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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Borland SilkTest
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 269 -
Rank change year-on-year +44 -  
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.043% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.72% +15.78%  

SilkTest is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1102 1250 1406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.67% 17.75% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1135 1224
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SilkTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SilkTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 29 April 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) Borland
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 18 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 18 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) JIRA
3 16 (88.89%) Atlassian
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
6 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Fixed Income
8 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (16.67%) QA

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
2 16 (88.89%) JIRA
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 6 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) Fixed Income
3 6 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 18 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 12 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Borland
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
3 16 (88.89%) Atlassian
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago