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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank - 234 -
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £46,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +32.35%
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
1277 1002 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.33% 14.75% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 876 1227
Average salary £37,500 £36,021 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (100.00%) ISEB
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (84.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Windows XP
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Test Management
3 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
3 9 (69.23%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
3 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) QMS
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 4 (30.77%) TestPartner
5 4 (30.77%) QALoad
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) jMock
5 4 (30.77%) EasyMock

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (84.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) TestPartner
3 4 (30.77%) QALoad
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) jMock
3 4 (30.77%) EasyMock
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Head of Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Windows XP
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Management
1 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
2 4 (30.77%) QMS
2 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp