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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Stress Testing
Rank 746 863 891
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +28
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 130 122 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 97 100 76
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
79346 93895 96993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.09% 87.52% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65361 77586 79710
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 £31,028
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +81 103 £45,000 -21.73% 15
London +34 58 £50,000 -23.07% 11
Manchester +9 17 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North West -4 17 £37,500 -3.22% 1
City of London +39 12 £50,000 -33.33% 3
East of England +13 10 £22,500 -35.71% 3
Hertfordshire - 10 £22,500 - 2
Broxbourne - 9 £22,500 - 2
South West +21 5 £60,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +10 5 - -
Nottingham - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +18 4 £38,500 -7.22%
Yorkshire +2 4 £38,500 -7.22%
South East +66 3 £36,250 +31.81%
Leeds +24 3 £44,000 +6.02%
Dagenham - 3 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £60,000 -
Dorset - 3 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £35,000 -
Bradford - 1 £33,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £22,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 95 (45.67%) SQL
2 76 (36.54%) Finance
3 68 (32.69%) QA
4 59 (28.37%) Unix
5 53 (25.48%) Regression Testing
5 53 (25.48%) Automated Testing
6 52 (25.00%) Linux
6 52 (25.00%) Selenium
7 50 (24.04%) SQL Server
8 43 (20.67%) Red Hat
8 43 (20.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (20.19%) Java
9 42 (20.19%) Perl
10 40 (19.23%) C#
10 40 (19.23%) Test Automation
11 39 (18.75%) .NET
12 38 (18.27%) MySQL
12 38 (18.27%) Performance Testing
12 38 (18.27%) Functional Testing
13 37 (17.79%) Jenkins
13 37 (17.79%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (17.31%) TCP/IP
14 36 (17.31%) B2B
15 34 (16.35%) Apache
15 34 (16.35%) VMware
15 34 (16.35%) Non-Functional Testing
16 33 (15.87%) Tomcat
17 32 (15.38%) OO
17 32 (15.38%) JBoss
17 32 (15.38%) DNS

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 34 (16.35%) Apache
2 33 (15.87%) Tomcat
3 32 (15.38%) JBoss
4 12 (5.77%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.92%) CICS
7 2 (0.96%) IIS
7 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.48%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.21%) SaaS
2 3 (1.44%) PaaS
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.31%) TCP/IP
2 32 (15.38%) DNS
3 23 (11.06%) HTTP
4 19 (9.13%) LDAP
5 18 (8.65%) DHCP
5 18 (8.65%) Firewall
6 17 (8.17%) IMAP
6 17 (8.17%) POP3
6 17 (8.17%) SMTP
6 17 (8.17%) SSL
7 4 (1.92%) FTP
8 1 (0.48%) Internet
8 1 (0.48%) Intranet
8 1 (0.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (18.27%) MySQL
3 20 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.65%) RDBMS
5 16 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.92%) DB2
6 4 (1.92%) MS Access
6 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.96%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.48%) QlikView
9 1 (0.48%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 52 (25.00%) Selenium
2 37 (17.79%) Jenkins
3 27 (12.98%) WebDriver
4 19 (9.13%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.17%) JUnit
6 16 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.69%) FitNesse
6 16 (7.69%) Hudson
6 16 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 14 (6.73%) LoadRunner
8 13 (6.25%) JMeter
9 10 (4.81%) MSTest
10 6 (2.88%) JIRA
10 6 (2.88%) NeoLoad
10 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (2.40%) Fiddler
11 5 (2.40%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.92%) Firebug
12 4 (1.92%) The Grinder
General
1 76 (36.54%) Finance
2 28 (13.46%) Banking
3 20 (9.62%) Marketing
4 13 (6.25%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.37%) Front Office
6 4 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (20.67%) Analyst
2 34 (16.35%) Tester
3 32 (15.38%) Developer
4 24 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.58%) QA Engineer
6 20 (9.62%) Test Analyst
7 19 (9.13%) Software Tester
8 18 (8.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (8.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 18 (8.65%) C# Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (8.65%) Test Engineer
9 17 (8.17%) Risk Analyst
10 16 (7.69%) Automation Tester
10 16 (7.69%) QA Tester
11 14 (6.73%) QA Automation Tester
11 14 (6.73%) Selenium Tester
12 13 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 13 (6.25%) Senior Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.75%) .NET
2 27 (12.98%) ASP.NET
2 27 (12.98%) XML
3 25 (12.02%) Middleware
4 22 (10.58%) Web Services
5 21 (10.10%) SOAP
6 19 (9.13%) HTML
7 18 (8.65%) CSS
7 18 (8.65%) RESTful
8 17 (8.17%) LAMP
9 8 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (1.92%) Spring
11 3 (1.44%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.96%) Ajax
13 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.48%) Django
13 1 (0.48%) J2EE
13 1 (0.48%) ODBC
13 1 (0.48%) Velocity
13 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (13.94%) Data Centre
3 23 (11.06%) Credit Risk
4 18 (8.65%) N-Tier
5 17 (8.17%) Client/Server
6 16 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (7.21%) Computer Science
8 14 (6.73%) Mathematics
9 11 (5.29%) Clustering
10 8 (3.85%) Market Risk
11 7 (3.37%) Driving Licence
12 6 (2.88%) Virtual Team
13 5 (2.40%) Derivative
14 4 (1.92%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.92%) VSAM
15 3 (1.44%) Physics
16 2 (0.96%) e-Health
16 2 (0.96%) Fintech
16 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 2 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.37%) Unix
2 52 (25.00%) Linux
3 43 (20.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (12.02%) Windows
5 22 (10.58%) Windows Server
6 14 (6.73%) Android
6 14 (6.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.48%) Automated Testing
1 53 (25.48%) Regression Testing
2 40 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 38 (18.27%) Functional Testing
3 38 (18.27%) Performance Testing
4 37 (17.79%) Performance Tuning
5 36 (17.31%) B2B
6 34 (16.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (15.38%) OO
7 32 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 32 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 31 (14.90%) Change Management
8 31 (14.90%) Risk Management
8 31 (14.90%) Server Hardening
9 30 (14.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (14.42%) Project Management
10 27 (12.98%) BCP
10 27 (12.98%) Business Analysis
10 27 (12.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.67%) SQL
2 42 (20.19%) Java
2 42 (20.19%) Perl
3 40 (19.23%) C#
4 32 (15.38%) PHP
5 30 (14.42%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.17%) Python
7 14 (6.73%) Groovy
8 13 (6.25%) Ruby
9 10 (4.81%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.33%) C++
10 9 (4.33%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.88%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.92%) COBOL
13 4 (1.92%) JCL
13 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.44%) VBScript
15 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Degree
2 12 (5.77%) ISEB
3 5 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (32.69%) QA
2 26 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 18 (8.65%) WAI
4 15 (7.21%) Basel III
5 14 (6.73%) Basel II
6 9 (4.33%) SDET
7 3 (1.44%) Section 508
8 2 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.96%) MiFID
8 2 (0.96%) SLA
9 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (15.38%) Red Hat Satellite
2 18 (8.65%) Nagios
3 15 (7.21%) Puppet
4 14 (6.73%) SELinux
5 4 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.48%) Control-M
7 1 (0.48%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 43 (20.67%) Red Hat
2 34 (16.35%) VMware
3 32 (15.38%) Oracle
4 28 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.65%) NetApp
6 11 (5.29%) HP
6 11 (5.29%) TOWER Software
7 8 (3.85%) Sybase
8 5 (2.40%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.96%) RedGate
9 2 (0.96%) Symantec
10 1 (0.48%) ATG
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.48%) Borland
10 1 (0.48%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.48%) IBM
10 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.48%) Remedy
10 1 (0.48%) SAP
10 1 (0.48%) Veeam
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