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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 858 830 824
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 90 112 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 98 86
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -10.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,565
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%

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
87926 90823 89252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.21% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72969 74606 71146
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 0 84 £47,500 - 26
London +2 48 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Yorkshire +14 12 £40,750 -9.44% 1
West Yorkshire 0 12 £40,750 -9.44% 1
Leeds -4 12 £40,750 -9.44% 1
North West +15 8 £40,000 +6.66% 4
City of London +56 7 £81,250 +25.00% 5
South East +5 7 £40,000 +42.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £35,000 -26.31% 1
East of England +2 6 £35,000 -20.45% 2
Edinburgh - 6 - - 2
Scotland - 6 - - 2
Cheshire +24 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Surrey +14 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Manchester +8 3 £37,500 - 4
Cambridge -3 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire +15 2 - - 1
West Midlands -8 2 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Birmingham - 2 £26,500 -
Reading +6 1 £27,500 +1.85% 1
Berkshire -7 1 £27,500 +1.85% 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £42,500 -
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 3
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 86 (40.95%) Finance
2 82 (39.05%) Risk Management
3 67 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (30.48%) Banking
5 60 (28.57%) SQL
6 58 (27.62%) Credit Risk
7 57 (27.14%) Market Risk
8 56 (26.67%) Java
9 54 (25.71%) QA
10 48 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 46 (21.90%) Functional Testing
12 44 (20.95%) TDD
13 37 (17.62%) Non-Functional Testing
14 36 (17.14%) Retail
15 35 (16.67%) Performance Testing
16 33 (15.71%) PRINCE2
17 32 (15.24%) Unix
17 32 (15.24%) Web Services
17 32 (15.24%) Scrum
18 31 (14.76%) OO
19 30 (14.29%) PMP
19 30 (14.29%) PMI Certification
19 30 (14.29%) Programme Management
20 29 (13.81%) C#
21 28 (13.33%) Linux
21 28 (13.33%) Investment Banking
22 27 (12.86%) C++
22 27 (12.86%) .NET
23 26 (12.38%) JUnit
24 25 (11.90%) JMeter

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (5.71%) SAS
2 7 (3.33%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.48%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.90%) MS Office
4 3 (1.43%) HipChat
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.90%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) BGP
1 3 (1.43%) DSL
1 3 (1.43%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.43%) Firewall
1 3 (1.43%) IPsec
1 3 (1.43%) L2TP
1 3 (1.43%) MPLS
1 3 (1.43%) OSPF
1 3 (1.43%) PPP
1 3 (1.43%) SNMP
1 3 (1.43%) VoIP
1 3 (1.43%) WAN
1 3 (1.43%) X.21
1 3 (1.43%) xDSL
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) VLAN
2 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.43%) Big Data
3 3 (1.43%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.43%) MySQL
4 2 (0.95%) GIS
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) QlikView
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (12.38%) JUnit
2 25 (11.90%) Cucumber
2 25 (11.90%) JMeter
3 23 (10.95%) NeoLoad
4 16 (7.62%) Selenium
5 13 (6.19%) WebDriver
6 12 (5.71%) JIRA
7 11 (5.24%) Hudson
8 9 (4.29%) SoapUI
9 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.33%) FitNesse
10 7 (3.33%) Gatling
11 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.43%) Introscope
13 2 (0.95%) Maven
13 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.48%) LoadUI
14 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 86 (40.95%) Finance
2 64 (30.48%) Banking
3 36 (17.14%) Retail
4 28 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 12 (5.71%) Front Office
6 9 (4.29%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.33%) Marketing
7 7 (3.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.90%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (24.29%) Analyst
2 37 (17.62%) Consultant
3 30 (14.29%) Tester
4 27 (12.86%) Test Analyst
5 25 (11.90%) Risk Consultant
6 19 (9.05%) Developer
7 18 (8.57%) QA Tester
7 18 (8.57%) Risk Manager
8 15 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 15 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.67%) Risk Business Analyst
10 13 (6.19%) Automation Tester
10 13 (6.19%) Credit Risk Manager
11 12 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
11 12 (5.71%) Risk Management Consultant
12 11 (5.24%) Agile Tester
12 11 (5.24%) Management Consultant
12 11 (5.24%) QA Automation Tester
13 10 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.24%) Web Services
2 27 (12.86%) .NET
3 18 (8.57%) XML
4 13 (6.19%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.71%) HTML
6 11 (5.24%) CSS
7 10 (4.76%) Apache Flex
8 9 (4.29%) Java SE
8 9 (4.29%) LINQ
8 9 (4.29%) Task Parallel Library
9 8 (3.81%) SOAP
10 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET
10 6 (2.86%) J2EE
11 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.43%) RESTful
12 3 (1.43%) WCF
12 3 (1.43%) WPF
13 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.95%) jQuery
13 2 (0.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.62%) Credit Risk
2 57 (27.14%) Market Risk
3 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.86%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.38%) Clustering
9 4 (1.90%) Derivative
9 4 (1.90%) Economics
9 4 (1.90%) Statistics
10 3 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.43%) Physics
10 3 (1.43%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.24%) Unix
2 28 (13.33%) Linux
3 17 (8.10%) Android
4 8 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.43%) Windows
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.05%) Risk Management
2 67 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (21.90%) Functional Testing
5 44 (20.95%) TDD
6 37 (17.62%) Non-Functional Testing
7 35 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 33 (15.71%) PRINCE2
9 32 (15.24%) Scrum
10 31 (14.76%) OO
11 30 (14.29%) Programme Management
12 25 (11.90%) BDD
13 24 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (10.48%) Test Automation
15 20 (9.52%) Software Testing
16 19 (9.05%) Business Analysis
16 19 (9.05%) Test Scripting
17 17 (8.10%) Automation Testing
17 17 (8.10%) Mentoring
17 17 (8.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.57%) SQL
2 56 (26.67%) Java
3 29 (13.81%) C#
4 27 (12.86%) C++
5 17 (8.10%) Python
6 13 (6.19%) Groovy
7 12 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.24%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.81%) PHP
9 8 (3.81%) Ruby
10 7 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.90%) VBA
12 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.48%) C
14 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 30 (14.29%) PMP
2 20 (9.52%) Degree
3 13 (6.19%) ISEB
4 8 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.86%) ACCA
6 6 (2.86%) CIMA
7 4 (1.90%) PhD
8 3 (1.43%) CCNA
8 3 (1.43%) CCNP
8 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.95%) CFA
10 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (25.71%) QA
2 9 (4.29%) Basel III
3 8 (3.81%) Basel II
3 8 (3.81%) SDET
3 8 (3.81%) Solvency II
4 7 (3.33%) COREP
4 7 (3.33%) FINREP
5 6 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (2.86%) EMIR
5 6 (2.86%) FATCA
5 6 (2.86%) MiFID
6 5 (2.38%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.43%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.48%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) Graphite
2 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.62%) Oracle
3 6 (2.86%) Hyperion
4 3 (1.43%) Cisco
4 3 (1.43%) Dynatrace
4 3 (1.43%) EMC
4 3 (1.43%) F5
4 3 (1.43%) Juniper
4 3 (1.43%) Mitel
4 3 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (0.48%) Murex
5 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Badenoch & Clark
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Shares, bonus, bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Winchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £30k - £45k + 10% pension + health + 25 days hols
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 21 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
iKas International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago