The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 866 857
Rank change year-on-year +104 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 102 101 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 90 97
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £85,250 £71,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76628 92534 98045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.33% 88.74% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62957 76844 79256
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Stress Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Stress Testing in the UK

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Stress Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Stress Testing in the UK

Stress Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
England +99 99 £50,000 +5.26% 15
London +57 55 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Yorkshire +31 14 £47,500 +13.09% 2
South East +57 11 £31,500 -10.00% 2
West Yorkshire +30 11 £50,000 +30.71%
Leeds +28 10 £50,000 +30.71%
City of London +32 7 £62,500 -19.35% 1
Hampshire +22 7 £19,250 -51.87% 2
North West -19 7 £48,750 +14.70% 4
Manchester -26 7 £48,750 +14.70% 4
West Midlands +30 4 £45,000 +17.64%
Fleet +2 3 £49,000 +22.50%
Belfast - 3 £33,500 -
Telford - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1
South West - 3 £47,250 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £33,500 -
County Antrim - 3 £33,500 -
Stockport -6 2 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Reading - 2 £31,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £31,500 -
Surrey +51 1 £52,500 +44.82%
Birmingham +28 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £92,500 +164.28%
East of England +4 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Dorset - 1 £24,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 115 (56.65%) SQL
2 72 (35.47%) Finance
3 61 (30.05%) Regression Testing
4 55 (27.09%) QA
4 55 (27.09%) Selenium
5 54 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (26.60%) Automated Testing
6 48 (23.65%) Test Automation
7 42 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 39 (19.21%) C#
8 39 (19.21%) Java
8 39 (19.21%) Banking
8 39 (19.21%) Scrum
9 36 (17.73%) JavaScript
10 35 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (17.24%) Performance Testing
11 33 (16.26%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (15.76%) Functional Testing
12 32 (15.76%) Credit Risk
12 32 (15.76%) BDD
13 31 (15.27%) System Testing
13 31 (15.27%) TDD
13 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
13 31 (15.27%) .NET
13 31 (15.27%) Unix
14 30 (14.78%) Jenkins
15 29 (14.29%) Unit Testing
15 29 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (14.29%) Windows
16 28 (13.79%) OO

