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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 784 686 734
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +48
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 118 192 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 102 143 126
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £108,800 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -15.55%

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
93849 86638 91621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.20% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 74909 71197 77439
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Stress Testing
Top 29 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 19 September 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
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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 -94 104 £55,000 +10.00% 20
London -86 67 £80,000 +14.28% 11
City of London +5 22 £67,500 +22.72% 3
North West -17 16 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Cheshire -4 11 £30,000 -14.28%
Yorkshire -47 7 £38,500 +13.23% 1
Scotland -10 6 £42,500 +21.42% 4
South East -21 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Manchester -6 5 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Birmingham - 5 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £52,500 -
Hampshire -6 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Edinburgh -9 4 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Warrington - 4 £30,000 -
East of England -26 2 £33,500 -23.42%
Basingstoke - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £33,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £33,500 -
Berkshire +3 1 £25,000 -41.17%
Surrey -1 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Dunfermline - 1 £42,500 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £25,000 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Staines - 1 £50,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 116 (38.16%) Finance
2 113 (37.17%) SQL
3 91 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (22.04%) Degree
5 66 (21.71%) Risk Management
6 63 (20.72%) Banking
6 63 (20.72%) Credit Risk
7 62 (20.39%) SQL Server
8 60 (19.74%) .NET
9 58 (19.08%) C#
9 58 (19.08%) C++
10 54 (17.76%) Software Testing
11 52 (17.11%) Microsoft
12 49 (16.12%) Market Risk
13 47 (15.46%) Performance Testing
14 44 (14.47%) Project Management
15 41 (13.49%) Windows
16 40 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (12.83%) QA
17 39 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (12.50%) HTML
18 38 (12.50%) MySQL
18 38 (12.50%) Oracle
19 37 (12.17%) Java
20 36 (11.84%) OO
21 35 (11.51%) C
21 35 (11.51%) Test Automation
21 35 (11.51%) Mentoring
22 34 (11.18%) Linux
23 33 (10.86%) Python

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (8.22%) SAS
2 12 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.62%) Apache
4 9 (2.96%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.64%) IIS
6 5 (1.64%) CICS
7 2 (0.66%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.30%) MS Office
3 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Adaptiv
2 2 (0.66%) Summit
3 1 (0.33%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.33%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.64%) Office 365
2 4 (1.32%) Trello
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.91%) HTTP
2 19 (6.25%) Internet
3 15 (4.93%) WAN
4 14 (4.61%) LAN
5 8 (2.63%) Firewall
6 6 (1.97%) SAN
7 5 (1.64%) LDAP
7 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.64%) DNS
7 5 (1.64%) SSL
7 5 (1.64%) IMAP
7 5 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.64%) NAS
7 5 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 5 (1.64%) POP3
7 5 (1.64%) SMTP
7 5 (1.64%) DHCP
8 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.50%) MySQL
3 25 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.58%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (3.29%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.63%) Base SAS
9 8 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.64%) DB2
10 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.64%) Big Data
11 3 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.66%) HBase
12 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.59%) JIRA
3 15 (4.93%) Subversion
4 13 (4.28%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.95%) Hudson
6 10 (3.29%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.29%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (2.96%) Maven
8 7 (2.30%) Selenium
8 7 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.66%) JUnit
10 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.66%) VectorCAST
11 1 (0.33%) Redmine
11 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.33%) JMeter
11 1 (0.33%) LSMW
General
1 116 (38.16%) Finance
2 63 (20.72%) Banking
3 28 (9.21%) Investment Banking
4 25 (8.22%) Retail
5 21 (6.91%) Marketing
6 20 (6.58%) Front Office
6 20 (6.58%) Back Office
7 12 (3.95%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.30%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.97%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.32%) Legal
12 3 (0.99%) French Language
13 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.33%) Advertising
14 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (28.95%) Analyst
2 59 (19.41%) Developer
3 28 (9.21%) Test Analyst
4 25 (8.22%) C# Developer
5 23 (7.57%) Consultant
6 22 (7.24%) .NET Developer
7 21 (6.91%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.91%) Principal Engineer
8 20 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (6.58%) Principal Software Engineer
9 17 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (5.59%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (4.93%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (4.93%) Risk Analyst
11 14 (4.61%) DBA
11 14 (4.61%) Market Risk Analyst
12 12 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.62%) Risk Consultant
13 11 (3.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.74%) .NET
2 38 (12.50%) HTML
3 27 (8.88%) ASP.NET
4 25 (8.22%) XML
5 24 (7.89%) Web Services
6 23 (7.57%) CSS
7 17 (5.59%) RESTful
8 12 (3.95%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.95%) COM
9 10 (3.29%) Middleware
10 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.32%) JDBC
11 4 (1.32%) JSP
11 4 (1.32%) Servlets
12 3 (0.99%) HTML5
12 3 (0.99%) WPF
12 3 (0.99%) JSON
12 3 (0.99%) Ajax
13 2 (0.66%) STL
13 2 (0.66%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.72%) Credit Risk
2 49 (16.12%) Market Risk
3 39 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.89%) Derivative
5 23 (7.57%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (7.24%) Fixed Income
7 21 (6.91%) Management Information System
7 21 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (5.59%) N-Tier
9 15 (4.93%) Hedge funds
10 14 (4.61%) Computer Science
10 14 (4.61%) Open Source
11 13 (4.28%) Statistics
12 12 (3.95%) Mathematics
13 10 (3.29%) Equities
14 9 (2.96%) Mobile App
15 7 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (1.97%) Replication
16 6 (1.97%) Reference Data
17 5 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.49%) Windows
2 34 (11.18%) Linux
3 26 (8.55%) UNIX
4 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.64%) AIX
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.71%) Risk Management
3 54 (17.76%) Software Testing
4 47 (15.46%) Performance Testing
5 44 (14.47%) Project Management
6 40 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (11.84%) OO
8 35 (11.51%) Test Automation
8 35 (11.51%) Mentoring
9 33 (10.86%) Integration Testing
10 32 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 31 (10.20%) System Testing
12 29 (9.54%) Unit Testing
13 25 (8.22%) Analytics
14 24 (7.89%) Load Balancing
15 23 (7.57%) UML
16 22 (7.24%) ITIL
16 22 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (7.24%) Manual Testing
16 22 (7.24%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 113 (37.17%) SQL
2 58 (19.08%) C#
2 58 (19.08%) C++
3 37 (12.17%) Java
4 35 (11.51%) C
5 33 (10.86%) Python
6 31 (10.20%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.58%) VBA
8 19 (6.25%) Perl
9 13 (4.28%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.29%) Ruby
12 9 (2.96%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.96%) Groovy
13 8 (2.63%) PHP
14 5 (1.64%) PHP4
15 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.99%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (22.04%) Degree
2 32 (10.53%) ISEB
3 15 (4.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (3.29%) PhD
4 10 (3.29%) CCNP
4 10 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.96%) CISSP
5 9 (2.96%) CISM
6 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.64%) RHCE
8 3 (0.99%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.66%) PMP
9 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.83%) QA
2 17 (5.59%) WAI
3 11 (3.62%) Basel III
4 10 (3.29%) Basel II
5 9 (2.96%) CRD IV
5 9 (2.96%) SLA
6 5 (1.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.64%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.99%) EMIR
7 3 (0.99%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.33%) MiFID
8 1 (0.33%) COREP
8 1 (0.33%) UCITS
System Software
1 12 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.64%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.61%) Nagios
2 13 (4.28%) Puppet
3 9 (2.96%) Ganglia
3 9 (2.96%) Zenoss
4 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.50%) Oracle
3 12 (3.95%) VMware
4 11 (3.62%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.29%) IBM
5 10 (3.29%) NetApp
6 7 (2.30%) Cisco
7 6 (1.97%) JBoss
7 6 (1.97%) SunGard
7 6 (1.97%) HP
7 6 (1.97%) Citrix
7 6 (1.97%) Juniper
7 6 (1.97%) F5
8 5 (1.64%) EMC
9 3 (0.99%) SAP
10 2 (0.66%) Murex
10 2 (0.66%) Calypso
10 2 (0.66%) Perforce
10 2 (0.66%) Google
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: market salary
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Churchill Frank
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago