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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 816 867 828
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -39
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 93 98 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.091% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 76 133
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -17.77%

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
87589 93360 100944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73004 75835 82109
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Stress Testing
Top 27 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 28 May 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 +19 86 £45,000 - 9
London +37 50 £47,500 -9.52% 6
South East +27 14 £35,000 - 1
City of London +53 12 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +38 12 £35,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire +2 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Aylesbury - 9 £35,000 -
North West +18 7 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -7 7 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Rotherham - 6 £43,750 - 1
East of England +33 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Cambridge - 4 £32,500 -
Edinburgh 0 2 £57,500 +79.68% 2
Leeds -1 2 £37,250 +4.19%
West Yorkshire -4 2 £37,250 -17.22%
Scotland -8 2 £57,500 +79.68% 2
Surrey 0 1 £37,500 +15.38%
West Midlands -20 1 £50,000 +47.05%
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 -
Norwich - 1 £32,500 -
Dorking - 1 £37,500 -
Brighton - 1 £30,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (36.98%) Finance
1 71 (36.98%) SQL
2 63 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (30.73%) QA
4 51 (26.56%) Banking
5 47 (24.48%) SQL Server
5 47 (24.48%) Credit Risk
6 45 (23.44%) Test Automation
7 42 (21.88%) Risk Management
8 41 (21.35%) C#
9 39 (20.31%) Selenium
9 39 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 36 (18.75%) Regression Testing
11 35 (18.23%) Oracle
12 34 (17.71%) Java
12 34 (17.71%) TDD
13 31 (16.15%) OO
14 29 (15.10%) Unix
14 29 (15.10%) .NET
15 28 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (14.06%) Scrum
17 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
17 26 (13.54%) Derivative
17 26 (13.54%) Cucumber
18 25 (13.02%) BDD
18 25 (13.02%) System Testing
18 25 (13.02%) Market Risk
19 24 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
19 24 (12.50%) User Stories

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 11 (5.73%) SAS
2 8 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.13%) Apache
3 6 (3.13%) JBoss
3 6 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.08%) MS Office
2 4 (2.08%) S-PLUS
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Kondor
2 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) SAN
2 2 (1.04%) VLAN
2 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.04%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) MPLS
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.29%) MySQL
3 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.60%) Base SAS
5 3 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.52%) OLAP
7 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 39 (20.31%) Selenium
2 26 (13.54%) Cucumber
3 20 (10.42%) JUnit
4 19 (9.90%) WebDriver
5 18 (9.38%) Hudson
5 18 (9.38%) NeoLoad
6 15 (7.81%) JIRA
6 15 (7.81%) SoapUI
7 14 (7.29%) FitNesse
7 14 (7.29%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.73%) JMeter
9 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.65%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.65%) HP UFT
11 6 (3.13%) eggPlant
12 4 (2.08%) Moq
12 4 (2.08%) NUnit
12 4 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.56%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 71 (36.98%) Finance
2 51 (26.56%) Banking
3 21 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.81%) Retail
5 12 (6.25%) Back Office
6 9 (4.69%) Marketing
7 8 (4.17%) Legal
8 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.04%) Advertising
10 1 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Front Office
10 1 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (39.06%) Analyst
2 33 (17.19%) Tester
3 28 (14.58%) Risk Analyst
3 28 (14.58%) Test Analyst
4 21 (10.94%) Developer
5 20 (10.42%) Consultant
5 20 (10.42%) QA Tester
6 19 (9.90%) Automation Tester
6 19 (9.90%) Business Analyst
7 17 (8.85%) QA Automation Tester
8 16 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (7.29%) Agile Tester
9 14 (7.29%) Credit Analyst
10 13 (6.77%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.77%) Risk Business Analyst
10 13 (6.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 13 (6.77%) Selenium Tester
10 13 (6.77%) SQL Analyst
11 12 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
12 11 (5.73%) IT Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.10%) .NET
2 18 (9.38%) Web Services
3 16 (8.33%) XML
4 14 (7.29%) SOAP
5 11 (5.73%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.17%) WCF
6 8 (4.17%) WPF
7 7 (3.65%) RESTful
8 6 (3.13%) CSS
8 6 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 6 (3.13%) HTML
8 6 (3.13%) Spring
9 5 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.08%) Apache Flex
11 3 (1.56%) Autofac
11 3 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.56%) Ninject
11 3 (1.56%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) Credit Risk
2 28 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (13.54%) Derivative
4 25 (13.02%) Market Risk
5 21 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (10.42%) Fixed Income
7 14 (7.29%) Client/Server
8 13 (6.77%) Mathematics
9 12 (6.25%) Equities
10 8 (4.17%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (4.17%) Statistics
11 6 (3.13%) N-Tier
12 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
12 5 (2.60%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (2.08%) Economics
13 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
13 4 (2.08%) Physics
13 4 (2.08%) Smart Meter
14 3 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.10%) Unix
2 23 (11.98%) Windows
3 21 (10.94%) Linux
4 15 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 14 (7.29%) Android
5 14 (7.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.44%) Test Automation
3 42 (21.88%) Risk Management
4 39 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 36 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 34 (17.71%) TDD
7 31 (16.15%) OO
8 27 (14.06%) Scrum
9 25 (13.02%) BDD
9 25 (13.02%) System Testing
10 24 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 24 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 24 (12.50%) User Stories
11 22 (11.46%) Validation
12 21 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (10.42%) Performance Testing
14 19 (9.90%) Analytics
14 19 (9.90%) Automated Testing
14 19 (9.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.98%) SQL
2 41 (21.35%) C#
3 34 (17.71%) Java
4 19 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 16 (8.33%) Groovy
6 15 (7.81%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.29%) PHP
7 14 (7.29%) Ruby
8 9 (4.69%) Python
8 9 (4.69%) VBA
9 6 (3.13%) C++
9 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.60%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.60%) R
10 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.04%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 18 (9.38%) Degree
2 10 (5.21%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.21%) PMP
3 9 (4.69%) PhD
4 8 (4.17%) ISEB
5 7 (3.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.08%) ACCA
6 4 (2.08%) CIMA
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (30.73%) QA
2 10 (5.21%) Basel III
3 8 (4.17%) Basel II
3 8 (4.17%) CRD IV
4 6 (3.13%) SDET
4 6 (3.13%) Section 508
4 6 (3.13%) WAI
5 3 (1.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.52%) COREP
6 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.52%) EMIR
6 1 (0.52%) FATCA
6 1 (0.52%) FINREP
6 1 (0.52%) MiFID
6 1 (0.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Backup Exec
2 7 (3.65%) HP SIM
3 4 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (18.23%) Oracle
2 26 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.77%) HP
4 9 (4.69%) NetApp
4 9 (4.69%) Symantec
4 9 (4.69%) VMware
5 7 (3.65%) Veeam
6 6 (3.13%) Sybase
7 4 (2.08%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.56%) Murex
9 1 (0.52%) Calypso
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) EMC
9 1 (0.52%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) SAP
9 1 (0.52%) SevOne
9 1 (0.52%) Sophis
London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £65k plus extremely attractive benefits and extensive career pr
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Rotherham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago