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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 939 928 929
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 12 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.066% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 14
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
- +34.61%

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
18161 16965 16576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.89% 16.23% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15618 14382 13600
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 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 5 February 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
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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 12 £35,000 -30.00% 3
London +1 8 £47,500 -5.00% 3
East of England +5 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Essex 0 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Colchester - 4 £35,000 -
City of London +57 1 £47,500 -

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 29 (93.55%) HP UFT
1 29 (93.55%) Selenium
2 27 (87.10%) Functional Testing
3 26 (83.87%) QA
3 26 (83.87%) Java
4 25 (80.65%) Oracle
5 23 (74.19%) Degree
5 23 (74.19%) Automated Testing
6 22 (70.97%) SQL
7 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (61.29%) Time Management
8 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
9 15 (48.39%) Test Management
9 15 (48.39%) HP
9 15 (48.39%) Test Planning
9 15 (48.39%) Defect Management
10 14 (45.16%) ISEB
10 14 (45.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (45.16%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
11 13 (41.94%) SilkTest
11 13 (41.94%) Banking
11 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
11 13 (41.94%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
11 13 (41.94%) Finance
11 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
11 13 (41.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 12 (38.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (6.45%) Temenos T24
1 2 (6.45%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (93.55%) HP UFT
1 29 (93.55%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) SilkTest
3 8 (25.81%) Subversion
3 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
4 7 (22.58%) JMeter
5 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
5 6 (19.35%) JIRA
6 5 (16.13%) DbUnit
6 5 (16.13%) JUnit
7 4 (12.90%) Ant
7 4 (12.90%) Cactus
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (12.90%) Maven
7 4 (12.90%) NUnit
7 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
8 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
9 2 (6.45%) Rational Performance Tester
10 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.23%) JProfiler
General
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Games
2 8 (25.81%) Polish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) QA Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Lead Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Tester
5 4 (12.90%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Test Environment Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
1 12 (38.71%) SOAP
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
1 12 (38.71%) XBRL
1 12 (38.71%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (12.90%) Java EE
3 4 (12.90%) Swing
4 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
3 8 (25.81%) Online Gambling
4 6 (19.35%) Online Games
5 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
1 12 (38.71%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Functional Testing
2 23 (74.19%) Automated Testing
3 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) Time Management
4 17 (54.84%) Test Scripting
5 15 (48.39%) Defect Management
5 15 (48.39%) Test Management
5 15 (48.39%) Test Planning
6 14 (45.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (45.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (41.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 13 (41.94%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
8 12 (38.71%) SOA
8 12 (38.71%) Software Architecture
8 12 (38.71%) Wealth Management
9 11 (35.48%) Service Delivery
9 11 (35.48%) Target Operating Model
10 10 (32.26%) SDLC
11 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) Java
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
4 9 (29.03%) VBScript
5 2 (6.45%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 14 (45.16%) ISEB
3 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
4 12 (38.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (25.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (83.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle
2 15 (48.39%) HP
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) SAP
5 7 (22.58%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Calypso
6 2 (6.45%) Guidewire
6 2 (6.45%) Temenos
7 1 (3.23%) WorldPay
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