The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Stress Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 238 209
Rank change year-on-year +33 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.086% 0.049% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.056% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -22.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +8.43% +7.09%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4176 5362 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.88% 88.22% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 4322 3507
Median salary £42,500 £43,200 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Stress Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Stress Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Stress Testing in the West Midlands

Stress Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Stress Testing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Stress Testing in the West Midlands

Stress Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Stress Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Shropshire - 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham +17 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Stress Testing
England

Stress Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Stress Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

Stress Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Development DBA
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle