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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 883 906 938
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 13 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.077% 0.14% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 13
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% +40.62%
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
16946 18032 17496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.52% 17.62% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14939 15455 14576
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 £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +22 11 £60,000 +60.00%
West Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 43 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 40 (88.89%) Finance
3 39 (86.67%) Waterfall
4 37 (82.22%) QA
5 34 (75.56%) Oracle
5 34 (75.56%) Exploratory Testing
6 32 (71.11%) Automated Testing
7 30 (66.67%) Selenium
8 28 (62.22%) Test Management
8 28 (62.22%) HP UFT
9 27 (60.00%) Defect Management
9 27 (60.00%) Functional Testing
10 26 (57.78%) ISEB
10 26 (57.78%) Linux
11 25 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 25 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
11 25 (55.56%) Rational Functional Tester
11 25 (55.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (53.33%) ISTQB
12 24 (53.33%) MS Excel
12 24 (53.33%) HTML
12 24 (53.33%) Java
12 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
13 23 (51.11%) .NET
13 23 (51.11%) PRINCE2
13 23 (51.11%) Unix
13 23 (51.11%) Degree
13 23 (51.11%) Banking

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 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (48.89%) MS Office
2 22 (48.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (66.67%) Selenium
2 28 (62.22%) HP UFT
3 25 (55.56%) Rational Functional Tester
4 15 (33.33%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (24.44%) JIRA
5 11 (24.44%) JMeter
5 11 (24.44%) LoadRunner
6 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 5 (11.11%) JUnit
7 3 (6.67%) DbUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Toad
7 3 (6.67%) Zephyr
8 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.44%) jMock
8 2 (4.44%) JSUnit
8 2 (4.44%) NUnit
8 2 (4.44%) The Grinder
8 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.22%) WATIR
General
1 40 (88.89%) Finance
2 23 (51.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Financial Analyst
4 10 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) Test Manager
6 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Tester
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Finance Manager
9 4 (8.89%) Programme Manager
9 4 (8.89%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Test Programme Manager
10 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
11 2 (4.44%) Developer
11 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
11 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) HTML
2 23 (51.11%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) SOAP
3 21 (46.67%) Web Services
3 21 (46.67%) XBRL
3 21 (46.67%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) HTML5
5 2 (4.44%) Servlets
6 1 (2.22%) Behat
6 1 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (46.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 23 (51.11%) Unix
3 7 (15.56%) Windows
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (95.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (86.67%) Waterfall
3 34 (75.56%) Exploratory Testing
4 32 (71.11%) Automated Testing
5 28 (62.22%) Test Management
6 27 (60.00%) Defect Management
6 27 (60.00%) Functional Testing
7 25 (55.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 25 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
7 25 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (51.11%) PRINCE2
8 23 (51.11%) Wealth Management
9 22 (48.89%) Target Operating Model
9 22 (48.89%) Time Management
10 21 (46.67%) Business Analysis
10 21 (46.67%) ITIL
10 21 (46.67%) SOA
10 21 (46.67%) Software Architecture
10 21 (46.67%) Test Scripting
11 17 (37.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) Java
3 21 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.89%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) F#
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) Go
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) ISEB
2 24 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 23 (51.11%) Degree
4 22 (48.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (46.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (82.22%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (75.56%) Oracle
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) SAP
4 14 (31.11%) HP
5 12 (26.67%) Borland
6 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.44%) Perforce
8 1 (2.22%) Green Hat