The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 879 929 944
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +15
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 17 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.090% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 10
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -
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
16764 17772 17771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.26% 17.27% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14749 15053 15046
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,375 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SilkTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in England

SilkTest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +52 14 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SilkTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 49 (90.74%) Finance
2 47 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (83.33%) QA
4 44 (81.48%) Waterfall
5 43 (79.63%) Exploratory Testing
6 42 (77.78%) SQL
7 41 (75.93%) Selenium
8 39 (72.22%) Automated Testing
8 39 (72.22%) Oracle
9 36 (66.67%) HP UFT
9 36 (66.67%) Test Management
9 36 (66.67%) Defect Management
10 35 (64.81%) Functional Testing
11 33 (61.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 33 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (61.11%) Rational Functional Tester
11 33 (61.11%) Risk Analysis
11 33 (61.11%) ISTQB
11 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
11 33 (61.11%) MS Excel
12 32 (59.26%) ISEB
12 32 (59.26%) Banking
13 31 (57.41%) Wealth Management
13 31 (57.41%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (57.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 30 (55.56%) Target Operating Model
14 30 (55.56%) Time Management
14 30 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
14 30 (55.56%) MS Office
15 29 (53.70%) SOAP

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (48.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 30 (55.56%) MS Office
2 30 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (75.93%) Selenium
2 36 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 33 (61.11%) Rational Functional Tester
4 12 (22.22%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (20.37%) JMeter
5 11 (20.37%) LoadRunner
6 7 (12.96%) JIRA
7 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
7 5 (9.26%) JUnit
8 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.56%) DbUnit
9 3 (5.56%) Toad
9 3 (5.56%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.70%) FitNesse
10 2 (3.70%) jMock
10 2 (3.70%) JSUnit
10 2 (3.70%) NUnit
10 2 (3.70%) The Grinder
10 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (90.74%) Finance
2 32 (59.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Analyst
2 25 (46.30%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Test Manager
4 13 (24.07%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Tester
10 3 (5.56%) Programme Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
10 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
11 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) HTML
1 29 (53.70%) SOAP
1 29 (53.70%) Web Services
2 28 (51.85%) .NET
3 26 (48.15%) XBRL
3 26 (48.15%) XML
4 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) Servlets
6 1 (1.85%) Behat
6 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.85%) Middleware
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (57.41%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (48.15%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Linux
1 28 (51.85%) Unix
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (81.48%) Waterfall
3 43 (79.63%) Exploratory Testing
4 39 (72.22%) Automated Testing
5 36 (66.67%) Defect Management
5 36 (66.67%) Test Management
6 35 (64.81%) Functional Testing
7 33 (61.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 33 (61.11%) Risk Analysis
7 33 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 31 (57.41%) Wealth Management
9 30 (55.56%) Target Operating Model
9 30 (55.56%) Time Management
10 28 (51.85%) PRINCE2
11 27 (50.00%) Test Scripting
12 26 (48.15%) Business Analysis
12 26 (48.15%) ITIL
12 26 (48.15%) SOA
12 26 (48.15%) Software Architecture
13 25 (46.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (77.78%) SQL
2 29 (53.70%) Java
3 26 (48.15%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.41%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) F#
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) Go
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 32 (59.26%) ISEB
3 31 (57.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (51.85%) Degree
5 26 (48.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (83.33%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Oracle
2 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 26 (48.15%) SAP
4 19 (35.19%) HP
5 9 (16.67%) Borland
6 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.70%) Perforce
7 1 (1.85%) Green Hat