Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 502 529 522
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +122
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 18 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.032% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.036% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 13
South East median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,500 £48,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £75,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £61,250 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +16.67% -21.74%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 24,437 27,950 28,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.23% 89.91% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19,976 23,061 23,184
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Stress Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Stress Testing in the South East

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Stress Testing in the South East

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Stress Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Stress Testing in the South East

Stress Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
West Sussex - 11 £45,000 -
Thames Valley +22 5 £35,000 -50.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 3 £35,000 -50.00%
Berkshire +5 2 £31,500 -53.33% 2
Surrey - 2 £35,000 -
Stress Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing Stress Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 16 (88.89%) QA
2 15 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (77.78%) C#
4 13 (72.22%) Regression Testing
4 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
5 12 (66.67%) Functional Testing
5 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 12 (66.67%) Selenium
5 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
6 11 (61.11%) Kanban
6 11 (61.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (61.11%) JIRA
6 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (61.11%) Finance
6 11 (61.11%) Scrum
6 11 (61.11%) HP
6 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
6 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
6 11 (61.11%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (61.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 11 (61.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 11 (61.11%) Confluence
6 11 (61.11%) User Experience
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Document Management
8 3 (16.67%) VMS
9 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
10 1 (5.56%) VMware

Stress Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (61.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) BGP
1 1 (5.56%) DSL
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) Junos
1 1 (5.56%) L2TP
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) OSPF
1 1 (5.56%) PPP
1 1 (5.56%) SNMP
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) X.21
1 1 (5.56%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (61.11%) HP UFT
2 11 (61.11%) JIRA
2 11 (61.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) QA Tester
1 14 (77.78%) Tester
2 12 (66.67%) Analyst
3 11 (61.11%) Automation Tester
3 11 (61.11%) QA Analyst
3 11 (61.11%) QA Automation Analyst
3 11 (61.11%) QA Automation Tester
3 11 (61.11%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (61.11%) Senior Automation Tester
3 11 (61.11%) Senior QA Analyst
3 11 (61.11%) Senior QA Tester
3 11 (61.11%) Senior Tester
4 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) VMS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (72.22%) Regression Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 11 (61.11%) Kanban
4 11 (61.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Document Management
7 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Client Onboarding
8 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (5.56%) Microservices
8 1 (5.56%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SEPA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Mitel
2 1 (5.56%) VMware