Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1042 996 1110
Rank change year-on-year -46 +114 -37
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 114 189 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 99 158 131
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.27% -
10th Percentile £30,800 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -18.57% +5.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147874 160306 182466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.97% 89.20% 88.49%
Number of salaries quoted 117282 134880 151528
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,448 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.10% +5.56%

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Stress Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 16 October 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 6 months to 16 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 34 £75,000 +50.00% 8
East of England +32 26 £36,500 +7.35%
Midlands +38 17 £55,000 +75.30% 2
North of England -5 16 £37,500 - 1
South East +46 13 £70,000 +100.00% 1
North West -23 13 £36,250 -3.33%
East Midlands +47 12 £55,000 +69.23%
South West 0 7 £45,000 -21.74%
West Midlands +25 5 £31,000 +1.22% 2
Yorkshire +2 3 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Stress Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 71 (62.28%) Test Automation
2 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
4 34 (29.82%) Selenium
5 32 (28.07%) QA
6 31 (27.19%) Regression Testing
7 28 (24.56%) Java
8 27 (23.68%) SQL
8 27 (23.68%) Web Services
9 26 (22.81%) XML
9 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
10 25 (21.93%) HTML
10 25 (21.93%) Finance
11 24 (21.05%) MySQL
11 24 (21.05%) CSS
11 24 (21.05%) OO
12 23 (20.18%) CRM
12 23 (20.18%) Risk Management
12 23 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (20.18%) DevOps
13 22 (19.30%) Performance Testing
13 22 (19.30%) Retail
14 21 (18.42%) Scrum
14 21 (18.42%) XSLT
15 20 (17.54%) JMeter
15 20 (17.54%) Non-Functional Testing
16 19 (16.67%) Functional Testing
16 19 (16.67%) JBoss
16 19 (16.67%) Tomcat
16 19 (16.67%) LoadRunner

Stress Testing
Co-occurring 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 19 (16.67%) JBoss
1 19 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.51%) SAS
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.75%) Apache
4 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) RTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.05%) MySQL
3 8 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.14%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.51%) Big Data
7 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) Selenium
2 20 (17.54%) JMeter
3 19 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 18 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
5 16 (14.04%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.89%) HP UFT
6 9 (7.89%) JIRA
7 7 (6.14%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.75%) Gatling
11 2 (1.75%) Hudson
11 2 (1.75%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.88%) Grunt
12 1 (0.88%) gulp
12 1 (0.88%) Robot Framework
12 1 (0.88%) The Grinder
General
1 25 (21.93%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Retail
3 18 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 15 (13.16%) Banking
5 9 (7.89%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.26%) Marketing
7 5 (4.39%) Front Office
8 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Automotive
9 1 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Analyst
2 21 (18.42%) Tester
3 19 (16.67%) Developer
3 19 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Development Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Development Support Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Senior Development Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Senior Support Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Software Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Software Development Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Software Support Analyst
4 18 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.40%) QA Analyst
6 10 (8.77%) Software Tester
7 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.02%) Head of Testing
9 6 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.39%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.68%) Web Services
2 26 (22.81%) XML
3 25 (21.93%) HTML
4 24 (21.05%) CSS
5 21 (18.42%) XSLT
6 19 (16.67%) JSON
7 18 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 18 (15.79%) J2EE
7 18 (15.79%) JBoss Seam
7 18 (15.79%) Spring
7 18 (15.79%) Struts
7 18 (15.79%) XHTML
8 10 (8.77%) .NET
9 6 (5.26%) RESTful
9 6 (5.26%) SOAP
10 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.63%) Kafka
11 3 (2.63%) Middleware
11 3 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 9 (7.89%) Derivative
2 9 (7.89%) Market Risk
3 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.39%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.51%) Equities
5 4 (3.51%) Replication
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.75%) Fintech
7 2 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.51%) Unix
3 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.75%) Android
4 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (62.28%) Test Automation
2 38 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.19%) Regression Testing
4 24 (21.05%) OO
5 23 (20.18%) CRM
5 23 (20.18%) DevOps
5 23 (20.18%) Risk Management
6 22 (19.30%) Performance Testing
7 21 (18.42%) Scrum
8 20 (17.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 19 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 18 (15.79%) Multithreading
11 15 (13.16%) BDD
11 15 (13.16%) Manual Testing
11 15 (13.16%) Test Scripting
12 14 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (9.65%) Scalability Testing
13 11 (9.65%) SDLC
13 11 (9.65%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (8.77%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) Java
2 27 (23.68%) SQL
3 16 (14.04%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.26%) C++
6 5 (4.39%) C
6 5 (4.39%) Python
6 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) MATLAB
7 3 (2.63%) R
7 3 (2.63%) Ruby
7 3 (2.63%) Scala
8 2 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) Groovy
9 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.88%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) ISTQB
2 15 (13.16%) ISEB
3 13 (11.40%) Degree
4 4 (3.51%) CEH
4 4 (3.51%) MCSA
4 4 (3.51%) MCSE
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.88%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.07%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) WAI
3 2 (1.75%) Basel III
3 2 (1.75%) IFRS
3 2 (1.75%) MiFID
3 2 (1.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
1 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) logstash
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) Cognos
4 3 (2.63%) Solace
5 2 (1.75%) Murex
6 1 (0.88%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.88%) New Relic
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) Xamarin