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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 762 668 735
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +67
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 142 203 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 120 144 133
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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 -81 122 £55,000 +10.00% 25
London -49 77 £70,000 - 13
City of London +6 33 £70,000 +33.33% 5
North West -23 17 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Scotland -12 11 £45,000 +28.57% 2
South East -26 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Edinburgh -3 9 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Manchester -11 9 £37,500 - 3
Cheshire -14 8 £30,000 -14.28%
Yorkshire -50 7 £38,500 +18.46% 5
Hampshire -5 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey 0 4 £48,750 +14.70%
West Midlands - 4 £52,500 - 1
Warrington - 4 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £52,500 -
East of England 0 3 £33,500 -23.42% 1
South West -14 3 £32,500 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 2 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £33,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £33,500 -
Staines - 2 £48,750 -
Swindon - 2 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire -10 1 £50,000 +14.28%
Luton -11 1 £50,000 +14.28%
Fareham - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £42,500 -
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (35.05%) Finance
2 115 (34.74%) SQL
3 73 (22.05%) .NET
4 71 (21.45%) SQL Server
4 71 (21.45%) Degree
5 70 (21.15%) Risk Management
6 69 (20.85%) Microsoft
7 63 (19.03%) C#
8 62 (18.73%) Credit Risk
9 60 (18.13%) Banking
10 56 (16.92%) Software Testing
11 50 (15.11%) QA
11 50 (15.11%) C++
12 47 (14.20%) HTML
12 47 (14.20%) Market Risk
12 47 (14.20%) Performance Testing
13 44 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (12.69%) Project Management
15 41 (12.39%) JavaScript
15 41 (12.39%) Windows
16 40 (12.08%) Unit Testing
17 39 (11.78%) MySQL
18 38 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (11.18%) Test Automation
19 37 (11.18%) Web Services
20 36 (10.88%) ASP.NET
20 36 (10.88%) Test Scripting
21 35 (10.57%) Java
21 35 (10.57%) C
21 35 (10.57%) Python

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (8.16%) SAS
2 9 (2.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (2.42%) Apache
3 8 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.51%) CICS
5 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Adaptiv
2 3 (0.91%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.30%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.21%) Trello
3 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.55%) Internet
2 23 (6.95%) HTTP
3 12 (3.63%) WAN
4 10 (3.02%) LAN
5 8 (2.42%) RFID
6 6 (1.81%) Firewall
7 5 (1.51%) IMAP
7 5 (1.51%) LDAP
7 5 (1.51%) SSL
7 5 (1.51%) DNS
7 5 (1.51%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.51%) POP3
7 5 (1.51%) SMTP
7 5 (1.51%) DHCP
8 2 (0.60%) BGP
8 2 (0.60%) DSL
8 2 (0.60%) L2TP
8 2 (0.60%) X.21
8 2 (0.60%) IPsec
8 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.45%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.78%) MySQL
3 26 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (6.65%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.42%) Base SAS
8 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.51%) Big Data
9 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.51%) DB2
10 4 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.21%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.21%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.21%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.21%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.53%) JIRA
2 15 (4.53%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.93%) Subversion
4 12 (3.63%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.32%) Hudson
5 11 (3.32%) Selenium
6 10 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (2.72%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.72%) Maven
8 7 (2.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.91%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.60%) JUnit
11 2 (0.60%) LSMW
11 2 (0.60%) VectorCAST
12 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.30%) xUnit.net
General
1 116 (35.05%) Finance
2 60 (18.13%) Banking
3 29 (8.76%) Investment Banking
4 26 (7.85%) Retail
5 24 (7.25%) Marketing
6 17 (5.14%) Back Office
7 15 (4.53%) Front Office
8 14 (4.23%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.72%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.81%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.21%) Legal
13 3 (0.91%) French Language
14 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.30%) Advertising
15 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (28.10%) Analyst
2 71 (21.45%) Developer
3 34 (10.27%) Test Analyst
4 28 (8.46%) C# Developer
5 23 (6.95%) .NET Developer
6 22 (6.65%) Principal Software Engineer
6 22 (6.65%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.65%) Consultant
6 22 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (6.65%) Principal Engineer
7 19 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (5.44%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.14%) DBA
10 15 (4.53%) Project Manager
10 15 (4.53%) Tester
11 14 (4.23%) Risk Analyst
11 14 (4.23%) Market Risk Analyst
12 11 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.05%) .NET
2 47 (14.20%) HTML
3 37 (11.18%) Web Services
4 36 (10.88%) ASP.NET
5 32 (9.67%) CSS
6 29 (8.76%) XML
7 19 (5.74%) .NET Framework
7 19 (5.74%) RESTful
8 15 (4.53%) COM
9 14 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (3.93%) Middleware
11 10 (3.02%) HTML5
12 9 (2.72%) jQuery
13 8 (2.42%) NHibernate
13 8 (2.42%) REST
13 8 (2.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (2.42%) CSS3
14 5 (1.51%) SOAP
15 4 (1.21%) JDBC
15 4 (1.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.73%) Credit Risk
2 47 (14.20%) Market Risk
3 26 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.95%) Derivative
5 23 (6.95%) Embedded Systems
6 22 (6.65%) Fixed Income
7 19 (5.74%) N-Tier
8 16 (4.83%) Open Source
9 14 (4.23%) Mathematics
9 14 (4.23%) Statistics
10 13 (3.93%) Equities
11 12 (3.63%) Computer Science
12 11 (3.32%) Hedge funds
13 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.81%) Economics
15 5 (1.51%) Reference Data
15 5 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
15 5 (1.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.39%) Windows
2 31 (9.37%) Linux
3 21 (6.34%) UNIX
4 9 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.51%) Android
7 4 (1.21%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.15%) Risk Management
2 56 (16.92%) Software Testing
3 47 (14.20%) Performance Testing
4 44 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (12.69%) Project Management
6 40 (12.08%) Unit Testing
7 38 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (11.18%) Test Automation
9 36 (10.88%) Test Scripting
10 33 (9.97%) System Testing
10 33 (9.97%) Integration Testing
11 32 (9.67%) Software Engineering
12 30 (9.06%) OO
13 28 (8.46%) Regression Testing
14 27 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (7.85%) UML
15 26 (7.85%) Use Case
16 25 (7.55%) Analytics
17 24 (7.25%) Benchmarking
17 24 (7.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (34.74%) SQL
2 63 (19.03%) C#
3 50 (15.11%) C++
4 41 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 35 (10.57%) Java
5 35 (10.57%) C
5 35 (10.57%) Python
6 21 (6.34%) VBA
7 19 (5.74%) Perl
8 16 (4.83%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.32%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.02%) Ruby
11 9 (2.72%) Groovy
12 8 (2.42%) PHP
13 7 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.51%) R
14 5 (1.51%) PHP4
15 4 (1.21%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.21%) Scala
16 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (21.45%) Degree
2 33 (9.97%) ISEB
3 13 (3.93%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.32%) CCNP
4 11 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.72%) CISSP
5 9 (2.72%) CISM
6 8 (2.42%) PhD
7 5 (1.51%) RHCE
8 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.91%) PMP
8 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.60%) CCNA
9 2 (0.60%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (15.11%) QA
2 19 (5.74%) WAI
3 12 (3.63%) Basel III
4 10 (3.02%) CRD IV
5 9 (2.72%) SLA
6 8 (2.42%) Basel II
7 6 (1.81%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (1.51%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.21%) EMIR
10 3 (0.91%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.30%) UCITS
11 1 (0.30%) COREP
11 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.93%) Nagios
2 12 (3.63%) Puppet
3 8 (2.42%) Ganglia
3 8 (2.42%) Zenoss
4 6 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.67%) Oracle
3 11 (3.32%) VMware
4 8 (2.42%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.11%) NetApp
5 7 (2.11%) IBM
6 6 (1.81%) HP
6 6 (1.81%) SAP
6 6 (1.81%) JBoss
7 4 (1.21%) Cisco
7 4 (1.21%) SunGard
7 4 (1.21%) Juniper
7 4 (1.21%) F5
8 3 (0.91%) Calypso
8 3 (0.91%) Murex
9 2 (0.60%) EMC
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix
9 2 (0.60%) Google
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) Twitter
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Company Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £90000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Training & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago