The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Stress Testing
Rank 198 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% - 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% - 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £52,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4082 4254 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.82% 76.83% 74.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3375 3588 3140
Average salary £41,405 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.51% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Stress Testing
England

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 July 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
Birmingham - 3 £52,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (60.00%) UAT Test Manager
1 3 (60.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft