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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkTest
Rank 878 876 854
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 5 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.018% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.030% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Average salary £50,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%
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
16877 18029 15667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.35% 16.12% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14266 14995 13532
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +7 3 £47,500 +25.00%
London +23 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Product Management
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Perl

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) WATIR
5 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (16.67%) Xcode
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) Calabash
5 2 (16.67%) eggPlant
5 2 (16.67%) Appium
5 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Borland
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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