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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 877 839 843
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 19 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 36
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +50.00%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18914 16224 16670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 14.87% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15991 13906 14496
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -27 19 £52,500 +7.69%
London -33 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Altrincham +2 4 £60,000 +9.09%
North West -7 4 £60,000 +49.06%
Manchester -9 4 £60,000 +49.06%
South East -10 4 £60,000 +4.34%
Surrey +1 3 £60,000 +4.34%
City of London 0 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Redhill -11 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Guildford - 2 £65,000 -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Teddington - 1 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 56 (90.32%) LoadRunner
2 51 (82.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 50 (80.65%) Selenium
4 38 (61.29%) QALoad
4 38 (61.29%) TestPartner
5 36 (58.06%) jMock
5 36 (58.06%) Performance Testing
5 36 (58.06%) ISEB
5 36 (58.06%) JUnit
5 36 (58.06%) EasyMock
6 29 (46.77%) Oracle
7 28 (45.16%) SQL
8 25 (40.32%) QMS
9 24 (38.71%) QA
10 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database
11 20 (32.26%) ISTQB
11 20 (32.26%) CMMI
11 20 (32.26%) ISO 9001
12 18 (29.03%) JMeter
12 18 (29.03%) Degree
13 16 (25.81%) Manual Testing
14 15 (24.19%) Software Testing
14 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
15 14 (22.58%) Automation Testing
16 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
17 11 (17.74%) Finance
18 10 (16.13%) Validation
19 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
20 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
20 6 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (90.32%) LoadRunner
2 51 (82.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 50 (80.65%) Selenium
4 38 (61.29%) QALoad
4 38 (61.29%) TestPartner
5 36 (58.06%) JUnit
5 36 (58.06%) jMock
5 36 (58.06%) EasyMock
6 18 (29.03%) JMeter
7 5 (8.06%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (1.61%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Test Leader
2 14 (22.58%) Consultant
2 14 (22.58%) Test Consultant
3 12 (19.35%) Test Manager
4 11 (17.74%) Head of Testing
5 9 (14.52%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) QA Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Test Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) QA Test Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Ajax
2 1 (1.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.61%) Open Source
2 1 (1.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) UNIX
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Performance Testing
2 25 (40.32%) QMS
3 20 (32.26%) CMMI
4 16 (25.81%) Manual Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
5 15 (24.19%) Software Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Automation Testing
7 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.13%) Validation
9 9 (14.52%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.06%) Test Management
10 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.45%) SOA
11 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.23%) Service Management
12 2 (3.23%) ITIL
12 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
13 1 (1.61%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) ISEB
2 20 (32.26%) ISTQB
3 18 (29.03%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) QA
2 20 (32.26%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Siebel
2 5 (8.06%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) Citrix