Period
to 26 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 138 156
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 561 140 150
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.00% 2.15% 1.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.35% 10.01% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 502 121 114
10th Percentile £37,625 £31,500 £30,150
25th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £39,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £75,875
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +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 WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,999 1,399 1,522
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 21.41% 21.48% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,642 1,261 1,371
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £88,625 £76,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Selenium
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Selenium trend for jobs with a WFH option

Selenium
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Selenium.

Selenium salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Selenium
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Selenium over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Selenium salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, Selenium job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Selenium.

1 450 (80.21%) Test Automation
2 342 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (49.91%) QA
4 243 (43.32%) C#
5 230 (41.00%) Software Testing
6 187 (33.33%) DevOps
7 178 (31.73%) Azure
8 171 (30.48%) Java
9 170 (30.30%) BDD
10 134 (23.89%) SpecFlow
11 128 (22.82%) Cucumber
12 119 (21.21%) Git (software)
13 117 (20.86%) WebDriver
14 116 (20.68%) SDET
15 114 (20.32%) Scrum
15 114 (20.32%) JavaScript
16 111 (19.79%) TDD
17 109 (19.43%) SQL
17 109 (19.43%) Docker
18 108 (19.25%) API Testing
19 106 (18.89%) AWS
20 105 (18.72%) Microservices
21 98 (17.47%) JIRA
22 94 (16.76%) .NET
22 94 (16.76%) Test Strategy
23 89 (15.86%) Social Skills
24 81 (14.44%) Finance
25 78 (13.90%) Jenkins
26 75 (13.37%) Python
27 72 (12.83%) Postman

