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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 612 618 614
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 19 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.004% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.028% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 13
Average salary £45,000 £63,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £38,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-12.98% -33.04%
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
7162 7232 7396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 15.97% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6020 6078 6441
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 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 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) C++
1 29 (90.63%) Java
1 29 (90.63%) Python
1 29 (90.63%) Ruby
1 29 (90.63%) Degree
2 28 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 24 (75.00%) Computer Architecture
4 23 (71.88%) Black-Box Testing
4 23 (71.88%) SQL
5 22 (68.75%) F#
6 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (59.38%) TDD
7 19 (59.38%) BDD
8 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
9 16 (50.00%) User Experience
10 15 (46.88%) Finance
11 13 (40.63%) QA
12 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
12 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
13 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
14 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
14 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
15 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
16 3 (9.38%) ISEB
17 2 (6.25%) UNIX
17 2 (6.25%) Windows
17 2 (6.25%) Linux
17 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
17 2 (6.25%) SilkPerformer

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (87.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Tester
2 22 (68.75%) Test Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Technical Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Technical Tester
4 10 (31.25%) QA Tester
5 6 (18.75%) QA Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Tester
7 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) User Experience
2 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Computer Architecture
2 23 (71.88%) Black-Box Testing
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) TDD
4 19 (59.38%) BDD
5 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
6 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Performance Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
1 29 (90.63%) C++
1 29 (90.63%) Java
1 29 (90.63%) Python
1 29 (90.63%) Ruby
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 22 (68.75%) F#
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
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