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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkTest
Rank 878 900 880
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 8 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.045% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.55%

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
17813 19350 16036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 16.21% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14880 16324 13650
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Top 9 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 3 June 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
England +26 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South East +12 3 £47,500 +25.00%
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
London +33 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Chatham - 2 £48,750 -
Kent - 2 £48,750 -
West Sussex - 1 £45,000 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) QA
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) WATIR
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (15.38%) WATIR
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) Calabash
5 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
5 2 (15.38%) Xcode
5 2 (15.38%) Appium
6 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Social Media
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Load Testing
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Borland
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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