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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Borland SilkTest
UK
Rank 812 919 954
Rank change year-on-year +107 +35  
Permanent jobs citing SilkTest 37 27 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.026% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.15% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16365 18517 17052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.54% 18.05% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13751 15813 14307
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

SilkTest
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SilkTest
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SilkTest in the UK

SilkTest
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SilkTest over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SilkTest in the UK

SilkTest
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SilkTest within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +104 37 £65,000 +18.18% 2
London +90 31 £65,000 +8.33% 2
City of London +60 10 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Royston - 4 £42,500 -
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £42,500 -
South East +67 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

SilkTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 33 (66.00%) Selenium
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) HP UFT
4 21 (42.00%) ISEB
5 20 (40.00%) Oracle
5 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 20 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 20 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 20 (40.00%) DevOps
6 19 (38.00%) Finance
6 19 (38.00%) SilkPerformer
6 19 (38.00%) JIRA
6 19 (38.00%) Windows
6 19 (38.00%) Linux
7 18 (36.00%) Calabash
7 18 (36.00%) Appium
8 17 (34.00%) Waterfall
8 17 (34.00%) Borland
8 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
9 16 (32.00%) SQL
9 16 (32.00%) Automation Testing
10 15 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (30.00%) SDLC
10 15 (30.00%) Atlassian
11 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
11 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
12 11 (22.00%) Scrum
12 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
12 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting

SilkTest
Top Related IT Skills 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
1 2 (4.00%) IPv4
1 2 (4.00%) SMTP
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Informix
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (66.00%) Selenium
2 22 (44.00%) HP UFT
3 20 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (38.00%) JIRA
4 19 (38.00%) SilkPerformer
5 18 (36.00%) Appium
5 18 (36.00%) Calabash
6 9 (18.00%) Ranorex
7 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.00%) eggPlant
7 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.00%) JMeter
7 2 (4.00%) LoadUI
7 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 2 (4.00%) The Grinder
7 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.00%) VersionOne
7 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Automation Tester
1 16 (32.00%) Tester
2 13 (26.00%) Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Management Consultant
5 9 (18.00%) Regression Tester
5 9 (18.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 9 (18.00%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (18.00%) Software Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Automation Consultant
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation Manager
6 7 (14.00%) Test Manager
7 6 (12.00%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Programme Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Programme Test Manager
8 4 (8.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Linux
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) DevOps
2 20 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Waterfall
4 16 (32.00%) Automation Testing
5 15 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (30.00%) SDLC
6 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.00%) Electronic Trading
7 11 (22.00%) Scrum
7 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (22.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Coaching
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.00%) Defect Management
10 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Groovy
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) Borland
3 15 (30.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (4.00%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago