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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Micro Focus Silk Test (formerly Borland Silk Test)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 886 939
Rank change year-on-year +50 +53  
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 30 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.15% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 7
Median salary £63,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £40,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £72,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £63,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.72% +41.66%  

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 17559 16840 17362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.96% 18.21% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14576 14791 14701
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 £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 27 June 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 27 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 +40 25 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 5 £55,000 +10.00%
SilkTest
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 70 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 50 (71.43%) Selenium
3 42 (60.00%) HP UFT
4 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (48.57%) Linux
6 33 (47.14%) Oracle
6 33 (47.14%) ISEB
7 32 (45.71%) Waterfall
8 30 (42.86%) Finance
9 29 (41.43%) SQL
10 28 (40.00%) Cucumber
10 28 (40.00%) DevOps
11 27 (38.57%) SDLC
12 26 (37.14%) Appium
12 26 (37.14%) Calabash
13 24 (34.29%) SilkPerformer
13 24 (34.29%) JIRA
13 24 (34.29%) Windows
14 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
15 22 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (28.57%) Borland
17 18 (25.71%) QA
17 18 (25.71%) Atlassian
17 18 (25.71%) Functional Testing
18 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
19 16 (22.86%) Java
19 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
19 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
20 15 (21.43%) Defect Management

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 10 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Firewall
1 4 (5.71%) FTP
1 4 (5.71%) IPv4
1 4 (5.71%) SMTP
1 4 (5.71%) SSL
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Informix
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (71.43%) Selenium
2 42 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 28 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 26 (37.14%) Appium
4 26 (37.14%) Calabash
5 24 (34.29%) JIRA
5 24 (34.29%) SilkPerformer
6 12 (17.14%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (5.71%) eggPlant
7 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.71%) JMeter
7 4 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.71%) LoadUI
7 4 (5.71%) Ranorex
7 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.71%) Subversion
7 4 (5.71%) The Grinder
7 4 (5.71%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.71%) VersionOne
7 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Analyst
2 22 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Consultant
4 14 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 14 (20.00%) Tester
5 12 (17.14%) Management Consultant
6 11 (15.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (15.71%) Test Manager
7 10 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
7 10 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
8 7 (10.00%) Automation Consultant
8 7 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Programme Manager
9 5 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
9 5 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Regression Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) SOAP
2 12 (17.14%) Web Services
3 10 (14.29%) .NET
3 10 (14.29%) HTML
3 10 (14.29%) XBRL
3 10 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 7 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 34 (48.57%) Linux
2 24 (34.29%) Windows
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.71%) Waterfall
4 28 (40.00%) DevOps
5 27 (38.57%) SDLC
6 22 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (25.71%) Functional Testing
8 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
9 15 (21.43%) Defect Management
9 15 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 14 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (18.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (18.57%) Test Management
12 12 (17.14%) Exploratory Testing
12 12 (17.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 12 (17.14%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (17.14%) Test Strategy
13 11 (15.71%) Electronic Trading
13 11 (15.71%) System Testing
14 10 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.71%) C#
5 4 (5.71%) Groovy
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) ISEB
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
3 12 (17.14%) Degree
4 11 (15.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (12.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.71%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Oracle
2 20 (28.57%) Borland
3 18 (25.71%) Atlassian
4 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.29%) SAP
6 7 (10.00%) HP
7 5 (7.14%) VMware
8 4 (5.71%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (5.71%) Cognizant
8 4 (5.71%) IBM
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago