The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 903 876 894
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.010% 0.018% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19074 16303 16918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 14.98% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16066 13874 14670
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Rational Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 6 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 25 July 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 -30 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £32,500 -
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
London - 1 £55,000 -
Essex - 1 £32,500 -

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Finance

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Toad
3 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) LINQ
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (40.00%) System Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Compuware
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy