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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 906 924 973
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +49
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 14 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.077% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 13
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £45,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% +40.62%

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
18066 18784 18820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.48% 17.46% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15733 15942 15604
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +26 13 £60,000 +33.33%
London +41 11 £60,000 +60.00%
Wimbledon - 5 - -
City of London +45 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £80,000 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) Finance
2 44 (88.00%) SQL
3 43 (86.00%) Waterfall
4 41 (82.00%) QA
5 38 (76.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 37 (74.00%) Automated Testing
6 37 (74.00%) Oracle
7 34 (68.00%) Selenium
8 32 (64.00%) Test Management
8 32 (64.00%) HP UFT
9 31 (62.00%) Defect Management
9 31 (62.00%) Functional Testing
10 30 (60.00%) ISEB
11 29 (58.00%) Linux
11 29 (58.00%) Rational Functional Tester
11 29 (58.00%) Risk Analysis
11 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (58.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 28 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
12 28 (56.00%) MS Excel
12 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
13 27 (54.00%) HTML
13 27 (54.00%) Java
13 27 (54.00%) Wealth Management
13 27 (54.00%) Banking
14 26 (52.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 26 (52.00%) Degree
14 26 (52.00%) Time Management

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 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (52.00%) MS Office
2 26 (52.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (68.00%) Selenium
2 32 (64.00%) HP UFT
3 29 (58.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 15 (30.00%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (22.00%) JIRA
5 11 (22.00%) JMeter
5 11 (22.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.00%) JUnit
7 3 (6.00%) DbUnit
7 3 (6.00%) Toad
7 3 (6.00%) Zephyr
8 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.00%) jMock
8 2 (4.00%) JSUnit
8 2 (4.00%) NUnit
8 2 (4.00%) The Grinder
8 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.00%) WATIR
General
1 44 (88.00%) Finance
2 27 (54.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 22 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Test Manager
5 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Tester
7 6 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Automation Tester
9 4 (8.00%) Finance Manager
9 4 (8.00%) Programme Manager
9 4 (8.00%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (8.00%) QA Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) Test Programme Manager
10 2 (4.00%) Developer
10 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) HTML
2 26 (52.00%) .NET
3 24 (48.00%) SOAP
3 24 (48.00%) Web Services
3 24 (48.00%) XBRL
3 24 (48.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) Servlets
6 1 (2.00%) Behat
6 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (48.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Linux
2 26 (52.00%) Unix
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (86.00%) Waterfall
3 38 (76.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 37 (74.00%) Automated Testing
5 32 (64.00%) Test Management
6 31 (62.00%) Defect Management
6 31 (62.00%) Functional Testing
7 29 (58.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 29 (58.00%) Risk Analysis
7 29 (58.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (54.00%) Wealth Management
9 26 (52.00%) PRINCE2
9 26 (52.00%) Target Operating Model
9 26 (52.00%) Time Management
10 25 (50.00%) Test Scripting
11 24 (48.00%) Business Analysis
11 24 (48.00%) ITIL
11 24 (48.00%) SOA
11 24 (48.00%) Software Architecture
12 20 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) SQL
2 27 (54.00%) Java
3 24 (48.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) F#
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) ISEB
2 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
3 26 (52.00%) Degree
3 26 (52.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (48.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (82.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Oracle
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.00%) SAP
4 17 (34.00%) HP
5 13 (26.00%) Borland
6 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.00%) Perforce
8 1 (2.00%) Green Hat