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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 916 960 970
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +10
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 38 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.028% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +25.00%

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
18545 18074 19206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.07% 16.40% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15937 15124 15916
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 10 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 4 May 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 +52 38 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +31 33 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Wimbledon - 25 - -
City of London - 4 £50,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Leeds - 3 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
South East +20 2 £63,750 +34.21%
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £42,500 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 45 (90.00%) Selenium
2 43 (86.00%) Finance
3 42 (84.00%) QA
4 39 (78.00%) Automated Testing
5 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (70.00%) MS Excel
6 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (70.00%) Defect Management
7 33 (66.00%) Functional Testing
7 33 (66.00%) Oracle
7 33 (66.00%) SQL
8 32 (64.00%) ISEB
8 32 (64.00%) HP UFT
8 32 (64.00%) Test Management
9 31 (62.00%) ISTQB
9 31 (62.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 31 (62.00%) Waterfall
10 30 (60.00%) Web Services
11 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (58.00%) Rational Functional Tester
11 29 (58.00%) Risk Analysis
11 29 (58.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 28 (56.00%) Banking
12 28 (56.00%) SOAP
13 26 (52.00%) HTML
13 26 (52.00%) Degree
13 26 (52.00%) Test Scripting
14 25 (50.00%) Wealth Management
14 25 (50.00%) Time Management
14 25 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint

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 21 (42.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 25 (50.00%) MS Office
2 25 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (90.00%) Selenium
2 32 (64.00%) HP UFT
3 29 (58.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 10 (20.00%) JIRA
5 8 (16.00%) JUnit
6 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (12.00%) SilkPerformer
8 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (8.00%) DbUnit
9 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
9 4 (8.00%) JMeter
9 4 (8.00%) jMock
9 4 (8.00%) JSUnit
9 4 (8.00%) NUnit
9 4 (8.00%) The Grinder
9 4 (8.00%) Toad
9 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (8.00%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (86.00%) Finance
2 28 (56.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
1 18 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Test Manager
3 11 (22.00%) Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Test Programme Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Graduate
9 2 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) Web Services
2 28 (56.00%) SOAP
3 26 (52.00%) HTML
4 25 (50.00%) .NET
5 21 (42.00%) XBRL
5 21 (42.00%) XML
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 4 (8.00%) HTML5
6 4 (8.00%) Servlets
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (42.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Fintech
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Unix
2 23 (46.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Automated Testing
2 38 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (70.00%) Defect Management
4 33 (66.00%) Functional Testing
5 32 (64.00%) Test Management
6 31 (62.00%) Waterfall
7 29 (58.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 29 (58.00%) Risk Analysis
7 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (52.00%) Test Scripting
9 25 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
9 25 (50.00%) Time Management
9 25 (50.00%) Wealth Management
10 23 (46.00%) SOA
11 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
11 21 (42.00%) ITIL
11 21 (42.00%) PRINCE2
11 21 (42.00%) Service Delivery
11 21 (42.00%) Software Architecture
12 17 (34.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) Java
3 21 (42.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.00%) C++
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) F#
6 3 (6.00%) Python
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) ISEB
2 31 (62.00%) ISTQB
2 31 (62.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (52.00%) Degree
4 21 (42.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (84.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (66.00%) Oracle
3 22 (44.00%) SAP
4 15 (30.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Perforce
6 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.00%) Borland
7 1 (2.00%) Green Hat
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago