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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Stress Testing
Rank 805 781 702
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -79
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 92 150 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 117 127
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +25.00%

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
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -1 81 £45,000 -14.28% 20
London -10 46 £55,000 -21.42% 14
Yorkshire +18 20 £42,500 +10.38% 2
West Yorkshire - 20 £42,500 - 1
City of London +2 17 £50,000 -28.57% 5
Leeds - 11 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +8 9 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Edinburgh -4 9 £32,000 -28.88% 2
North West -15 5 £37,500 - 3
South East +19 4 £32,500 -31.57%
Surrey +1 3 £32,500 -35.00%
Manchester -7 3 £37,500 - 2
East of England +10 2 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Birmingham -5 2 - -
West Midlands -17 2 - -
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Camberley - 2 £35,000 -
Swindon +3 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Cheshire -1 1 - - 1
Wiltshire -11 1 £55,000 +69.23%
South West -17 1 £55,000 +69.23%
East Midlands - 1 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Chester - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 76 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.09%) SQL
3 69 (31.36%) QA
4 60 (27.27%) Finance
5 57 (25.91%) Selenium
6 54 (24.55%) Java
7 46 (20.91%) Oracle
7 46 (20.91%) Degree
8 43 (19.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 43 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (19.55%) Regression Testing
9 40 (18.18%) Banking
10 39 (17.73%) Unit Testing
11 38 (17.27%) C#
12 37 (16.82%) Mentoring
13 36 (16.36%) Performance Testing
14 35 (15.91%) JMeter
15 33 (15.00%) Automated Testing
16 31 (14.09%) Test Scripting
17 30 (13.64%) Risk Management
17 30 (13.64%) UNIX
18 29 (13.18%) Web Services
18 29 (13.18%) ISEB
18 29 (13.18%) Coaching
18 29 (13.18%) Oracle Database
18 29 (13.18%) SDLC
19 28 (12.73%) .NET
20 27 (12.27%) PL/SQL
20 27 (12.27%) C++
20 27 (12.27%) GIS

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (5.91%) SAS
2 8 (3.64%) Apache
3 6 (2.73%) JBoss
4 5 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.36%) CMS
6 3 (1.36%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (1.36%) iPlanet
6 3 (1.36%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (1.36%) Confluence
6 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.36%) nginx
6 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.36%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.36%) WordPress
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.45%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.45%) Veeva
2 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (2.27%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.91%) xDSL
3 2 (0.91%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.91%) BGP
3 2 (0.91%) L2TP
3 2 (0.91%) MPLS
3 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.91%) WAN
3 2 (0.91%) PPP
3 2 (0.91%) SNMP
3 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.91%) Firewall
3 2 (0.91%) IPsec
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
4 1 (0.45%) SAN
4 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.18%) Oracle Database
2 26 (11.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 20 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (7.73%) TKPROF
6 17 (7.73%) MySQL
7 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.27%) Big Data
10 4 (1.82%) DB2
10 4 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.45%) Impala
13 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (25.91%) Selenium
2 35 (15.91%) JMeter
3 22 (10.00%) JUnit
3 22 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 19 (8.64%) JIRA
5 17 (7.73%) Subversion
6 13 (5.91%) HP UFT
6 13 (5.91%) LoadRunner
7 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.55%) NeoLoad
8 10 (4.55%) SoapUI
9 9 (4.09%) WinRunner
9 9 (4.09%) TestNG
10 4 (1.82%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.82%) Moq
11 3 (1.36%) Maven
11 3 (1.36%) NUnit
11 3 (1.36%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 60 (27.27%) Finance
2 40 (18.18%) Banking
3 13 (5.91%) Retail
4 12 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.09%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.64%) Front Office
6 8 (3.64%) Marketing
7 5 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.36%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.36%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (30.00%) Analyst
2 63 (28.64%) Developer
3 35 (15.91%) Test Analyst
4 28 (12.73%) Consultant
5 22 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 17 (7.73%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.36%) Tester
8 12 (5.45%) Risk Consultant
9 11 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (4.55%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.64%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.64%) QA Engineer
12 7 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.73%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 6 (2.73%) Test Leader
13 6 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (2.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.18%) Web Services
2 28 (12.73%) .NET
3 22 (10.00%) XML
4 16 (7.27%) HTML
5 15 (6.82%) RESTful
6 10 (4.55%) CSS
7 9 (4.09%) SOAP
7 9 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 9 (4.09%) WPF
8 8 (3.64%) Java SE
9 6 (2.73%) LINQ
10 5 (2.27%) Ajax
10 5 (2.27%) HTML5
10 5 (2.27%) JSON
11 4 (1.82%) jQuery
11 4 (1.82%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.82%) Apache Flex
11 4 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (1.82%) J2EE
11 4 (1.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 43 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.27%) GIS
3 26 (11.82%) Data Integration
4 23 (10.45%) Computer Science
5 22 (10.00%) Credit Risk
6 15 (6.82%) Market Risk
7 12 (5.45%) N-Tier
8 9 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.73%) User Experience
10 6 (2.73%) Equities
11 5 (2.27%) Fixed Income
11 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.82%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.36%) Derivative
13 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.36%) RIA
14 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.64%) UNIX
2 15 (6.82%) Windows
3 11 (5.00%) Linux
3 11 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 43 (19.55%) Regression Testing
3 39 (17.73%) Unit Testing
4 37 (16.82%) Mentoring
5 36 (16.36%) Performance Testing
6 33 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 31 (14.09%) Test Scripting
8 30 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 29 (13.18%) Coaching
9 29 (13.18%) SDLC
10 27 (12.27%) Performance Tuning
10 27 (12.27%) Manual Testing
11 25 (11.36%) Analytics
11 25 (11.36%) TDD
12 24 (10.91%) Test Automation
13 23 (10.45%) Scrum
14 22 (10.00%) Load Testing
15 21 (9.55%) Software Testing
16 20 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 75 (34.09%) SQL
2 54 (24.55%) Java
3 38 (17.27%) C#
4 27 (12.27%) PL/SQL
4 27 (12.27%) C++
5 22 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 19 (8.64%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.73%) Python
8 11 (5.00%) C
9 10 (4.55%) Groovy
10 8 (3.64%) PHP
11 6 (2.73%) VBA
12 4 (1.82%) Ruby
13 3 (1.36%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.91%) Perl
14 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.45%) VBScript
15 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (20.91%) Degree
2 29 (13.18%) ISEB
3 18 (8.18%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.91%) CCNP
5 2 (0.91%) CCNA
5 2 (0.91%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) ACCA
6 1 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (31.36%) QA
2 8 (3.64%) WAI
3 6 (2.73%) Basel II
4 4 (1.82%) Basel III
4 4 (1.82%) FINREP
5 3 (1.36%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.91%) COREP
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.45%) SLA
7 1 (0.45%) EMIR
7 1 (0.45%) FATCA
7 1 (0.45%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Firmware
1 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) Tivoli
1 17 (7.73%) Control-M
2 6 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) nmon
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 46 (20.91%) Oracle
2 23 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.73%) Endeca
4 5 (2.27%) Cisco
4 5 (2.27%) HP
4 5 (2.27%) SAP
5 4 (1.82%) Splunk
5 4 (1.82%) IBM
6 3 (1.36%) ATG
6 3 (1.36%) BEA
6 3 (1.36%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.36%) hybris
6 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.91%) F5
7 2 (0.91%) Juniper
7 2 (0.91%) BT
8 1 (0.45%) Mitel
8 1 (0.45%) Perforce
8 1 (0.45%) Remedy
8 1 (0.45%) Bloomberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £95000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + pension, bonus, cash allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago