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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 620 625 629
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 17 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.084% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 11
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £38,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-14.93% -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
7553 7175 7579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.46% 16.07% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6332 6041 6609
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £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 22 September 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 28 (90.32%) C#
1 28 (90.32%) C++
1 28 (90.32%) Java
1 28 (90.32%) Python
1 28 (90.32%) Ruby
1 28 (90.32%) Degree
2 27 (87.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) F#
4 20 (64.52%) Computer Architecture
4 20 (64.52%) Finance
5 18 (58.06%) Black-Box Testing
6 17 (54.84%) QA
7 16 (51.61%) Computer Science
7 16 (51.61%) Manual Testing
8 15 (48.39%) BDD
8 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (48.39%) TDD
9 14 (45.16%) Performance Testing
9 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
10 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
11 11 (35.48%) User Experience
12 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
13 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
14 3 (9.68%) SilkPerformer
14 3 (9.68%) UNIX
14 3 (9.68%) Windows
14 3 (9.68%) Linux
14 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
14 3 (9.68%) ISEB

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 27 (87.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (80.65%) Tester
2 17 (54.84%) Test Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) QA Tester
4 9 (29.03%) Analyst
4 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Technical Tester
5 7 (22.58%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) QA Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Graduate
7 4 (12.90%) Junior Tester
7 4 (12.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Junior
7 4 (12.90%) Junior Test Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Computer Science
2 11 (35.48%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Computer Architecture
2 18 (58.06%) Black-Box Testing
3 16 (51.61%) Manual Testing
4 15 (48.39%) BDD
4 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (48.39%) TDD
5 14 (45.16%) Performance Testing
5 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
7 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
1 28 (90.32%) C++
1 28 (90.32%) Java
1 28 (90.32%) Python
1 28 (90.32%) Ruby
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) F#
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft