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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
UK
Rank 744 846 858
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +12
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 105 93 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.093% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 74 85
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £82,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
74379 87644 90527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.14% 87.68% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61268 72885 74721
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +94 97 £45,000 -10.00% 6
London +66 50 £50,000 -23.07% 2
East of England +35 17 £22,500 -35.71%
North West -5 17 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Hertfordshire - 16 £22,500 -
Manchester -8 14 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Broxbourne - 14 £22,500 -
City of London +31 12 £50,000 -33.33% 1
South East +67 4 £43,750 +9.37%
East Midlands +11 4 - - 1
Nottingham -1 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -3 4 - -
West Yorkshire +17 3 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 3 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Leeds +13 3 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Hampshire - 3 £42,500 -
Merseyside -6 2 £27,500 -35.29%
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Wirral - 2 £27,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £28,750 -
Surrey +31 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Ipswich +21 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Cheshire +13 1 £30,000 -25.00%
South West +12 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Suffolk +3 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Warrington - 1 £30,000 -
Dorking - 1 £45,000 -
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £30,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 104 (49.52%) SQL
2 73 (34.76%) Finance
3 68 (32.38%) QA
4 57 (27.14%) Regression Testing
5 54 (25.71%) Unix
6 52 (24.76%) Automated Testing
7 51 (24.29%) Linux
7 51 (24.29%) SQL Server
8 49 (23.33%) Selenium
9 46 (21.90%) Performance Testing
10 44 (20.95%) Perl
11 43 (20.48%) Red Hat
11 43 (20.48%) MySQL
11 43 (20.48%) .NET
11 43 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 42 (20.00%) C#
13 40 (19.05%) Java
13 40 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
14 39 (18.57%) Non-Functional Testing
14 39 (18.57%) B2B
15 38 (18.10%) Apache
15 38 (18.10%) Tomcat
15 38 (18.10%) Test Automation
16 37 (17.62%) TCP/IP
17 35 (16.67%) Jenkins
18 34 (16.19%) Server Hardening
18 34 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (16.19%) Root Cause Analysis
18 34 (16.19%) Red Hat Satellite

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 38 (18.10%) Apache
1 38 (18.10%) Tomcat
2 34 (16.19%) JBoss
3 9 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.43%) CICS
6 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.48%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.10%) SaaS
2 3 (1.43%) PaaS
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.62%) TCP/IP
2 34 (16.19%) DNS
3 26 (12.38%) HTTP
4 20 (9.52%) LDAP
5 19 (9.05%) DHCP
5 19 (9.05%) IMAP
5 19 (9.05%) POP3
5 19 (9.05%) SMTP
5 19 (9.05%) SSL
6 18 (8.57%) Firewall
7 3 (1.43%) FTP
7 3 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 43 (20.48%) MySQL
3 23 (10.95%) Relational Database
4 21 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.43%) DB2
7 3 (1.43%) MS Access
7 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.95%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 49 (23.33%) Selenium
2 35 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.48%) WebDriver
4 19 (9.05%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.62%) JMeter
5 16 (7.62%) JUnit
6 13 (6.19%) LoadRunner
7 12 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.71%) FitNesse
7 12 (5.71%) Hudson
7 12 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.33%) JIRA
8 7 (3.33%) MSTest
9 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (2.38%) NeoLoad
11 4 (1.90%) Fiddler
11 4 (1.90%) The Grinder
12 3 (1.43%) Firebug
12 3 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 73 (34.76%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Banking
3 23 (10.95%) Marketing
4 10 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.38%) Retail
6 3 (1.43%) Front Office
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (20.95%) Analyst
2 37 (17.62%) Tester
3 36 (17.14%) Developer
4 31 (14.76%) QA Engineer
5 28 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 23 (10.95%) Software Tester
7 22 (10.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 20 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
10 19 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (9.05%) Test Analyst
11 17 (8.10%) Banking Analyst
11 17 (8.10%) Risk Support Analyst
12 15 (7.14%) Automation Tester
12 15 (7.14%) QA Tester
12 15 (7.14%) Test Engineer
13 14 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
13 14 (6.67%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.48%) .NET
2 31 (14.76%) ASP.NET
3 29 (13.81%) XML
4 26 (12.38%) Web Services
5 24 (11.43%) HTML
5 24 (11.43%) Middleware
6 22 (10.48%) CSS
6 22 (10.48%) RESTful
7 19 (9.05%) LAMP
8 17 (8.10%) SOAP
9 8 (3.81%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (2.86%) Ajax
11 4 (1.90%) J2EE
12 2 (0.95%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.95%) ODBC
12 2 (0.95%) Spring
13 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.48%) jQuery
13 1 (0.48%) JSON
13 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 21 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 21 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 13 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.24%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.29%) Clustering
8 6 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.38%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.43%) iPad
10 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.43%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.43%) VSAM
11 2 (0.95%) e-Health
11 2 (0.95%) Fintech
11 2 (0.95%) Wiki
12 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.71%) Unix
2 51 (24.29%) Linux
3 43 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (13.33%) Windows
5 23 (10.95%) Windows Server
6 12 (5.71%) Android
6 12 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.14%) Regression Testing
2 52 (24.76%) Automated Testing
3 46 (21.90%) Performance Testing
4 42 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 40 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (18.57%) B2B
6 39 (18.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 38 (18.10%) Test Automation
8 34 (16.19%) Problem Management
8 34 (16.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 34 (16.19%) Server Hardening
9 31 (14.76%) Scalability Testing
10 30 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (14.29%) Change Management
10 30 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (14.29%) OO
11 29 (13.81%) Project Management
12 28 (13.33%) BCP
12 28 (13.33%) Business Analysis
12 28 (13.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (49.52%) SQL
2 44 (20.95%) Perl
3 42 (20.00%) C#
4 40 (19.05%) Java
5 34 (16.19%) JavaScript
6 30 (14.29%) PHP
7 12 (5.71%) Python
8 10 (4.76%) Groovy
8 10 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.29%) Ruby
10 8 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.81%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.43%) COBOL
13 3 (1.43%) JCL
14 2 (0.95%) C++
14 2 (0.95%) VBScript
15 1 (0.48%) Scala
15 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.62%) ISEB
2 11 (5.24%) Degree
2 11 (5.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (32.38%) QA
2 26 (12.38%) PCI DSS
3 21 (10.00%) WAI
4 18 (8.57%) Basel II
4 18 (8.57%) Basel III
5 6 (2.86%) SDET
6 2 (0.95%) Section 508
6 2 (0.95%) SLA
7 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (16.19%) Red Hat Satellite
2 19 (9.05%) Nagios
3 17 (8.10%) Puppet
4 15 (7.14%) SELinux
5 3 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (20.48%) Red Hat
2 34 (16.19%) VMware
3 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 27 (12.86%) Oracle
5 17 (8.10%) NetApp
6 12 (5.71%) TOWER Software
7 8 (3.81%) HP
7 8 (3.81%) Sybase
8 4 (1.90%) ATG
8 4 (1.90%) IBM
8 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.43%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.95%) RedGate
11 1 (0.48%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.48%) SAP
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