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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 750 742 659
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -83
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 131 150 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 112 105 159
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £98,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +31.57%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -25 127 £45,000 -14.28% 42
London +16 63 £55,000 -15.38% 29
Yorkshire +14 20 £45,000 +40.62% 1
West Yorkshire +12 20 £45,000 +40.62%
North West +4 17 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Leeds +1 15 £45,000 +40.62%
South East -46 15 £27,000 -46.00% 2
Manchester +7 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
City of London -2 10 £53,250 +3.90% 13
East of England +5 9 £41,500 -28.44% 2
Berkshire -8 8 £27,000 -50.00%
Reading -12 7 £27,000 -50.90%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire -9 4 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Warrington - 4 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 4 £47,500 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
South West -22 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Aldershot - 2 £25,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £37,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,000 -
Swindon - 2 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +8 1 - -
Watford -1 1 £30,000 -26.82%
Hook -6 1 - -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £30,000 -26.82%
Surrey -20 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -23 1 £40,000 -23.80% 2

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 105 (48.84%) Finance
2 87 (40.47%) SQL
3 56 (26.05%) Degree
4 55 (25.58%) C#
5 52 (24.19%) Banking
6 47 (21.86%) SQL Server
7 43 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (19.53%) Windows
8 42 (19.53%) OO
9 38 (17.67%) N-Tier
9 38 (17.67%) C++
9 38 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (17.21%) Oracle
10 37 (17.21%) Credit Risk
11 36 (16.74%) Java
12 34 (15.81%) QA
13 33 (15.35%) Microsoft
14 31 (14.42%) Risk Management
14 31 (14.42%) Telecoms
14 31 (14.42%) Oracle Database
15 30 (13.95%) .NET
15 30 (13.95%) Web Services
16 27 (12.56%) Performance Testing
17 26 (12.09%) Analytics
17 26 (12.09%) Retail
18 25 (11.63%) Market Risk
18 25 (11.63%) Manual Testing
19 22 (10.23%) Software Testing
19 22 (10.23%) ITIL
19 22 (10.23%) SOA

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (6.98%) SAS
2 9 (4.19%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.79%) IIS
5 5 (2.33%) Apache
6 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (1.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.72%) MS Office
2 8 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (6.98%) Oracle Payables
1 15 (6.98%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (5.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 12 (5.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.86%) SalesLogix
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.93%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.47%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.77%) HTTP
2 13 (6.05%) WAN
3 12 (5.58%) Firewall
4 10 (4.65%) LAN
5 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.79%) SAN
6 6 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.33%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.86%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.86%) NAS
8 4 (1.86%) xDSL
8 4 (1.86%) IPsec
8 4 (1.86%) DNS
8 4 (1.86%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.86%) Internet
8 4 (1.86%) MPLS
8 4 (1.86%) BGP
8 4 (1.86%) L2TP
8 4 (1.86%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.86%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.42%) Oracle Database
3 21 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 19 (8.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (8.37%) MySQL
5 18 (8.37%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.58%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (5.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.86%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.40%) Big Data
11 3 (1.40%) TKPROF
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Selenium
2 12 (5.58%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (5.12%) JMeter
4 10 (4.65%) JIRA
4 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (4.19%) WebDriver
6 8 (3.72%) JUnit
6 8 (3.72%) TestNG
7 5 (2.33%) Subversion
8 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.40%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.47%) Rational Performance Tester
11 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.47%) Moq
11 1 (0.47%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.47%) Hudson
11 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
General
1 105 (48.84%) Finance
2 52 (24.19%) Banking
3 31 (14.42%) Telecoms
4 26 (12.09%) Retail
5 18 (8.37%) Marketing
6 13 (6.05%) Investment Banking
7 9 (4.19%) Front Office
8 6 (2.79%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.86%) Back Office
9 4 (1.86%) Legal
10 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (25.58%) Analyst
2 49 (22.79%) Developer
3 27 (12.56%) Test Analyst
4 23 (10.70%) C# Developer
5 22 (10.23%) Tester
5 22 (10.23%) .NET Developer
6 20 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (7.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (7.91%) Consultant
7 17 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.98%) Risk Analyst
9 10 (4.65%) Risk Consultant
9 10 (4.65%) Non-Functional Tester
10 9 (4.19%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.19%) Performance Tester
11 8 (3.72%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.26%) Market Risk Analyst
13 6 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.79%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.79%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.95%) .NET
1 30 (13.95%) Web Services
2 21 (9.77%) ASP.NET
3 19 (8.84%) HTML
4 18 (8.37%) CSS
4 18 (8.37%) RESTful
5 17 (7.91%) XML
6 16 (7.44%) J2EE
7 12 (5.58%) EDI
8 5 (2.33%) WCF
8 5 (2.33%) WPF
9 4 (1.86%) Middleware
10 3 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.93%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.93%) XMPP
11 2 (0.93%) WinForms
11 2 (0.93%) Swing
11 2 (0.93%) JDBC
12 1 (0.47%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (17.67%) N-Tier
3 37 (17.21%) Credit Risk
4 25 (11.63%) Market Risk
5 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 20 (9.30%) Mathematics
6 17 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (7.44%) Statistics
8 13 (6.05%) Derivative
9 9 (4.19%) Data Integration
10 7 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.33%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.86%) Replication
12 4 (1.86%) Clustering
13 3 (1.40%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.40%) GIS
13 3 (1.40%) User Experience
14 2 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.53%) Windows
2 20 (9.30%) UNIX
3 9 (4.19%) Linux
4 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.86%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.86%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.53%) OO
2 38 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.42%) Risk Management
4 27 (12.56%) Performance Testing
5 26 (12.09%) Analytics
6 25 (11.63%) Manual Testing
7 22 (10.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (10.23%) Software Testing
7 22 (10.23%) ITIL
7 22 (10.23%) SOA
8 21 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (9.77%) Regression Testing
8 21 (9.77%) Load Balancing
9 20 (9.30%) Use Case
9 20 (9.30%) UML
10 19 (8.84%) System Testing
10 19 (8.84%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.84%) Software Architecture
11 18 (8.37%) OOP
12 16 (7.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.47%) SQL
2 55 (25.58%) C#
3 38 (17.67%) C++
4 36 (16.74%) Java
5 19 (8.84%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.98%) Python
7 13 (6.05%) C
8 12 (5.58%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.19%) Perl
9 9 (4.19%) VBA
10 6 (2.79%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.86%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.40%) Ruby
13 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.93%) VBScript
14 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (26.05%) Degree
2 22 (10.23%) ISEB
3 18 (8.37%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.51%) PhD
5 4 (1.86%) CCNP
5 4 (1.86%) CCNA
5 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) VCP4
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.47%) ACCA
7 1 (0.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.81%) QA
2 17 (7.91%) WAI
3 8 (3.72%) Basel II
4 4 (1.86%) SLA
4 4 (1.86%) FINREP
5 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.40%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.40%) Control-M
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.47%) nmon
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.47%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (17.21%) Oracle
2 33 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 13 (6.05%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.58%) JD Edwards
5 11 (5.12%) Cisco
6 9 (4.19%) Sybase
7 8 (3.72%) Juniper
7 8 (3.72%) F5
8 7 (3.26%) Teradata
8 7 (3.26%) Netezza
9 6 (2.79%) Mitel
9 6 (2.79%) VMware
9 6 (2.79%) HP
10 5 (2.33%) EMC
10 5 (2.33%) Citrix
10 5 (2.33%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.33%) IBM
10 5 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.86%) NetApp
11 4 (1.86%) SonicWALL
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% Bonus, pension, health
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