The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Performance 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 Performance Tester over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 898 869 873
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 4 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.021% 0.049% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 19
Average salary £75,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -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
18733 16379 17101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.14% 15.21% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15512 13953 14786
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Rational Performance Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Performance Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester within the UK.

Rational Performance Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Rational Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Performance Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
London -18 3 £75,000 +20.00%
England -30 3 £75,000 +100.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -

Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Rational Performance 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 Performance Tester.

1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (84.62%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
4 8 (61.54%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) JMeter
6 5 (38.46%) SOASTA, Inc
7 3 (23.08%) Open Source
7 3 (23.08%) Seapine
7 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (23.08%) Facilita Forecast
7 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
7 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 2 (15.38%) Web Services
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (15.38%) Hudson
8 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (7.69%) Kanban

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Rational Performance 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 Performance Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (46.15%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (23.08%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
5 1 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Test Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Software Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (23.08%) Seapine
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft