Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 550 556
Rank change year-on-year +42 +6 +96
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 27 11 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.094% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.040% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 18
South East median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +85.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,675 £26,675
90th Percentile £50,000 £73,500 £66,125
England median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +38.89% +1.12% -19.09%

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 25,973 27,378 31,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.24% 89.53% 89.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21,419 22,598 26,263
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,463 £27,500
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
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 15 November 2018. 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 - 20 £45,000 -
Thames Valley +25 4 £35,000 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 £35,000 -50.00%
Surrey - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Stress Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 26 (96.30%) QA
2 24 (88.89%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (85.19%) C#
3 23 (85.19%) Test Automation
4 22 (81.48%) Performance Testing
4 22 (81.48%) Functional Testing
4 22 (81.48%) Regression Testing
5 21 (77.78%) SQL
5 21 (77.78%) Selenium
6 20 (74.07%) JIRA
6 20 (74.07%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (74.07%) Kanban
6 20 (74.07%) User Experience
6 20 (74.07%) WebDriver
6 20 (74.07%) Confluence
6 20 (74.07%) Finance
6 20 (74.07%) Scrum
6 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (74.07%) HP
6 20 (74.07%) HP UFT
6 20 (74.07%) Acceptance Criteria
6 20 (74.07%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 20 (74.07%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) VMS
8 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.11%) Document Management
9 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Windows

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 20 (74.07%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Selenium
2 20 (74.07%) HP UFT
2 20 (74.07%) JIRA
2 20 (74.07%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 20 (74.07%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Tester
2 23 (85.19%) QA Tester
3 21 (77.78%) Analyst
4 20 (74.07%) Automation Tester
4 20 (74.07%) QA Analyst
4 20 (74.07%) QA Automation Analyst
4 20 (74.07%) QA Automation Tester
4 20 (74.07%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (74.07%) Senior Automation Tester
4 20 (74.07%) Senior QA Analyst
4 20 (74.07%) Senior QA Tester
4 20 (74.07%) Senior Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Software Tester
6 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) VMS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (85.19%) Test Automation
3 22 (81.48%) Functional Testing
3 22 (81.48%) Performance Testing
3 22 (81.48%) Regression Testing
4 20 (74.07%) Acceptance Criteria
4 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (74.07%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 20 (74.07%) Exploratory Testing
4 20 (74.07%) Kanban
4 20 (74.07%) Requirements Analysis
4 20 (74.07%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Document Management
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Delphi
4 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (96.30%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SEPA
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Sage