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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 846 843 808
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 102 128 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 92 97 142
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £78,000 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
90517 95084 102220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.94% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75230 76808 82364
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016 within the UK.

Stress Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Stress Testing
Top 29 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 April 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 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 -23 93 £45,000 -10.00% 12
London -5 54 £67,500 +28.57% 3
City of London +53 19 £76,250 +84.84% 2
South East +30 15 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Yorkshire +6 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North West +25 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 8 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Manchester +1 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
East of England +13 6 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Scotland +1 6 £57,500 - 1
Edinburgh +10 5 £57,500 - 1
Leeds +4 5 £41,500 -17.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £32,500 -25.71% 2
West Yorkshire -5 5 £41,500 -7.77%
Aylesbury - 5 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge +4 4 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Hampshire +4 4 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £43,750 - 2
Rotherham - 3 £45,000 - 2
Brighton - 2 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
West Midlands -25 1 £50,000 +47.05%
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Norwich - 1 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
Dorking - 1 £37,500 -
Stockport - 1 £55,000 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 80 (41.24%) Finance
2 69 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (35.05%) SQL
4 60 (30.93%) QA
5 57 (29.38%) Banking
6 55 (28.35%) Credit Risk
7 54 (27.84%) Risk Management
8 43 (22.16%) Java
9 41 (21.13%) Test Automation
10 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
11 39 (20.10%) C#
11 39 (20.10%) TDD
11 39 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (20.10%) Functional Testing
12 36 (18.56%) Unix
13 34 (17.53%) Oracle
14 33 (17.01%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (16.49%) Selenium
15 32 (16.49%) OO
16 31 (15.98%) Scrum
17 30 (15.46%) Linux
18 29 (14.95%) Market Risk
19 28 (14.43%) Regression Testing
20 27 (13.92%) Performance Testing
20 27 (13.92%) System Testing
20 27 (13.92%) Cucumber
21 26 (13.40%) BDD
21 26 (13.40%) Non-Functional Testing
21 26 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (12.89%) .NET

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (5.67%) SAS
2 8 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.09%) Apache
3 6 (3.09%) JBoss
3 6 (3.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.06%) MS Office
2 4 (2.06%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Kondor
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) MPLS
2 2 (1.03%) VLAN
2 2 (1.03%) VoIP
2 2 (1.03%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.03%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.52%) BGP
3 1 (0.52%) DSL
3 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.52%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) IPsec
3 1 (0.52%) L2TP
3 1 (0.52%) OSPF
3 1 (0.52%) PPP
3 1 (0.52%) SNMP
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) X.21
3 1 (0.52%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.12%) MySQL
3 4 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.55%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 32 (16.49%) Selenium
2 27 (13.92%) Cucumber
3 20 (10.31%) NeoLoad
4 19 (9.79%) JUnit
5 18 (9.28%) WebDriver
6 16 (8.25%) Hudson
7 15 (7.73%) JIRA
7 15 (7.73%) JMeter
8 13 (6.70%) SoapUI
9 12 (6.19%) FitNesse
9 12 (6.19%) Jenkins
10 10 (5.15%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.06%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.55%) eggPlant
13 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.03%) Moq
13 2 (1.03%) MSTest
13 2 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 80 (41.24%) Finance
2 57 (29.38%) Banking
3 24 (12.37%) Investment Banking
4 23 (11.86%) Retail
5 11 (5.67%) Back Office
6 6 (3.09%) Marketing
7 5 (2.58%) Legal
8 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.03%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.03%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Electronics
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (38.66%) Analyst
2 36 (18.56%) Tester
3 32 (16.49%) Test Analyst
4 30 (15.46%) Consultant
5 27 (13.92%) Risk Analyst
6 21 (10.82%) QA Tester
6 21 (10.82%) Risk Consultant
7 18 (9.28%) Automation Tester
8 17 (8.76%) Business Analyst
9 15 (7.73%) Developer
9 15 (7.73%) Implementation Consultant
9 15 (7.73%) QA Automation Tester
9 15 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (7.73%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (7.22%) Risk Manager
11 13 (6.70%) Agile Tester
11 13 (6.70%) Credit Analyst
11 13 (6.70%) Risk Business Analyst
12 12 (6.19%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 12 (6.19%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.89%) .NET
2 18 (9.28%) Web Services
3 16 (8.25%) XML
4 12 (6.19%) SOAP
5 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.09%) WCF
6 6 (3.09%) WPF
7 5 (2.58%) Apache Flex
7 5 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.06%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.06%) RESTful
9 3 (1.55%) CSS
9 3 (1.55%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.55%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.55%) HTML
9 3 (1.55%) Spring
10 2 (1.03%) Autofac
10 2 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.03%) Ninject
10 2 (1.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.35%) Credit Risk
2 29 (14.95%) Market Risk
3 26 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (12.37%) Derivative
5 17 (8.76%) Fixed Income
6 16 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (6.19%) Client/Server
8 11 (5.67%) Mathematics
9 10 (5.15%) Equities
10 8 (4.12%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (3.09%) Hedge funds
11 6 (3.09%) Statistics
12 5 (2.58%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
13 4 (2.06%) Economics
13 4 (2.06%) Physics
13 4 (2.06%) Smart Meter
14 3 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
14 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.56%) Unix
2 30 (15.46%) Linux
3 14 (7.22%) Windows
4 12 (6.19%) Android
4 12 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.61%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.84%) Risk Management
3 41 (21.13%) Test Automation
4 39 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (20.10%) Functional Testing
4 39 (20.10%) TDD
5 33 (17.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (16.49%) OO
7 31 (15.98%) Scrum
8 28 (14.43%) Regression Testing
9 27 (13.92%) Performance Testing
9 27 (13.92%) System Testing
10 26 (13.40%) BDD
10 26 (13.40%) Non-Functional Testing
11 23 (11.86%) Automation Testing
12 22 (11.34%) Software Testing
12 22 (11.34%) User Stories
13 21 (10.82%) Business Analysis
14 19 (9.79%) Automated Testing
14 19 (9.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.05%) SQL
2 43 (22.16%) Java
3 39 (20.10%) C#
4 20 (10.31%) PL/SQL
5 17 (8.76%) Groovy
6 14 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.19%) C++
7 12 (6.19%) PHP
7 12 (6.19%) Ruby
8 9 (4.64%) Python
8 9 (4.64%) VBA
9 8 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.58%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.58%) R
11 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.06%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.03%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Degree
2 16 (8.25%) PMI Certification
2 16 (8.25%) PMP
3 11 (5.67%) ISEB
4 9 (4.64%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.64%) PhD
5 4 (2.06%) ACCA
5 4 (2.06%) CIMA
5 4 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.52%) CCNA
7 1 (0.52%) CCNP
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (30.93%) QA
2 10 (5.15%) Basel III
3 8 (4.12%) Basel II
3 8 (4.12%) CRD IV
4 7 (3.61%) SDET
5 4 (2.06%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.55%) Section 508
6 3 (1.55%) WAI
7 2 (1.03%) COREP
7 2 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (1.03%) EMIR
7 2 (1.03%) FATCA
7 2 (1.03%) FINREP
7 2 (1.03%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.06%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 34 (17.53%) Oracle
2 22 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.61%) HP
4 6 (3.09%) Sybase
5 5 (2.58%) VMware
6 4 (2.06%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.06%) NetApp
6 4 (2.06%) Symantec
6 4 (2.06%) Veeam
7 3 (1.55%) Murex
8 2 (1.03%) Cisco
8 2 (1.03%) EMC
8 2 (1.03%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) Calypso
9 1 (0.52%) F5
9 1 (0.52%) Mitel
9 1 (0.52%) SAP
9 1 (0.52%) SevOne
9 1 (0.52%) Sophis
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