Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SilkTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SilkTest over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Micro Focus Silk Test (formerly Borland Silk Test)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 320 343
Rank change year-on-year -26 +23 +59
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.027% 0.019% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.11% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +150.00%
10th Percentile £58,750 £48,125 £57,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £63,375 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +150.00%

SilkTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,069 1,895 2,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.53% 18.44% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,858 1,729 2,021
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,625 £85,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

SilkTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SilkTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SilkTest in the City of London

SilkTest
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkTest in the City of London.

Salary trend for SilkTest in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing SilkTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Borland
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby

SilkTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Appium
1 1 (33.33%) Applitools
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Geb
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Protractor
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SOAtest
1 1 (33.33%) Spock
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Borland
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) HP