The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Borland SilkTest
Rank 917 871 856
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -15
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 18 17 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.091% 0.10% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 32
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19702 16814 18435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 14.87% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 14305 16261
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 16 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 18 £38,000 +16.92% 3
South East -8 9 £38,000 -15.55% 2
London -46 9 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Surrey +3 8 £38,000 - 2
Leatherhead -16 4 £38,000 -
Chertsey - 4 - - 2
City of London -8 1 £26,000 -30.66%
Folkestone - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 23 (58.97%) Finance
4 21 (53.85%) ISEB
5 17 (43.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Windows
7 13 (33.33%) Linux
7 13 (33.33%) QA
7 13 (33.33%) Selenium
7 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 12 (30.77%) SilkPerformer
8 12 (30.77%) Degree
8 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 12 (30.77%) Oracle
8 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 11 (28.21%) C++
9 11 (28.21%) Java
9 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
9 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
11 9 (23.08%) HP
11 9 (23.08%) Borland
12 8 (20.51%) LoadRunner
12 8 (20.51%) C#
12 8 (20.51%) Python
12 8 (20.51%) F#
12 8 (20.51%) Risk Analysis

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) HBase
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (33.33%) Selenium
3 12 (30.77%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (20.51%) JIRA
4 8 (20.51%) LoadRunner
5 5 (12.82%) WATIR
5 5 (12.82%) FitNesse
5 5 (12.82%) TestComplete
6 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
6 4 (10.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (10.26%) ClearCase
7 2 (5.13%) JUnit
7 2 (5.13%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Rational Robot
8 1 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (2.56%) JBehave
8 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
3 4 (10.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Tester
4 6 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 6 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Senior QA Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Graduate
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) ODBC
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) JSP
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.38%) Test Management
8 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) Load Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Workflow
11 2 (5.13%) Scrum
11 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) C++
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Python
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby
3 8 (20.51%) F#
3 8 (20.51%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) ISEB
2 12 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) Borland
3 8 (20.51%) Atlassian
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) SunGard
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Micro Focus
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago