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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 911 951 991
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +40
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 37 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £33,750 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary - £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%

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
18714 18088 19318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.35% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16078 15157 15997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 5 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 April 2016. 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 +23 37 £50,000 +48.14% 1
London +32 35 £50,000 -4.76%
Wimbledon - 25 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 1

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 48 (96.00%) HP UFT
1 48 (96.00%) QA
1 48 (96.00%) Selenium
2 46 (92.00%) Functional Testing
3 44 (88.00%) Automated Testing
4 42 (84.00%) Java
5 40 (80.00%) SQL
5 40 (80.00%) Degree
6 39 (78.00%) Oracle
7 38 (76.00%) Time Management
8 34 (68.00%) Test Scripting
9 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (62.00%) Test Management
11 30 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (58.00%) Risk Analysis
12 29 (58.00%) SilkTest
12 29 (58.00%) Waterfall
12 29 (58.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (58.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 29 (58.00%) Defect Management
13 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
13 28 (56.00%) ISEB
14 26 (52.00%) Banking
14 26 (52.00%) Finance
14 26 (52.00%) MS Excel
14 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
15 25 (50.00%) MS Office
15 25 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
15 25 (50.00%) Wealth Management
15 25 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (42.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 25 (50.00%) MS Office
2 25 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (96.00%) HP UFT
1 48 (96.00%) Selenium
2 29 (58.00%) SilkTest
3 14 (28.00%) Subversion
3 14 (28.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (16.00%) DbUnit
4 8 (16.00%) JIRA
4 8 (16.00%) JMeter
4 8 (16.00%) JUnit
5 6 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (8.00%) Ant
6 4 (8.00%) Cactus
6 4 (8.00%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (8.00%) Maven
6 4 (8.00%) NUnit
6 4 (8.00%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (8.00%) Toad
6 4 (8.00%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (52.00%) Banking
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Polish Language
3 12 (24.00%) Games
4 4 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
1 18 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) QA Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 9 (18.00%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) Tester
6 6 (12.00%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Test Programme Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
1 21 (42.00%) SOAP
1 21 (42.00%) Web Services
1 21 (42.00%) XBRL
1 21 (42.00%) XML
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.00%) Java EE
3 4 (8.00%) Swing
4 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (42.00%) Mathematics
3 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
5 12 (24.00%) Online Gambling
6 9 (18.00%) Online Games
7 2 (4.00%) Fintech
8 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Unix
2 21 (42.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) Functional Testing
2 44 (88.00%) Automated Testing
3 38 (76.00%) Time Management
4 34 (68.00%) Test Scripting
5 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (62.00%) Test Management
7 30 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (58.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (58.00%) Defect Management
8 29 (58.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 29 (58.00%) Risk Analysis
8 29 (58.00%) Waterfall
9 25 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
9 25 (50.00%) Wealth Management
10 24 (48.00%) Test Planning
11 21 (42.00%) Business Analysis
11 21 (42.00%) ITIL
11 21 (42.00%) Service Delivery
11 21 (42.00%) SOA
11 21 (42.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) Java
2 40 (80.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (28.00%) VBScript
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) Degree
2 28 (56.00%) ISEB
2 28 (56.00%) ISTQB
3 25 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (42.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (96.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Oracle
2 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.00%) SAP
4 20 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) IBM