The table below looks at the statistics for SilkPerformer skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 855 830 888
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +58
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 35 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.099% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 9
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +32.74%
SilkPerformer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17093 15194 16225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.03% 15.20% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14172 13025 14093
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SilkPerformer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SilkPerformer across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SilkPerformer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SilkPerformer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkPerformer across the England region.

SilkPerformer Salary Trend in England

SilkPerformer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SilkPerformer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SilkPerformer Salary Histogram in England

SilkPerformer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 15 £38,500 -
North West -3 13 £60,000 +114.28%
London -9 7 £40,000 -11.11%
SilkPerformer
UK

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SilkPerformer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SilkPerformer.

1 50 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 41 (68.33%) ISEB
3 38 (63.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 31 (51.67%) SQL
5 30 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 27 (45.00%) Performance Testing
7 25 (41.67%) Test Management
7 25 (41.67%) Oracle
7 25 (41.67%) Windows
8 24 (40.00%) UNIX
8 24 (40.00%) Linux
8 24 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (38.33%) Finance
10 21 (35.00%) VMware
10 21 (35.00%) VMware ESX
10 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
10 21 (35.00%) Selenium
10 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (35.00%) Windows 7
11 20 (33.33%) Test Automation
11 20 (33.33%) Validation
12 19 (31.67%) JMeter
12 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
13 16 (26.67%) Test Strategy
13 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
14 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
15 14 (23.33%) QA
15 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (23.33%) Retail

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SilkPerformer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SilkPerformer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) IIS
1 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) LAN
1 6 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 38 (63.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (35.00%) Selenium
4 19 (31.67%) JMeter
5 12 (20.00%) TestPartner
5 12 (20.00%) JUnit
5 12 (20.00%) jMock
5 12 (20.00%) EasyMock
5 12 (20.00%) QALoad
6 6 (10.00%) LoadUI
6 6 (10.00%) WinRunner
7 3 (5.00%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Retail
3 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Test Manager
1 17 (28.33%) Consultant
1 17 (28.33%) Test Consultant
2 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Tester
2 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Performance Tester
4 7 (11.67%) Head of Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) WPF
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) GIS
1 1 (1.67%) Open Source
1 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (41.67%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) UNIX
2 24 (40.00%) Linux
3 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (18.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Performance Testing
2 25 (41.67%) Test Management
3 20 (33.33%) Validation
3 20 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 16 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 15 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 12 (20.00%) QMS
8 11 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Migration
8 11 (18.33%) Manual Testing
9 8 (13.33%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (8.33%) Coaching
11 5 (8.33%) CMMI
12 4 (6.67%) SOA
13 3 (5.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (68.33%) ISEB
2 30 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (35.00%) VMware ESX
2 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (18.33%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Oracle
2 21 (35.00%) VMware
3 14 (23.33%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) Fujitsu
4 11 (18.33%) NetApp
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft