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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Borland SilkTest
Rank 873 868 867
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 7 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 15
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%

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
16975 16560 17014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.93% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14380 13598 14881
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 6 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 26 January 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
(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 -14 7 £43,750 -7.89% 1
London -4 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
City of London -1 3 - - 1
South East -30 2 £42,500 -
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 - -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) SQL
3 25 (75.76%) Java
4 23 (69.70%) Python
4 23 (69.70%) Degree
5 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 22 (66.67%) C++
6 20 (60.61%) C#
6 20 (60.61%) Ruby
6 20 (60.61%) Computer Architecture
6 20 (60.61%) Black-Box Testing
7 17 (51.52%) User Experience
7 17 (51.52%) BDD
7 17 (51.52%) F#
7 17 (51.52%) Software Testing
7 17 (51.52%) TDD
8 13 (39.39%) Selenium
9 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
10 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
12 7 (21.21%) Rational Functional Tester
12 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
12 7 (21.21%) ISEB
12 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
12 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
13 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
13 6 (18.18%) QA
13 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
4 7 (21.21%) Rational Functional Tester
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Subversion
7 2 (6.06%) WATIR
7 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
8 1 (3.03%) Rational Robot
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Tester
2 20 (60.61%) Test Engineer
3 14 (42.42%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (39.39%) Technical Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
1 3 (9.09%) XML
1 3 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) User Experience
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Social Media
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Computer Architecture
2 20 (60.61%) Black-Box Testing
3 17 (51.52%) BDD
3 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 17 (51.52%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) Product Management
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 25 (75.76%) Java
3 23 (69.70%) Python
4 22 (66.67%) C++
5 20 (60.61%) C#
5 20 (60.61%) Ruby
6 17 (51.52%) F#
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) ISEB
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
City of London
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