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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 804 775 678
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -97
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 89 132 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 112 141
Average salary £53,750 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.36% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £89,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +12.00%

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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -32 78 £55,000 +2.32% 25
London -7 50 £65,000 -7.14% 18
Yorkshire +21 17 £42,500 +10.38% 1
City of London +14 17 £51,250 -26.78% 8
West Yorkshire - 16 £42,500 - 1
Leeds - 10 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +1 9 £32,000 -26.85% 4
Edinburgh -4 9 £32,000 -28.88% 4
East of England -1 3 £25,500 -23.88% 2
North West -11 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £25,500 -23.88%
Swindon +12 2 £60,000 +100.00% 2
Birmingham +8 2 - -
Wiltshire -2 2 £60,000 +84.61% 2
West Midlands -8 2 - -
South West -23 2 £60,000 +84.61% 2
Huntingdon - 2 £25,500 -
South East +6 1 £42,500 -8.10% 1
South Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Cheshire -3 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.25%) SQL
3 62 (33.33%) QA
4 61 (32.80%) Java
5 47 (25.27%) Finance
6 44 (23.66%) Selenium
7 40 (21.51%) Oracle
8 37 (19.89%) Degree
9 36 (19.35%) Banking
9 36 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (18.82%) Web Services
11 34 (18.28%) C#
11 34 (18.28%) Regression Testing
11 34 (18.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (18.28%) Unit Testing
12 32 (17.20%) Mentoring
13 31 (16.67%) SDLC
13 31 (16.67%) Risk Management
14 30 (16.13%) C++
14 30 (16.13%) Performance Testing
15 29 (15.59%) Scrum
16 28 (15.05%) TDD
16 28 (15.05%) UNIX
16 28 (15.05%) JMeter
16 28 (15.05%) GIS
16 28 (15.05%) Test Scripting
17 26 (13.98%) Automated Testing
18 25 (13.44%) .NET
19 23 (12.37%) PL/SQL
19 23 (12.37%) Python

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (4.84%) SAS
2 7 (3.76%) Apache
3 6 (3.23%) JBoss
4 5 (2.69%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.15%) Confluence
5 4 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.61%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.61%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.61%) CMS
6 3 (1.61%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (1.61%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.61%) WordPress
6 3 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.61%) nginx
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.61%) HipChat
4 2 (1.08%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Endur
1 1 (0.54%) Adaptiv
1 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.69%) HTTP
2 3 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.29%) Oracle Database
2 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (9.14%) SQL Server
4 17 (9.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 15 (8.06%) MySQL
6 14 (7.53%) TKPROF
7 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.69%) Big Data
9 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.61%) DB2
9 3 (1.61%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.54%) QlikView
11 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (23.66%) Selenium
2 28 (15.05%) JMeter
3 20 (10.75%) JUnit
4 19 (10.22%) JIRA
5 15 (8.06%) WebDriver
6 14 (7.53%) Subversion
7 13 (6.99%) HP UFT
7 13 (6.99%) LoadRunner
8 11 (5.91%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.91%) SoapUI
9 10 (5.38%) NeoLoad
10 9 (4.84%) WinRunner
11 4 (2.15%) Maven
11 4 (2.15%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.15%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.61%) MSTest
12 3 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.61%) Moq
12 3 (1.61%) NUnit
12 3 (1.61%) Introscope
General
1 47 (25.27%) Finance
2 36 (19.35%) Banking
3 14 (7.53%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.91%) Front Office
5 10 (5.38%) Retail
6 7 (3.76%) Marketing
7 5 (2.69%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.15%) Games
9 3 (1.61%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.08%) Back Office
11 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 55 (29.57%) Developer
2 44 (23.66%) Analyst
3 23 (12.37%) Consultant
4 20 (10.75%) Test Analyst
5 17 (9.14%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Tester
10 8 (4.30%) QA Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Risk Consultant
11 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.23%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.23%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.23%) Risk Analyst
12 6 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Test Leader
13 5 (2.69%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.82%) Web Services
2 25 (13.44%) .NET
3 20 (10.75%) XML
4 18 (9.68%) HTML
5 14 (7.53%) Java SE
6 13 (6.99%) RESTful
7 11 (5.91%) CSS
8 10 (5.38%) SOAP
9 8 (4.30%) WPF
9 8 (4.30%) LINQ
10 6 (3.23%) JSON
10 6 (3.23%) J2EE
10 6 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.23%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.69%) Ajax
11 5 (2.69%) HTML5
11 5 (2.69%) Task Parallel Library
12 4 (2.15%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (2.15%) Apache Flex
12 4 (2.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.05%) GIS
3 19 (10.22%) Credit Risk
3 19 (10.22%) Market Risk
4 18 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 17 (9.14%) Data Integration
6 12 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (4.30%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.23%) User Experience
9 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.69%) Equities
10 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.15%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.61%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.61%) Semantic Web
11 3 (1.61%) RIA
12 2 (1.08%) Online Games
12 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.05%) UNIX
2 18 (9.68%) Android
3 11 (5.91%) Linux
4 9 (4.84%) Windows
5 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.28%) Regression Testing
2 34 (18.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (18.28%) Unit Testing
3 32 (17.20%) Mentoring
4 31 (16.67%) SDLC
4 31 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 30 (16.13%) Performance Testing
6 29 (15.59%) Scrum
7 28 (15.05%) TDD
7 28 (15.05%) Test Scripting
8 26 (13.98%) Automated Testing
9 23 (12.37%) Coaching
10 22 (11.83%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (11.29%) Software Engineering
12 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.68%) OO
13 17 (9.14%) Test Automation
13 17 (9.14%) BDD
14 16 (8.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.25%) SQL
2 61 (32.80%) Java
3 34 (18.28%) C#
4 30 (16.13%) C++
5 23 (12.37%) PL/SQL
5 23 (12.37%) Python
6 20 (10.75%) Shell Script
7 19 (10.22%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.38%) Groovy
9 8 (4.30%) C
10 7 (3.76%) PHP
11 5 (2.69%) VBA
12 4 (2.15%) Ruby
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.08%) Perl
14 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (19.89%) Degree
2 20 (10.75%) ISEB
3 12 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.61%) PMP
5 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.08%) PhD
7 1 (0.54%) ACCA
7 1 (0.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (33.33%) QA
2 6 (3.23%) FINREP
3 5 (2.69%) Basel III
3 5 (2.69%) WAI
4 4 (2.15%) Basel II
4 4 (2.15%) COREP
5 3 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.61%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.08%) FATCA
6 2 (1.08%) EMIR
6 2 (1.08%) MiFID
7 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Firmware
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.53%) Tivoli
1 14 (7.53%) Control-M
2 3 (1.61%) Graphite
3 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (21.51%) Oracle
2 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.53%) Endeca
4 5 (2.69%) SAP
5 3 (1.61%) BEA
5 3 (1.61%) IBM
5 3 (1.61%) ATG
5 3 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.61%) hybris
5 3 (1.61%) Splunk
5 3 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.08%) HP
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (0.54%) SunGard
7 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.54%) Informatica
7 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.54%) Perforce
7 1 (0.54%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £27000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Training Provided
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago