Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Micro Focus Silk Test (formerly Borland Silk Test)
London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 372 438
Rank change year-on-year +67 +66 +58
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 21 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 0.17% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 0
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +29.41%

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 2077 2356 2976
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.10% 17.51% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1867 2150 2565
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £76,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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

SilkTest
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SilkTest in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for SilkTest in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 21 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 20 (95.24%) SilkPerformer
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 20 (95.24%) Borland
3 19 (90.48%) ISEB
3 19 (90.48%) Finance
3 19 (90.48%) SQL
4 18 (85.71%) JIRA
4 18 (85.71%) Atlassian
5 17 (80.95%) Oracle
5 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
6 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
7 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (52.38%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
10 7 (33.33%) Fixed Income
10 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
10 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (23.81%) QA
12 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Degree
12 3 (14.29%) Banking
13 2 (9.52%) Java
13 2 (9.52%) Automated Trading
14 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
14 1 (4.76%) Fintech

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) SilkPerformer
2 18 (85.71%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 11 (52.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (42.86%) Automation Tester
4 9 (42.86%) Tester
5 7 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) QA Automation Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
8 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 21 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (52.38%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Automated Trading
7 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.76%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Test Management
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Borland
2 18 (85.71%) Atlassian
3 17 (80.95%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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