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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 754 736 664
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -72
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 136 170 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 107 126 158
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £76,250 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.20%

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
89980 92954 86606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.18% 82.35% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 72926 74482 71399
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -19 132 £50,000 - 41
London +3 75 £52,500 -19.23% 31
Yorkshire +12 18 £47,500 +48.43% 1
West Yorkshire +6 18 £47,500 +48.43% 1
North West +6 12 £37,500 +7.14% 2
City of London -8 12 £52,500 -8.69% 12
East of England +19 10 £40,500 -10.00% 3
South East -28 10 £34,750 -30.50% 1
Manchester +1 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Leeds +3 7 £50,000 +56.25% 1
Berkshire -13 7 £27,000 -50.90%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
Birmingham -6 5 £34,000 -35.23%
Reading -13 5 £27,000 -50.90%
West Midlands -24 5 £34,000 -35.23%
Cambridge - 4 £47,500 - 1
Warrington - 3 £27,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +2 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £42,500 +30.76%
South West -27 2 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Wiltshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Swindon - 2 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +21 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +6 1 - - 1
Watford +4 1 £30,000 -26.82%
Hook 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £30,000 -26.82%
Hampshire -6 1 - -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 100 (44.05%) Finance
2 91 (40.09%) SQL
3 58 (25.55%) Degree
4 55 (24.23%) C#
5 49 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (20.70%) SQL Server
6 47 (20.70%) Banking
7 44 (19.38%) QA
8 41 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (18.06%) OO
8 41 (18.06%) N-Tier
9 38 (16.74%) Windows
10 37 (16.30%) Oracle
10 37 (16.30%) Web Services
11 35 (15.42%) Java
12 34 (14.98%) .NET
12 34 (14.98%) Credit Risk
12 34 (14.98%) Performance Testing
13 33 (14.54%) Analytics
13 33 (14.54%) Oracle Database
13 33 (14.54%) Risk Management
14 32 (14.10%) Regression Testing
14 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
15 30 (13.22%) C++
15 30 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (12.78%) Selenium
17 28 (12.33%) Retail
18 27 (11.89%) Telecoms
19 26 (11.45%) Oracle Database 10g
19 26 (11.45%) Relational Database

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (7.93%) SAS
2 5 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.76%) Confluence
3 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.76%) Apache
4 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.32%) JBoss
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (3.96%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (6.61%) Oracle Payables
1 15 (6.61%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (5.29%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 12 (5.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.76%) SalesLogix
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.57%) HTTP
2 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.52%) Firewall
3 8 (3.52%) WAN
4 5 (2.20%) LAN
4 5 (2.20%) Wireshark
5 4 (1.76%) IPsec
5 4 (1.76%) xDSL
5 4 (1.76%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.76%) PPP
5 4 (1.76%) SNMP
5 4 (1.76%) DNS
5 4 (1.76%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.76%) Internet
5 4 (1.76%) MPLS
5 4 (1.76%) BGP
5 4 (1.76%) L2TP
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.44%) ATM
7 1 (0.44%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.54%) Oracle Database
3 26 (11.45%) Relational Database
3 26 (11.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (9.69%) MySQL
5 21 (9.25%) RDBMS
6 17 (7.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (5.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 11 (4.85%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.64%) TKPROF
10 5 (2.20%) Big Data
11 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.76%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.44%) Impala
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (12.78%) Selenium
2 15 (6.61%) JMeter
3 12 (5.29%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (5.29%) WebDriver
4 10 (4.41%) JIRA
5 9 (3.96%) JUnit
5 9 (3.96%) TestNG
6 8 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.64%) Subversion
8 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.32%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.88%) Moq
10 1 (0.44%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.44%) MSTest
10 1 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.44%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 100 (44.05%) Finance
2 47 (20.70%) Banking
3 28 (12.33%) Retail
4 27 (11.89%) Telecoms
5 21 (9.25%) Marketing
