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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 768 750 654
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -96
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 135 192 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 103 139 170
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.42%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 -22 129 £50,000 - 33
London -3 73 £52,500 -19.23% 17
Yorkshire +21 21 £45,000 +23.28% 7
West Yorkshire +18 21 £45,000 +23.28% 5
City of London +10 12 £41,250 -31.25% 8
North West -6 10 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Leeds +4 9 £50,000 +36.98% 3
South East -35 9 £42,500 -10.52%
East of England +28 8 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Manchester -5 7 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +2 6 £27,000 -44.61%
West Midlands -10 6 £34,000 +13.33%
Birmingham - 6 £34,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 -
Reading -10 4 £27,000 -44.61%
Cambridge - 4 £47,500 -
Cheshire +7 3 £27,500 - 1
Warrington - 3 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Milton Keynes -7 2 £42,500 +30.76%
South West -21 2 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Swindon - 2 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +11 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +8 1 - - 1
Hook +6 1 - -
Northern Ireland -1 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 99 (43.42%) Finance
2 90 (39.47%) SQL
3 58 (25.44%) C#
4 57 (25.00%) Degree
5 52 (22.81%) Banking
6 49 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (20.61%) QA
7 47 (20.61%) SQL Server
8 42 (18.42%) OO
8 42 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (17.98%) N-Tier
10 38 (16.67%) Oracle
10 38 (16.67%) Web Services
11 36 (15.79%) .NET
11 36 (15.79%) Windows
11 36 (15.79%) Credit Risk
12 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
13 34 (14.91%) Risk Management
13 34 (14.91%) Analytics
14 33 (14.47%) Oracle Database
14 33 (14.47%) Java
15 32 (14.04%) Regression Testing
15 32 (14.04%) Performance Testing
16 31 (13.60%) Selenium
16 31 (13.60%) C++
17 29 (12.72%) Retail
17 29 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
18 27 (11.84%) Telecoms
18 27 (11.84%) Oracle Database 10g
19 26 (11.40%) Relational Database

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (1.75%) Apache
2 4 (1.75%) Confluence
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (1.32%) JBoss
3 3 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Lync
5 1 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.75%) MS Office
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (6.58%) Oracle Payables
1 15 (6.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (5.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (5.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.88%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.44%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.44%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.53%) HTTP
2 7 (3.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.63%) WAN
3 6 (2.63%) Firewall
4 5 (2.19%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.19%) Internet
5 4 (1.75%) MPLS
5 4 (1.75%) BGP
5 4 (1.75%) L2TP
5 4 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.75%) PPP
5 4 (1.75%) SNMP
5 4 (1.75%) xDSL
5 4 (1.75%) IPsec
5 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.88%) DNS
7 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.47%) Oracle Database
3 27 (11.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 26 (11.40%) Relational Database
5 24 (10.53%) MySQL
6 21 (9.21%) RDBMS
7 18 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 12 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (3.07%) TKPROF
10 5 (2.19%) Big Data
11 4 (1.75%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.44%) Impala
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (13.60%) Selenium
2 17 (7.46%) JMeter
3 13 (5.70%) WebDriver
4 12 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (3.95%) JUnit
5 9 (3.95%) TestNG
6 8 (3.51%) JIRA
7 7 (3.07%) Subversion
8 6 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.19%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.32%) Moq
10 3 (1.32%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.88%) NUnit
11 2 (0.88%) MSTest
11 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.44%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.44%) JProfiler
General
1 99 (43.42%) Finance
2 52 (22.81%) Banking
3 29 (12.72%) Retail
4 27 (11.84%) Telecoms
5 21 (9.21%) Marketing
6 14 (6.14%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.63%) Front Office
7 6 (2.63%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.75%) Legal
9 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (28.95%) Developer
2 62 (27.19%) Analyst
3 32 (14.04%) Test Analyst
4 30 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 24 (10.53%) Tester
7 23 (10.09%) Consultant
7 23 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (8.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (8.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.14%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
10 12 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
11 10 (4.39%) Non-Functional Tester
12 9 (3.95%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) Performance Tester
13 8 (3.51%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.51%) SQL Developer
14 7 (3.07%) QA Analyst
14 7 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.67%) Web Services
2 36 (15.79%) .NET
3 25 (10.96%) HTML
4 24 (10.53%) XML
5 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET
5 23 (10.09%) RESTful
6 22 (9.65%) CSS
7 13 (5.70%) J2EE
8 12 (5.26%) EDI
9 9 (3.95%) WPF
10 6 (2.63%) WCF
11 5 (2.19%) SOAP
12 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.32%) Ajax
12 3 (1.32%) LINQ
13 2 (0.88%) Apache Cordova
13 2 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
13 2 (0.88%) XMPP
13 2 (0.88%) WinForms
13 2 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.49%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (17.98%) N-Tier
3 36 (15.79%) Credit Risk
4 21 (9.21%) Computer Science
5 20 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (8.77%) Market Risk
6 18 (7.89%) Mathematics
7 16 (7.02%) Data Integration
8 15 (6.58%) Statistics
9 9 (3.95%) Derivative
10 7 (3.07%) GIS
11 5 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.19%) Open Source
12 3 (1.32%) User Experience
12 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.88%) Economics
13 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.79%) Windows
2 15 (6.58%) UNIX
3 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Android
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) Linux
4 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.42%) OO
1 42 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.91%) Risk Management
2 34 (14.91%) Analytics
3 32 (14.04%) Regression Testing
3 32 (14.04%) Performance Testing
4 29 (12.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (10.09%) Use Case
5 23 (10.09%) UML
6 22 (9.65%) SOA
6 22 (9.65%) Unit Testing
6 22 (9.65%) Manual Testing
7 21 (9.21%) OOP
7 21 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.77%) Load Balancing
8 20 (8.77%) Risk Analytics
9 19 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 19 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 18 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (7.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 90 (39.47%) SQL
2 58 (25.44%) C#
3 33 (14.47%) Java
4 31 (13.60%) C++
5 24 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 18 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 16 (7.02%) Python
8 12 (5.26%) C
8 12 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.39%) Perl
10 6 (2.63%) VBA
11 5 (2.19%) PHP
12 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.88%) VBScript
14 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.88%) Ruby
14 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (25.00%) Degree
2 21 (9.21%) ISEB
3 14 (6.14%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.82%) PhD
5 4 (1.75%) CCNP
5 4 (1.75%) CCNA
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ACCA
8 1 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (20.61%) QA
2 21 (9.21%) WAI
3 6 (2.63%) Basel II
4 5 (2.19%) FINREP
5 3 (1.32%) SLA
6 2 (0.88%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.32%) Firmware
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) Tivoli
1 7 (3.07%) Control-M
1 7 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.44%) nmon
3 1 (0.44%) Iperf
Vendors
1 38 (16.67%) Oracle
2 35 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.70%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 8 (3.51%) Sybase
5 8 (3.51%) Cisco
6 7 (3.07%) Teradata
6 7 (3.07%) Endeca
6 7 (3.07%) Netezza
7 6 (2.63%) HP
8 5 (2.19%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.75%) Juniper
9 4 (1.75%) Mitel
9 4 (1.75%) F5
10 3 (1.32%) BT
11 2 (0.88%) VMware
11 2 (0.88%) Panasonic
11 2 (0.88%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Health Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Health Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £65k - 75k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £87000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Y
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Y
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £33935 - £43361 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, PMI, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago