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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 829 872 809
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -63
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 90 96 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.100% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%

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
85581 96051 102613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.90% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71557 78493 83081
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +54 86 £42,500 -5.55% 9
London +30 51 £45,000 -16.27% 4
South East +45 13 £35,000 +7.69% 1
City of London +52 10 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +24 8 £42,500 +3.03% 1
South Yorkshire - 8 £42,500 -
North West +21 7 £37,500 - 2
Manchester -2 7 £37,500 - 1
Rotherham - 7 £42,500 -
Aylesbury - 7 £35,000 -
East of England +43 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Berkshire +8 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £32,500 -18.75%
South West - 3 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £32,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £29,000 -
Newbury - 2 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,000 -
East Midlands +9 1 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Reading - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £32,500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £55,000 -
Dorset - 1 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £32,500 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 74 (38.74%) SQL
2 63 (32.98%) Finance
2 63 (32.98%) QA
3 58 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (27.75%) Banking
5 49 (25.65%) SQL Server
6 46 (24.08%) C#
7 45 (23.56%) Test Automation
8 44 (23.04%) Selenium
9 42 (21.99%) Credit Risk
10 41 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (20.94%) Risk Management
11 40 (20.94%) Regression Testing
12 36 (18.85%) Java
13 35 (18.32%) Oracle
13 35 (18.32%) OO
14 34 (17.80%) TDD
15 30 (15.71%) Derivative
15 30 (15.71%) System Testing
15 30 (15.71%) Functional Testing
15 30 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (15.18%) Windows
17 27 (14.14%) .NET
17 27 (14.14%) Unix
17 27 (14.14%) Validation
18 26 (13.61%) Investment Banking
18 26 (13.61%) User Stories
18 26 (13.61%) Cucumber
19 25 (13.09%) BDD
19 25 (13.09%) Scrum

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 (5.76%) SAS
2 8 (4.19%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.14%) Apache
4 6 (3.14%) JBoss
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.09%) MS Office
2 4 (2.09%) S-PLUS
3 3 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Kondor
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.19%) HTTP
2 4 (2.09%) SAN
3 2 (1.05%) VLAN
3 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.05%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.38%) MySQL
3 8 (4.19%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.62%) Base SAS
5 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 44 (23.04%) Selenium
2 26 (13.61%) Cucumber
3 22 (11.52%) JUnit
3 22 (11.52%) WebDriver
4 18 (9.42%) Hudson
5 17 (8.90%) FitNesse
5 17 (8.90%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.90%) JIRA
5 17 (8.90%) SoapUI
6 16 (8.38%) NeoLoad
7 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.71%) HP UFT
9 8 (4.19%) JMeter
10 7 (3.66%) eggPlant
10 7 (3.66%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.09%) Moq
11 4 (2.09%) NUnit
11 4 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.57%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.57%) TestDirector
General
1 63 (32.98%) Finance
2 53 (27.75%) Banking
3 26 (13.61%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.76%) Back Office
4 11 (5.76%) Marketing
5 10 (5.24%) Retail
6 9 (4.71%) Legal
7 6 (3.14%) Front Office
7 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (35.60%) Analyst
2 33 (17.28%) Tester
3 26 (13.61%) Developer
3 26 (13.61%) Risk Analyst
4 23 (12.04%) Test Analyst
5 18 (9.42%) Business Analyst
5 18 (9.42%) QA Tester
6 17 (8.90%) Automation Tester
7 16 (8.38%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (7.85%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.85%) Consultant
8 15 (7.85%) QA Automation Tester
9 13 (6.81%) Agile Tester
9 13 (6.81%) Backup Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 13 (6.81%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (6.28%) Credit Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Qualitative Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Quantitative Analyst
10 12 (6.28%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.14%) .NET
2 17 (8.90%) SOAP
2 17 (8.90%) Web Services
2 17 (8.90%) XML
3 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.71%) RESTful
5 8 (4.19%) CSS
5 8 (4.19%) HTML
5 8 (4.19%) WCF
5 8 (4.19%) WPF
6 7 (3.66%) Hibernate
6 7 (3.66%) Spring
7 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.57%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.57%) Autofac
8 3 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.57%) Ninject
8 3 (1.57%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (1.05%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.99%) Credit Risk
2 30 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.71%) Derivative
3 22 (11.52%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (11.52%) Market Risk
4 19 (9.95%) Fixed Income
5 18 (9.42%) Mathematics
6 17 (8.90%) Client/Server
7 12 (6.28%) Equities
8 8 (4.19%) Credit Derivative
8 8 (4.19%) N-Tier
9 7 (3.66%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.66%) Physics
9 7 (3.66%) Statistics
9 7 (3.66%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.62%) Economics
11 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.09%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (2.09%) Smart Meter
12 3 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.18%) Windows
2 27 (14.14%) Unix
3 21 (10.99%) Windows Server
4 19 (9.95%) Linux
5 15 (7.85%) Android
5 15 (7.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.56%) Test Automation
3 41 (21.47%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (20.94%) Regression Testing
4 40 (20.94%) Risk Management
5 35 (18.32%) OO
6 34 (17.80%) TDD
7 30 (15.71%) Functional Testing
7 30 (15.71%) System Testing
8 27 (14.14%) Validation
9 26 (13.61%) User Stories
10 25 (13.09%) BDD
10 25 (13.09%) Scrum
11 24 (12.57%) Automated Testing
12 23 (12.04%) Automation Testing
13 20 (10.47%) Analytics
14 19 (9.95%) Integration Testing
14 19 (9.95%) QA Automation
14 19 (9.95%) Software Testing
14 19 (9.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.74%) SQL
2 46 (24.08%) C#
3 36 (18.85%) Java
4 21 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.85%) Groovy
5 15 (7.85%) PHP
5 15 (7.85%) Ruby
6 14 (7.33%) PL/SQL
6 14 (7.33%) Python
7 10 (5.24%) C++
7 10 (5.24%) VBA
8 8 (4.19%) MATLAB
8 8 (4.19%) R
9 6 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.05%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.57%) Degree
2 10 (5.24%) PhD
3 6 (3.14%) ISEB
3 6 (3.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.09%) PMP
5 3 (1.57%) ACCA
5 3 (1.57%) CIMA
6 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (32.98%) QA
2 10 (5.24%) Basel III
3 8 (4.19%) CRD IV
3 8 (4.19%) WAI
4 7 (3.66%) Section 508
5 6 (3.14%) Basel II
6 5 (2.62%) SDET
7 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (1.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.71%) HP SIM
3 3 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (18.32%) Oracle
2 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.38%) HP
4 14 (7.33%) VMware
5 13 (6.81%) NetApp
5 13 (6.81%) Symantec
6 9 (4.71%) Veeam
7 6 (3.14%) Sybase
8 3 (1.57%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.05%) Murex
10 1 (0.52%) Borland
10 1 (0.52%) Calypso
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco
10 1 (0.52%) EMC
10 1 (0.52%) Juniper
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.52%) SAP
10 1 (0.52%) SevOne
10 1 (0.52%) Sophis
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsburys Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: bonus and full benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Onfido
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago