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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 850 862 818
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -44
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 26 4 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.004% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.026% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 35
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £38,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-12.98% -33.04%
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
16795 15553 15709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.71% 15.30% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14041 13370 13718
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +34 20 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East - 5 £33,500 - 2
East Midlands +3 1 £32,000 -16.88%
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (80.00%) Java
1 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 30 (75.00%) C#
2 30 (75.00%) C++
2 30 (75.00%) Python
2 30 (75.00%) Ruby
3 29 (72.50%) SQL
3 29 (72.50%) TCP/IP
4 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (62.50%) Computer Architecture
6 24 (60.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 23 (57.50%) F#
8 20 (50.00%) TDD
8 20 (50.00%) BDD
9 19 (47.50%) Software Testing
10 17 (42.50%) User Experience
11 16 (40.00%) Finance
12 15 (37.50%) QA
13 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
13 14 (35.00%) Manual Testing
14 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
15 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
16 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
16 9 (22.50%) ISEB
17 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
17 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
17 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
18 7 (17.50%) Selenium
18 7 (17.50%) Risk Analysis
19 6 (15.00%) SQL Server

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (17.50%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.50%) Rational Robot
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Front Office
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Tester
2 23 (57.50%) Test Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Technical Tester
3 12 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 8 (20.00%) Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Graduate
8 3 (7.50%) Software Tester
8 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Junior
9 2 (5.00%) Junior Tester
9 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Senior QA Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) ODBC
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) User Experience
2 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Computer Architecture
3 24 (60.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 20 (50.00%) BDD
4 20 (50.00%) TDD
5 19 (47.50%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.00%) Manual Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 11 (27.50%) Performance Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (17.50%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Test Management
11 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
12 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
14 2 (5.00%) Data Transformation
14 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 30 (75.00%) C#
2 30 (75.00%) C++
2 30 (75.00%) Python
2 30 (75.00%) Ruby
3 29 (72.50%) SQL
4 23 (57.50%) F#
5 1 (2.50%) Delphi
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (80.00%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) SunGard
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, London
Bank of England
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago