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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 420 414 422
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 9 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.040% 0.070% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.092% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 9
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +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
17679 16362 17388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.51% 76.25% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13679 13279 14721
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 1 September 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 1 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
Hampshire -2 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey -2 2 £48,750 +14.70%
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (59.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 17 (40.48%) Business Continuity
5 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (38.10%) Benchmarking
7 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (33.33%) COM
8 14 (33.33%) Internet
9 12 (28.57%) Degree
10 11 (26.19%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (26.19%) ITIL
11 10 (23.81%) Linux
11 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (21.43%) .NET
13 8 (19.05%) VBA
13 8 (19.05%) Web Services
13 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (19.05%) BCP
13 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
13 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
13 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity Planning
13 8 (19.05%) Open Source
13 8 (19.05%) Computer Security
14 7 (16.67%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.38%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) MPLS
2 2 (4.76%) OSPF
2 2 (4.76%) BGP
2 2 (4.76%) DSL
2 2 (4.76%) L2TP
2 2 (4.76%) X.21
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) IPsec
2 2 (4.76%) xDSL
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.76%) PPP
2 2 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.90%) MySQL
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) DBA
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 7 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) COM
2 9 (21.43%) .NET
3 8 (19.05%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
1 8 (19.05%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (40.48%) Business Continuity
3 16 (38.10%) Benchmarking
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 8 (19.05%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (19.05%) BCP
7 8 (19.05%) Computer Security
8 7 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Change Control
11 4 (9.52%) Load Testing
12 2 (4.76%) Network Management
12 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 8 (19.05%) VBA
4 3 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) F5
3 2 (4.76%) Juniper
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco