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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 791 750 702
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -48
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 98 186 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 136 143
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +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
89503 97151 86101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.18% 82.70% 80.76%
Number of salaries quoted 72819 78976 70889
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -33 89 £45,000 -10.00% 29
London +11 52 £53,750 -17.30% 21
West Yorkshire +39 15 £45,000 +23.28%
Yorkshire +15 15 £45,000 +23.28% 2
City of London +35 12 £40,000 -42.85% 8
North West -7 8 £37,500 - 3
Manchester -1 7 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +8 6 £32,000 -28.88%
Edinburgh +6 6 £32,000 -28.88%
South East -16 6 £35,000 -26.31% 1
West Midlands -4 4 £34,000 +13.33%
Birmingham - 4 £34,000 -
Leeds +12 3 £35,750 -2.05%
Surrey +3 3 £32,500 -35.00%
East of England +2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire 0 2 £41,250 +70.10%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire 0 1 £36,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Northern Ireland -6 1 - -
Milton Keynes -15 1 £42,500 +30.76%
Northampton - 1 £37,000 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £37,000 - 1

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 89 (38.36%) SQL
2 84 (36.21%) Finance
3 64 (27.59%) QA
4 59 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (24.57%) Degree
6 50 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (21.55%) Oracle
7 49 (21.12%) Banking
8 47 (20.26%) C#
9 46 (19.83%) Selenium
10 42 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (17.24%) C++
11 40 (17.24%) Java
12 39 (16.81%) Web Services
13 38 (16.38%) Regression Testing
13 38 (16.38%) Oracle Database
14 37 (15.95%) .NET
14 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
15 36 (15.52%) SDLC
15 36 (15.52%) Performance Testing
16 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
17 32 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
17 32 (13.79%) OO
17 32 (13.79%) Credit Risk
18 31 (13.36%) Risk Management
19 30 (12.93%) Unit Testing
20 29 (12.50%) Manual Testing
20 29 (12.50%) Analytics
20 29 (12.50%) ISEB
21 28 (12.07%) N-Tier

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 19 (8.19%) SAS
2 6 (2.59%) Apache
3 4 (1.72%) JBoss
3 4 (1.72%) Confluence
4 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (1.29%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.29%) WordPress
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.29%) Orchard CMS
4 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.29%) CMS
5 2 (0.86%) IIS
5 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) Lync
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.43%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 16 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.16%) MS Office
4 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.43%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Oracle Payables
1 15 (6.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 13 (5.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (5.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.43%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) Veeva
2 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.19%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Wireshark
2 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.16%) Internet
3 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) IPsec
3 4 (1.72%) MPLS
3 4 (1.72%) L2TP
3 4 (1.72%) BGP
3 4 (1.72%) PPP
3 4 (1.72%) SNMP
3 4 (1.72%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.72%) WAN
3 4 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.72%) xDSL
4 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.43%) GGSN
5 1 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (16.38%) Oracle Database
2 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
3 32 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 23 (9.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (8.62%) Relational Database
5 20 (8.62%) MySQL
6 17 (7.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 17 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (6.47%) RDBMS
8 13 (5.60%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 12 (5.17%) TKPROF
10 5 (2.16%) Big Data
11 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.86%) DB2
12 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.43%) Impala
13 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 46 (19.83%) Selenium
2 21 (9.05%) JMeter
3 19 (8.19%) JIRA
4 15 (6.47%) JUnit
4 15 (6.47%) WebDriver
5 12 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (5.17%) Subversion
6 9 (3.88%) TestNG
7 7 (3.02%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (2.59%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.72%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.72%) Moq
9 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.29%) MSTest
10 3 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.29%) NUnit
11 2 (0.86%) WinRunner
General
1 84 (36.21%) Finance
2 49 (21.12%) Banking
3 22 (9.48%) Retail
3 22 (9.48%) Telecoms
4 17 (7.33%) Marketing
5 14 (6.03%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.59%) Front Office
6 6 (2.59%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.29%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (28.88%) Developer
2 64 (27.59%) Analyst
3 33 (14.22%) Test Analyst
4 29 (12.50%) Consultant
5 23 (9.91%) C# Developer
6 22 (9.48%) Tester
7 18 (7.76%) .NET Developer
8 17 (7.33%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (6.03%) Risk Analyst
10 14 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.17%) Risk Consultant
12 11 (4.74%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.88%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.88%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.45%) Performance Tester
15 7 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
16 6 (2.59%) QA Analyst
16 6 (2.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.81%) Web Services
2 37 (15.95%) .NET
3 24 (10.34%) HTML
4 20 (8.62%) RESTful
5 19 (8.19%) CSS
5 19 (8.19%) XML
6 18 (7.76%) ASP.NET
7 14 (6.03%) J2EE
8 12 (5.17%) EDI
9 8 (3.45%) WPF
10 6 (2.59%) SOAP
11 5 (2.16%) Java SE
11 5 (2.16%) HTML5
11 5 (2.16%) Ajax
12 4 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.72%) jQuery
12 4 (1.72%) WCF
13 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.29%) JSON
13 3 (1.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (13.79%) Credit Risk
3 28 (12.07%) N-Tier
4 26 (11.21%) Computer Science
5 21 (9.05%) Data Integration
6 17 (7.33%) GIS
7 15 (6.47%) Market Risk
8 14 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (4.31%) Mathematics
10 9 (3.88%) Statistics
11 5 (2.16%) User Experience
11 5 (2.16%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.72%) Equities
12 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.72%) Derivative
13 3 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (1.29%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.29%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.21%) Windows
2 20 (8.62%) UNIX
3 8 (3.45%) Android
4 4 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.86%) Linux
5 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (18.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 38 (16.38%) Regression Testing
4 36 (15.52%) SDLC
4 36 (15.52%) Performance Testing
5 32 (13.79%) OO
6 31 (13.36%) Risk Management
7 30 (12.93%) Unit Testing
8 29 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 29 (12.50%) Analytics
9 28 (12.07%) Test Scripting
10 23 (9.91%) Software Testing
10 23 (9.91%) Coaching
11 22 (9.48%) Mentoring
11 22 (9.48%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (8.19%) UML
12 19 (8.19%) Automated Testing
12 19 (8.19%) Automation Testing
13 18 (7.76%) Use Case
13 18 (7.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.36%) SQL
2 47 (20.26%) C#
3 40 (17.24%) C++
3 40 (17.24%) Java
4 25 (10.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.91%) PL/SQL
6 17 (7.33%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.47%) Python
8 13 (5.60%) C
9 8 (3.45%) VBA
10 6 (2.59%) PHP
11 4 (1.72%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.72%) Perl
12 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.86%) Ruby
13 2 (0.86%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.86%) VBScript
13 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (24.57%) Degree
2 29 (12.50%) ISEB
3 19 (8.19%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.59%) PhD
5 4 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.72%) CCNP
5 4 (1.72%) CCNA
5 4 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ACCA
7 1 (0.43%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (27.59%) QA
2 17 (7.33%) WAI
3 7 (3.02%) Basel II
4 5 (2.16%) FINREP
5 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.86%) Basel III
5 2 (0.86%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.17%) Tivoli
1 12 (5.17%) Control-M
2 8 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.43%) Iperf
4 1 (0.43%) nmon
Vendors
1 50 (21.55%) Oracle
2 35 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.60%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.17%) JD Edwards
4 12 (5.17%) Endeca
5 8 (3.45%) Cisco
6 7 (3.02%) HP
7 5 (2.16%) SAP
7 5 (2.16%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.72%) Teradata
8 4 (1.72%) Netezza
8 4 (1.72%) Juniper
8 4 (1.72%) Sybase
8 4 (1.72%) F5
9 3 (1.29%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.29%) BT
10 2 (0.86%) Mitel
10 2 (0.86%) IBM
10 2 (0.86%) Panasonic
10 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
Kent
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £100000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago