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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 445 410 434
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +24
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 9 43 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.18% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 13
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,900 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.42%
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
17608 19172 17706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.75% 80.04% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13952 15152 14358
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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
Berkshire +2 6 £27,000 -44.61%
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (36.84%) Finance
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) SAS
3 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk
4 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (21.05%) QA
4 4 (21.05%) xDSL
4 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 4 (21.05%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (21.05%) PPP
4 4 (21.05%) SNMP
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) L2TP
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Mitel

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (26.32%) SAS
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) MPLS
2 4 (21.05%) BGP
2 4 (21.05%) L2TP
2 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
2 4 (21.05%) PPP
2 4 (21.05%) SNMP
2 4 (21.05%) xDSL
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) SMS
5 1 (5.26%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technology Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Report Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) Mitel
2 4 (21.05%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
3 2 (10.53%) Panasonic
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Empirix
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) EMC