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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 437 413 426
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 9 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.093% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £53,000 £55,100
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -11.11%
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
17203 17101 17497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.53% 79.15% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13388 13970 14814
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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
Surrey -8 4 £60,250 +26.84%
Hampshire - 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire -12 1 £25,000 -59.18% 2
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (54.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Benchmarking
6 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) COM
7 6 (25.00%) Internet
7 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (20.83%) User Experience
8 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
9 4 (16.67%) UNIX
9 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (16.67%) Java
9 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
9 4 (16.67%) J2EE
9 4 (16.67%) MySQL
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) Trello
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) MySQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) DBA
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Support Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Web Manager
5 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Technology Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) COM
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 8 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) CRM
9 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.33%) BCP
9 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Computer Security
10 1 (4.17%) Usability Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Test Management
10 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Mitel
3 2 (8.33%) Compuware
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco