The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 215 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% - 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £55,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4457 3919 4454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.64% 72.64% 71.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3180 2946 3790
Average salary £48,750 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Stress Testing
South East

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the Berkshire region.

Stress Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Stress Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Reading - 8 £55,000 -
Stress Testing
South East

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 21 (84.00%) QA
2 21 (84.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (76.00%) Perl
3 19 (76.00%) Python
4 18 (72.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (68.00%) Business Continuity
5 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
5 17 (68.00%) Linux
5 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (68.00%) Document Management
5 17 (68.00%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (68.00%) C++
5 17 (68.00%) Java
5 17 (68.00%) Manual Testing
5 17 (68.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (68.00%) NoSQL
5 17 (68.00%) User Stories
5 17 (68.00%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (68.00%) Riak
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Volume Testing
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
9 2 (8.00%) Firewall

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Stress Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.00%) PPP
1 2 (8.00%) SNMP
1 2 (8.00%) MPLS
1 2 (8.00%) OSPF
1 2 (8.00%) BGP
1 2 (8.00%) DSL
1 2 (8.00%) L2TP
1 2 (8.00%) X.21
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) IPsec
1 2 (8.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 17 (68.00%) NoSQL
1 17 (68.00%) Riak
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Tester
1 17 (68.00%) QA Tester
1 17 (68.00%) QA Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Principal Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) QA Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Tester
5 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
1 17 (68.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (72.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (68.00%) Business Continuity
3 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Document Management
3 17 (68.00%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (68.00%) Manual Testing
3 17 (68.00%) User Stories
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Volume Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Network Management
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.00%) Cash Management
8 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Perl
1 19 (76.00%) Python
2 17 (68.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (84.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) Juniper
1 2 (8.00%) F5
2 1 (4.00%) Huawei
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft