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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 436 403 427
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 10 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.045% 0.071% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.093% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 9
Average salary £46,250 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
17503 16168 17308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.56% 76.23% 76.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13524 13114 14655
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 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
Hampshire -15 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey -5 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (60.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
5 18 (41.86%) Business Continuity
5 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (39.53%) Benchmarking
7 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
7 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (34.88%) COM
8 15 (34.88%) Internet
9 13 (30.23%) Degree
10 12 (27.91%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (27.91%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) Linux
12 10 (23.26%) .NET
13 9 (20.93%) VBA
13 9 (20.93%) Web Services
13 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (18.60%) BCP
14 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
14 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
14 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Planning
14 8 (18.60%) Open Source
14 8 (18.60%) Computer Security
15 7 (16.28%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.65%) PPP
2 2 (4.65%) SNMP
2 2 (4.65%) MPLS
2 2 (4.65%) OSPF
2 2 (4.65%) BGP
2 2 (4.65%) DSL
2 2 (4.65%) L2TP
2 2 (4.65%) X.21
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) IPsec
2 2 (4.65%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (37.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.63%) MySQL
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.33%) Hudson
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.33%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) DBA
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) SQL DBA
3 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) COM
2 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
1 8 (18.60%) Open Source
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (41.86%) Business Continuity
3 17 (39.53%) Benchmarking
4 12 (27.91%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 11 (25.58%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.60%) BCP
7 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
7 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (18.60%) Computer Security
8 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.63%) Change Control
10 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
12 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) VBA
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB
4 2 (4.65%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) F5