6 13 (5.73%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.64%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.76%) Front Office
8 4 (1.76%) Legal
9 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.44%) Back Office
10 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (27.75%) Developer
2 62 (27.31%) Analyst
3 33 (14.54%) Test Analyst
4 29 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 25 (11.01%) .NET Developer
6 24 (10.57%) Tester
6 24 (10.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (9.69%) Consultant
8 20 (8.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (8.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (6.17%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (5.29%) Risk Consultant
11 11 (4.85%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (4.41%) Non-Functional Tester
13 9 (3.96%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.96%) Performance Tester
14 8 (3.52%) Business Analyst
14 8 (3.52%) SQL Developer
15 7 (3.08%) QA Analyst
15 7 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.30%) Web Services
2 34 (14.98%) .NET
3 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET
4 22 (9.69%) XML
4 22 (9.69%) HTML
5 21 (9.25%) RESTful
6 20 (8.81%) CSS
7 15 (6.61%) J2EE
8 12 (5.29%) EDI
9 8 (3.52%) WPF
10 7 (3.08%) WCF
11 3 (1.32%) LINQ
11 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.32%) Middleware
11 3 (1.32%) SOAP
12 2 (0.88%) JDBC
12 2 (0.88%) WinForms
12 2 (0.88%) Swing
12 2 (0.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (18.06%) N-Tier
3 34 (14.98%) Credit Risk
4 23 (10.13%) Market Risk
5 20 (8.81%) Mathematics
5 20 (8.81%) Computer Science
5 20 (8.81%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (7.05%) Statistics
7 15 (6.61%) Data Integration
8 10 (4.41%) Derivative
9 8 (3.52%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.64%) GIS
11 4 (1.76%) Open Source
11 4 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.32%) User Experience
12 3 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.88%) Economics
13 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.88%) Physics
14 1 (0.44%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.74%) Windows
2 17 (7.49%) UNIX
3 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.76%) Linux
3 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
3 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.06%) OO
1 41 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.98%) Performance Testing
3 33 (14.54%) Risk Management
3 33 (14.54%) Analytics
4 32 (14.10%) Regression Testing
5 30 (13.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (10.57%) Manual Testing
7 23 (10.13%) Use Case
7 23 (10.13%) UML
8 22 (9.69%) SOA
9 21 (9.25%) OOP
9 21 (9.25%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.81%) Unit Testing
10 20 (8.81%) Load Balancing
10 20 (8.81%) Risk Analytics
10 20 (8.81%) Test Automation
11 19 (8.37%) Software Architecture
11 19 (8.37%) Software Testing
12 18 (7.93%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.09%) SQL
2 55 (24.23%) C#
3 35 (15.42%) Java
4 30 (13.22%) C++
5 21 (9.25%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.05%) PL/SQL
7 15 (6.61%) Python
8 11 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.85%) C
9 9 (3.96%) Perl
10 8 (3.52%) VBA
11 6 (2.64%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.32%) PHP
12 3 (1.32%) Ruby
13 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.88%) VBScript
13 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (25.55%) Degree
2 25 (11.01%) ISEB
3 18 (7.93%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.73%) PhD
5 4 (1.76%) CCNP
5 4 (1.76%) CCNA
5 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.44%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ACCA
8 1 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.38%) QA
2 20 (8.81%) WAI
3 5 (2.20%) Basel II
3 5 (2.20%) FINREP
4 4 (1.76%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.32%) Firmware
3 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.64%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.64%) Control-M
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) nmon
4 1 (0.44%) Iperf
Vendors
1 37 (16.30%) Oracle
2 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.73%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.29%) JD Edwards
5 9 (3.96%) Sybase
6 7 (3.08%) Teradata
6 7 (3.08%) Netezza
7 6 (2.64%) Mitel
7 6 (2.64%) Endeca
7 6 (2.64%) Cisco
7 6 (2.64%) HP
8 5 (2.20%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.76%) Juniper
9 4 (1.76%) F5
9 4 (1.76%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.32%) BT
11 2 (0.88%) VMware
11 2 (0.88%) Remedy
11 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.88%) Panasonic
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + 6k Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum To £55,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Amazing benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000-£60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Paddington, London
Livedrive Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago