The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SilkPerformer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SilkPerformer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Micro Focus Silk Performer (formerly Borland Silk Performer)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 895 -
Rank change year-on-year +55 -  
Permanent jobs citing SilkPerformer 15 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.013% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.086% 0.071% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 0
Median salary £61,250 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary - £47,000 -

SilkPerformer 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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17524 16902 17648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.99% 18.24% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14567 14845 14931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £66,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

SilkPerformer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SilkPerformer in England

SilkPerformer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SilkPerformer in England.

Salary trend for SilkPerformer in England

SilkPerformer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SilkPerformer in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SilkPerformer in England

SilkPerformer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkPerformer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 15 £61,250 +22.50%
SilkPerformer
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing SilkPerformer 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 England region with a requirement for SilkPerformer.

1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 24 (85.71%) SilkTest
3 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 24 (85.71%) Linux
4 23 (82.14%) Finance
5 22 (78.57%) JIRA
5 22 (78.57%) Waterfall
6 21 (75.00%) Oracle
6 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (71.43%) Borland
8 19 (67.86%) SQL
9 18 (64.29%) ISEB
9 18 (64.29%) Atlassian
10 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
11 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (39.29%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
14 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
15 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
16 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (25.00%) Firewall
16 7 (25.00%) JMeter
16 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
16 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
16 7 (25.00%) Fixed Income
17 6 (21.43%) Selenium
17 6 (21.43%) Degree
17 6 (21.43%) Java
18 5 (17.86%) Banking

SilkPerformer
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) FTP
2 4 (14.29%) IPv4
2 4 (14.29%) SMTP
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Informix
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) SilkTest
2 22 (78.57%) JIRA
3 7 (25.00%) JMeter
3 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (21.43%) Selenium
5 4 (14.29%) eggPlant
5 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (14.29%) LoadUI
5 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 4 (14.29%) Subversion
5 4 (14.29%) The Grinder
5 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 4 (14.29%) VersionOne
5 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) NeoLoad
General
1 23 (82.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Tester
3 9 (32.14%) Automation Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) QA Automation Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Test Practitioner
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Developer in Test
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tester
7 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Linux
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 22 (78.57%) Waterfall
4 11 (39.29%) Electronic Trading
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Coaching
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Kanban
9 4 (14.29%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
10 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Groovy
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Oracle
2 20 (71.43%) Borland
3 18 (64.29%) Atlassian
4 4 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (14.29%) Cognizant
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Serena