The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 809 749 739
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -10
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 84 162 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 74 121 98
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £34,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £80,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Stress Testing
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -85 78 £57,500 +9.52% 23
London -48 50 £68,750 -1.78% 17
City of London +23 13 £71,250 +1.78% 12
North West -21 12 £32,750 -18.12% 3
South East -36 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -24 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cheshire - 6 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +9 4 £60,250 +26.84%
Leeds -19 4 £47,500 +46.15% 2
West Yorkshire -24 4 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Yorkshire -39 4 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Hampshire -10 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Southampton - 3 £40,000 -
Reigate - 2 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £27,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire +4 1 £25,000 -59.18%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £29,000 -9.37% 1
Scotland +2 1 - - 3
Milton Keynes -2 1 £29,000 -9.37% 1
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 3
West Midlands -5 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham -15 1 £52,500 -14.28%
Bolton - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Warrington - 1 £27,500 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 103 (45.58%) SQL
2 92 (40.71%) Finance
3 72 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (24.78%) Credit Risk
5 52 (23.01%) Degree
5 52 (23.01%) C#
5 52 (23.01%) Banking
6 48 (21.24%) C++
6 48 (21.24%) SQL Server
7 46 (20.35%) Market Risk
8 43 (19.03%) Risk Management
9 42 (18.58%) .NET
10 40 (17.70%) Windows
10 40 (17.70%) Software Testing
11 39 (17.26%) Java
12 37 (16.37%) OO
13 35 (15.49%) Performance Testing
14 30 (13.27%) Oracle
14 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
15 29 (12.83%) HTML
16 27 (11.95%) Mentoring
17 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (10.62%) UNIX
19 23 (10.18%) Project Management
20 22 (9.73%) C
20 22 (9.73%) JavaScript
20 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET
20 22 (9.73%) Investment Banking
21 21 (9.29%) Derivative
21 21 (9.29%) Python

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (7.96%) SAS
2 13 (5.75%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
5 7 (3.10%) Apache
6 6 (2.65%) IIS
6 6 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) JBoss
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) MS Office
1 7 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Adaptiv
2 3 (1.33%) SalesLogix
3 1 (0.44%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.65%) Office 365
2 4 (1.77%) Trello
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.64%) HTTP
2 13 (5.75%) LAN
2 13 (5.75%) WAN
3 9 (3.98%) Firewall
4 7 (3.10%) SAN
4 7 (3.10%) Internet
5 6 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.65%) NAS
5 6 (2.65%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.77%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) Intranet
8 1 (0.44%) 3G
8 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.44%) 4G
8 1 (0.44%) SSL
8 1 (0.44%) POP3
8 1 (0.44%) SMTP
8 1 (0.44%) DHCP
8 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.85%) MySQL
2 20 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.08%) Oracle Database
4 14 (6.19%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.10%) Base SAS
7 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.33%) Big Data
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.88%) HBase
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.52%) JIRA
3 8 (3.54%) Subversion
4 6 (2.65%) Maven
4 6 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.21%) Selenium
6 4 (1.77%) Hudson
6 4 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.77%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.88%) JUnit
8 2 (0.88%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.88%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (40.71%) Finance
2 52 (23.01%) Banking
3 22 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 20 (8.85%) Front Office
5 16 (7.08%) Marketing
6 15 (6.64%) Retail
7 12 (5.31%) Telecoms
8 10 (4.42%) Back Office
9 6 (2.65%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.65%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.88%) French Language
11 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (28.76%) Analyst
2 48 (21.24%) Developer
3 21 (9.29%) Test Analyst
4 20 (8.85%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.08%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (5.75%) Principal Engineer
