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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 786 736 705
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -31
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 100 136 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 91 91 132
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +42.85%

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
87329 85491 87260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.68% 82.25% 80.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71992 68288 74041
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 £72,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 -21 98 £45,750 -12.85% 41
London -16 50 £62,500 -3.84% 28
North West +15 19 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Manchester +6 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +9 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds +5 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire +3 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London -6 10 £65,000 -7.14% 13
South East -66 10 £30,250 -39.50% 2
Hampshire -13 4 £33,000 -40.00%
Cheshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Warrington - 4 £27,500 -
Reading -5 3 £26,500 -51.81%
East of England -10 3 £40,000 -31.03% 5
Berkshire -13 3 £26,500 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £30,250 -5.46%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £30,250 -5.46%
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Aldershot - 2 £25,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 -
South West -9 1 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Surrey -28 1 £37,500 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -29 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £32,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,500 - 3
Ipswich - 1 £40,000 -
Swindon - 1 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,500 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 98 (48.76%) SQL
2 96 (47.76%) Finance
3 56 (27.86%) C#
4 50 (24.88%) SQL Server
4 50 (24.88%) Degree
5 47 (23.38%) Banking
6 45 (22.39%) OO
7 43 (21.39%) C++
8 42 (20.90%) Java
8 42 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (20.90%) Credit Risk
8 42 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (20.40%) Windows
10 34 (16.92%) .NET
10 34 (16.92%) Performance Testing
11 33 (16.42%) Oracle
12 32 (15.92%) QA
13 30 (14.93%) Risk Management
14 29 (14.43%) N-Tier
15 28 (13.93%) Market Risk
16 27 (13.43%) Oracle Database
16 27 (13.43%) Web Services
16 27 (13.43%) Microsoft
17 25 (12.44%) Telecoms
18 24 (11.94%) ITIL
19 23 (11.44%) ASP.NET
19 23 (11.44%) HTML
19 23 (11.44%) Software Testing
20 22 (10.95%) UNIX
20 22 (10.95%) System Testing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (7.46%) SAS
2 12 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.98%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.48%) IIS
5 6 (2.99%) Apache
6 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.48%) MS Office
3 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 13 (6.47%) Oracle Payables
1 13 (6.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (5.97%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 12 (5.97%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.99%) Adaptiv
3 4 (1.99%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.95%) HTTP
2 16 (7.96%) WAN
3 14 (6.97%) LAN
4 12 (5.97%) Firewall
5 7 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (3.48%) SAN
6 6 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.99%) NAS
6 6 (2.99%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.49%) Internet
8 4 (1.99%) DNS
9 2 (1.00%) Intranet
9 2 (1.00%) MPLS
9 2 (1.00%) BGP
9 2 (1.00%) L2TP
9 2 (1.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.00%) PPP
9 2 (1.00%) SNMP
9 2 (1.00%) xDSL
9 2 (1.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.43%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.45%) MySQL
3 19 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.46%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (5.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.99%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (7.46%) JIRA
1 15 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.97%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (4.48%) Selenium
4 7 (3.48%) Subversion
5 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.99%) Hudson
6 4 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.99%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.00%) VectorCAST
7 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.00%) JUnit
7 2 (1.00%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 96 (47.76%) Finance
2 47 (23.38%) Banking
3 25 (12.44%) Telecoms
4 21 (10.45%) Retail
5 19 (9.45%) Marketing
6 15 (7.46%) Front Office
7 13 (6.47%) Investment Banking
8 8 (3.98%) Back Office
9 6 (2.99%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.49%) Legal
11 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (25.37%) Analyst
2 40 (19.90%) Developer
3 23 (11.44%) Test Analyst
4 21 (10.45%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.45%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (7.46%) Tester
7 11 (5.47%) Consultant
8 10 (4.98%) Risk Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.48%) Implementation Consultant
10 7 (3.48%) Market Risk Analyst
10 7 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.48%) Risk Consultant
11 6 (2.99%) Software Implementation Consultant
11 6 (2.99%) Non-Functional Tester
11 6 (2.99%) Excel Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.92%) .NET
2 27 (13.43%) Web Services
3 23 (11.44%) ASP.NET
3 23 (11.44%) HTML
4 18 (8.96%) CSS
5 16 (7.96%) J2EE
5 16 (7.96%) RESTful
6 15 (7.46%) XML
7 12 (5.97%) EDI
8 8 (3.98%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.99%) Middleware
9 6 (2.99%) JDBC
10 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.99%) WCF
11 4 (1.99%) WPF
11 4 (1.99%) JSP
11 4 (1.99%) Servlets
12 3 (1.49%) JSON
12 3 (1.49%) Ajax
12 3 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.90%) Credit Risk
1 42 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.43%) N-Tier
3 28 (13.93%) Market Risk
4 21 (10.45%) Mathematics
5 16 (7.96%) Statistics
6 15 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (5.97%) Derivative
8 11 (5.47%) Hedge funds
9 10 (4.98%) Computer Science
10 9 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.99%) Replication
12 6 (2.99%) Clustering
13 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.99%) User Experience
14 3 (1.49%) Reference Data
14 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 2 (1.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.40%) Windows
2 22 (10.95%) UNIX
3 14 (6.97%) Linux
4 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.99%) AIX
6 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.39%) OO
2 42 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (16.92%) Performance Testing
4 30 (14.93%) Risk Management
5 24 (11.94%) ITIL
6 23 (11.44%) Software Testing
7 22 (10.95%) System Testing
8 21 (10.45%) Integration Testing
8 21 (10.45%) Load Balancing
8 21 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (9.95%) UML
9 20 (9.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (9.45%) Regression Testing
11 18 (8.96%) Manual Testing
12 17 (8.46%) Use Case
12 17 (8.46%) CRM
12 17 (8.46%) Project Management
12 17 (8.46%) Analytics
12 17 (8.46%) Mentoring
13 16 (7.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (48.76%) SQL
2 56 (27.86%) C#
3 43 (21.39%) C++
4 42 (20.90%) Java
5 19 (9.45%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.97%) Python
7 12 (5.97%) Perl
8 8 (3.98%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.98%) C
8 8 (3.98%) VBA
9 6 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.49%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.00%) Ruby
11 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) R
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.50%) VBScript
12 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (24.88%) Degree
2 19 (9.45%) ISEB
3 18 (8.96%) ISTQB
4 15 (7.46%) PhD
5 2 (1.00%) CCNP
5 2 (1.00%) CCNA
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.00%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.92%) QA
2 15 (7.46%) WAI
3 8 (3.98%) Basel II
4 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 3 (1.49%) FINREP
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.99%) XenDesktop
2 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Nagios
1 4 (1.99%) Ganglia
1 4 (1.99%) Zenoss
1 4 (1.99%) Puppet
2 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (16.42%) Oracle
2 27 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.97%) JD Edwards
3 12 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.98%) Cisco
5 9 (4.48%) Sybase
6 8 (3.98%) Juniper
6 8 (3.98%) VMware
6 8 (3.98%) F5
7 7 (3.48%) Teradata
7 7 (3.48%) Netezza
7 7 (3.48%) Citrix
8 6 (2.99%) EMC
8 6 (2.99%) IBM
8 6 (2.99%) NetApp
8 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.99%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.49%) Mitel
9 5 (2.49%) HP
10 4 (1.99%) SunGard
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £32000 - £38400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Salary: £35200 - £40200 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Salary: £32200 - £39800 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £34000 - £45200 per annum + Inclusive of London Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago