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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Stress Testing
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 245 225
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Stress Testing 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.016% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.018% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £31,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 4546 5539 5007
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.31% 88.74% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4307 4140
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
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 22 June 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
Coventry - 1 £31,000 - 1
Stress Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) 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%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) C#

Stress Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Development DBA
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
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%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £18k - 19.5k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago