The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 849 846 835
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 17 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 28
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -26.31%
SilkTest
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
16854 15692 16664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.05% 15.35% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14313 13202 14779
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SilkTest Jobs Demand Trend in England

SilkTest
Salary Trend in England

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

SilkTest Salary Trend in England

SilkTest
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SilkTest across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in England

SilkTest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
London +21 11 £45,000 -5.26%
South East - 6 £35,000 -
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SilkTest 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 SilkTest.

1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (72.22%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) Python
3 26 (72.22%) TCP/IP
3 26 (72.22%) Degree
3 26 (72.22%) C++
4 24 (66.67%) Ruby
4 24 (66.67%) C#
4 24 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 23 (63.89%) Computer Architecture
6 18 (50.00%) TDD
6 18 (50.00%) BDD
7 17 (47.22%) F#
7 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
7 17 (47.22%) User Experience
8 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
9 12 (33.33%) Selenium
10 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (25.00%) QA
10 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
11 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
11 7 (19.44%) ISEB
11 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
11 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
11 7 (19.44%) Rational Functional Tester

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SilkTest 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 SilkTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (19.44%) Rational Functional Tester
3 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) WATIR
5 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.78%) Rational Robot
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Tester
2 23 (63.89%) Test Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (36.11%) Technical Tester
5 6 (16.67%) QA Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) XML
1 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) User Experience
2 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
3 23 (63.89%) Computer Architecture
4 18 (50.00%) BDD
4 18 (50.00%) TDD
5 17 (47.22%) Software Testing
6 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Functional Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) Test Management
10 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
11 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
12 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
12 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) C++
2 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 26 (72.22%) Python
3 24 (66.67%) Ruby
3 24 (66.67%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) F#
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) ISEB
2 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft