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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 900 923 895
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 9 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.053% 0.037% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 18
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £41,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
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
17132 16199 15820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 16.32% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14881 13841 13068
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,952 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Yorkshire - 6 £34,500 -
London +8 3 £24,000 - 1
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (93.33%) Selenium
2 25 (83.33%) Finance
3 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (80.00%) QA
4 23 (76.67%) Functional Testing
5 22 (73.33%) Java
5 22 (73.33%) .NET
6 19 (63.33%) SQL
6 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
6 19 (63.33%) ISTQB
6 19 (63.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (60.00%) Degree
7 18 (60.00%) HTML
7 18 (60.00%) Unix
8 16 (53.33%) Oracle
8 16 (53.33%) Defect Management
9 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (50.00%) ISEB
10 14 (46.67%) HP UFT
10 14 (46.67%) Windows
10 14 (46.67%) OO
11 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
11 13 (43.33%) SOAP
11 13 (43.33%) Web Services
11 13 (43.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (40.00%) HP
13 11 (36.67%) Test Management

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) Selenium
2 14 (46.67%) HP UFT
3 10 (33.33%) JIRA
3 10 (33.33%) JUnit
3 10 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (30.00%) FitNesse
4 9 (30.00%) jMock
4 9 (30.00%) JSUnit
4 9 (30.00%) NUnit
4 9 (30.00%) The Grinder
4 9 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.33%) DbUnit
7 1 (3.33%) JMeter
7 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (3.33%) Toad
7 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 25 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
1 9 (30.00%) Graduate
1 9 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Graduate Java Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Test Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) HTML
3 13 (43.33%) SOAP
3 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) HTML5
4 9 (30.00%) Servlets
4 9 (30.00%) XBRL
4 9 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Unix
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) Functional Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Automated Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Defect Management
5 14 (46.67%) OO
6 13 (43.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 11 (36.67%) Test Management
8 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
9 10 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 9 (30.00%) BDD
10 9 (30.00%) Open Source
10 9 (30.00%) Software Architecture
10 9 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (30.00%) Wealth Management
10 9 (30.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) VB.NET
4 10 (33.33%) C
5 9 (30.00%) C#
5 9 (30.00%) C++
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (23.33%) F#
6 7 (23.33%) Python
6 7 (23.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) ISTQB
1 19 (63.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (60.00%) Degree
3 15 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (26.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 10 (33.33%) SAP
5 9 (30.00%) Perforce
6 4 (13.33%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Micro Focus
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