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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 874 908 877
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -31
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 19 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.018% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%

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
17888 16712 16008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 15.10% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15013 14123 14009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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
Top 15 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 21 November 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 -4 15 £35,000 +7.69% 5
London -8 5 - - 2
East of England -17 5 £40,000 +23.07%
South East - 5 £33,500 -
Hampshire - 5 £33,500 -
Newport - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
City of London - 3 - - 1
Ipswich - 3 - -
Colchester +12 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex -7 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Petersfield - 1 £33,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £33,500 -

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (76.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (71.43%) Functional Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 9 (42.86%) ISEB
6 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (33.33%) SilkTest
7 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) JMeter
8 6 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) System Testing
9 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
9 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 5 (23.81%) Maven
9 5 (23.81%) Ant
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) OO
9 5 (23.81%) Swing
10 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
10 4 (19.05%) HTML

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SSDT
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (57.14%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) SilkTest
4 6 (28.57%) JMeter
5 5 (23.81%) Maven
5 5 (23.81%) Ant
5 5 (23.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (14.29%) JUnit
8 2 (9.52%) Rational Rose
8 2 (9.52%) Cactus
8 2 (9.52%) NUnit
8 2 (9.52%) ArgoUML
8 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
8 2 (9.52%) DbUnit
8 2 (9.52%) JProfiler
8 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.52%) Hudson
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Tester
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
3 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Swing
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) Struts
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (14.29%) EJB
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) LINQ
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Statistics
1 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) OO
7 5 (23.81%) System Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (19.05%) Test Management
8 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Use Case
9 3 (14.29%) Web Development
10 2 (9.52%) TDD
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) HP
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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