The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 608 617 630
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 15 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.014% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.083% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.88% -14.44%
SilkTest
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7980 7192 7405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.30% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6729 6115 6464
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SilkTest across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SilkTest Jobs Demand Trend in London

SilkTest
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkTest across the London region.

SilkTest Salary Trend in London

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (88.89%) C#
1 24 (88.89%) C++
1 24 (88.89%) Java
1 24 (88.89%) Python
1 24 (88.89%) Ruby
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 23 (85.19%) TCP/IP
3 19 (70.37%) Finance
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) F#
5 16 (59.26%) Computer Architecture
5 16 (59.26%) QA
6 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
7 14 (51.85%) Black-Box Testing
8 13 (48.15%) Performance Testing
9 12 (44.44%) TDD
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) BDD
10 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
11 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
11 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
13 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
14 3 (11.11%) SilkPerformer
14 3 (11.11%) UNIX
14 3 (11.11%) Windows
14 3 (11.11%) Linux
14 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 3 (11.11%) ISEB
15 2 (7.41%) CSS

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 23 (85.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Tester
2 13 (48.15%) Test Engineer
3 12 (44.44%) QA Tester
4 9 (33.33%) Analyst
4 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Graduate
6 5 (18.52%) QA Engineer
7 4 (14.81%) Junior Tester
7 4 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Junior Test Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (14.81%) Junior
7 4 (14.81%) Technical Tester
7 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) UNIX
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Computer Architecture
2 14 (51.85%) Black-Box Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Performance Testing
4 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) BDD
5 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
8 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
1 24 (88.89%) C++
1 24 (88.89%) Java
1 24 (88.89%) Python
1 24 (88.89%) Ruby
2 18 (66.67%) F#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
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