The first table below looks at the demand for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 23 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,761 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.79% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1484 1704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.44% 67.73% 72.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1145 1442
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Stress Testing
Berkshire

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Stress Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 18 (90.00%) Perl
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 17 (85.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (85.00%) Degree
3 16 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (80.00%) QA
3 16 (80.00%) Document Management
3 16 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (80.00%) Manual Testing
3 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) C++
3 16 (80.00%) Java
3 16 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 16 (80.00%) Riak
3 16 (80.00%) User Stories
3 16 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (10.00%) PPP
6 2 (10.00%) SNMP
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) CCNP

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.00%) PPP
1 2 (10.00%) SNMP
1 2 (10.00%) MPLS
1 2 (10.00%) OSPF
1 2 (10.00%) BGP
1 2 (10.00%) DSL
1 2 (10.00%) L2TP
1 2 (10.00%) X.21
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) IPsec
1 2 (10.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 16 (80.00%) Riak
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Tester
1 16 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 16 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (20.00%) QA Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 16 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (80.00%) Document Management
2 16 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) User Stories
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Perl
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 16 (80.00%) C++
2 16 (80.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Juniper
1 2 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Huawei
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft