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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 868 859 881
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 26 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 19
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+114.28% -20.00%

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
18437 16461 17185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 15.22% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15271 14027 14856
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

SilkPerformer Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkPerformer
Top 13 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 27 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
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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 -46 25 £41,250 +10.00% 1
North West -6 9 £60,000 +114.28% 1
London -11 9 £40,000 -5.88%
South East - 7 £38,500 -
Warrington - 6 - -
Cheshire - 6 - -
Berkshire - 5 - -
Bracknell - 5 - -
Manchester -8 3 £60,000 +114.28% 1
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £38,500 -
Northern Ireland -4 1 £60,000 +50.00%
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 55 (84.62%) LoadRunner
2 44 (67.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 37 (56.92%) ISEB
4 36 (55.38%) Selenium
5 31 (47.69%) Performance Testing
6 27 (41.54%) SQL
7 26 (40.00%) Oracle
8 25 (38.46%) JUnit
8 25 (38.46%) TestPartner
8 25 (38.46%) jMock
8 25 (38.46%) EasyMock
8 25 (38.46%) QALoad
9 24 (36.92%) ISTQB
10 22 (33.85%) JMeter
11 20 (30.77%) QA
12 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
13 17 (26.15%) Finance
14 16 (24.62%) Validation
14 16 (24.62%) Software Testing
15 15 (23.08%) QMS
15 15 (23.08%) Test Management
15 15 (23.08%) UNIX
15 15 (23.08%) Windows
15 15 (23.08%) Linux
16 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
16 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
17 13 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
18 12 (18.46%) Test Scripting
18 12 (18.46%) Manual Testing
19 11 (16.92%) CMMI

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (84.62%) LoadRunner
2 44 (67.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (55.38%) Selenium
4 25 (38.46%) jMock
4 25 (38.46%) EasyMock
4 25 (38.46%) QALoad
4 25 (38.46%) TestPartner
4 25 (38.46%) JUnit
5 22 (33.85%) JMeter
6 6 (9.23%) LoadUI
7 3 (4.62%) SilkTest
8 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.08%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.54%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Retail
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Consultant
1 15 (23.08%) Test Consultant
1 15 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 12 (18.46%) Test Manager
3 9 (13.85%) Test Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Tester
3 9 (13.85%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Head of Testing
4 8 (12.31%) Performance Tester
5 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Test Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 4 (6.15%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Ajax
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Open Source
3 1 (1.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
1 15 (23.08%) UNIX
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (47.69%) Performance Testing
2 18 (27.69%) Test Automation
3 16 (24.62%) Validation
3 16 (24.62%) Software Testing
4 15 (23.08%) Test Management
4 15 (23.08%) QMS
5 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
6 12 (18.46%) Test Scripting
6 12 (18.46%) Manual Testing
7 11 (16.92%) CMMI
7 11 (16.92%) Automation Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Migration
10 6 (9.23%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.15%) SOA
12 3 (4.62%) Scrum
13 2 (3.08%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) C
4 2 (3.08%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) ISEB
2 24 (36.92%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.85%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.77%) QA
2 11 (16.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Workstation
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) HP
4 6 (9.23%) Fujitsu
4 6 (9.23%) NetApp
5 5 (7.69%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) Siebel
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
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