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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkTest
Rank 862 882 844
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -38
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 16 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.091% 0.084% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
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
17612 17937 15298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.22% 16.40% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14943 15159 13121
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 July 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
East Midlands +7 7 - -
South East +3 4 £45,000 - 1
London +21 3 £37,500 -16.66%
North West - 2 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (76.19%) ISEB
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
3 13 (61.90%) QA
4 11 (52.38%) MS Office
5 10 (47.62%) Selenium
5 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
6 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) Validation
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) SDLC
8 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
8 7 (33.33%) Data Validation
8 7 (33.33%) LoadRunner
8 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Marketing
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Java
9 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
9 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Rational Functional Tester

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (52.38%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 6 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 5 (23.81%) Rational Functional Tester
4 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
5 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (9.52%) Calabash
6 2 (9.52%) eggPlant
6 2 (9.52%) Appium
6 2 (9.52%) Xcode
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) XBRL
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Regression Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 7 (33.33%) Data Validation
5 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (19.05%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Wealth Management
8 3 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) ISEB
2 15 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 7 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Borland
5 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
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