The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 121 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.00%
Stress Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1602 1712 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.86% 80.38% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1469 1546
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Stress Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Groovy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Media
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) WAI

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Orchard CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Streaming Media
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore