The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 827 889 856
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -33
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 72 88 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.092% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 62 63 116
Median salary £43,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,275 £32,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £79,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%

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
84858 95762 99159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.03% 87.55% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70966 78846 79114
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 72 £43,000 -21.81% 10
London +30 34 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South East +37 10 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South West +16 9 £55,000 -8.33%
North West +23 8 £37,500 - 2
Manchester 0 8 £37,500 - 2
Bournemouth - 7 £55,000 -
Dorset - 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands +1 6 £31,250 -
Dagenham - 6 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +30 5 £35,000 -17.64%
City of London +41 4 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Birmingham -16 4 £30,000 -
Aylesbury - 4 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £22,500 - 1
Yorkshire +15 2 £42,500 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Worcester - 2 £31,500 -
Newbury - 2 £22,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £29,000 -
Leicester - 2 £32,500 -
Milton Keynes +24 1 - -
Leeds +23 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire +9 1 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £50,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 68 (41.21%) SQL
2 58 (35.15%) QA
3 52 (31.52%) SQL Server
3 52 (31.52%) Selenium
4 46 (27.88%) C#
4 46 (27.88%) Finance
5 45 (27.27%) Oracle
6 43 (26.06%) Regression Testing
7 38 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (23.03%) Functional Testing
8 35 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 34 (20.61%) Java
10 32 (19.39%) Automated Testing
11 30 (18.18%) .NET
11 30 (18.18%) Performance Testing
11 30 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (17.58%) Windows
12 29 (17.58%) Banking
13 27 (16.36%) Credit Risk
14 26 (15.76%) Validation
14 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
14 26 (15.76%) OO
14 26 (15.76%) JavaScript
15 25 (15.15%) Unix
15 25 (15.15%) System Testing
16 23 (13.94%) Windows Server
17 22 (13.33%) WebDriver
17 22 (13.33%) Risk Management
17 22 (13.33%) Scrum

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.24%) SAS
3 6 (3.64%) Apache
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.03%) JBoss
4 5 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.82%) CICS
6 2 (1.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.61%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.61%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) HTTP
2 5 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.42%) SAN
4 3 (1.82%) Firewall
4 3 (1.82%) FTP
5 2 (1.21%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
6 1 (0.61%) MPLS
6 1 (0.61%) VoIP
6 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.52%) MySQL
3 10 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.42%) Base SAS
6 3 (1.82%) DB2
6 3 (1.82%) MS Access
7 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) QlikView
8 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (31.52%) Selenium
2 22 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 18 (10.91%) Jenkins
4 15 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 15 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 15 (9.09%) NeoLoad
5 14 (8.48%) JIRA
5 14 (8.48%) JUnit
6 13 (7.88%) FitNesse
6 13 (7.88%) Hudson
6 13 (7.88%) SoapUI
7 12 (7.27%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.45%) HP UFT
8 9 (5.45%) JMeter
8 9 (5.45%) MSTest
9 7 (4.24%) eggPlant
9 7 (4.24%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (2.42%) Moq
11 4 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 46 (27.88%) Finance
2 29 (17.58%) Banking
3 16 (9.70%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.27%) Marketing
5 9 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.45%) Legal
6 7 (4.24%) Front Office
7 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.42%) Back Office
9 3 (1.82%) Retail
10 2 (1.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (32.73%) Analyst
2 29 (17.58%) Tester
3 24 (14.55%) Test Analyst
4 23 (13.94%) Developer
5 17 (10.30%) QA Analyst
6 16 (9.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 16 (9.70%) Risk Analyst
7 15 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Business Analyst
8 14 (8.48%) C# Developer
9 13 (7.88%) Backup Engineer
9 13 (7.88%) QA Tester
10 11 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 11 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (6.06%) Software Tester
12 9 (5.45%) Agile Tester
12 9 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.18%) .NET
2 18 (10.91%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.30%) SOAP
4 15 (9.09%) Web Services
5 12 (7.27%) XML
6 11 (6.67%) HTML
6 11 (6.67%) RESTful
7 10 (6.06%) CSS
8 8 (4.85%) Spring
9 7 (4.24%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.24%) Middleware
10 4 (2.42%) WCF
10 4 (2.42%) WPF
11 3 (1.82%) Autofac
11 3 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.82%) Ninject
11 3 (1.82%) Unity DI Container
12 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.61%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.61%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (16.36%) Credit Risk
3 20 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (10.91%) Derivative
5 14 (8.48%) Client/Server
6 13 (7.88%) Market Risk
6 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
7 10 (6.06%) Fixed Income
7 10 (6.06%) N-Tier
7 10 (6.06%) Virtual Team
8 8 (4.85%) Equities
9 7 (4.24%) Clustering
10 6 (3.64%) Physics
11 4 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (2.42%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.82%) Economics
12 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.82%) Statistics
12 3 (1.82%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.58%) Windows
2 25 (15.15%) Unix
3 23 (13.94%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.09%) Linux
5 11 (6.67%) Android
5 11 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) Regression Testing
2 38 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) Functional Testing
3 35 (21.21%) Test Automation
4 32 (19.39%) Automated Testing
5 30 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 26 (15.76%) OO
6 26 (15.76%) Validation
7 25 (15.15%) System Testing
8 22 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 22 (13.33%) Scrum
9 21 (12.73%) Software Testing
10 20 (12.12%) Automation Testing
10 20 (12.12%) Integration Testing
11 18 (10.91%) Kanban
11 18 (10.91%) Scalability Testing
11 18 (10.91%) User Stories
12 17 (10.30%) TDD
12 17 (10.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 68 (41.21%) SQL
2 46 (27.88%) C#
3 34 (20.61%) Java
4 26 (15.76%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.48%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.88%) PHP
6 13 (7.88%) Python
7 12 (7.27%) Groovy
8 11 (6.67%) C++
8 11 (6.67%) Ruby
9 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.03%) MATLAB
11 5 (3.03%) R
12 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.42%) VBA
13 3 (1.82%) COBOL
13 3 (1.82%) JCL
13 3 (1.82%) Perl
13 3 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) ISEB
3 5 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.82%) PhD
5 1 (0.61%) ACCA
5 1 (0.61%) CIMA
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (35.15%) QA
2 10 (6.06%) WAI
3 7 (4.24%) SDET
3 7 (4.24%) Section 508
4 4 (2.42%) Basel III
5 3 (1.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.82%) MiFID
6 2 (1.21%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.61%) Basel II
7 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.45%) HP SIM
3 3 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.82%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Oracle
2 26 (15.76%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.12%) HP
4 14 (8.48%) VMware
5 13 (7.88%) NetApp
5 13 (7.88%) Symantec
6 9 (5.45%) Veeam
7 8 (4.85%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.42%) Cognizant
8 4 (2.42%) Sybase
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Borland
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco
9 1 (0.61%) EMC
9 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.61%) Juniper
9 1 (0.61%) Murex
9 1 (0.61%) Remedy
9 1 (0.61%) SAP
Central London / West End
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum and good bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: bonus and full benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Bonus, Health Care and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago