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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 937 936 930
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 11 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 18
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%

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
18129 17280 16952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 16.21% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15580 14656 13906
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SilkTest over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 8 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 9 £34,000 -12.25% 4
Leeds - 6 £34,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £34,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £34,500 - 1
City of London +60 3 £24,000 -
London +8 3 £24,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (94.29%) Selenium
2 29 (82.86%) QA
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Finance
4 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
4 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
4 24 (68.57%) Automated Testing
5 23 (65.71%) Functional Testing
6 22 (62.86%) Java
6 22 (62.86%) .NET
7 19 (54.29%) SQL
7 19 (54.29%) ISTQB
7 19 (54.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (51.43%) Degree
8 18 (51.43%) HTML
8 18 (51.43%) Web Services
8 18 (51.43%) Unix
9 16 (45.71%) Oracle
9 16 (45.71%) Test Management
9 16 (45.71%) Defect Management
10 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 15 (42.86%) ISEB
11 14 (40.00%) HP UFT
11 14 (40.00%) Windows
11 14 (40.00%) OO
11 14 (40.00%) SOA
12 13 (37.14%) SOAP
12 13 (37.14%) VB.NET
12 13 (37.14%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (34.29%) HP

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (8.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (68.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
2 9 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 10 (28.57%) JUnit
3 10 (28.57%) Rational Functional Tester
4 9 (25.71%) Eclipse
4 9 (25.71%) FitNesse
4 9 (25.71%) jMock
4 9 (25.71%) JSUnit
4 9 (25.71%) NUnit
4 9 (25.71%) The Grinder
4 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
5 5 (14.29%) Mocha
6 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.86%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.86%) JMeter
7 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 25 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Graduate
2 9 (25.71%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Graduate Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Test Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Web Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Automated Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 18 (51.43%) Web Services
3 13 (37.14%) SOAP
4 9 (25.71%) CSS
4 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 9 (25.71%) Servlets
4 9 (25.71%) XBRL
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.86%) Mathematics
3 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Unix
2 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) Automated Testing
3 23 (65.71%) Functional Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Defect Management
4 16 (45.71%) Test Management
5 14 (40.00%) OO
5 14 (40.00%) SOA
6 13 (37.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Test Automation
8 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
9 10 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
10 9 (25.71%) Open Source
10 9 (25.71%) Software Architecture
10 9 (25.71%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (25.71%) Time Management
10 9 (25.71%) Wealth Management
10 9 (25.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) VB.NET
4 10 (28.57%) C
5 9 (25.71%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) F#
6 7 (20.00%) Python
6 7 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) ISTQB
1 19 (54.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (51.43%) Degree
3 15 (42.86%) ISEB
4 8 (22.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (82.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Oracle
3 12 (34.29%) HP
4 10 (28.57%) SAP
5 9 (25.71%) Perforce
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Micro Focus
7 3 (8.57%) Adobe
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