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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 900 942 967
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +25
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 10 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.056% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 19
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £27,500 £42,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +37.40%

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
17713 19376 18432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.79% 17.71% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15354 16516 15197
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 24 September 2016 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 4 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 24 September 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 +43 9 £60,000 +60.00%
London +31 9 £60,000 +92.00%
Wimbledon - 5 - -
City of London +42 3 £60,000 +140.00%

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 31 (88.57%) Finance
3 28 (80.00%) QA
3 28 (80.00%) Waterfall
4 26 (74.29%) Oracle
5 25 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
6 22 (62.86%) Automated Testing
7 21 (60.00%) Selenium
8 19 (54.29%) Test Management
8 19 (54.29%) HP UFT
9 18 (51.43%) ISEB
9 18 (51.43%) Linux
9 18 (51.43%) HTML
9 18 (51.43%) Java
9 18 (51.43%) Functional Testing
9 18 (51.43%) Defect Management
10 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (48.57%) .NET
10 17 (48.57%) PRINCE2
10 17 (48.57%) Unix
10 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
10 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
10 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
10 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
10 17 (48.57%) Degree
11 16 (45.71%) Banking
11 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (45.71%) Wealth Management
11 16 (45.71%) Risk Analysis

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 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 15 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Selenium
2 19 (54.29%) HP UFT
3 16 (45.71%) Rational Functional Tester
4 11 (31.43%) SilkPerformer
5 9 (25.71%) JMeter
5 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
6 7 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.57%) JUnit
8 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
8 2 (5.71%) jMock
8 2 (5.71%) JSUnit
8 2 (5.71%) NUnit
8 2 (5.71%) The Grinder
8 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.86%) Rational Robot
9 1 (2.86%) Toad
9 1 (2.86%) WATIR
9 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
General
1 31 (88.57%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Lead Test Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Finance Manager
7 4 (11.43%) QA Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Tester
8 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Test Programme Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Junior
10 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 15 (42.86%) SOAP
3 15 (42.86%) Web Services
3 15 (42.86%) XBRL
3 15 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.71%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) Servlets
5 1 (2.86%) Behat
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 25 (71.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 22 (62.86%) Automated Testing
5 19 (54.29%) Test Management
6 18 (51.43%) Defect Management
6 18 (51.43%) Functional Testing
7 17 (48.57%) PRINCE2
7 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
8 16 (45.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 16 (45.71%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (45.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (45.71%) Wealth Management
9 15 (42.86%) Business Analysis
9 15 (42.86%) ITIL
9 15 (42.86%) SOA
9 15 (42.86%) Software Architecture
9 15 (42.86%) Target Operating Model
9 15 (42.86%) Time Management
10 13 (37.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) F#
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Go
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) ISEB
2 17 (48.57%) Degree
2 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
3 15 (42.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 15 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) SAP
4 11 (31.43%) Borland
4 11 (31.43%) HP
5 3 (8.57%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.71%) Perforce
7 1 (2.86%) Green Hat