The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 861 842 866
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 20 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.026% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 27
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18956 16347 16914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 15.08% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15933 13906 14645
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

SilkPerformer Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkPerformer
Top 19 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 1 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
England -66 19 £45,000 +20.00% 4
London -22 11 £43,750 +2.94% 2
South East -6 5 £70,000 +21.73% 1
North West -12 3 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Teddington - 3 £38,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
City of London -8 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 - - 1
Altrincham +2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey -6 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Northern Ireland -11 1 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Redhill -13 1 £70,000 +21.73%
Manchester -14 1 £60,000 +114.28%
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Guildford - 1 £70,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 53 (86.89%) LoadRunner
2 44 (72.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (67.21%) Selenium
4 36 (59.02%) ISEB
5 34 (55.74%) Performance Testing
6 29 (47.54%) jMock
6 29 (47.54%) QALoad
6 29 (47.54%) EasyMock
6 29 (47.54%) Oracle
6 29 (47.54%) JUnit
6 29 (47.54%) TestPartner
7 27 (44.26%) SQL
8 23 (37.70%) ISTQB
9 21 (34.43%) JMeter
10 19 (31.15%) QMS
11 18 (29.51%) QA
12 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
12 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
12 16 (26.23%) CMMI
12 16 (26.23%) ISO 9001
13 14 (22.95%) Degree
14 13 (21.31%) Automated Testing
14 13 (21.31%) Finance
14 13 (21.31%) Validation
15 12 (19.67%) Software Testing
15 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
15 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
16 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
17 10 (16.39%) UNIX
17 10 (16.39%) Linux

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Oracle Database
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (86.89%) LoadRunner
2 44 (72.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (67.21%) Selenium
4 29 (47.54%) jMock
4 29 (47.54%) QALoad
4 29 (47.54%) EasyMock
4 29 (47.54%) JUnit
4 29 (47.54%) TestPartner
5 21 (34.43%) JMeter
6 4 (6.56%) SilkTest
7 3 (4.92%) LoadUI
8 2 (3.28%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.64%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.64%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Test Leader
2 15 (24.59%) Consultant
2 15 (24.59%) Test Consultant
3 12 (19.67%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.75%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Head of Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Tester
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Tester
8 4 (6.56%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Performance Test Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Performance Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior QA Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Ajax
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) UNIX
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Performance Testing
2 19 (31.15%) QMS
3 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
3 16 (26.23%) CMMI
4 13 (21.31%) Automated Testing
4 13 (21.31%) Validation
5 12 (19.67%) Software Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
5 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Test Management
6 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
9 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.92%) Migration
10 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (1.64%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) ISEB
2 23 (37.70%) ISTQB
3 14 (22.95%) Degree
4 6 (9.84%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.51%) QA
2 16 (26.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (47.54%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) HP
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 5 (8.20%) Citrix
3 5 (8.20%) Siebel
4 3 (4.92%) NetApp
4 3 (4.92%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago