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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 878 860 858
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 7 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.040% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 18
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +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
17397 18304 15965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.11% 16.21% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14590 14979 13607
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 £30,959 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 7 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 26 March 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 -21 5 £40,000 -27.27%
London +41 3 £40,000 -11.11%
City of London +15 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (95.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 19 (95.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (90.00%) JMeter
2 18 (90.00%) Test Scripting
3 16 (80.00%) Performance Testing
4 13 (65.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle
5 10 (50.00%) Selenium
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) WinRunner
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) Test Management
6 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (40.00%) Siebel
7 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 8 (40.00%) GIS
7 8 (40.00%) Validation
7 8 (40.00%) Ajax
7 8 (40.00%) Open Source
7 8 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (30.00%) SOA
8 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (25.00%) ISEB
9 5 (25.00%) Retail
9 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 19 (95.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (90.00%) JMeter
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 9 (45.00%) WinRunner
5 8 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Consultant
1 16 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) JRockit
2 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) GIS
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Management
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Validation
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) Siebel
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu