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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 901 896 867
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 1 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.005% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 20
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +90.47%

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
19216 18752 16394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 16.15% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16363 15530 13963
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
Top 2 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 2 September 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 -1 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

SilkPerformer
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Serena
4 1 (25.00%) QA

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Serena