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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 810 746 745
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -1
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 85 153 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 77 107 107
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £37,545 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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
92374 89648 91863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.25% 81.74% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76138 72001 78206
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 2014. 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 -49 82 £50,000 -4.76% 17
London -7 39 £65,000 -7.14% 8
North West -11 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
City of London +15 12 £67,500 -6.89% 5
Leeds +6 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Yorkshire -4 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire -16 12 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South East -27 12 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Manchester -22 10 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Surrey -9 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hampshire -10 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Cheshire - 5 £27,500 -
Southampton - 4 £40,000 -
Warrington - 3 £27,500 -
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 -
Reigate - 2 £60,000 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes 0 1 £29,000 -9.37% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £29,000 -9.37% 1
Reading -10 1 £46,500 -
West Midlands -11 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Berkshire -12 1 £46,500 +23.78%
Swindon - 1 £70,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £26,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £32,000 - 1
Bolton - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £70,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 100 (48.54%) Finance
2 99 (48.06%) SQL
3 60 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (26.21%) Degree
5 51 (24.76%) C#
6 49 (23.79%) Banking
7 47 (22.82%) Credit Risk
8 45 (21.84%) SQL Server
9 39 (18.93%) Java
9 39 (18.93%) Market Risk
10 38 (18.45%) C++
10 38 (18.45%) Windows
11 37 (17.96%) OO
11 37 (17.96%) Risk Management
12 34 (16.50%) Performance Testing
13 32 (15.53%) .NET
14 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (14.56%) Software Testing
16 27 (13.11%) Oracle
17 25 (12.14%) Mentoring
18 24 (11.65%) QA
18 24 (11.65%) UNIX
19 23 (11.17%) Microsoft
19 23 (11.17%) Integration Testing
20 22 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
20 22 (10.68%) System Testing
20 22 (10.68%) Project Management
20 22 (10.68%) N-Tier
21 21 (10.19%) ASP.NET
22 20 (9.71%) HTML

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 13 (6.31%) SAS
1 13 (6.31%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.40%) Apache
5 6 (2.91%) IIS
6 4 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.49%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Office
1 7 (3.40%) MS Excel
1 7 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Adaptiv
2 4 (1.94%) SalesLogix
2 4 (1.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Trello
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.80%) LAN
1 14 (6.80%) WAN
1 14 (6.80%) HTTP
2 10 (4.85%) Firewall
3 7 (3.40%) SAN
3 7 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.91%) NAS
4 6 (2.91%) NetScaler
4 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.43%) DNS
5 5 (2.43%) Internet
6 2 (0.97%) Intranet
7 1 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.49%) IMAP
7 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.49%) GGSN
7 1 (0.49%) LDAP
7 1 (0.49%) RTCP
7 1 (0.49%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.71%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.22%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.25%) MySQL
5 13 (6.31%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.88%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.97%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.97%) Big Data
12 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) JIRA
2 16 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.88%) Subversion
4 6 (2.91%) Selenium
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.94%) Hudson
6 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.97%) JUnit
8 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.97%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.49%) Maven
9 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 100 (48.54%) Finance
2 49 (23.79%) Banking
3 20 (9.71%) Telecoms
4 18 (8.74%) Retail
5 17 (8.25%) Investment Banking
5 17 (8.25%) Front Office
6 14 (6.80%) Marketing
7 9 (4.37%) Back Office
8 4 (1.94%) Legal
9 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (28.16%) Analyst
2 36 (17.48%) Developer
3 24 (11.65%) Test Analyst
4 17 (8.25%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.25%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.77%) Tester
6 15 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (5.83%) Market Risk Analyst
8 10 (4.85%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (4.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Consultant
10 8 (3.88%) Market Risk Business Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Principal Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Risk Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Risk Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Risk Consultant
11 7 (3.40%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Support Manager
12 6 (2.91%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.53%) .NET
2 21 (10.19%) ASP.NET
3 20 (9.71%) HTML
4 16 (7.77%) CSS
5 14 (6.80%) Web Services
6 13 (6.31%) XML
7 10 (4.85%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.85%) RESTful
8 9 (4.37%) Middleware
9 8 (3.88%) J2EE
9 8 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.91%) JDBC
11 5 (2.43%) WPF
12 4 (1.94%) EDI
12 4 (1.94%) JSP
12 4 (1.94%) Servlets
13 3 (1.46%) WinForms
13 3 (1.46%) Ajax
13 3 (1.46%) JSON
13 3 (1.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.82%) Credit Risk
2 39 (18.93%) Market Risk
3 31 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (10.68%) N-Tier
5 17 (8.25%) Derivative
6 15 (7.28%) Mathematics
7 14 (6.80%) Statistics
8 11 (5.34%) Hedge funds
8 11 (5.34%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (4.85%) Computer Science
9 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
10 7 (3.40%) Replication
11 6 (2.91%) Clustering
12 5 (2.43%) Fixed Income
12 5 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.94%) User Experience
13 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.46%) Reference Data
15 2 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.45%) Windows
2 24 (11.65%) UNIX
3 16 (7.77%) Linux
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.91%) AIX
6 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (17.96%) Risk Management
2 37 (17.96%) OO
3 34 (16.50%) Performance Testing
4 30 (14.56%) Software Testing
5 25 (12.14%) Mentoring
6 23 (11.17%) Integration Testing
7 22 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (10.68%) Project Management
7 22 (10.68%) System Testing
8 20 (9.71%) Regression Testing
9 19 (9.22%) Manual Testing
10 17 (8.25%) Analytics
11 16 (7.77%) Validation
11 16 (7.77%) Load Balancing
11 16 (7.77%) Test Scripting
12 15 (7.28%) Coaching
13 14 (6.80%) ITIL
13 14 (6.80%) UML
14 12 (5.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 99 (48.06%) SQL
2 51 (24.76%) C#
3 39 (18.93%) Java
4 38 (18.45%) C++
5 15 (7.28%) Python
6 13 (6.31%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.31%) Perl
7 10 (4.85%) C
7 10 (4.85%) VBA
8 7 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.46%) Ruby
11 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.97%) PHP
12 1 (0.49%) VBScript
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 54 (26.21%) Degree
2 20 (9.71%) ISEB
2 20 (9.71%) ISTQB
3 15 (7.28%) PhD
4 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) RHCE
5 1 (0.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.65%) QA
2 10 (4.85%) WAI
3 7 (3.40%) Basel II
4 5 (2.43%) SLA
5 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.97%) Basel III
7 1 (0.49%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.49%) COREP
7 1 (0.49%) IAS 39
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.91%) XenDesktop
2 6 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) Nagios
2 4 (1.94%) Ganglia
2 4 (1.94%) Zenoss
2 4 (1.94%) Puppet
3 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (13.11%) Oracle
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.88%) Cisco
3 8 (3.88%) VMware
4 7 (3.40%) Citrix
4 7 (3.40%) NetApp
4 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.91%) Juniper
5 6 (2.91%) IBM
5 6 (2.91%) Sybase
5 6 (2.91%) SunGard
5 6 (2.91%) HP
5 6 (2.91%) EMC
5 6 (2.91%) F5
5 6 (2.91%) AppDynamics
6 5 (2.43%) Mitel
7 4 (1.94%) Netezza
7 4 (1.94%) SonicWALL
7 4 (1.94%) Teradata
7 4 (1.94%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Altrincham
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Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
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Haywards Heath
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive salary
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Real Staffing
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