The table below looks at the statistics for SilkTest skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SilkTest over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 875 885 839
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -46
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 21 9 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.054% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 30
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -39.13%

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
17891 16711 16772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.72% 15.08% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15027 14103 14687
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

SilkTest
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SilkTest within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 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 +5 21 £45,000 -5.26% 1
London +19 16 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire - 5 £33,500 -
South East - 5 £33,500 - 1
City of London +25 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £33,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £33,500 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SilkTest 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 SilkTest.

1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) Python
2 28 (75.68%) Degree
3 27 (72.97%) Ruby
3 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) TCP/IP
3 27 (72.97%) C#
3 27 (72.97%) C++
4 26 (70.27%) SQL
5 25 (67.57%) Black-Box Testing
6 24 (64.86%) Computer Architecture
7 20 (54.05%) F#
8 19 (51.35%) TDD
8 19 (51.35%) Software Testing
8 19 (51.35%) BDD
9 18 (48.65%) User Experience
10 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
11 12 (32.43%) Manual Testing
12 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
12 10 (27.03%) QA
12 10 (27.03%) Finance
13 9 (24.32%) Selenium
13 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
14 8 (21.62%) ISEB
15 7 (18.92%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (18.92%) Rational Functional Tester
15 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
15 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
15 7 (18.92%) Waterfall

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SilkTest 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 SilkTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Rational Functional Tester
2 7 (18.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.11%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.70%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) SilkPerformer
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Tester
2 24 (64.86%) Test Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Technical Tester
4 8 (21.62%) QA Tester
5 6 (16.22%) QA Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (2.70%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) User Experience
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) Black-Box Testing
3 24 (64.86%) Computer Architecture
4 19 (51.35%) TDD
4 19 (51.35%) Software Testing
4 19 (51.35%) BDD
5 13 (35.14%) Automated Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Manual Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Test Management
10 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
11 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
12 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
12 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
12 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) Python
3 27 (72.97%) Ruby
3 27 (72.97%) C#
3 27 (72.97%) C++
4 26 (70.27%) SQL
5 20 (54.05%) F#
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (75.68%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) ISEB
3 7 (18.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
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