The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 724 658 752
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +94
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 193 225 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 140 166 146
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97509 87535 96223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.84% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78334 71800 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -71 183 £50,000 - 34
London -75 86 £65,000 -16.12% 17
South East +11 43 £47,500 +5.55% 4
City of London -15 29 £60,000 -14.28% 10
North West -1 20 £35,000 - 2
Manchester +3 18 £35,000 - 2
Surrey +4 12 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South West - 12 £52,500 - 7
Oxford +10 11 - -
Oxfordshire -3 11 - -
Bristol - 11 £52,500 -
Leeds -52 10 £36,500 -3.94% 1
West Yorkshire -76 10 £36,500 -3.94% 2
Yorkshire -85 10 £36,500 -3.94% 3
Cheadle - 10 £35,000 -
East of England -7 9 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Essex - 9 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -9 8 £45,000 +87.50%
Berkshire - 7 £48,750 -
Reading - 7 £48,750 -
Edinburgh -15 6 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £32,500 -1.51%
Hampshire -6 5 £32,500 -16.12% 1
Colchester - 5 £45,000 -
Hook +14 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Milton Keynes +5 3 £32,500 -1.51%
Nottingham +1 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands -22 2 £47,500 +35.71%
East Sussex - 2 £44,522 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 104 (31.42%) SQL
2 97 (29.31%) Finance
3 83 (25.08%) Microsoft
4 81 (24.47%) Degree
5 80 (24.17%) QA
6 77 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 70 (21.15%) SQL Server
8 68 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
9 66 (19.94%) Linux
10 65 (19.64%) Risk Management
11 58 (17.52%) .NET
11 58 (17.52%) C#
12 57 (17.22%) Banking
13 56 (16.92%) Test Scripting
14 53 (16.01%) Business Continuity
15 43 (12.99%) Java
16 41 (12.39%) Market Risk
17 40 (12.08%) Web Services
18 39 (11.78%) Test Automation
19 38 (11.48%) Python
19 38 (11.48%) Management Information System
20 37 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
21 36 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
21 36 (10.88%) Regression Testing
22 35 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
22 35 (10.57%) System Testing
23 34 (10.27%) Unit Testing
23 34 (10.27%) Oracle
23 34 (10.27%) C++
24 33 (9.97%) MS Excel

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (3.63%) MS Exchange
1 12 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.32%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.11%) SAS
4 6 (1.81%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.81%) IIS
5 5 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.21%) Confluence
6 4 (1.21%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) Node.js
7 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.11%) MS Office
3 6 (1.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Summit
2 1 (0.30%) Endur
2 1 (0.30%) Brady Trinity
2 1 (0.30%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.81%) Office 365
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.76%) Internet
2 16 (4.83%) HTTP
3 10 (3.02%) RFID
4 7 (2.11%) SAN
4 7 (2.11%) DNS
4 7 (2.11%) DHCP
5 6 (1.81%) WAN
6 4 (1.21%) Firewall
6 4 (1.21%) LAN
7 2 (0.60%) xDSL
7 2 (0.60%) IMAP
7 2 (0.60%) IPsec
7 2 (0.60%) POP3
7 2 (0.60%) SMTP
7 2 (0.60%) DSL
7 2 (0.60%) L2TP
7 2 (0.60%) X.21
7 2 (0.60%) BGP
7 2 (0.60%) MPLS
7 2 (0.60%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 23 (6.95%) MySQL
6 21 (6.34%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.83%) Riak
7 16 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (4.23%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.63%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.81%) OLTP
12 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.51%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.51%) RavenDB
14 4 (1.21%) Big Data
15 2 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (8.46%) Selenium
2 21 (6.34%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.72%) WebDriver
3 9 (2.72%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.42%) JIRA
5 7 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.11%) Subversion
5 7 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.81%) Hudson
7 5 (1.51%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.51%) JMeter
8 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.21%) Maven
8 4 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.60%) xUnit.net
10 2 (0.60%) LSMW
10 2 (0.60%) JUnit
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 97 (29.31%) Finance
2 57 (17.22%) Banking
3 33 (9.97%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.95%) Front Office
5 20 (6.04%) Retail
6 15 (4.53%) Financial Institution
7 13 (3.93%) Marketing
8 11 (3.32%) Spanish Language
9 10 (3.02%) Back Office
10 6 (1.81%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.81%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.91%) Legal
12 3 (0.91%) Greek Language
13 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.60%) Automotive
14 1 (0.30%) Law
14 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (27.79%) Analyst
2 64 (19.34%) Developer
3 41 (12.39%) Test Analyst
4 34 (10.27%) QA Engineer
5 31 (9.37%) DBA
6 28 (8.46%) Tester
6 28 (8.46%) Business Analyst
7 25 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
8 24 (7.25%) Risk Analyst
9 23 (6.95%) Linux Engineer
10 21 (6.34%) Software Engineer
11 20 (6.04%) C# Developer
12 19 (5.74%) Principal Engineer
12 19 (5.74%) Market Risk Business Analyst
12 19 (5.74%) Market Risk Analyst
13 17 (5.14%) Consultant
13 17 (5.14%) Test Engineer
13 17 (5.14%) QA Tester
14 16 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
14 16 (4.83%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.52%) .NET
2 40 (12.08%) Web Services
3 28 (8.46%) HTML
4 25 (7.55%) CSS
5 23 (6.95%) ASP.NET
6 21 (6.34%) COM
6 21 (6.34%) XML
6 21 (6.34%) Middleware
7 15 (4.53%) RESTful
8 12 (3.63%) CSS3
8 12 (3.63%) HTML5
8 12 (3.63%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (3.32%) REST
10 10 (3.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (3.02%) jQuery
10 10 (3.02%) NHibernate
11 8 (2.42%) Spring
12 7 (2.11%) WCF
12 7 (2.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.39%) Market Risk
2 38 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 35 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (9.06%) Credit Risk
5 24 (7.25%) Computer Science
5 24 (7.25%) Open Source
6 19 (5.74%) Derivative
7 12 (3.63%) N-Tier
8 11 (3.32%) Equities
9 10 (3.02%) Hedge funds
9 10 (3.02%) Mathematics
9 10 (3.02%) Fixed Income
9 10 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (2.11%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.51%) Statistics
12 5 (1.51%) Social Media
13 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.91%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.94%) Linux
2 29 (8.76%) Windows
3 20 (6.04%) Apple iOS
4 14 (4.23%) UNIX
5 12 (3.63%) Android
6 8 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 68 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (19.64%) Risk Management
4 56 (16.92%) Test Scripting
5 53 (16.01%) Business Continuity
6 39 (11.78%) Test Automation
7 36 (10.88%) Regression Testing
8 35 (10.57%) System Testing
9 34 (10.27%) Unit Testing
10 33 (9.97%) Manual Testing
11 31 (9.37%) Project Management
12 30 (9.06%) Use Case
12 30 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (9.06%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (8.76%) Performance Testing
13 29 (8.76%) BCP
13 29 (8.76%) UML
14 27 (8.16%) Asset Management
15 26 (7.85%) ITIL
15 26 (7.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (31.42%) SQL
2 58 (17.52%) C#
3 43 (12.99%) Java
4 38 (11.48%) Python
5 34 (10.27%) C++
6 29 (8.76%) JavaScript
7 27 (8.16%) Perl
8 26 (7.85%) VBA
9 25 (7.55%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.53%) PowerShell
11 13 (3.93%) C
12 8 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.11%) VBScript
14 6 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.51%) PHP
15 5 (1.51%) R
16 4 (1.21%) Scala
16 4 (1.21%) Ruby
17 3 (0.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 81 (24.47%) Degree
2 29 (8.76%) ISEB
3 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.63%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.42%) CCNA
6 7 (2.11%) Postgraduate
7 6 (1.81%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.81%) CCNP
8 5 (1.51%) PMP
8 5 (1.51%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.21%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.21%) CISM
9 4 (1.21%) CISSP
10 3 (0.91%) MCSE
11 2 (0.60%) CIMA
11 2 (0.60%) ACCA
11 2 (0.60%) RHCE
12 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (24.17%) QA
2 16 (4.83%) Basel III
3 12 (3.63%) WAI
4 9 (2.72%) Basel II
5 7 (2.11%) CRD IV
6 6 (1.81%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.91%) EMIR
8 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.60%) COBIT
8 2 (0.60%) COREP
8 2 (0.60%) FINREP
System Software
1 19 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.11%) Puppet
2 6 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.81%) Nagios
3 4 (1.21%) Ganglia
3 4 (1.21%) Zenoss
3 4 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 83 (25.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.27%) Oracle
3 19 (5.74%) VMware
4 11 (3.32%) HP
5 8 (2.42%) SAP
5 8 (2.42%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.42%) Cisco
6 7 (2.11%) NetApp
7 5 (1.51%) JBoss
8 4 (1.21%) Google
8 4 (1.21%) Sybase
9 3 (0.91%) Calypso
9 3 (0.91%) Murex
10 2 (0.60%) F5
10 2 (0.60%) Juniper
11 1 (0.30%) BMC
11 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.30%) SunGard
11 1 (0.30%) Charles River
UK
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41900 - £67200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nursing and Midwifery Council
Salary: £40,000 per annum negotiable, includes benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines
Modis International - London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £50500.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Aspire Data Recruitment
Salary: £23000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Essex
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £950000.00 per annum + Bonus & Corporate Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits!
Posted: 20 days ago
Cannon Street, London, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago