The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 301 300 279
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 22 22 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.19% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.23% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 60
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,850 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £73,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -13.33%
Stress Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9363 9730 10360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.92% 81.98% 80.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7805 8490 9459
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Stress Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 41 (69.49%) Finance
2 27 (45.76%) Risk Management
3 26 (44.07%) Market Risk
4 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (40.68%) Banking
6 18 (30.51%) Degree
6 18 (30.51%) Credit Risk
7 17 (28.81%) SQL
8 16 (27.12%) Investment Banking
8 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (23.73%) Python
10 13 (22.03%) Fixed Income
10 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.34%) Project Management
11 12 (20.34%) Oracle
12 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.64%) C
12 11 (18.64%) C#
12 11 (18.64%) C++
12 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.25%) .NET
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (15.25%) Ruby
13 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (15.25%) TDD
13 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
13 9 (15.25%) Groovy
13 9 (15.25%) Maven
13 9 (15.25%) Analytics

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 9 (15.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Adaptiv
2 2 (3.39%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (15.25%) Maven
2 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
General
1 41 (69.49%) Finance
2 24 (40.68%) Banking
3 16 (27.12%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
5 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 3 (5.08%) Front Office
5 3 (5.08%) Back Office
5 3 (5.08%) Legal
5 3 (5.08%) French Language
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Consultant
4 9 (15.25%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Technology Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Market Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Quantitative Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Operational Risk Manager
9 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Production Manager
9 2 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) Middleware
2 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.08%) JDBC
3 3 (5.08%) JSP
3 3 (5.08%) Servlets
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) WPF
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Flex
4 2 (3.39%) WCF
4 2 (3.39%) XML
4 2 (3.39%) XSD
4 2 (3.39%) XSLT
5 1 (1.69%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) WinForms
5 1 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.07%) Market Risk
2 18 (30.51%) Credit Risk
3 13 (22.03%) Fixed Income
3 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.56%) Derivative
4 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (10.17%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.47%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (8.47%) Equities
7 3 (5.08%) Economics
7 3 (5.08%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (5.08%) Statistics
8 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Risk Management
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (20.34%) Project Management
5 11 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.25%) TDD
6 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) Analytics
7 8 (13.56%) Cyber Security
7 8 (13.56%) Performance Improvement
7 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
7 8 (13.56%) System Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
7 8 (13.56%) Security Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Integration Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Test Management
7 8 (13.56%) Data Privacy
7 8 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) Python
3 11 (18.64%) C
3 11 (18.64%) C#
3 11 (18.64%) C++
4 9 (15.25%) Ruby
4 9 (15.25%) Groovy
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.39%) R
7 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.39%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (30.51%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (13.56%) CISM
2 8 (13.56%) CCNP
2 8 (13.56%) ISEB
2 8 (13.56%) CISSP
2 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.08%) PhD
4 2 (3.39%) PMP
4 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 7 (11.86%) Basel III
3 3 (5.08%) IAS 39
3 3 (5.08%) CRD IV
4 2 (3.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (3.39%) EMIR
4 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.39%) SLA
5 1 (1.69%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ganglia
1 2 (3.39%) Zenoss
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
1 2 (3.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) SunGard
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.39%) Murex
4 2 (3.39%) Calypso
4 2 (3.39%) Google
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago