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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 796 757 719
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -38
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 94 164 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 70 126 133
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £37,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,850 £85,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -28 85 £42,500 -18.66% 24
London +2 47 £55,000 -21.42% 12
Yorkshire +29 20 £42,500 +4.29% 7
West Yorkshire +23 20 £42,500 +4.29% 6
City of London +29 17 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Leeds +12 11 £42,500 +4.29% 6
North West +5 7 £37,500 - 2
Scotland +2 6 £32,000 -28.88% 1
Edinburgh -2 6 £32,000 -28.88% 1
South East +3 4 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Manchester -2 4 £37,500 - 2
East of England +5 3 £37,500 -10.17% 1
Surrey +5 3 £32,500 -31.57%
West Midlands -18 3 - -
Birmingham -19 3 - -
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £36,500 -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 - 1
Chester - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £37,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £37,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 79 (33.47%) SQL
2 75 (31.78%) Finance
3 74 (31.36%) QA
4 73 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (24.58%) Selenium
6 54 (22.88%) Java
7 53 (22.46%) Degree
8 50 (21.19%) Oracle
9 49 (20.76%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (19.92%) Banking
11 44 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 43 (18.22%) Regression Testing
13 42 (17.80%) C#
14 41 (17.37%) Performance Testing
15 35 (14.83%) Unit Testing
15 35 (14.83%) Mentoring
15 35 (14.83%) SDLC
16 34 (14.41%) Oracle Database
16 34 (14.41%) C++
16 34 (14.41%) JMeter
17 32 (13.56%) Automated Testing
18 31 (13.14%) .NET
18 31 (13.14%) Test Scripting
19 30 (12.71%) ISEB
20 29 (12.29%) Manual Testing
20 29 (12.29%) Analytics
21 28 (11.86%) Coaching
21 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
21 28 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
21 28 (11.86%) Web Services

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (7.63%) SAS
2 7 (2.97%) Apache
3 5 (2.12%) JBoss
4 4 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.69%) Confluence
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.27%) Orchard CMS
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
5 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.27%) WordPress
5 3 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.27%) CMS
6 2 (0.85%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (0.85%) iPlanet
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) nginx
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 17 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.42%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Oracle Payables
1 7 (2.97%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.69%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.42%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.42%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.42%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.93%) HTTP
2 7 (2.97%) Internet
3 4 (1.69%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.69%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.27%) PPP
4 3 (1.27%) SNMP
4 3 (1.27%) WAN
4 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.27%) MPLS
4 3 (1.27%) BGP
4 3 (1.27%) L2TP
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (1.27%) IPsec
4 3 (1.27%) xDSL
5 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) ATM
5 1 (0.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.41%) Oracle Database
2 28 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 27 (11.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (11.44%) SQL Server
4 21 (8.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 20 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (8.05%) MySQL
7 16 (6.78%) TKPROF
8 14 (5.93%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.81%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.12%) Big Data
12 4 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 3 (1.27%) DB2
14 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 58 (24.58%) Selenium
2 34 (14.41%) JMeter
3 22 (9.32%) WebDriver
4 20 (8.47%) JIRA
5 18 (7.63%) JUnit
6 16 (6.78%) Subversion
7 14 (5.93%) LoadRunner
8 13 (5.51%) HP UFT
9 11 (4.66%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.81%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.81%) NeoLoad
10 9 (3.81%) WinRunner
10 9 (3.81%) TestNG
11 4 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.69%) Bugzilla
11 4 (1.69%) Moq
12 3 (1.27%) MSTest
12 3 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.27%) NUnit
12 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (31.78%) Finance
2 47 (19.92%) Banking
3 18 (7.63%) Retail
4 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.66%) Marketing
6 6 (2.54%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.54%) Front Office
7 5 (2.12%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.27%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.27%) Games
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (30.51%) Analyst
2 63 (26.69%) Developer
3 37 (15.68%) Test Analyst
4 30 (12.71%) Consultant
5 21 (8.90%) Oracle Developer
6 17 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.78%) Tester
8 14 (5.93%) Risk Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) Business Analyst
9 12 (5.08%) Risk Consultant
10 11 (4.66%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.81%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.97%) QA Engineer
14 7 (2.97%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.14%) .NET
2 28 (11.86%) Web Services
3 23 (9.75%) XML
4 19 (8.05%) HTML
5 18 (7.63%) RESTful
6 13 (5.51%) CSS
7 12 (5.08%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.39%) SOAP
8 8 (3.39%) WPF
9 7 (2.97%) J2EE
10 5 (2.12%) Ajax
10 5 (2.12%) HTML5
10 5 (2.12%) Java SE
10 5 (2.12%) JSON
11 4 (1.69%) Apache Flex
11 4 (1.69%) WCF
11 4 (1.69%) jQuery
11 4 (1.69%) EDI
11 4 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.44%) Credit Risk
3 25 (10.59%) Data Integration
4 24 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.32%) GIS
6 16 (6.78%) N-Tier
7 12 (5.08%) Market Risk
8 10 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.39%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.54%) Equities
10 6 (2.54%) Statistics
10 6 (2.54%) Mobile App
11 5 (2.12%) User Experience
11 5 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.12%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.12%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.69%) Derivative
12 4 (1.69%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.86%) UNIX
2 21 (8.90%) Windows
3 10 (4.24%) Linux
4 8 (3.39%) Android
5 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 43 (18.22%) Regression Testing
4 41 (17.37%) Performance Testing
5 35 (14.83%) Unit Testing
5 35 (14.83%) Mentoring
5 35 (14.83%) SDLC
6 32 (13.56%) Automated Testing
7 31 (13.14%) Test Scripting
8 29 (12.29%) Analytics
8 29 (12.29%) Manual Testing
9 28 (11.86%) Coaching
10 27 (11.44%) Risk Management
11 26 (11.02%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (10.59%) Test Automation
13 24 (10.17%) OO
14 23 (9.75%) Software Testing
15 22 (9.32%) Load Testing
15 22 (9.32%) Test Strategy
16 21 (8.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (33.47%) SQL
2 54 (22.88%) Java
3 42 (17.80%) C#
4 34 (14.41%) C++
5 27 (11.44%) PL/SQL
6 22 (9.32%) JavaScript
7 21 (8.90%) Shell Script
8 16 (6.78%) Python
8 16 (6.78%) C
9 8 (3.39%) PHP
9 8 (3.39%) Groovy
10 7 (2.97%) VBA
11 5 (2.12%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.69%) Ruby
13 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.85%) Perl
14 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.85%) R
14 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (22.46%) Degree
2 30 (12.71%) ISEB
3 19 (8.05%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.69%) PhD
6 3 (1.27%) CCNP
6 3 (1.27%) CCNA
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ACCA
8 1 (0.42%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (31.36%) QA
2 11 (4.66%) WAI
3 7 (2.97%) Basel II
4 6 (2.54%) FINREP
5 4 (1.69%) Basel III
6 3 (1.27%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.42%) COREP
8 1 (0.42%) SLA
8 1 (0.42%) MiFID
8 1 (0.42%) FATCA
8 1 (0.42%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Firmware
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (6.78%) Tivoli
1 16 (6.78%) Control-M
2 7 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.42%) nmon
Vendors
1 50 (21.19%) Oracle
2 28 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.78%) Endeca
4 7 (2.97%) HP
5 6 (2.54%) Cisco
6 5 (2.12%) SAP
6 5 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.69%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.27%) IBM
8 3 (1.27%) Juniper
8 3 (1.27%) BT
8 3 (1.27%) F5
8 3 (1.27%) Splunk
8 3 (1.27%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.85%) hybris
9 2 (0.85%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.85%) ATG
9 2 (0.85%) BEA
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
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Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £120000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + BONUS
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + remote working, 25 days holiday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: competitive
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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