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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank - 221 217
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -33.75%
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%

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
4233 4639 4266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.18% 85.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3298 3825 3703
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Stress Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio Team System
1 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) QA Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft