The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 782 666 708
Rank change year-on-year
-116 +42
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 113 172 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85 123 143
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £79,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -8.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87553 79947 86103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71008 65980 73851
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Stress Testing
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Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Stress Testing Salary Trend in England

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in England

Stress Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -60 69 £70,000 - 8
North West -3 14 £37,500 - 3
South East -10 13 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Yorkshire -47 4 £38,500 +15.78% 6
West Midlands - 4 £52,500 - 1
South West -19 3 £32,500 - 2
East of England -22 3 £33,500 -44.16% 1
Stress Testing
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Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 107 (36.39%) Finance
2 101 (34.35%) SQL
3 74 (25.17%) Microsoft
4 73 (24.83%) Risk Management
5 70 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 69 (23.47%) .NET
7 67 (22.79%) Degree
8 60 (20.41%) C#
9 55 (18.71%) QA
10 54 (18.37%) Banking
11 48 (16.33%) Credit Risk
12 43 (14.63%) Test Scripting
12 43 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (14.63%) HTML
13 41 (13.95%) JavaScript
13 41 (13.95%) Market Risk
14 40 (13.61%) Web Services
15 36 (12.24%) Windows
15 36 (12.24%) Performance Testing
16 35 (11.90%) System Testing
17 34 (11.56%) ASP.NET
17 34 (11.56%) Project Management
18 32 (10.88%) ISEB
18 32 (10.88%) CSS
18 32 (10.88%) Python
18 32 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
19 31 (10.54%) MySQL
20 30 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
20 30 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
21 29 (9.86%) Enterprise Software

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (6.46%) SAS
2 9 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.70%) CICS
4 4 (1.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.34%) Apache
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 22 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Summit
2 2 (0.68%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.34%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.34%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.36%) Trello
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.16%) Internet
2 20 (6.80%) HTTP
3 10 (3.40%) RFID
4 7 (2.38%) WAN
5 5 (1.70%) LAN
6 4 (1.36%) Firewall
7 2 (0.68%) xDSL
7 2 (0.68%) IPsec
7 2 (0.68%) PPP
7 2 (0.68%) SNMP
7 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.68%) BGP
7 2 (0.68%) MPLS
7 2 (0.68%) OSPF
7 2 (0.68%) DSL
7 2 (0.68%) L2TP
7 2 (0.68%) X.21
8 1 (0.34%) 3G
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.54%) MySQL
3 30 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (8.50%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.48%) RDBMS
7 19 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.04%) Base SAS
9 6 (2.04%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.70%) DB2
10 5 (1.70%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.70%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.02%) Big Data
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.42%) Selenium
3 10 (3.40%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (3.06%) Maven
4 9 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.06%) JIRA
5 8 (2.72%) Hudson
5 8 (2.72%) Subversion
6 7 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.36%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.68%) xUnit.net
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 107 (36.39%) Finance
2 54 (18.37%) Banking
3 29 (9.86%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.80%) Financial Institution
5 19 (6.46%) Marketing
6 17 (5.78%) Retail
7 15 (5.10%) Spanish Language
8 13 (4.42%) Back Office
9 10 (3.40%) Front Office
10 6 (2.04%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.70%) Legal
12 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (1.02%) French Language
13 1 (0.34%) Advertising
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (29.93%) Analyst
2 72 (24.49%) Developer
3 39 (13.27%) Test Analyst
4 27 (9.18%) C# Developer
5 22 (7.48%) .NET Developer
6 21 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 21 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (6.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (6.46%) DBA
7 19 (6.46%) Consultant
7 19 (6.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (5.78%) Business Analyst
10 16 (5.44%) Tester
11 14 (4.76%) Market Risk Analyst
12 13 (4.42%) Risk Analyst
12 13 (4.42%) QA Engineer
13 12 (4.08%) QA Test Analyst
13 12 (4.08%) QA Analyst
13 12 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (23.47%) .NET
2 43 (14.63%) HTML
3 40 (13.61%) Web Services
4 34 (11.56%) ASP.NET
5 32 (10.88%) CSS
6 29 (9.86%) XML
7 19 (6.46%) RESTful
8 16 (5.44%) .NET Framework
8 16 (5.44%) COM
9 15 (5.10%) Middleware
10 14 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (3.74%) REST
11 11 (3.74%) jQuery
12 10 (3.40%) NHibernate
12 10 (3.40%) CSS3
12 10 (3.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (3.40%) HTML5
13 6 (2.04%) Spring Security
13 6 (2.04%) Spring
13 6 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.33%) Credit Risk
2 41 (13.95%) Market Risk
3 29 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 23 (7.82%) Derivative
5 22 (7.48%) Fixed Income
6 19 (6.46%) N-Tier
7 14 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.76%) Equities
8 11 (3.74%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.74%) Open Source
9 10 (3.40%) Statistics
10 8 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (2.04%) Economics
11 6 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (1.70%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.70%) Social Media
12 5 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.70%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.02%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.24%) Windows
2 23 (7.82%) Linux
3 14 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.06%) UNIX
5 8 (2.72%) Android
6 4 (1.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.83%) Risk Management
2 43 (14.63%) Test Scripting
2 43 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.24%) Performance Testing
4 35 (11.90%) System Testing
5 34 (11.56%) Project Management
6 32 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (9.86%) Regression Testing
8 29 (9.86%) Software Testing
9 28 (9.52%) Use Case
10 26 (8.84%) Benchmarking
11 24 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 24 (8.16%) Integration Testing
11 24 (8.16%) UML
11 24 (8.16%) OO
11 24 (8.16%) Business Continuity
12 23 (7.82%) Automated Testing
12 23 (7.82%) ITIL
12 23 (7.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 101 (34.35%) SQL
2 60 (20.41%) C#
3 41 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.88%) Python
5 23 (7.82%) Java
6 22 (7.48%) VBA
7 19 (6.46%) C++
8 18 (6.12%) T-SQL
9 14 (4.76%) Perl
10 11 (3.74%) C
11 10 (3.40%) Ruby
12 9 (3.06%) Groovy
13 8 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.70%) R
15 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.36%) Scala
16 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
17 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 3 (1.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (22.79%) Degree
2 32 (10.88%) ISEB
3 11 (3.74%) CCNP
3 11 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (3.74%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.06%) CISSP
4 9 (3.06%) CISM
5 6 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.70%) PhD
7 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) PMP
8 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.02%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (18.71%) QA
2 19 (6.46%) WAI
3 12 (4.08%) Basel III
4 9 (3.06%) SLA
5 8 (2.72%) CRD IV
6 6 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (1.70%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.36%) EMIR
8 4 (1.36%) Basel II
9 3 (1.02%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.34%) COREP
10 1 (0.34%) UCITS
10 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (3.06%) Puppet
2 5 (1.70%) Nagios
2 5 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.70%) Ganglia
2 5 (1.70%) Zenoss
3 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 74 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.52%) Oracle
3 6 (2.04%) SAP
3 6 (2.04%) HP
4 5 (1.70%) IBM
4 5 (1.70%) VMware
5 3 (1.02%) Murex
5 3 (1.02%) Calypso
5 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.68%) F5
6 2 (0.68%) Google
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco
6 2 (0.68%) Juniper
6 2 (0.68%) SunGard
7 1 (0.34%) Reuters
7 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
7 1 (0.34%) Intergraph
7 1 (0.34%) Advent
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Sheffield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS
Posted: 27 days ago