The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 449 428 420
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 1 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% 0.009% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.070% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.44%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3456 2840 3309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.28% 13.23% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2842 2455 2920
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SilkTest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SilkTest
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkTest across the South East region.

SilkTest Salary Trend in the South East

SilkTest
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Surrey -7 1 £45,000 -
SilkTest
England

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (69.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (69.23%) ODBC
2 9 (69.23%) ClearCase
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Workflow
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (69.23%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) Risk Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Test Management
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) TestComplete
2 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
2 9 (69.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) SunGard
3 8 (61.54%) Front Office
3 8 (61.54%) Back Office

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (69.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (69.23%) ClearCase
2 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 9 (69.23%) TestComplete
2 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (30.77%) WATIR
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Front Office
2 8 (61.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) QA Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Senior QA Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
4 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) ODBC
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Mathematics
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Risk Analysis
1 9 (69.23%) Test Management
1 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
1 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Workflow
2 8 (61.54%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) SunGard