The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 435 420 429
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 14 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.068% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.091% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17597 16425 17510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.73% 74.61% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13800 13326 14863
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Stress Testing
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Hampshire -8 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey -4 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Middlesex - 3 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 32 (59.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
3 24 (44.44%) Business Continuity
4 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
5 19 (35.19%) Benchmarking
6 18 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (29.63%) Degree
8 16 (29.63%) COM
8 16 (29.63%) Internet
9 15 (27.78%) Linux
10 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
10 14 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (24.07%) ITIL
12 12 (22.22%) BCP
12 12 (22.22%) Computer Security
12 12 (22.22%) Asset Management
12 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (22.22%) Open Source
12 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
13 11 (20.37%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (20.37%) .NET
13 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.52%) VBA
14 10 (18.52%) Web Services
15 8 (14.81%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) xDSL
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.70%) PPP
2 2 (3.70%) SNMP
2 2 (3.70%) MPLS
2 2 (3.70%) OSPF
2 2 (3.70%) BGP
2 2 (3.70%) DSL
2 2 (3.70%) L2TP
2 2 (3.70%) X.21
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 20 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.26%) MySQL
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Riak
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
1 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.85%) Toad
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) DBA
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Tester
4 8 (14.81%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Performance Tester
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) COM
2 11 (20.37%) .NET
3 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (44.44%) Business Continuity
3 19 (35.19%) Benchmarking
4 14 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (24.07%) ITIL
6 12 (22.22%) BCP
6 12 (22.22%) Computer Security
6 12 (22.22%) Asset Management
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
7 11 (20.37%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Change Control
11 4 (7.41%) Load Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Validation
12 3 (5.56%) Change Management
12 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 18 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.52%) VBA
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.81%) ISEB
4 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) F5
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (3.70%) Juniper