The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Micro Focus Silk Test (formerly Borland Silk Test)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 623 677
Rank change year-on-year +34 +54  
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 27 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.075% 0.052% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.27% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 2
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £63,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year -13.72% +37.83%  

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7719 7780 7594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 21.30% 19.42% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6185 6831 6379
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

SilkTest
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

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Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SilkTest in London

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Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SilkTest in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SilkTest in London

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Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +34 11 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Wimbledon +10 5 £47,500 -
SilkTest
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 58 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 38 (65.52%) Selenium
3 34 (58.62%) HP UFT
4 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (48.28%) Linux
6 26 (44.83%) ISEB
6 26 (44.83%) Waterfall
6 26 (44.83%) Cucumber
6 26 (44.83%) Calabash
6 26 (44.83%) DevOps
6 26 (44.83%) Appium
7 25 (43.10%) Oracle
7 25 (43.10%) Finance
8 24 (41.38%) Windows
8 24 (41.38%) JIRA
8 24 (41.38%) SilkPerformer
9 23 (39.66%) SDLC
9 23 (39.66%) SQL
10 22 (37.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
12 20 (34.48%) Borland
13 18 (31.03%) Atlassian
14 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
16 12 (20.69%) QA
17 11 (18.97%) Electronic Trading
17 11 (18.97%) Regression Testing
18 10 (17.24%) Java
18 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
18 10 (17.24%) Defect Management

SilkTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
1 4 (6.90%) FTP
1 4 (6.90%) IPv4
1 4 (6.90%) SMTP
1 4 (6.90%) SSL
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Informix
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (65.52%) Selenium
2 34 (58.62%) HP UFT
3 26 (44.83%) Appium
3 26 (44.83%) Calabash
3 26 (44.83%) Cucumber
4 24 (41.38%) JIRA
4 24 (41.38%) SilkPerformer
5 6 (10.34%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (6.90%) eggPlant
6 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.90%) JMeter
6 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.90%) LoadUI
6 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.90%) Subversion
6 4 (6.90%) The Grinder
6 4 (6.90%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.90%) VersionOne
6 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 17 (29.31%) Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) Test Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Management Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Test Automation Consultant
5 10 (17.24%) Test Automation Manager
5 10 (17.24%) Test Manager
6 9 (15.52%) Automation Tester
6 9 (15.52%) Tester
7 7 (12.07%) Automation Consultant
7 7 (12.07%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (8.62%) Programme Manager
9 5 (8.62%) Programme Test Manager
9 5 (8.62%) Test Programme Manager
10 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
10 4 (6.90%) Test Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) Test Practitioner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) SOAP
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) XBRL
2 4 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Fixed Income
2 7 (12.07%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) Windows
3 16 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) DevOps
3 26 (44.83%) Waterfall
4 23 (39.66%) SDLC
5 22 (37.93%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (18.97%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (18.97%) Regression Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Defect Management
7 10 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.79%) Test Management
9 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) System Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.90%) Groovy
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) Python
4 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) ISEB
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.07%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Oracle
2 20 (34.48%) Borland
3 18 (31.03%) Atlassian
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.34%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (6.90%) Cognizant
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
6 4 (6.90%) VMware
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago