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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Borland SilkTest
Rank 898 952 979
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +27
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 17 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.095% 0.085% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 9
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+72.22% -

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
17864 18811 19195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.12% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15516 15788 16193
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 £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £69,500
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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

SilkTest Salary Histogram in the UK

SilkTest
Top 9 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 28 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 +50 17 £50,000 +11.11%
London +53 14 £50,000 +33.33%
Wimbledon - 6 - -
Birmingham - 2 £80,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £80,000 -
City of London +62 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (89.09%) Finance
2 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (83.64%) QA
4 44 (80.00%) Waterfall
5 43 (78.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 42 (76.36%) Selenium
6 42 (76.36%) SQL
7 40 (72.73%) Automated Testing
8 39 (70.91%) Oracle
9 37 (67.27%) Test Management
10 36 (65.45%) HP UFT
10 36 (65.45%) Defect Management
11 35 (63.64%) Functional Testing
12 33 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
12 33 (60.00%) MS Excel
12 33 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
12 33 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
12 33 (60.00%) ISTQB
13 32 (58.18%) Banking
13 32 (58.18%) ISEB
14 31 (56.36%) Wealth Management
14 31 (56.36%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (56.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 30 (54.55%) Target Operating Model
15 30 (54.55%) Time Management
15 30 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
15 30 (54.55%) Web Services
15 30 (54.55%) MS Office

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 26 (47.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (54.55%) MS Office
2 30 (54.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (76.36%) Selenium
2 36 (65.45%) HP UFT
3 33 (60.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 12 (21.82%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (20.00%) JMeter
5 11 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (12.73%) JIRA
7 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
8 5 (9.09%) JUnit
9 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.45%) DbUnit
10 3 (5.45%) Toad
10 3 (5.45%) Zephyr
11 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.64%) jMock
11 2 (3.64%) JSUnit
11 2 (3.64%) NUnit
11 2 (3.64%) The Grinder
11 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (89.09%) Finance
2 32 (58.18%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Analyst
2 25 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Test Manager
4 13 (23.64%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (21.82%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Tester
9 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Test Programme Manager
10 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) Web Services
2 29 (52.73%) HTML
2 29 (52.73%) SOAP
3 28 (50.91%) .NET
4 26 (47.27%) XBRL
4 26 (47.27%) XML
5 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) Servlets
7 1 (1.82%) Behat
7 1 (1.82%) Chai
7 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.82%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (56.36%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (47.27%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Linux
1 28 (50.91%) Unix
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 43 (78.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 40 (72.73%) Automated Testing
5 37 (67.27%) Test Management
6 36 (65.45%) Defect Management
7 35 (63.64%) Functional Testing
8 33 (60.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 33 (60.00%) Risk Analysis
8 33 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (56.36%) Wealth Management
10 30 (54.55%) Target Operating Model
10 30 (54.55%) Time Management
11 28 (50.91%) PRINCE2
12 27 (49.09%) SOA
12 27 (49.09%) Test Scripting
13 26 (47.27%) Business Analysis
13 26 (47.27%) ITIL
13 26 (47.27%) Software Architecture
14 25 (45.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (76.36%) SQL
2 29 (52.73%) Java
3 26 (47.27%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.27%) C++
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) F#
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 32 (58.18%) ISEB
3 31 (56.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (50.91%) Degree
5 26 (47.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (83.64%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Oracle
2 33 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (47.27%) SAP
4 19 (34.55%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Borland
6 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.64%) Perforce
7 1 (1.82%) Green Hat