Stress Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 20 (9.85%) Apache
3 16 (7.88%) JBoss
4 9 (4.43%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.94%) SAS
6 5 (2.46%) ATG Dynamo
6 5 (2.46%) iPlanet
6 5 (2.46%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.99%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) HTTP
2 10 (4.93%) DNS
2 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.45%) DHCP
3 7 (3.45%) LDAP
4 5 (2.46%) Firewall
4 5 (2.46%) IMAP
4 5 (2.46%) Internet
4 5 (2.46%) POP3
4 5 (2.46%) SMTP
4 5 (2.46%) SSL
5 3 (1.48%) VLAN
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (0.99%) VPN
6 2 (0.99%) Wireless
7 1 (0.49%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) MySQL
3 15 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.91%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.96%) DB2
7 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.99%) OLAP
10 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.49%) Big Data
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (27.09%) Selenium
2 30 (14.78%) Jenkins
3 28 (13.79%) JUnit
4 24 (11.82%) WebDriver
5 23 (11.33%) JMeter
6 21 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 21 (10.34%) SoapUI
7 18 (8.87%) FitNesse
7 18 (8.87%) Hudson
8 15 (7.39%) JIRA
9 11 (5.42%) SpecFlow
10 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.96%) TestComplete
12 6 (2.96%) YouTrack
13 5 (2.46%) Gatling
13 5 (2.46%) Subversion
13 5 (2.46%) The Grinder
13 5 (2.46%) Travis CI
13 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (35.47%) Finance
2 39 (19.21%) Banking
3 16 (7.88%) Marketing
4 13 (6.40%) Retail
5 8 (3.94%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.96%) Advertising
7 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.48%) Front Office
9 2 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (30.54%) Analyst
2 42 (20.69%) Tester
3 36 (17.73%) Developer
4 33 (16.26%) QA Engineer
5 32 (15.76%) Software Tester
6 26 (12.81%) Risk Analyst
7 23 (11.33%) Automation Tester
7 23 (11.33%) Test Analyst
8 20 (9.85%) Banking Analyst
9 18 (8.87%) C# Developer
9 18 (8.87%) QA Automation Engineer
9 18 (8.87%) Risk Support Analyst
10 17 (8.37%) .NET Developer
10 17 (8.37%) Business Analyst
10 17 (8.37%) QA Automation Tester
10 17 (8.37%) QA Tester
10 17 (8.37%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 17 (8.37%) Selenium Tester
11 14 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (6.90%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.27%) .NET
2 25 (12.32%) HTML
3 21 (10.34%) XML
4 19 (9.36%) SOAP
5 17 (8.37%) ASP.NET
5 17 (8.37%) CSS
5 17 (8.37%) Web Services
6 13 (6.40%) RESTful
7 11 (5.42%) Ajax
8 9 (4.43%) J2EE
8 9 (4.43%) WPF
9 7 (3.45%) Middleware
9 7 (3.45%) WCF
10 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.96%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.46%) LAMP
12 4 (1.97%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (1.97%) XSLT
13 3 (1.48%) Reactive Extensions
13 3 (1.48%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.26%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (15.76%) Credit Risk
3 14 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 13 (6.40%) N-Tier
5 12 (5.91%) Market Risk
6 8 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.46%) Derivative
7 5 (2.46%) Equities
7 5 (2.46%) Fintech
7 5 (2.46%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.97%) User Experience
9 3 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.48%) Replication
10 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.27%) Unix
2 29 (14.29%) Windows
3 26 (12.81%) Linux
4 20 (9.85%) Android
4 20 (9.85%) Apple iOS
5 15 (7.39%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.05%) Regression Testing
2 54 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.60%) Automated Testing
3 48 (23.65%) Test Automation
4 39 (19.21%) Scrum
5 35 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 35 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (15.76%) BDD
6 32 (15.76%) Functional Testing
7 31 (15.27%) System Testing
7 31 (15.27%) TDD
8 29 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 28 (13.79%) OO
10 27 (13.30%) Automation Testing
11 26 (12.81%) Non-Functional Testing
12 24 (11.82%) Kanban
12 24 (11.82%) Scalability Testing
12 24 (11.82%) Software Testing
13 23 (11.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (56.65%) SQL
2 39 (19.21%) C#
2 39 (19.21%) Java
3 36 (17.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (8.37%) PHP
5 15 (7.39%) Perl
6 12 (5.91%) Groovy
6 12 (5.91%) Ruby
7 10 (4.93%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.43%) VBScript
9 7 (3.45%) Python
10 6 (2.96%) R
11 4 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.97%) VB
12 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.48%) C++
12 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.48%) XPath
13 2 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.39%) ISEB
2 13 (6.40%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.91%) Degree
4 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) CFA
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (27.09%) QA
2 26 (12.81%) Basel II
3 23 (11.33%) Basel III
4 12 (5.91%) WAI
5 9 (4.43%) IFRS
6 8 (3.94%) IFRS 9
7 6 (2.96%) PCI DSS
8 3 (1.48%) MiFID
9 2 (0.99%) SLA
10 1 (0.49%) EMIR
10 1 (0.49%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (3.45%) Nagios
3 5 (2.46%) logstash
3 5 (2.46%) Puppet
4 3 (1.48%) SELinux
5 2 (0.99%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.42%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.93%) ATG
3 10 (4.93%) IBM
4 9 (4.43%) Oracle
5 8 (3.94%) VMware
6 6 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.46%) BEA
7 5 (2.46%) hybris
8 4 (1.97%) Sybase
9 3 (1.48%) NetApp
9 3 (1.48%) SAP
10 2 (0.99%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco
10 2 (0.99%) Cognos
10 2 (0.99%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.49%) HP
11 1 (0.49%) RedGate
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £15000 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Craneware PLC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leicestershire
Next
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus etc.
Posted: 19 days ago