The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 764 670 709
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +39
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 107 183 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 92 133 132
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £109,950 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.66%
Stress Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87394 80699 88080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.00% 81.13% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 70405 66847 75264
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -76 67 £80,000 +14.28% 9
North West -15 17 £30,000 -22.58% 5
South East -25 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -52 7 £38,500 +13.23% 1
West Midlands - 5 £52,500 -
East of England -27 2 £33,500 -23.42%
South West - 1 £55,000 - 1
Stress Testing
UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 113 (41.54%) SQL
2 108 (39.71%) Finance
3 92 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 65 (23.90%) Degree
6 61 (22.43%) C#
7 60 (22.06%) .NET
7 60 (22.06%) SQL Server
8 57 (20.96%) Banking
9 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 53 (19.49%) Credit Risk
11 48 (17.65%) Market Risk
12 44 (16.18%) Performance Testing
13 40 (14.71%) QA
14 39 (14.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (14.34%) Windows
15 38 (13.97%) Project Management
16 37 (13.60%) Oracle
16 37 (13.60%) HTML
17 35 (12.87%) OO
18 33 (12.13%) ISEB
19 32 (11.76%) Python
19 32 (11.76%) MySQL
19 32 (11.76%) Mentoring
19 32 (11.76%) Software Testing
20 31 (11.40%) Integration Testing
20 31 (11.40%) System Testing
21 30 (11.03%) Java
21 30 (11.03%) JavaScript

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 21 (7.72%) SAS
2 9 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.84%) CICS
4 5 (1.84%) Apache
4 5 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (0.74%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.74%) Summit
3 1 (0.37%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.37%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.47%) Office 365
1 4 (1.47%) Trello
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.72%) Internet
1 21 (7.72%) HTTP
2 14 (5.15%) WAN
3 12 (4.41%) LAN
4 8 (2.94%) Firewall
5 4 (1.47%) SAN
5 4 (1.47%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.47%) NAS
5 4 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.74%) IPsec
6 2 (0.74%) RFID
6 2 (0.74%) BGP
6 2 (0.74%) DSL
6 2 (0.74%) L2TP
6 2 (0.74%) X.21
6 2 (0.74%) MPLS
6 2 (0.74%) OSPF
6 2 (0.74%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.74%) PPP
6 2 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.76%) MySQL
3 25 (9.19%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.35%) RDBMS
5 17 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.31%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.21%) Base SAS
11 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.84%) DB2
12 3 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (1.10%) Big Data
13 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.25%) JIRA
3 13 (4.78%) Subversion
4 12 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.04%) Hudson
6 10 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (3.31%) Maven
7 9 (3.31%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.31%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.94%) Selenium
9 7 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.74%) LSMW
11 2 (0.74%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.37%) Redmine
12 1 (0.37%) Toad
12 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.37%) JMeter
General
1 108 (39.71%) Finance
2 57 (20.96%) Banking
3 28 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 21 (7.72%) Back Office
5 20 (7.35%) Front Office
6 19 (6.99%) Marketing
7 16 (5.88%) Retail
8 12 (4.41%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.57%) Spanish Language
9 7 (2.57%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.21%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.47%) Legal
12 3 (1.10%) French Language
13 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.37%) Advertising
14 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 84 (30.88%) Analyst
2 59 (21.69%) Developer
3 30 (11.03%) Test Analyst
4 25 (9.19%) C# Developer
5 21 (7.72%) .NET Developer
6 20 (7.35%) Consultant
6 20 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) DBA
9 13 (4.78%) Market Risk Analyst
10 12 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (4.41%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.04%) Tester
11 11 (4.04%) Test Manager
12 10 (3.68%) C++ Developer
13 9 (3.31%) Market Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.06%) .NET
2 37 (13.60%) HTML
3 27 (9.93%) Web Services
4 26 (9.56%) ASP.NET
5 25 (9.19%) XML
6 22 (8.09%) CSS
7 17 (6.25%) RESTful
8 14 (5.15%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.78%) COM
10 10 (3.68%) Middleware
11 8 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.47%) JDBC
12 4 (1.47%) JSP
12 4 (1.47%) Servlets
13 3 (1.10%) WPF
13 3 (1.10%) jQuery
13 3 (1.10%) REST
14 2 (0.74%) SAP XI
14 2 (0.74%) Spring
14 2 (0.74%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.49%) Credit Risk
2 48 (17.65%) Market Risk
3 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (9.19%) Derivative
5 23 (8.46%) Fixed Income
6 22 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (8.09%) Management Information System
7 17 (6.25%) N-Tier
8 14 (5.15%) Computer Science
9 12 (4.41%) Hedge funds
10 11 (4.04%) Mathematics
10 11 (4.04%) Equities
11 9 (3.31%) Statistics
12 8 (2.94%) Mobile App
13 7 (2.57%) Open Source
13 7 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (2.21%) User Experience
15 5 (1.84%) Economics
15 5 (1.84%) Mainframe
15 5 (1.84%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.34%) Windows
2 27 (9.93%) Linux
3 20 (7.35%) UNIX
4 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.47%) AIX
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 44 (16.18%) Performance Testing
4 39 (14.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (13.97%) Project Management
6 35 (12.87%) OO
7 32 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 32 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 31 (11.40%) Integration Testing
8 31 (11.40%) System Testing
9 26 (9.56%) Test Scripting
10 23 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (8.46%) UML
10 23 (8.46%) Analytics
10 23 (8.46%) Load Balancing
11 22 (8.09%) Manual Testing
11 22 (8.09%) ITIL
11 22 (8.09%) Benchmarking
12 20 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (7.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 113 (41.54%) SQL
2 61 (22.43%) C#
3 32 (11.76%) Python
4 30 (11.03%) Java
4 30 (11.03%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.03%) C++
5 21 (7.72%) VBA
6 14 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.15%) Perl
7 11 (4.04%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.04%) C
8 10 (3.68%) Ruby
9 9 (3.31%) Groovy
9 9 (3.31%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.47%) R
11 3 (1.10%) Scala
11 3 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.10%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.74%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 65 (23.90%) Degree
2 33 (12.13%) ISEB
3 14 (5.15%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.04%) CCNP
4 11 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (3.31%) CISSP
6 9 (3.31%) CISM
7 8 (2.94%) PhD
8 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.74%) PMP
10 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CCNA
11 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.71%) QA
2 17 (6.25%) WAI
3 11 (4.04%) Basel III
4 9 (3.31%) SLA
5 7 (2.57%) CRD IV
5 7 (2.57%) Basel II
6 5 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.84%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.10%) EMIR
7 3 (1.10%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.37%) MiFID
8 1 (0.37%) UCITS
8 1 (0.37%) COREP
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.41%) Puppet
2 8 (2.94%) Nagios
2 8 (2.94%) Ganglia
2 8 (2.94%) Zenoss
3 5 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.60%) Oracle
3 9 (3.31%) IBM
4 7 (2.57%) Cisco
4 7 (2.57%) HP
4 7 (2.57%) VMware
5 6 (2.21%) Juniper
5 6 (2.21%) F5
6 5 (1.84%) SunGard
6 5 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.84%) SAP
7 4 (1.47%) NetApp
7 4 (1.47%) Citrix
7 4 (1.47%) EMC
8 2 (0.74%) Perforce
8 2 (0.74%) Calypso
8 2 (0.74%) Murex
8 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.74%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) Advent
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Churchill Frank
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago