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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 880 879 871
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 15 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.084% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 21
Average salary £41,250 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +32.35%

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
17870 16767 17412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.91% 15.29% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15112 13999 15315
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 £40,000

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 8 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 18 December 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 0 12 £41,250 -12.69%
London +26 10 £41,250 -13.15%
City of London +26 7 £41,250 -29.78%
Scotland - 3 £43,750 -
Edinburgh - 3 £43,750 -
South East +3 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 42 (85.71%) LoadRunner
2 32 (65.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 28 (57.14%) SQL
4 27 (55.10%) ISEB
5 25 (51.02%) Test Management
6 24 (48.98%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (46.94%) Finance
8 22 (44.90%) ISTQB
8 22 (44.90%) UNIX
8 22 (44.90%) Windows
8 22 (44.90%) Linux
9 21 (42.86%) Oracle
9 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (42.86%) Windows XP
9 21 (42.86%) VMware
9 21 (42.86%) VMware ESX
9 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
9 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (42.86%) Test Scripting
10 20 (40.82%) Performance Testing
11 18 (36.73%) JMeter
12 17 (34.69%) Test Strategy
13 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
13 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (32.65%) HP
13 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
14 14 (28.57%) Validation
15 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
15 12 (24.49%) Retail
15 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (12.24%) IIS
1 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
1 6 (12.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (85.71%) LoadRunner
2 32 (65.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (36.73%) JMeter
4 11 (22.45%) WinRunner
5 10 (20.41%) Selenium
6 7 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
7 6 (12.24%) LoadUI
8 4 (8.16%) jMock
8 4 (8.16%) EasyMock
8 4 (8.16%) JUnit
8 4 (8.16%) TestPartner
8 4 (8.16%) QALoad
9 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Retail
3 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Consultant
1 17 (34.69%) Test Consultant
2 16 (32.65%) Test Manager
3 8 (16.33%) Tester
3 8 (16.33%) Performance Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Head of Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Ajax
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Open Source
2 6 (12.24%) GIS
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
1 22 (44.90%) UNIX
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Test Management
2 21 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 20 (40.82%) Performance Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Test Strategy
5 16 (32.65%) Test Automation
5 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.57%) Validation
7 12 (24.49%) Regression Testing
8 11 (22.45%) Migration
8 11 (22.45%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
13 4 (8.16%) QMS
14 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
14 3 (6.12%) Scrum
14 3 (6.12%) DSDM
14 3 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) ISEB
2 22 (44.90%) ISTQB
3 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (22.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 21 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (48.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
1 21 (42.86%) VMware
2 16 (32.65%) HP
3 11 (22.45%) Fujitsu
3 11 (22.45%) NetApp
4 6 (12.24%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) Siebel
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) IBM