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 19 (3.39%) Confluence
2 4 (0.71%) Apache
2 4 (0.71%) MODX
2 4 (0.71%) WordPress
3 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.36%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Documentum
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.25%) Chatbot
3 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.53%) InVision
4 3 (0.53%) Sketch
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.18%) Figma
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Maximo
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 178 (31.73%) Azure
2 106 (18.89%) AWS
3 60 (10.70%) SaaS
4 32 (5.70%) Amazon ECS
5 25 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (4.46%) Amazon S3
5 25 (4.46%) CloudFront
6 24 (4.28%) BrowserStack
7 22 (3.92%) Cloudflare
8 17 (3.03%) Serverless
9 16 (2.85%) GitHub
10 12 (2.14%) Datadog
11 11 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (1.60%) GCP
13 7 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.25%) npm
14 6 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (1.07%) iPaaS
15 4 (0.71%) Microsoft 365
15 4 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.81%) DNS
2 25 (4.46%) AMQP
3 18 (3.21%) HTTP
4 12 (2.14%) VoIP
5 7 (1.25%) BGP
5 7 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (1.25%) Firewall
5 7 (1.25%) OSPF
5 7 (1.25%) VPN
5 7 (1.25%) WAN
6 4 (0.71%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.53%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.36%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.36%) Broadband
8 2 (0.36%) Internet
8 2 (0.36%) PBX
8 2 (0.36%) PSTN
8 2 (0.36%) Telnet
8 2 (0.36%) TETRA
8 2 (0.36%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 50 (8.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 33 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 26 (4.63%) Amazon RDS
5 25 (4.46%) Amazon Athena
5 25 (4.46%) Redis
6 13 (2.32%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.25%) Big Data
9 7 (1.25%) MySQL
9 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.07%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.71%) BigQuery
12 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.53%) GIS
12 3 (0.53%) Power BI
13 2 (0.36%) DB2
13 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (23.89%) SpecFlow
2 128 (22.82%) Cucumber
3 119 (21.21%) Git (software)
4 117 (20.86%) WebDriver
5 98 (17.47%) JIRA
6 78 (13.90%) Jenkins
7 72 (12.83%) Postman
8 64 (11.41%) Cypress.io
9 49 (8.73%) JMeter
10 40 (7.13%) JUnit
11 32 (5.70%) CircleCI
12 30 (5.35%) Appium
13 29 (5.17%) SoapUI
14 27 (4.81%) REST Assured
15 25 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (4.46%) TeamCity
16 23 (4.10%) Visual Studio
17 18 (3.21%) Katalon Studio
18 15 (2.67%) Maven
19 14 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 89 (15.86%) Social Skills
2 81 (14.44%) Finance
3 35 (6.24%) Retail
4 28 (4.99%) Automotive
5 26 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.67%) Banking
7 13 (2.32%) Games
8 10 (1.78%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 9 (1.60%) Legal
10 7 (1.25%) Advertising
11 6 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.07%) Publishing
11 6 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.89%) Law
12 5 (0.89%) Marketing
13 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (21.21%) Test Engineer
2 110 (19.61%) QA Engineer
3 105 (18.72%) Developer
4 88 (15.69%) Tester
5 62 (11.05%) Test Automation Engineer
6 57 (10.16%) Automation Engineer
7 56 (9.98%) Automation Tester
8 54 (9.63%) QA Automation Engineer
9 45 (8.02%) Developer in Test
10 42 (7.49%) Software Developer
11 41 (7.31%) Software Engineer
12 34 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
13 32 (5.70%) Senior Developer
14 29 (5.17%) Test Leader
15 28 (4.99%) QA Leader
16 26 (4.63%) Java Engineer
17 25 (4.46%) Software Tester
18 24 (4.28%) Automation Test Lead
18 24 (4.28%) Selenium Tester
19 23 (4.10%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (16.76%) .NET
2 69 (12.30%) RESTful
3 62 (11.05%) React
4 60 (10.70%) REST
5 57 (10.16%) Gherkin
6 36 (6.42%) Node.js
7 33 (5.88%) CSS
7 33 (5.88%) HTML
8 32 (5.70%) .NET Core
8 32 (5.70%) Spring
9 29 (5.17%) Jest
10 27 (4.81%) JSON
10 27 (4.81%) WebSockets
11 26 (4.63%) Django
12 25 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 25 (4.46%) Celery
12 25 (4.46%) FastAPI
12 25 (4.46%) Flask
12 25 (4.46%) pytest
12 25 (4.46%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 31 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (4.46%) Video\Live Streaming
4 23 (4.10%) User Experience
5 22 (3.92%) Video on Demand
6 17 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
8 9 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.89%) LIMS
10 3 (0.53%) Blog
10 3 (0.53%) Life Science
11 2 (0.36%) Legacy Applications
11 2 (0.36%) NHS
12 1 (0.18%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.18%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.18%) Legacy Code
12 1 (0.18%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.28%) Linux
2 11 (1.96%) Windows
3 9 (1.60%) Unix
4 8 (1.43%) Android
5 7 (1.25%) VyOS
6 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (80.21%) Test Automation
2 342 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (41.00%) Software Testing
4 187 (33.33%) DevOps
5 170 (30.30%) BDD
6 116 (20.68%) SDET
7 114 (20.32%) Scrum
8 111 (19.79%) TDD
9 108 (19.25%) API Testing
10 105 (18.72%) Microservices
11 94 (16.76%) Test Strategy
12 63 (11.23%) Regression Testing
12 63 (11.23%) SDLC
13 58 (10.34%) Manual Testing
14 55 (9.80%) Performance Testing
15 54 (9.63%) Test Scripting
16 53 (9.45%) Fintech
16 53 (9.45%) Mentoring
16 53 (9.45%) Software Engineering
17 45 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 243 (43.32%) C#
2 171 (30.48%) Java
3 114 (20.32%) JavaScript
4 109 (19.43%) SQL
5 75 (13.37%) Python
6 42 (7.49%) TypeScript
7 27 (4.81%) PowerShell
8 22 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 15 (2.67%) Go
10 14 (2.50%) Scala
11 13 (2.32%) Java 8
12 12 (2.14%) Ruby
13 11 (1.96%) C
14 6 (1.07%) PHP
15 3 (0.53%) C++
15 3 (0.53%) ES6
15 3 (0.53%) XPath
16 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.36%) VB
17 1 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 49 (8.73%) ISTQB
2 39 (6.95%) Degree
3 26 (4.63%) ISEB
4 17 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.25%) CCNA
6 7 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.18%) HNC
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (49.91%) QA
2 32 (5.70%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.07%) WCAG
4 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) PMO
5 2 (0.36%) PSD2
System Software
1 109 (19.43%) Docker
2 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 58 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 48 (8.56%) Terraform
3 6 (1.07%) Ansible
4 3 (0.53%) Grafana
4 3 (0.53%) OpenNebula
4 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.36%) nmon
5 2 (0.36%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
6 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.10%) Oracle
3 11 (1.96%) Cisco
4 9 (1.60%) F5
5 7 (1.25%) Avaya
5 7 (1.25%) Brocade
5 7 (1.25%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.25%) Extreme Networks
5 7 (1.25%) Juniper
5 7 (1.25%) SolarWinds
5 7 (1.25%) VMware
5 7 (1.25%) Vyatta
6 6 (1.07%) HP
6 6 (1.07%) IBM
6 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.07%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.89%) Guidewire
7 5 (0.89%) Mercator
8 4 (0.71%) Cadence