The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 860 870 885
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 20 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.054% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +31.41%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £39,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17600 16623 17221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.42% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14890 13822 15154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the UK.

Rational Functional Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Rational Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 18 £45,000 -12.19% 1
London -7 10 £50,000 -2.43%
City of London +14 4 - -
South East - 4 £34,250 -
East of England - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £34,250 -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Petersfield - 1 £33,500 -

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Rational Functional Tester also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Rational Functional Tester.

1 21 (80.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (76.92%) Functional Testing
3 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) ISEB
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
5 11 (42.31%) Java
5 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
6 10 (38.46%) IBM
6 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
7 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
8 8 (30.77%) C#
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (26.92%) HP
9 7 (26.92%) SilkTest
9 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
10 6 (23.08%) JMeter
10 6 (23.08%) FitNesse
10 6 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
11 5 (19.23%) Ant
11 5 (19.23%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) OO
11 5 (19.23%) Swing
11 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (19.23%) ETL

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Rational Functional Tester also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Rational Functional Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
1 5 (19.23%) SSDT
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) SilkTest
4 6 (23.08%) FitNesse
4 6 (23.08%) JMeter
5 5 (19.23%) Maven
5 5 (19.23%) Ant
5 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
5 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
5 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 3 (11.54%) JUnit
7 2 (7.69%) Rational Rose
7 2 (7.69%) Cactus
7 2 (7.69%) NUnit
7 2 (7.69%) ArgoUML
7 2 (7.69%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Tester
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Test Leader
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) WCF
2 5 (19.23%) LINQ
2 5 (19.23%) XML
2 5 (19.23%) Swing
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) EJB
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 3 (11.54%) Ajax
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) Struts
5 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Statistics
1 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Functional Testing
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) System Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) OO
8 5 (19.23%) ETL
9 4 (15.38%) Validation
9 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (15.38%) Data Validation
9 4 (15.38%) Test Management
9 4 (15.38%) Analytics
9 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
10 3 (11.54%) People Management
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C++
5 3 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) ISEB
2 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) IBM
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) HP
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
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