The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 866 841 847
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 15 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.084% 0.092% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 27
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £37,800 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £47,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -34.61%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17955 15295 16194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.41% 15.02% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15189 13110 14105
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,050 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
SilkTest
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
London -50 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +6 2 £45,000 -
SilkTest
UK

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 29 (80.56%) Finance
2 28 (77.78%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) Degree
4 25 (69.44%) QA
5 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
6 20 (55.56%) C++
6 20 (55.56%) TCP/IP
7 18 (50.00%) Java
8 17 (47.22%) C#
8 17 (47.22%) Python
8 17 (47.22%) Ruby
9 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
10 14 (38.89%) ISEB
11 13 (36.11%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
12 12 (33.33%) Performance Testing
12 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
12 12 (33.33%) F#
13 10 (27.78%) Test Management
13 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
14 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
14 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
14 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
14 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
14 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (25.00%) TestComplete
14 9 (25.00%) Risk Analysis

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) HBase
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 9 (25.00%) Subversion
2 9 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 9 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (13.89%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (11.11%) WATIR
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 3 (8.33%) NUnit
6 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
General
1 29 (80.56%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Back Office
3 8 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Tester
3 12 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 11 (30.56%) QA Tester
5 8 (22.22%) Senior QA Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (19.44%) Graduate
7 5 (13.89%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
7 5 (13.89%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
8 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Junior Tester
8 4 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) Junior
8 4 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) ODBC
2 7 (19.44%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 10 (27.78%) Test Management
2 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 9 (25.00%) Computer Architecture
3 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (25.00%) Workflow
4 8 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
6 6 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
6 6 (16.67%) BDD
6 6 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) SQL
2 20 (55.56%) C++
3 18 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (47.22%) C#
4 17 (47.22%) Python
4 17 (47.22%) Ruby
5 12 (33.33%) F#
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) ISEB
3 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (69.44%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) SunGard
4 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus
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