8 12 (5.31%) Business Analyst
9 11 (4.87%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.87%) Consultant
9 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.87%) Market Risk Analyst
9 11 (4.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.42%) Principal Software Engineer
11 9 (3.98%) Risk Consultant
11 9 (3.98%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.98%) Tester
12 8 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.10%) Support Manager
13 7 (3.10%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.58%) .NET
2 29 (12.83%) HTML
3 22 (9.73%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.52%) CSS
5 16 (7.08%) XML
6 11 (4.87%) Web Services
6 11 (4.87%) RESTful
7 9 (3.98%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (3.54%) Middleware
9 6 (2.65%) JDBC
9 6 (2.65%) WPF
10 4 (1.77%) WCF
10 4 (1.77%) JSP
10 4 (1.77%) Servlets
10 4 (1.77%) J2EE
11 3 (1.33%) COM
11 3 (1.33%) JSON
11 3 (1.33%) Ajax
11 3 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.78%) Credit Risk
2 46 (20.35%) Market Risk
3 26 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (9.29%) Derivative
5 17 (7.52%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (6.64%) N-Tier
7 14 (6.19%) Mathematics
8 13 (5.75%) Statistics
8 13 (5.75%) Fixed Income
8 13 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (5.31%) Hedge funds
10 11 (4.87%) Computer Science
11 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
12 7 (3.10%) Replication
13 6 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (2.65%) Clustering
14 5 (2.21%) Reference Data
14 5 (2.21%) User Experience
15 4 (1.77%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.70%) Windows
2 24 (10.62%) UNIX
3 16 (7.08%) Linux
4 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.65%) AIX
6 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.03%) Risk Management
3 40 (17.70%) Software Testing
4 37 (16.37%) OO
5 35 (15.49%) Performance Testing
6 27 (11.95%) Mentoring
7 23 (10.18%) Project Management
8 21 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (9.29%) Analytics
9 20 (8.85%) System Testing
9 20 (8.85%) Integration Testing
9 20 (8.85%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.96%) Validation
10 18 (7.96%) Test Automation
11 17 (7.52%) Regression Testing
11 17 (7.52%) Load Balancing
12 16 (7.08%) Manual Testing
13 15 (6.64%) Coaching
13 15 (6.64%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 103 (45.58%) SQL
2 52 (23.01%) C#
3 48 (21.24%) C++
4 39 (17.26%) Java
5 22 (9.73%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.73%) C
6 21 (9.29%) Python
7 11 (4.87%) VBA
8 10 (4.42%) Perl
9 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.54%) Ruby
10 7 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.65%) Groovy
11 6 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.33%) PHP
13 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.88%) SAS Macro
13 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.88%) Scala
14 1 (0.44%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 52 (23.01%) Degree
2 17 (7.52%) ISEB
3 16 (7.08%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.64%) PhD
5 2 (0.88%) SAS Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.41%) QA
2 11 (4.87%) WAI
3 10 (4.42%) SLA
4 8 (3.54%) Basel II
5 5 (2.21%) Basel III
6 4 (1.77%) CRD IV
7 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.88%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.44%) MiFID
9 1 (0.44%) EMIR
9 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.44%) COREP
9 1 (0.44%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.65%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.21%) Nagios
2 4 (1.77%) Ganglia
2 4 (1.77%) Zenoss
2 4 (1.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (13.27%) Oracle
1 30 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.54%) VMware
3 7 (3.10%) NetApp
3 7 (3.10%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.10%) Cisco
3 7 (3.10%) Citrix
4 6 (2.65%) Juniper
4 6 (2.65%) F5
4 6 (2.65%) AppDynamics
4 6 (2.65%) IBM
4 6 (2.65%) SunGard
4 6 (2.65%) HP
4 6 (2.65%) EMC
5 5 (2.21%) Sybase
6 3 (1.33%) Teradata
6 3 (1.33%) Mitel
6 3 (1.33%) Netezza
6 3 (1.33%) SonicWALL
7 2 (0.88%) Remedy
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TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + great bonus potential
Posted: Yesterday
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Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
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City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: £450.00 - £850.00 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Cheshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
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