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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkTest
Rank 876 854 852
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 2 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.012% 0.080% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 -
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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
16632 17460 15509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.27% 16.36% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14077 14462 13392
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
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 31 March 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 +4 1 £35,000 -7.89%
London +2 1 - -
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Selenium
4 10 (58.82%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) Python
5 9 (52.94%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 8 (47.06%) C++
7 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (35.29%) TDD
8 6 (35.29%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) ISEB
8 6 (35.29%) Ruby
8 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
8 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
8 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (35.29%) F#
8 6 (35.29%) Rational Functional Tester
8 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
8 6 (35.29%) Computer Architecture
8 6 (35.29%) BDD
8 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
8 6 (35.29%) User Experience
9 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
9 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (23.53%) JIRA

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (35.29%) Rational Functional Tester
3 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) WATIR
6 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Architecture
2 6 (35.29%) BDD
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Product Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) F#
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft