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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 862 871 866
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 19 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 5
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £53,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £26,750 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+21.49% -27.70%

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
17209 16914 16173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 16.05% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14553 13752 13892
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,770 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Rational Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 13 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 27 February 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 -6 19 £50,000 - 2
London +19 14 £50,000 -
City of London +3 3 - -
Essex - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 3 £32,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £32,500 -
South East -21 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 - 1
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 - 1
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (84.21%) Functional Testing
2 30 (78.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) ISEB
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
5 20 (52.63%) Selenium
6 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
7 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
8 17 (44.74%) Java
9 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
10 15 (39.47%) IBM
11 14 (36.84%) Oracle
11 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
12 13 (34.21%) C#
13 11 (28.95%) HTML
13 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (28.95%) FitNesse
14 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (23.68%) XML
14 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
15 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
15 8 (21.05%) VBScript
15 8 (21.05%) .NET
15 8 (21.05%) Validation
15 8 (21.05%) ETL
15 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
15 8 (21.05%) WCF
15 8 (21.05%) LINQ

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) SSDT
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.89%) Big Data
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (78.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (52.63%) Selenium
3 11 (28.95%) FitNesse
4 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (21.05%) SilkTest
4 8 (21.05%) JIRA
4 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
6 6 (15.79%) Maven
6 6 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 6 (15.79%) Ant
6 6 (15.79%) JMeter
7 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
7 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
8 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
8 4 (10.53%) JUnit
9 3 (7.89%) Rational Rose
9 3 (7.89%) NUnit
9 3 (7.89%) Subversion
9 3 (7.89%) ArgoUML
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
1 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Tester
3 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) 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%) Swing
5 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.89%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) Ajax
5 3 (7.89%) Java EE
5 3 (7.89%) EJB
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 3 (7.89%) Struts
6 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Statistics
3 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Functional Testing
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 14 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (21.05%) Data Validation
6 8 (21.05%) Analytics
6 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (21.05%) ETL
6 8 (21.05%) Validation
7 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) Test Planning
8 6 (15.79%) OO
8 6 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
9 5 (13.16%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) VBScript
6 5 (13.16%) C++
7 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) ISEB
2 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) IBM
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) HP
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