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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 871 891 873
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 19 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.076% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £26,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.49% -23.57%

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
17503 18327 16105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.18% 16.24% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14701 15006 13726
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Rational Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 16 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 30 March 2015. 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 +21 19 £40,000 -20.00% 3
London +11 12 £51,250 +2.50%
Essex - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 3 £32,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £40,000 - 2
City of London - 2 - -
North East - 2 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 - 2
Chelmsford - 2 £32,500 -
South East -2 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Cheadle - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) Functional Testing
2 32 (84.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) Selenium
5 21 (55.26%) ISEB
6 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
7 18 (47.37%) Java
8 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
9 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
9 16 (42.11%) Oracle
10 15 (39.47%) IBM
11 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (34.21%) C#
13 12 (31.58%) VBScript
14 11 (28.95%) FitNesse
14 11 (28.95%) QA
15 10 (26.32%) HTML
15 10 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (23.68%) Test Planning
16 9 (23.68%) XML
16 9 (23.68%) Degree
16 9 (23.68%) JIRA
16 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
16 9 (23.68%) TeamCity
17 8 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
17 8 (21.05%) Data Validation
17 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
1 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) SSDT
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (84.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (57.89%) Selenium
3 11 (28.95%) FitNesse
4 9 (23.68%) JIRA
4 9 (23.68%) TeamCity
5 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (18.42%) SilkTest
6 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.79%) Subversion
8 5 (13.16%) JMeter
8 5 (13.16%) Ant
8 5 (13.16%) Maven
8 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
9 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
9 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
9 4 (10.53%) JUnit
10 3 (7.89%) Rational Rose
10 3 (7.89%) NUnit
10 3 (7.89%) ArgoUML
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
1 6 (15.79%) Polish Language
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Tester
2 7 (18.42%) QA Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Testing Manager
7 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) WCF
3 8 (21.05%) LINQ
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (13.16%) Swing
6 3 (7.89%) Java EE
7 2 (5.26%) Struts
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE
7 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.26%) Spring
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 2 (5.26%) EJB
7 2 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) Online Gambling
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) W3C
6 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Functional Testing
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Test Planning
6 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) ETL
6 8 (21.05%) Validation
6 8 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (21.05%) Data Validation
6 8 (21.05%) Analytics
6 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.79%) Time Management
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) VBScript
6 5 (13.16%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) ISEB
2 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (23.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 15 (39.47%) IBM
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) HP
Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From entry-Level up to £45,000 per annum DOE + benefits
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