The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 870 938 960
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +22
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 12 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.070% 0.14% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 13
Median salary £60,000 £24,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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
17189 18712 18042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.18% 17.68% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14640 15871 15226
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SilkTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

SilkTest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SilkTest
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkTest within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Trend in the UK

SilkTest
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SilkTest over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 12 £60,000 +150.00% 1
London +27 8 £60,000 +150.00%
City of London +19 7 £60,000 +150.00%
Royston - 4 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £35,000 - 1

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SilkTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 17 (70.83%) Automated Testing
3 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) Waterfall
4 16 (66.67%) Oracle
5 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 15 (62.50%) ISEB
6 12 (50.00%) Borland
6 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (45.83%) JIRA
7 11 (45.83%) Selenium
7 11 (45.83%) SilkPerformer
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (41.67%) Atlassian
8 10 (41.67%) Windows
8 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
9 9 (37.50%) QA
9 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
9 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 7 (29.17%) Test Management
10 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
11 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (25.00%) Wealth Management
11 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
11 6 (25.00%) Scrum
11 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
11 6 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
1 5 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
1 11 (45.83%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.83%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Appium
6 1 (4.17%) Calabash
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Automation Tester
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Financial Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Finance Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Regression Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) SOAP
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
1 5 (20.83%) XBRL
1 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (20.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (70.83%) Automated Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Waterfall
3 12 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 7 (29.17%) Test Management
7 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) Wealth Management
8 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
8 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (20.83%) SOA
8 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) ISEB
2 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Borland
3 10 (41.67%) Atlassian
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) HP
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