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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkTest
Rank 442 427 431
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 -
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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
3703 3420 3021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.31% 14.86% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 2868 2593
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 1 April 2015. 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
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
SilkTest
England

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) WATIR
4 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (40.00%) WATIR
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft