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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 824 890 858
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -32
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 87 91 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.095% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 81 67 111
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -19.44%

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
86036 95697 100006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.27% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71823 78372 80573
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 £31,000
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 30 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
(Click see detailed
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 +40 85 £42,500 -10.52% 20
London +37 47 £52,500 -4.54% 9
South East +23 12 £35,000 +7.69%
City of London +63 8 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North West +25 8 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -2 8 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £35,000 -
South West +13 6 £55,000 -
Aylesbury - 6 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +21 4 £42,500 - 4
West Midlands +4 4 £30,625 - 2
Dagenham - 4 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 £55,000 -
Rotherham - 4 £42,500 - 1
Dorset - 4 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 3
Berkshire +1 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Birmingham -12 3 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 3
Leicestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £29,000 -
Leicester - 2 £32,500 -
Newbury - 2 £22,500 -
Surrey +25 1 - -
East of England +20 1 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 80 (42.33%) SQL
2 61 (32.28%) QA
3 60 (31.75%) Finance
4 56 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 52 (27.51%) C#
5 52 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (26.46%) Selenium
7 46 (24.34%) Regression Testing
7 46 (24.34%) Oracle
8 45 (23.81%) Banking
9 44 (23.28%) Test Automation
10 40 (21.16%) Java
11 37 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (19.58%) Credit Risk
12 36 (19.05%) Functional Testing
13 34 (17.99%) Risk Management
14 33 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (16.40%) Windows
15 31 (16.40%) OO
16 30 (15.87%) .NET
16 30 (15.87%) Automated Testing
17 29 (15.34%) Unix
17 29 (15.34%) Derivative
17 29 (15.34%) System Testing
18 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 28 (14.81%) Validation
19 27 (14.29%) TDD
20 25 (13.23%) Performance Testing
21 23 (12.17%) WebDriver
21 23 (12.17%) Degree

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 (5.82%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.29%) SAS
3 8 (4.23%) Apache
3 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.70%) JBoss
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.06%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) CICS
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) MS Office
3 4 (2.12%) S-PLUS
4 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.53%) Kondor
2 1 (0.53%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Office 365
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) HTTP
2 4 (2.12%) SAN
3 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) LDAP
4 2 (1.06%) VLAN
4 2 (1.06%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.06%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) MPLS
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.52%) MySQL
3 9 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) Base SAS
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.53%) DB2
7 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.53%) MS Access
7 1 (0.53%) OLAP
7 1 (0.53%) QlikView
7 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 50 (26.46%) Selenium
2 23 (12.17%) WebDriver
3 21 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 19 (10.05%) JUnit
5 18 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 18 (9.52%) JIRA
6 15 (7.94%) FitNesse
6 15 (7.94%) Hudson
6 15 (7.94%) NeoLoad
6 15 (7.94%) SoapUI
7 11 (5.82%) LoadRunner
7 11 (5.82%) Visual Studio
8 10 (5.29%) JMeter
9 9 (4.76%) HP UFT
10 7 (3.70%) eggPlant
10 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.70%) MSTest
11 4 (2.12%) Moq
11 4 (2.12%) NUnit
11 4 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 60 (31.75%) Finance
2 45 (23.81%) Banking
3 22 (11.64%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.82%) Back Office
4 11 (5.82%) Marketing
5 9 (4.76%) Legal
5 9 (4.76%) Retail
6 6 (3.17%) Front Office
6 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (35.45%) Analyst
2 30 (15.87%) Tester
3 27 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 25 (13.23%) Developer
5 22 (11.64%) Test Analyst
6 19 (10.05%) Business Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) QA Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) Test Engineer
8 14 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) QA Tester
9 13 (6.88%) Automation Tester
9 13 (6.88%) Backup Engineer
9 13 (6.88%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.88%) Consultant
9 13 (6.88%) Risk Business Analyst
10 12 (6.35%) Credit Analyst
10 12 (6.35%) QA Automation Tester
10 12 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (5.82%) Business IT Analyst
11 11 (5.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.87%) .NET
2 18 (9.52%) Web Services
3 17 (8.99%) SOAP
4 15 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 15 (7.94%) XML
5 10 (5.29%) HTML
5 10 (5.29%) RESTful
6 9 (4.76%) CSS
7 8 (4.23%) Spring
8 7 (3.70%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.17%) WCF
9 6 (3.17%) WPF
10 4 (2.12%) Middleware
11 3 (1.59%) Autofac
11 3 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.59%) Ninject
11 3 (1.59%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (1.06%) Apache Flex
12 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.58%) Credit Risk
2 33 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (15.34%) Derivative
4 21 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (10.05%) Fixed Income
5 19 (10.05%) Market Risk
6 17 (8.99%) Mathematics
7 16 (8.47%) Client/Server
8 12 (6.35%) Equities
9 9 (4.76%) Computer Science
9 9 (4.76%) N-Tier
9 9 (4.76%) Virtual Team
10 7 (3.70%) Physics
11 6 (3.17%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (2.65%) Economics
12 5 (2.65%) Statistics
13 4 (2.12%) Clustering
13 4 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (2.12%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (2.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.40%) Windows
2 29 (15.34%) Unix
3 22 (11.64%) Windows Server
4 21 (11.11%) Linux
5 13 (6.88%) Android
5 13 (6.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.34%) Regression Testing
3 44 (23.28%) Test Automation
4 37 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 34 (17.99%) Risk Management
7 31 (16.40%) OO
8 30 (15.87%) Automated Testing
9 29 (15.34%) System Testing
10 28 (14.81%) Validation
11 27 (14.29%) TDD
12 25 (13.23%) Performance Testing
13 23 (12.17%) Scrum
13 23 (12.17%) User Stories
14 22 (11.64%) Automation Testing
15 21 (11.11%) BDD
15 21 (11.11%) Software Testing
16 19 (10.05%) Integration Testing
17 18 (9.52%) Kanban
17 18 (9.52%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (42.33%) SQL
2 52 (27.51%) C#
3 40 (21.16%) Java
4 22 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.47%) Python
7 14 (7.41%) Groovy
7 14 (7.41%) PHP
8 13 (6.88%) Ruby
9 12 (6.35%) C++
10 9 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.23%) VBA
12 7 (3.70%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.70%) R
13 6 (3.17%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.59%) Perl
15 3 (1.59%) VBScript
16 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.06%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) ISEB
2 7 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.70%) PhD
3 2 (1.06%) ACCA
3 2 (1.06%) CIMA
3 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMP
4 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (32.28%) QA
2 9 (4.76%) Basel III
2 9 (4.76%) WAI
3 8 (4.23%) SDET
4 7 (3.70%) CRD IV
4 7 (3.70%) Section 508
5 4 (2.12%) Basel II
6 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.59%) MiFID
7 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.88%) Backup Exec
2 9 (4.76%) HP SIM
3 3 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.53%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 46 (24.34%) Oracle
2 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.52%) HP
4 14 (7.41%) VMware
5 13 (6.88%) NetApp
5 13 (6.88%) Symantec
6 9 (4.76%) Veeam
7 6 (3.17%) Sybase
8 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.06%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.06%) Murex
9 2 (1.06%) SAP
10 1 (0.53%) Borland
10 1 (0.53%) Calypso
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) EMC
10 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.53%) Juniper
10 1 (0.53%) SevOne
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-£65,000, 15% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsburys Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
The SmartList
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago