The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 826 876 866
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -10
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 81 91 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 68 73 102
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £28,400 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £84,500 £102,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -16.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Stress Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK.

Stress Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Stress Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 79 £42,500 -32.00% 11
London +19 30 £45,000 -30.76% 3
North West +13 15 £37,500 -7.97% 2
Manchester +12 15 £37,500 -7.97% 1
South West +9 11 £60,000 -
Bournemouth - 10 £60,000 -
Dorset - 10 £60,000 -
Dagenham - 8 £42,500 -
South East +58 7 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Yorkshire +26 7 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £30,625 - 1
Buckinghamshire +23 5 £35,000 -17.64%
West Yorkshire +15 5 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Aylesbury - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £29,500 -
City of London +47 4 £50,000 -33.33%
Leeds +28 4 £44,000 +3.52% 1
South Yorkshire +12 2 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Worcester - 2 £31,500 -
Rotherham - 2 £42,500 -
Staines - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £33,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £30,000 -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 76 (43.93%) SQL
2 66 (38.15%) QA
3 64 (36.99%) Selenium
4 58 (33.53%) SQL Server
5 51 (29.48%) C#
5 51 (29.48%) Regression Testing
6 46 (26.59%) Oracle
7 42 (24.28%) Automated Testing
8 40 (23.12%) Test Automation
9 39 (22.54%) Functional Testing
10 37 (21.39%) .NET
11 36 (20.81%) Finance
12 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (19.65%) Java
12 34 (19.65%) Windows
13 33 (19.08%) JavaScript
14 32 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (17.92%) Performance Testing
15 31 (17.92%) OO
16 29 (16.76%) Unix
17 28 (16.18%) Microsoft
17 28 (16.18%) Windows Server
18 26 (15.03%) Non-Functional Testing
18 26 (15.03%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (15.03%) System Testing
18 26 (15.03%) Validation
19 25 (14.45%) MySQL
19 25 (14.45%) WebDriver
20 24 (13.87%) Automation Testing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.51%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.05%) Apache
4 5 (2.89%) JBoss
5 4 (2.31%) CICS
5 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.73%) IIS
6 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.58%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.58%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.58%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) SaaS
2 3 (1.73%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.56%) HTTP
2 8 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.89%) Firewall
4 4 (2.31%) FTP
4 4 (2.31%) SAN
5 3 (1.73%) DNS
5 3 (1.73%) LDAP
6 2 (1.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.58%) IMAP
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) POP3
7 1 (0.58%) SMTP
7 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.53%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.45%) MySQL
3 15 (8.67%) RDBMS
3 15 (8.67%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.31%) DB2
5 4 (2.31%) MS Access
6 2 (1.16%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.58%) QlikView
7 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (36.99%) Selenium
2 25 (14.45%) WebDriver
3 21 (12.14%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.83%) LoadRunner
5 16 (9.25%) Cucumber
5 16 (9.25%) JUnit
6 15 (8.67%) FitNesse
6 15 (8.67%) Hudson
6 15 (8.67%) NeoLoad
6 15 (8.67%) SoapUI
7 13 (7.51%) JIRA
8 12 (6.94%) HP UFT
8 12 (6.94%) JMeter
8 12 (6.94%) MSTest
9 10 (5.78%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.78%) Visual Studio
10 9 (5.20%) eggPlant
11 6 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (2.89%) Fiddler
13 4 (2.31%) Firebug
General
1 36 (20.81%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Banking
2 17 (9.83%) Marketing
3 12 (6.94%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.36%) Legal
5 8 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.05%) Front Office
7 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (25.43%) Analyst
2 30 (17.34%) Developer
3 29 (16.76%) Tester
4 25 (14.45%) Test Analyst
5 19 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 19 (10.98%) C# Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Test Engineer
6 16 (9.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (9.25%) QA Analyst
7 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (8.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (8.67%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) QA Tester
9 13 (7.51%) Backup Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Automation Tester
10 12 (6.94%) QA Automation Tester
10 12 (6.94%) QA Engineer
10 12 (6.94%) Selenium Tester
11 11 (6.36%) Agile Tester
11 11 (6.36%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.39%) .NET
2 24 (13.87%) ASP.NET
3 21 (12.14%) XML
4 20 (11.56%) SOAP
4 20 (11.56%) Web Services
5 16 (9.25%) HTML
5 16 (9.25%) RESTful
6 15 (8.67%) CSS
7 11 (6.36%) Middleware
8 10 (5.78%) Spring
9 9 (5.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.31%) WCF
11 4 (2.31%) WPF
12 3 (1.73%) Autofac
12 3 (1.73%) Ninject
12 3 (1.73%) Unity DI Container
13 2 (1.16%) Ajax
14 1 (0.58%) LAMP
14 1 (0.58%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (15.03%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (9.83%) Credit Risk
3 16 (9.25%) Client/Server
4 15 (8.67%) N-Tier
5 12 (6.94%) Mathematics
5 12 (6.94%) Virtual Team
6 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.78%) Clustering
7 10 (5.78%) Derivative
8 9 (5.20%) Market Risk
9 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 4 (2.31%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.31%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.31%) Physics
10 4 (2.31%) VSAM
11 3 (1.73%) Equities
11 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.65%) Windows
2 29 (16.76%) Unix
3 28 (16.18%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.40%) Linux
5 13 (7.51%) Android
5 13 (7.51%) Apple iOS
5 13 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.48%) Regression Testing
2 42 (24.28%) Automated Testing
3 40 (23.12%) Test Automation
4 39 (22.54%) Functional Testing
5 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (17.92%) OO
7 31 (17.92%) Performance Testing
8 26 (15.03%) Non-Functional Testing
8 26 (15.03%) System Testing
8 26 (15.03%) Validation
9 24 (13.87%) Automation Testing
10 23 (13.29%) Integration Testing
10 23 (13.29%) Scrum
11 21 (12.14%) Software Testing
12 20 (11.56%) Kanban
12 20 (11.56%) Test Scripting
13 19 (10.98%) Risk Management
13 19 (10.98%) Scalability Testing
14 17 (9.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (43.93%) SQL
2 51 (29.48%) C#
3 34 (19.65%) Java
4 33 (19.08%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.25%) PHP
6 14 (8.09%) Groovy
7 13 (7.51%) Python
7 13 (7.51%) Ruby
8 10 (5.78%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.20%) C++
10 8 (4.62%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.05%) Perl
11 7 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.05%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.31%) COBOL
12 4 (2.31%) JCL
13 3 (1.73%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.73%) R
13 3 (1.73%) VBScript
14 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.83%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) ISEB
3 4 (2.31%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) PhD
5 1 (0.58%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (38.15%) QA
2 15 (8.67%) WAI
3 9 (5.20%) Section 508
4 8 (4.62%) SDET
5 3 (1.73%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.73%) MiFID
5 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.16%) Basel III
7 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.51%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.20%) HP SIM
3 4 (2.31%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.16%) Nagios
6 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.58%) Control-M
6 1 (0.58%) Puppet
6 1 (0.58%) SELinux
Vendors
1 46 (26.59%) Oracle
2 28 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (13.87%) HP
4 16 (9.25%) VMware
5 14 (8.09%) NetApp
6 13 (7.51%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.51%) Symantec
7 9 (5.20%) Veeam
8 5 (2.89%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.31%) Sybase
10 1 (0.58%) ATG
10 1 (0.58%) Borland
10 1 (0.58%) Cisco
10 1 (0.58%) EMC
10 1 (0.58%) IBM
10 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.58%) Juniper
10 1 (0.58%) Remedy
10 1 (0.58%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) TOWER Software
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