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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 879 924 897
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -27
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 20 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.042% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £33,750 £29,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%

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
18038 19006 16369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 16.01% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15148 15702 13926
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Rational Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 18 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 April 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
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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 +47 20 £33,750 -1.45% 2
London +36 13 £52,500 -4.54% 1
East of England - 4 £32,500 -
City of London - 4 - -
Essex - 3 £32,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £32,500 -
South East +15 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 28 (90.32%) Functional Testing
2 27 (87.10%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 19 (61.29%) Selenium
5 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
6 16 (51.61%) Java
6 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (51.61%) Oracle
6 16 (51.61%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (45.16%) ISEB
7 14 (45.16%) VBScript
7 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
8 13 (41.94%) C#
9 12 (38.71%) IBM
9 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
10 11 (35.48%) QA
11 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
11 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
11 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (32.26%) HTML
12 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
12 9 (29.03%) TeamCity
12 9 (29.03%) FitNesse
12 9 (29.03%) Degree
12 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
13 8 (25.81%) Polish Language
13 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
13 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (25.81%) WCF

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (16.13%) WebLogic
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (25.81%) SSDT
3 8 (25.81%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (87.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (61.29%) Selenium
3 9 (29.03%) FitNesse
3 9 (29.03%) TeamCity
4 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (25.81%) Subversion
4 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
6 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.68%) Maven
7 3 (9.68%) JMeter
7 3 (9.68%) Ant
8 2 (6.45%) SilkTest
8 2 (6.45%) MSTest
9 1 (3.23%) JProfiler
9 1 (3.23%) DbUnit
9 1 (3.23%) Hudson
9 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.23%) Redmine
General
1 8 (25.81%) Games
1 8 (25.81%) Polish Language
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) QA Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Test Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) WCF
2 8 (25.81%) LINQ
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) Swing
4 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) EJB
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) Struts
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) Online Gambling
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Functional Testing
2 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
6 8 (25.81%) Time Management
6 8 (25.81%) Data Cleansing
6 8 (25.81%) Data Validation
6 8 (25.81%) Analytics
6 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.81%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Validation
6 8 (25.81%) ETL
6 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) People Management
7 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) VBScript
4 13 (41.94%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISEB
1 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) WorldPay
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) HP
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