The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 437 371 429
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +58
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 10 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.23% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 16
Average salary £30,250 £50,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.50% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £37,565 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%
Stress Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16766 16229 17025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.89% 80.26% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13518 12840 14581
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Stress Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Stress Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Hampshire -13 4 £33,000 -40.00%
Berkshire -13 3 £26,500 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £30,250 -5.46%
Surrey -28 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (47.37%) SQL
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Mitel
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) SalesLogix
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) PPP
4 2 (10.53%) SNMP
4 2 (10.53%) IPsec
4 2 (10.53%) Intranet
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) L2TP
4 2 (10.53%) xDSL
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) GGSN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (5.26%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Web Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technology Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (5.26%) WFM
5 1 (5.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Mitel
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) SonicWALL
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Compuware
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Panasonic
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Empirix