The table below looks at the statistics for SilkPerformer skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 247 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.074% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +32.74%
SilkPerformer
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1293 989 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.51% 14.56% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 874 1068
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SilkPerformer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SilkPerformer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SilkPerformer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SilkPerformer Salary Trend in the North West

SilkPerformer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Cheshire - 9 - -
Manchester -9 4 £60,000 +114.28%
SilkPerformer
England

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer.

1 19 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 17 (89.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (84.21%) ISEB
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) JUnit
5 10 (52.63%) TestPartner
5 10 (52.63%) QA
5 10 (52.63%) QALoad
5 10 (52.63%) Selenium
5 10 (52.63%) jMock
5 10 (52.63%) QMS
5 10 (52.63%) EasyMock
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) Test Management
6 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
6 9 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
6 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
6 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
6 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
6 9 (47.37%) UNIX
6 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
7 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Automation Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Finance

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SilkPerformer 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 SilkPerformer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 17 (89.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (52.63%) JUnit
3 10 (52.63%) TestPartner
3 10 (52.63%) QALoad
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 10 (52.63%) jMock
3 10 (52.63%) EasyMock
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Head of Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
1 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
1 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) QMS
2 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
2 9 (47.37%) Test Management
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) CMMI
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu