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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 381 442 451
Rank change year-on-year +61 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 12 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.061% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.070% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 6
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +0.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12908 17089 17920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.15% 87.13% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10598 14389 14289
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire +24 8 £40,875 -
Berkshire - 2 £31,500 - 2
Surrey +48 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £92,500 +146.66%
Stress Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 32 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 30 (75.00%) Unix
2 30 (75.00%) Linux
3 29 (72.50%) TCP/IP
3 29 (72.50%) DNS
3 29 (72.50%) Red Hat
3 29 (72.50%) JBoss
3 29 (72.50%) Apache
3 29 (72.50%) Tomcat
3 29 (72.50%) Perl
3 29 (72.50%) Finance
3 29 (72.50%) Problem Management
3 29 (72.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (72.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 29 (72.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 27 (67.50%) Server Hardening
4 27 (67.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (67.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (67.50%) VMware
5 25 (62.50%) BCP
5 25 (62.50%) Change Management
5 25 (62.50%) PCI DSS
5 25 (62.50%) Security Hardening
5 25 (62.50%) Data Centre
6 23 (57.50%) Project Management
6 23 (57.50%) Migration
7 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
7 22 (55.00%) B2B
8 21 (52.50%) Line Management
9 17 (42.50%) Open Source

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 29 (72.50%) Apache
1 29 (72.50%) JBoss
1 29 (72.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) DNS
1 29 (72.50%) TCP/IP
2 16 (40.00%) DHCP
2 16 (40.00%) LDAP
3 14 (35.00%) IMAP
3 14 (35.00%) POP3
3 14 (35.00%) SMTP
3 14 (35.00%) SSL
4 13 (32.50%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) OLAP
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
1 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Middleware Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) LAMP
2 13 (32.50%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) LINQ
4 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (5.00%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) WPF
4 2 (5.00%) WSE
4 2 (5.00%) XHTML
4 2 (5.00%) XSD
4 2 (5.00%) XSLT
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (2.50%) ODBC
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Linux
1 30 (75.00%) Unix
2 29 (72.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 29 (72.50%) Problem Management
2 29 (72.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 27 (67.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (67.50%) Server Hardening
4 25 (62.50%) BCP
4 25 (62.50%) Change Management
4 25 (62.50%) Security Hardening
5 23 (57.50%) Migration
5 23 (57.50%) Project Management
6 22 (55.00%) B2B
6 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
7 21 (52.50%) Line Management
8 17 (42.50%) Open Source
9 13 (32.50%) DevOps
10 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Scrum
12 3 (7.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) Perl
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 16 (40.00%) Nagios
3 13 (32.50%) Puppet
3 13 (32.50%) SELinux
4 2 (5.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Red Hat
2 27 (67.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) NetApp
4 11 (27.50%) TOWER Software
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
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