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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 612 623 605
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 15 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.018% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 14
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -34.88%
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
7243 7212 7384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.05% 15.85% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6103 6028 6482
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
City of London +26 1 - -
SilkTest
England

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (93.10%) Java
1 27 (93.10%) Python
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 26 (89.66%) Ruby
2 26 (89.66%) TCP/IP
2 26 (89.66%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) C++
3 24 (82.76%) Black-Box Testing
4 23 (79.31%) Computer Architecture
5 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (68.97%) SQL
7 19 (65.52%) F#
8 18 (62.07%) BDD
8 18 (62.07%) Software Testing
8 18 (62.07%) TDD
9 17 (58.62%) User Experience
10 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
10 10 (34.48%) QA
11 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
12 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
12 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
13 3 (10.34%) Selenium
14 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
14 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
14 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
14 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
14 2 (6.90%) Rational Functional Tester
14 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 26 (89.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Tester
2 23 (79.31%) Test Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (44.83%) Technical Tester
4 8 (27.59%) QA Tester
5 6 (20.69%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) User Experience
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Black-Box Testing
2 23 (79.31%) Computer Architecture
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (62.07%) TDD
4 18 (62.07%) Software Testing
4 18 (62.07%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) Java
1 27 (93.10%) Python
2 26 (89.66%) Ruby
2 26 (89.66%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) C++
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 19 (65.52%) F#
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft