The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 625 604 610
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 11 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.011% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.071% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -10.00%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8390 7022 7081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.54% 15.86% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7152 5998 6181
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SilkTest
England

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 1 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 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) C++
3 16 (76.19%) Python
3 16 (76.19%) Ruby
3 16 (76.19%) Degree
3 16 (76.19%) QA
4 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
5 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
6 13 (61.90%) SQL
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
7 12 (57.14%) Performance Testing
8 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
8 11 (52.38%) F#
9 8 (38.10%) Computer Architecture
10 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
11 6 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (23.81%) UNIX
12 5 (23.81%) Linux
12 5 (23.81%) TDD
12 5 (23.81%) BDD
13 4 (19.05%) SilkPerformer
13 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
13 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
13 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (19.05%) Windows
13 4 (19.05%) ISEB
14 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 3 (14.29%) CSS

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) HBase
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (9.52%) NUnit
2 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Tester
2 11 (52.38%) QA Tester
3 10 (47.62%) Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Graduate
5 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) QA Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Junior Tester
6 4 (19.05%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Computer Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 6 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) Test Management
9 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) Python
2 16 (76.19%) Ruby
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) F#
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
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