The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Micro Focus Silk Test (formerly Borland Silk Test)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 445 469
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.005% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.031% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.10%  
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2889 3237 3519
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.67% 17.61% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2540 2930 2964
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SilkTest in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for SilkTest.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware