The table below looks at the statistics for SilkPerformer skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 851 850 860
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 15 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.024% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.089% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 26
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

SilkPerformer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SilkPerformer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SilkPerformer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the UK.

SilkPerformer Salary Trend in the UK

SilkPerformer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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
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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
England +4 13 £40,000 -23.80%
London -3 13 £40,000 -15.78%
City of London +18 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Scotland - 2 £43,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 £43,750 -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 39 (90.70%) LoadRunner
2 32 (74.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (53.49%) SQL
4 22 (51.16%) ISEB
5 21 (48.84%) Finance
5 21 (48.84%) Test Management
6 19 (44.19%) Test Scripting
6 19 (44.19%) Performance Testing
6 19 (44.19%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (41.86%) ISTQB
8 17 (39.53%) JMeter
8 17 (39.53%) UNIX
8 17 (39.53%) Windows
8 17 (39.53%) Linux
9 16 (37.21%) Oracle
9 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (37.21%) Windows XP
9 16 (37.21%) HP
9 16 (37.21%) VMware
9 16 (37.21%) VMware ESX
9 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
9 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
11 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.91%) Validation
12 12 (27.91%) WinRunner
12 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
13 11 (25.58%) Selenium
13 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
14 10 (23.26%) Retail

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) IIS
1 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) LAN
1 5 (11.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (90.70%) LoadRunner
2 32 (74.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (39.53%) JMeter
4 12 (27.91%) WinRunner
5 11 (25.58%) Selenium
6 8 (18.60%) Facilita Forecast
7 4 (9.30%) JUnit
7 4 (9.30%) QALoad
7 4 (9.30%) TestPartner
7 4 (9.30%) jMock
7 4 (9.30%) EasyMock
8 3 (6.98%) LoadUI
9 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.33%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.33%) VisualVM
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Retail
3 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Consultant
1 18 (41.86%) Test Consultant
2 12 (27.91%) Test Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Performance Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Performance Test Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Performance Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Head of Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Ajax
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) WPF
3 1 (2.33%) JRockit
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) GIS
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) UNIX
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (37.21%) Windows XP
2 16 (37.21%) Windows 7
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Test Management
2 19 (44.19%) Test Scripting
2 19 (44.19%) Performance Testing
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) Validation
5 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
6 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Migration
9 5 (11.63%) Automation Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (9.30%) SOA
10 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.30%) QMS
11 3 (6.98%) Web Testing
11 3 (6.98%) DSDM
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) ISEB
2 18 (41.86%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) VMware ESX
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
1 16 (37.21%) HP
1 16 (37.21%) VMware
2 8 (18.60%) Fujitsu
2 8 (18.60%) NetApp
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 7 (16.28%) Siebel
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) IBM