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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkPerformer
Rank 889 896 871
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 1 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.005% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 27
Average salary - £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.62%

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
18430 18897 16291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.06% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15490 16010 13988
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 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
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

SilkPerformer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Validation
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) WinRunner
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) GIS
6 2 (25.00%) Siebel
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) VisualVM
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

SilkPerformer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (12.50%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) LoadRunner
2 6 (75.00%) JMeter
2 6 (75.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (25.00%) WinRunner
5 1 (12.50%) VisualVM
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JRockit
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Siebel
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix