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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 813 868
Rank change year-on-year +35 +55  
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 77 94 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.11% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 69 89 63
Median salary £49,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £34,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £81,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 74870 82511 91444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.69% 89.04% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 60781 69796 75582
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,888
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +10 31 £62,500 +31.57% 5
North West -38 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
South East +35 10 £48,250 +37.85% 2
East Midlands +33 9 £55,000 +69.23%
East of England +3 6 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South West - 2 £70,000 -
West Midlands +17 1 £31,000 -38.00% 3
Stress Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 78 (47.85%) Test Automation
2 77 (47.24%) SQL
3 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (36.20%) Selenium
5 52 (31.90%) Finance
6 49 (30.06%) Regression Testing
7 42 (25.77%) QA
8 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
9 39 (23.93%) Scrum
10 38 (23.31%) C#
10 38 (23.31%) Java
11 33 (20.25%) JMeter
11 33 (20.25%) BDD
12 32 (19.63%) JavaScript
13 30 (18.40%) TDD
14 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
15 27 (16.56%) Performance Testing
16 26 (15.95%) HTML
17 25 (15.34%) .NET
17 25 (15.34%) OO
17 25 (15.34%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (14.72%) Cucumber
18 24 (14.72%) Banking
19 23 (14.11%) Unit Testing
20 22 (13.50%) Jenkins
20 22 (13.50%) Windows
20 22 (13.50%) JUnit
21 21 (12.88%) MySQL
21 21 (12.88%) XML

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 20 (12.27%) Tomcat
2 15 (9.20%) JBoss
3 14 (8.59%) Apache
4 9 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.91%) SAS
6 5 (3.07%) ATG Dynamo
6 5 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.07%) iPlanet
6 5 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) HTTP
2 4 (2.45%) DNS
2 4 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.84%) DHCP
3 3 (1.84%) Firewall
3 3 (1.84%) Internet
3 3 (1.84%) LDAP
3 3 (1.84%) VLAN
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.23%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.23%) VPN
4 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.61%) IMAP
5 1 (0.61%) POP3
5 1 (0.61%) SMTP
5 1 (0.61%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.88%) MySQL
3 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.68%) DB2
7 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.23%) OLAP
9 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.61%) Big Data
10 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 59 (36.20%) Selenium
2 33 (20.25%) JMeter
3 24 (14.72%) Cucumber
4 22 (13.50%) Jenkins
4 22 (13.50%) JUnit
5 19 (11.66%) WebDriver
6 17 (10.43%) JIRA
7 16 (9.82%) SoapUI
8 14 (8.59%) LoadRunner
9 13 (7.98%) Hudson
10 12 (7.36%) FitNesse
10 12 (7.36%) SpecFlow
11 10 (6.13%) Visual Studio
12 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (3.68%) Gatling
13 6 (3.68%) TestComplete
13 6 (3.68%) The Grinder
13 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (3.68%) YouTrack
14 5 (3.07%) Travis CI
General
1 52 (31.90%) Finance
2 24 (14.72%) Banking
3 16 (9.82%) Retail
4 12 (7.36%) Marketing
5 11 (6.75%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.68%) Advertising
7 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.45%) Front Office
9 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.23%) Legal
10 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (33.13%) Analyst
2 32 (19.63%) Developer
3 22 (13.50%) Tester
4 20 (12.27%) QA Engineer
5 16 (9.82%) Test Analyst
6 15 (9.20%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.59%) Automation Tester
7 14 (8.59%) Software Tester
8 13 (7.98%) QA Automation Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) QA Automation Tester
9 12 (7.36%) QA Tester
10 11 (6.75%) Risk Analyst
10 11 (6.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 11 (6.75%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (6.13%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.13%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (5.52%) Business Analyst
12 9 (5.52%) QA Analyst
12 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.52%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.95%) HTML
2 25 (15.34%) .NET
3 21 (12.88%) XML
4 17 (10.43%) CSS
4 17 (10.43%) Web Services
5 14 (8.59%) J2EE
5 14 (8.59%) SOAP
6 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.75%) Ajax
7 11 (6.75%) XSLT
8 9 (5.52%) WPF
9 8 (4.91%) RESTful
10 7 (4.29%) Gherkin
10 7 (4.29%) JSON
10 7 (4.29%) WCF
10 7 (4.29%) XHTML
11 6 (3.68%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.07%) Hibernate
12 5 (3.07%) Spring
12 5 (3.07%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (10.43%) Credit Risk
3 12 (7.36%) Market Risk
4 9 (5.52%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.52%) Derivative
5 8 (4.91%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.07%) Equities
7 5 (3.07%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.07%) Replication
7 5 (3.07%) User Experience
8 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.84%) Fintech
9 3 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.84%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.50%) Windows
2 18 (11.04%) Linux
3 17 (10.43%) Unix
4 14 (8.59%) Android
4 14 (8.59%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.75%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (47.85%) Test Automation
2 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (30.06%) Regression Testing
4 39 (23.93%) Scrum
5 33 (20.25%) BDD
6 30 (18.40%) TDD
7 27 (16.56%) Performance Testing
8 25 (15.34%) OO
9 24 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (14.11%) Unit Testing
11 21 (12.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (12.88%) Risk Management
12 20 (12.27%) Kanban
12 20 (12.27%) SDLC
12 20 (12.27%) System Testing
13 19 (11.66%) E-Commerce
14 18 (11.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (11.04%) User Stories
15 17 (10.43%) Project Management
15 17 (10.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.24%) SQL
2 38 (23.31%) C#
2 38 (23.31%) Java
3 32 (19.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.52%) PHP
4 9 (5.52%) Ruby
4 9 (5.52%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.52%) VBScript
5 8 (4.91%) Groovy
6 6 (3.68%) R
7 5 (3.07%) Perl
8 4 (2.45%) C++
8 4 (2.45%) MATLAB
8 4 (2.45%) VB
9 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.84%) Python
9 3 (1.84%) XPath
10 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) ISEB
1 15 (9.20%) ISTQB
2 14 (8.59%) Degree
3 1 (0.61%) CFA
3 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.77%) QA
2 9 (5.52%) IFRS
3 8 (4.91%) Basel II
3 8 (4.91%) IFRS 9
4 7 (4.29%) WAI
5 5 (3.07%) Basel III
6 3 (1.84%) MiFID
6 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.61%) EMIR
7 1 (0.61%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) logstash
2 5 (3.07%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.84%) Nagios
3 3 (1.84%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) Oracle
3 10 (6.13%) ATG
3 10 (6.13%) IBM
4 5 (3.07%) BEA
4 5 (3.07%) hybris
4 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.45%) Cognos
5 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.84%) SAP
7 2 (1.23%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco
7 2 (1.23%) Murex
7 2 (1.23%) Solace
7 2 (1.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.61%) NetApp
8 1 (0.61%) New Relic
8 1 (0.61%) TOWER Software
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