The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Stress Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Stress Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
UK / England
Rank 740 837 800
Rank change year-on-year +97 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 87 83 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.097% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74 76 107
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £87,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +8.43% +7.09%  

Stress Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70054 85136 85691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.05% 88.56% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58038 71244 70035
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Stress Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Stress Testing in England

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Stress Testing in England

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Stress Testing in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Stress Testing in England

Stress Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
London +75 43 £55,000 -21.42% 7
Yorkshire +29 11 £50,000 +20.48% 6
South East +65 10 £52,500 +50.00% 1
North West -16 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England +33 6 £35,000 +7.69%
West Midlands +33 4 £45,000 +69.81%
South West - 2 £24,500 -
East Midlands +4 1 - - 1
Stress Testing
UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 112 (51.38%) SQL
2 90 (41.28%) Finance
3 58 (26.61%) QA
4 57 (26.15%) Regression Testing
4 57 (26.15%) Unix
5 54 (24.77%) Linux
6 53 (24.31%) Automated Testing
7 52 (23.85%) Java
8 46 (21.10%) Selenium
9 45 (20.64%) Apache
9 45 (20.64%) Tomcat
10 43 (19.72%) Perl
10 43 (19.72%) MySQL
10 43 (19.72%) Performance Tuning
11 42 (19.27%) SQL Server
11 42 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (18.35%) JBoss
13 39 (17.89%) C#
13 39 (17.89%) Test Automation
14 38 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (17.43%) Jenkins
14 38 (17.43%) Red Hat
14 38 (17.43%) Banking
15 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
15 37 (16.97%) .NET
16 36 (16.51%) DNS
16 36 (16.51%) Project Management
16 36 (16.51%) Root Cause Analysis
16 36 (16.51%) Red Hat Satellite
16 36 (16.51%) Problem Management

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 45 (20.64%) Apache
1 45 (20.64%) Tomcat
2 40 (18.35%) JBoss
3 8 (3.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.75%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.83%) ATG Dynamo
5 4 (1.83%) iPlanet
5 4 (1.83%) SAS
6 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.92%) IIS
6 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) CICS
7 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.97%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.51%) DNS
3 21 (9.63%) DHCP
3 21 (9.63%) HTTP
3 21 (9.63%) LDAP
4 19 (8.72%) IMAP
4 19 (8.72%) POP3
4 19 (8.72%) SMTP
4 19 (8.72%) SSL
5 17 (7.80%) Firewall
6 5 (2.29%) Internet
7 2 (0.92%) VLAN
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.46%) FTP
8 1 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) Wireless
8 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.72%) MySQL
2 42 (19.27%) SQL Server
3 19 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.88%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.75%) DB2
8 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.92%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.92%) OLAP
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.46%) Big Data
11 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.46%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 46 (21.10%) Selenium
2 38 (17.43%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.01%) JUnit
4 21 (9.63%) WebDriver
5 17 (7.80%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.80%) Git (software)
5 17 (7.80%) JMeter
5 17 (7.80%) SoapUI
6 15 (6.88%) FitNesse
6 15 (6.88%) Hudson
7 14 (6.42%) JIRA
8 8 (3.67%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.75%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.29%) Subversion
11 5 (2.29%) The Grinder
12 4 (1.83%) Gatling
12 4 (1.83%) MSTest
12 4 (1.83%) Travis CI
12 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (41.28%) Finance
2 38 (17.43%) Banking
3 18 (8.26%) Marketing
4 10 (4.59%) Retail
5 8 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.29%) Front Office
7 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.38%) Advertising
9 2 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.92%) Legal
10 1 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (23.85%) Analyst
2 41 (18.81%) Developer
3 36 (16.51%) QA Engineer
3 36 (16.51%) Tester
4 25 (11.47%) Risk Analyst
4 25 (11.47%) Software Tester
5 21 (9.63%) .NET Developer
5 21 (9.63%) C# Developer
5 21 (9.63%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (9.17%) Banking Analyst
7 18 (8.26%) Automation Tester
7 18 (8.26%) Risk Support Analyst
7 18 (8.26%) Test Analyst
8 17 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.80%) QA Automation Engineer
9 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.88%) Business Analyst
10 15 (6.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.88%) QA Automation Tester
10 15 (6.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.97%) .NET
2 26 (11.93%) HTML
3 24 (11.01%) XML
4 21 (9.63%) ASP.NET
5 20 (9.17%) CSS
5 20 (9.17%) Middleware
5 20 (9.17%) Web Services
6 19 (8.72%) LAMP
7 17 (7.80%) SOAP
8 16 (7.34%) RESTful
9 10 (4.59%) Ajax
10 9 (4.13%) WPF
11 8 (3.67%) J2EE
12 7 (3.21%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (3.21%) WCF
13 6 (2.75%) .NET Framework
14 4 (1.83%) XSLT
15 3 (1.38%) Reactive Extensions
15 3 (1.38%) Task Parallel Library
15 3 (1.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Credit Risk
2 32 (14.68%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (13.76%) Data Centre
4 16 (7.34%) N-Tier
5 12 (5.50%) Market Risk
6 11 (5.05%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.29%) Derivative
8 5 (2.29%) Equities
8 5 (2.29%) Fintech
8 5 (2.29%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.38%) User Experience
11 2 (0.92%) Clustering
11 2 (0.92%) iPad
11 2 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.15%) Unix
2 54 (24.77%) Linux
3 38 (17.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (13.76%) Windows
5 18 (8.26%) Android
5 18 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 17 (7.80%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.15%) Regression Testing
2 53 (24.31%) Automated Testing
3 43 (19.72%) Performance Tuning
4 42 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (17.89%) Test Automation
6 36 (16.51%) Problem Management
6 36 (16.51%) Project Management
6 36 (16.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 35 (16.06%) B2B
7 35 (16.06%) Performance Testing
8 34 (15.60%) Risk Management
8 34 (15.60%) Server Hardening
9 32 (14.68%) Change Management
9 32 (14.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (14.22%) Functional Testing
10 31 (14.22%) Migration
11 30 (13.76%) BCP
11 30 (13.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 28 (12.84%) OO
12 28 (12.84%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 112 (51.38%) SQL
2 52 (23.85%) Java
3 43 (19.72%) Perl
4 39 (17.89%) C#
5 34 (15.60%) JavaScript
6 29 (13.30%) PHP
7 11 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.59%) Groovy
8 10 (4.59%) Python
8 10 (4.59%) Ruby
9 7 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.29%) R
11 4 (1.83%) C++
11 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.83%) VBScript
12 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.38%) XPath
13 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.42%) ISEB
2 13 (5.96%) Degree
3 12 (5.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.46%) CFA
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (26.61%) QA
2 28 (12.84%) PCI DSS
3 23 (10.55%) Basel II
3 23 (10.55%) Basel III
4 15 (6.88%) WAI
5 5 (2.29%) IFRS
5 5 (2.29%) IFRS 9
6 3 (1.38%) MiFID
7 2 (0.92%) SDET
7 2 (0.92%) SLA
8 1 (0.46%) EMIR
8 1 (0.46%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 36 (16.51%) Red Hat Satellite
2 21 (9.63%) Nagios
3 17 (7.80%) Puppet
4 15 (6.88%) SELinux
5 3 (1.38%) logstash
6 2 (0.92%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Red Hat
2 34 (15.60%) VMware
3 31 (14.22%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.80%) NetApp
5 13 (5.96%) Oracle
6 12 (5.50%) TOWER Software
7 9 (4.13%) ATG
7 9 (4.13%) IBM
8 7 (3.21%) Sybase
9 6 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.83%) BEA
10 4 (1.83%) hybris
11 3 (1.38%) HP
11 3 (1.38%) SAP
12 2 (0.92%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.92%) RedGate
13 1 (0.46%) Cisco
13 1 (0.46%) Cognizant
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