 £42,500 +13.33% 31
South West +34 393 £40,000 - 20
North West +14 380 £42,500 +10.39% 48
Yorkshire +19 368 £42,500 +11.84% 28
West Midlands +50 325 £40,000 - 16
East of England +2 323 £49,500 +13.79% 14
East Midlands +35 196 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Scotland +4 165 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Wales -9 51 £35,000 - 3
North East +38 43 £38,000 +8.57% 9
Northern Ireland -14 6 £40,000 +60.00% 2

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4023 (78.07%) Test Automation
2 3592 (69.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2583 (50.13%) Java
4 1992 (38.66%) QA
5 1767 (34.29%) Cucumber
6 1659 (32.19%) C#
7 1567 (30.41%) BDD
8 1511 (29.32%) TDD
9 1486 (28.84%) SQL
10 1485 (28.82%) WebDriver
11 1337 (25.95%) JavaScript
12 1302 (25.27%) Scrum
13 1156 (22.43%) Jenkins
14 1122 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
15 1051 (20.40%) Test Scripting
16 999 (19.39%) Finance
17 970 (18.82%) JIRA
18 969 (18.80%) HTML
19 927 (17.99%) .NET
20 846 (16.42%) Git (software)
21 772 (14.98%) CSS
22 710 (13.78%) SDLC
23 707 (13.72%) Web Services
24 698 (13.55%) JUnit
25 693 (13.45%) Python
26 688 (13.35%) Degree
27 686 (13.31%) ISTQB
28 664 (12.89%) AngularJS
29 655 (12.71%) Test Strategy
30 628 (12.19%) 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
1 221 (4.29%) Tomcat
2 194 (3.76%) Confluence
3 178 (3.45%) Apache
4 115 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
5 112 (2.17%) JBoss
6 109 (2.12%) CMS
7 98 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 76 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 69 (1.34%) WebLogic
10 64 (1.24%) Apache Spark
11 49 (0.95%) nginx
11 49 (0.95%) WebSphere
12 47 (0.91%) Apache Solr
12 47 (0.91%) Documentum
13 43 (0.83%) Jetty
14 28 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
15 26 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
15 26 (0.50%) Umbraco
16 24 (0.47%) Drupal
17 22 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 78 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.078%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.058%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.058%) InVision
7 2 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.019%) Mingle
8 1 (0.019%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.37%) Eloqua
3 12 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 10 (0.19%) Magento
5 9 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.058%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.039%) SAP CAR
10 2 (0.039%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.019%) Exstream
11 1 (0.019%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 442 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (4.85%) GitHub
4 138 (2.68%) SaaS
5 66 (1.28%) BrowserStack
6 64 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 47 (0.91%) Office 365
8 39 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 35 (0.68%) CloudBees
10 29 (0.56%) Slack
11 28 (0.54%) G Suite
12 27 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
13 26 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
14 17 (0.33%) Loggly
15 16 (0.31%) PaaS
16 15 (0.29%) IaaS
17 14 (0.27%) Amazon S3
18 13 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
19 11 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.48%) HTTP
2 112 (2.17%) Internet
3 29 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 25 (0.49%) AMQP
5 22 (0.43%) SSL
6 18 (0.35%) VoIP
7 12 (0.23%) DNS
8 10 (0.19%) Firewall
9 8 (0.16%) Intranet
9 8 (0.16%) PuTTY
10 6 (0.12%) Network Security
10 6 (0.12%) SMS
10 6 (0.12%) SMTP
10 6 (0.12%) VPN
11 5 (0.097%) FTP
11 5 (0.097%) Skype
12 4 (0.078%) Broadband
12 4 (0.078%) IPv4
12 4 (0.078%) LDAP
12 4 (0.078%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 330 (6.40%) MySQL
3 183 (3.55%) Big Data
4 162 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 125 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 123 (2.39%) MongoDB
7 91 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 68 (1.32%) Redis
9 64 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
10 57 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 42 (0.82%) Couchbase
12 34 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 32 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (0.58%) Riak
16 29 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
17 28 (0.54%) RDBMS
18 24 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
19 21 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1767 (34.29%) Cucumber
2 1485 (28.82%) WebDriver
3 1156 (22.43%) Jenkins
4 970 (18.82%) JIRA
5 846 (16.42%) Git (software)
6 698 (13.55%) JUnit
7 532 (10.32%) SpecFlow
8 510 (9.90%) SoapUI
9 501 (9.72%) JMeter
10 388 (7.53%) HP UFT
11 374 (7.26%) Maven
12 335 (6.50%) Jasmine
12 335 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 323 (6.27%) Protractor
14 307 (5.96%) Visual Studio
15 302 (5.86%) Appium
16 299 (5.80%) TeamCity
17 295 (5.72%) NUnit
18 266 (5.16%) TestNG
19 239 (4.64%) Subversion
General
1 999 (19.39%) Finance
2 271 (5.26%) Retail
3 228 (4.42%) Banking
4 133 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 124 (2.41%) Marketing
6 98 (1.90%) Advertising
7 82 (1.59%) Games
8 53 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 44 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 42 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 39 (0.76%) Back Office
11 39 (0.76%) Electronics
12 37 (0.72%) Publishing
13 36 (0.70%) Automotive
14 23 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 22 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 21 (0.41%) Polish Language
17 15 (0.29%) Military
18 13 (0.25%) Billing
18 13 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1222 (23.71%) Developer
2 1065 (20.67%) Tester
3 957 (18.57%) Analyst
4 824 (15.99%) Test Analyst
5 744 (14.44%) Automation Tester
6 741 (14.38%) Test Engineer
7 555 (10.77%) QA Engineer
8 495 (9.61%) Test Automation Engineer
9 467 (9.06%) Java Developer
10 333 (6.46%) Senior Developer
11 332 (6.44%) Automation Test Analyst
12 294 (5.71%) QA Tester
13 264 (5.12%) QA Automation Engineer
14 257 (4.99%) QA Analyst
14 257 (4.99%) Selenium Tester
15 245 (4.75%) Senior Tester
16 233 (4.52%) Java Engineer
17 219 (4.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 213 (4.13%) Test Leader
19 212 (4.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 969 (18.80%) HTML
2 927 (17.99%) .NET
3 772 (14.98%) CSS
4 707 (13.72%) Web Services
5 664 (12.89%) AngularJS
6 497 (9.64%) Gherkin
7 469 (9.10%) HTML5
8 462 (8.97%) SOAP
9 433 (8.40%) XML
10 428 (8.31%) REST
11 397 (7.70%) RESTful
12 368 (7.14%) Spring
13 357 (6.93%) jQuery
14 303 (5.88%) ASP.NET
15 289 (5.61%) CSS3
16 241 (4.68%) Hibernate
17 231 (4.48%) JSON
18 227 (4.41%) Node.js
19 209 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 208 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 369 (7.16%) Computer Science
2 366 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 268 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 265 (5.14%) User Experience
5 188 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 134 (2.60%) Fintech
7 96 (1.86%) iPad
8 69 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 67 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 51 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 43 (0.83%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (0.64%) RIA
15 29 (0.56%) Algorithms
16 28 (0.54%) Equities
16 28 (0.54%) iPhone
17 27 (0.52%) Blog
17 27 (0.52%) Xbox
18 23 (0.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 559 (10.85%) Linux
2 408 (7.92%) Windows
3 250 (4.85%) Unix
4 164 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 141 (2.74%) Android
6 34 (0.66%) CoreOS
7 18 (0.35%) Solaris
8 17 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.25%) CentOS
9 13 (0.25%) Debian
10 10 (0.19%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.097%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.097%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.039%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.019%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4023 (78.07%) Test Automation
2 3592 (69.71%) Agile Software Development
3 1567 (30.41%) BDD
4 1511 (29.32%) TDD
5 1302 (25.27%) Scrum
6 1122 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
7 1051 (20.40%) Test Scripting
8 710 (13.78%) SDLC
9 655 (12.71%) Test Strategy
10 628 (12.19%) Software Testing
11 625 (12.13%) Software Engineering
12 552 (10.71%) Manual Testing
13 543 (10.54%) DevOps
14 452 (8.77%) MVC
15 449 (8.71%) Unit Testing
16 448 (8.69%) Performance Testing
17 442 (8.58%) Regression Testing
18 436 (8.46%) Open Source
19 432 (8.38%) Functional Testing
20 407 (7.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2583 (50.13%) Java
2 1659 (32.19%) C#
3 1486 (28.84%) SQL
4 1337 (25.95%) JavaScript
5 693 (13.45%) Python
6 584 (11.33%) Ruby
7 259 (5.03%) PHP
8 255 (4.95%) C++
9 185 (3.59%) C
10 156 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 138 (2.68%) Scala
12 118 (2.29%) Groovy
13 109 (2.12%) T-SQL
14 92 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 85 (1.65%) TypeScript
16 78 (1.51%) ES6
17 76 (1.47%) Perl
18 72 (1.40%) PL/SQL
19 60 (1.16%) VB.NET
20 55 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 688 (13.35%) Degree
2 686 (13.31%) ISTQB
3 519 (10.07%) ISEB
4 222 (4.31%) Security Cleared
5 205 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 168 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 80 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 56 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 27 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (0.29%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 12 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.19%) MCP
13 10 (0.19%) OCP
13 10 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
13 10 (0.19%) SAP Certification
14 9 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 7 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1992 (38.66%) QA
2 51 (0.99%) SLA
3 47 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.14%) MiFID
5 6 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.097%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.078%) COBIT
7 4 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.078%) PMO
7 4 (0.078%) SEPA
8 2 (0.039%) GCP
9 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.019%) EMIR
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 240 (4.66%) Docker
2 15 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.14%) LXC
7 5 (0.097%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.078%) Xen
9 3 (0.058%) Firmware
9 3 (0.058%) vSphere
10 2 (0.039%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.019%) etcd
11 1 (0.019%) Postfix
11 1 (0.019%) Squid
Systems Management
1 215 (4.17%) Puppet
2 175 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
3 132 (2.56%) Ansible
4 104 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (0.85%) Nagios
6 34 (0.66%) Graphite
7 31 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 26 (0.50%) Terraform
9 25 (0.49%) Grafana
10 23 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 19 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
12 13 (0.25%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.23%) Cobbler
14 9 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 8 (0.16%) HockeyApp
15 8 (0.16%) Marathon
16 7 (0.14%) Mesos
17 6 (0.12%) logstash
17 6 (0.12%) Packer
17 6 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 451 (8.75%) Oracle
2 447 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 189 (3.67%) HP
4 108 (2.10%) Google
5 95 (1.84%) SAP
6 78 (1.51%) Cognizant
7 73 (1.42%) IBM
8 72 (1.40%) Xamarin
9 57 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 49 (0.95%) Pega
11 47 (0.91%) EMC
12 43 (0.83%) New Relic
12 43 (0.83%) Zend
13 41 (0.80%) Adobe
14 40 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
15 38 (0.74%) AppDynamics
15 38 (0.74%) Sitecore
16 32 (0.62%) Dynatrace
16 32 (0.62%) SaltStack
17 28 (0.54%) hybris