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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 894 955 973
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +18
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 22 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £63,750 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +8.43%

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
17654 18599 19286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 16.79% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15316 15610 16354
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 12 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 1 July 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 +62 22 £50,000 +5.26% 1
London +69 18 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Wimbledon - 8 - -
Birmingham - 2 £80,000 -
City of London - 2 £46,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
South East +26 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £42,500 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £42,500 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 50 (89.29%) Finance
2 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (83.93%) QA
3 43 (76.79%) Selenium
3 43 (76.79%) Waterfall
4 41 (73.21%) SQL
5 40 (71.43%) Oracle
5 40 (71.43%) Automated Testing
6 37 (66.07%) Defect Management
7 36 (64.29%) Test Management
8 35 (62.50%) HP UFT
9 34 (60.71%) MS Excel
9 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
9 34 (60.71%) ISTQB
9 34 (60.71%) Functional Testing
10 33 (58.93%) ISEB
11 32 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
11 32 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (57.14%) Rational Functional Tester
11 32 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 32 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 31 (55.36%) Banking
13 30 (53.57%) Wealth Management
13 30 (53.57%) Web Services
13 30 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (51.79%) Target Operating Model
14 29 (51.79%) SOAP
14 29 (51.79%) MS Office
14 29 (51.79%) Time Management
14 29 (51.79%) 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 25 (44.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (51.79%) MS Office
2 29 (51.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (76.79%) Selenium
2 35 (62.50%) HP UFT
3 32 (57.14%) Rational Functional Tester
4 12 (21.43%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (19.64%) JMeter
5 11 (19.64%) LoadRunner
6 7 (12.50%) JIRA
7 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.93%) JUnit
8 5 (8.93%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.36%) DbUnit
9 3 (5.36%) Toad
9 3 (5.36%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
10 2 (3.57%) jMock
10 2 (3.57%) JSUnit
10 2 (3.57%) NUnit
10 2 (3.57%) The Grinder
10 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (89.29%) Finance
2 31 (55.36%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Analyst
2 25 (44.64%) Test Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Financial Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Test Manager
4 12 (21.43%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (5.36%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.36%) Test Programme Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Web Services
2 29 (51.79%) SOAP
3 28 (50.00%) HTML
4 27 (48.21%) .NET
5 25 (44.64%) XBRL
5 25 (44.64%) XML
6 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) Servlets
8 1 (1.79%) Behat
8 1 (1.79%) Chai
8 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.79%) Middleware
8 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (44.64%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (48.21%) Linux
1 27 (48.21%) Unix
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (76.79%) Waterfall
3 40 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 37 (66.07%) Defect Management
5 36 (64.29%) Test Management
6 34 (60.71%) Functional Testing
7 32 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 32 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
7 32 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (53.57%) Wealth Management
9 29 (51.79%) Target Operating Model
9 29 (51.79%) Time Management
10 28 (50.00%) Test Scripting
11 27 (48.21%) PRINCE2
12 26 (46.43%) SOA
13 25 (44.64%) Business Analysis
13 25 (44.64%) ITIL
13 25 (44.64%) Service Delivery
13 25 (44.64%) Software Architecture
14 20 (35.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) SQL
2 28 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (44.64%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.14%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) F#
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Go
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (60.71%) ISTQB
2 33 (58.93%) ISEB
3 32 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (48.21%) Degree
5 25 (44.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (83.93%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Oracle
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) SAP
4 19 (33.93%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) Borland
6 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.57%) Perforce
7 1 (1.79%) Green Hat
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