The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Borland SilkTest
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 888 945
Rank change year-on-year +87 +57  
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 43 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.031% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.17% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 1
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +57.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.10% +32.14%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15831 17812 16381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.74% 18.20% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13475 15375 13837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SilkTest
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SilkTest
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SilkTest in England

SilkTest
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SilkTest in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SilkTest in England

SilkTest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +79 36 £70,000 +16.66% 2
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
South East +64 2 - -
Yorkshire +29 1 - -
SilkTest
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 England region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 39 (69.64%) Selenium
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 25 (44.64%) Cucumber
4 25 (44.64%) DevOps
5 23 (41.07%) Appium
5 23 (41.07%) Calabash
6 22 (39.29%) ISEB
7 21 (37.50%) Oracle
7 21 (37.50%) SDLC
7 21 (37.50%) Automation Testing
8 20 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 20 (35.71%) Linux
8 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
8 20 (35.71%) Finance
9 19 (33.93%) Windows
9 19 (33.93%) SilkPerformer
9 19 (33.93%) JIRA
10 18 (32.14%) Automated Testing
10 18 (32.14%) Waterfall
11 17 (30.36%) SQL
11 17 (30.36%) Borland
12 15 (26.79%) Atlassian
13 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
15 11 (19.64%) Scrum
15 11 (19.64%) Electronic Trading

SilkTest
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 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) FTP
1 2 (3.57%) IPv4
1 2 (3.57%) SMTP
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Informix
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 39 (69.64%) Selenium
2 28 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 25 (44.64%) Cucumber
4 23 (41.07%) Appium
4 23 (41.07%) Calabash
5 19 (33.93%) JIRA
5 19 (33.93%) SilkPerformer
6 9 (16.07%) Ranorex
7 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.57%) eggPlant
7 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.57%) LoadUI
7 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 2 (3.57%) The Grinder
7 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.57%) VersionOne
7 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 16 (28.57%) Consultant
1 16 (28.57%) Tester
2 12 (21.43%) Analyst
3 11 (19.64%) Management Consultant
3 11 (19.64%) Test Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Regression Tester
5 9 (16.07%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (16.07%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (16.07%) Software Tester
5 9 (16.07%) Test Automation Manager
5 9 (16.07%) Test Manager
6 8 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
7 6 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Programme Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Programme Test Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) SOAP
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) XBRL
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Fixed Income
2 6 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) Windows
3 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) DevOps
3 21 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 21 (37.50%) SDLC
4 20 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 18 (32.14%) Automated Testing
5 18 (32.14%) Waterfall
6 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 11 (19.64%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (19.64%) Scrum
8 11 (19.64%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.36%) Defect Management
10 3 (5.36%) System Testing
10 3 (5.36%) Test Management
10 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) Groovy
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) ISEB
2 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Borland
3 15 (26.79%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.57%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago