The table below looks at the statistics for Stress Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 215 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.19% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.24% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.35%
Stress Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4444 3799 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.99% 78.30% 75.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 3138 3102
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Stress Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Stress Testing across the West Midlands region.

Stress Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Stress Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Staffordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
1 5 (83.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Manager
1 5 (83.33%) UAT Test Manager
1 5 (83.33%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) WinForms
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
1 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft