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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 829 846 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 37 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.028% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Rational Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Top 12 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 28 January 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 +26 36 £65,000 +18.18% 2
London -9 20 £63,750 +15.90% 1
Reading - 9 - - 1
Berkshire - 9 - - 1
South East - 9 - - 1
North West - 4 £65,000 -
Manchester - 4 £65,000 -
South West -16 3 £37,500 -3.22%
Yeovil - 3 £37,500 -
Somerset - 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 38 (77.55%) LoadRunner
1 38 (77.55%) Performance Testing
2 28 (57.14%) HP
3 25 (51.02%) IBM
4 21 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
6 16 (32.65%) ISTQB
7 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (30.61%) Middleware
8 13 (26.53%) QA
9 12 (24.49%) Banking
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) MS Office
11 10 (20.41%) CCNA
11 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 10 (20.41%) LAN
11 10 (20.41%) WAN
11 10 (20.41%) SLA
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco
11 10 (20.41%) ISEB
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (20.41%) Avaya
11 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
11 10 (20.41%) NetScout
11 10 (20.41%) Time Management
11 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
11 10 (20.41%) Riverbed
11 10 (20.41%) F5

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.33%) IIS
1 8 (16.33%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) LAN
1 10 (20.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (77.55%) LoadRunner
2 9 (18.37%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (14.29%) JMeter
4 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.04%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (24.49%) Banking
2 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Test Manager
2 16 (32.65%) Performance Test Manager
2 16 (32.65%) Performance Manager
3 10 (20.41%) Field Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Performance Tester
4 9 (18.37%) Tester
4 9 (18.37%) Test Leader
4 9 (18.37%) Performance Test Leader
4 9 (18.37%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner Tester
5 8 (16.33%) QA Tester
6 7 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Middleware
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Open Source
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Statistics
3 3 (6.12%) DTCC
3 3 (6.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (16.33%) Windows Vista
1 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
1 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
1 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Performance Testing
2 21 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) Time Management
6 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.37%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (18.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (18.37%) Line Management
7 8 (16.33%) OOP
7 8 (16.33%) OO
7 8 (16.33%) Database Tuning
7 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.29%) Test Management
9 6 (12.24%) V-Model
9 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Engineering
11 1 (2.04%) Resilience Testing
11 1 (2.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.41%) CCNA
2 10 (20.41%) ISEB
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 10 (20.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) HP
2 25 (51.02%) IBM
3 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco
4 10 (20.41%) Avaya
4 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
4 10 (20.41%) NetScout
4 10 (20.41%) Riverbed
4 10 (20.41%) F5
5 9 (18.37%) SAP
6 6 (12.24%) TIBCO
6 6 (12.24%) Green Hat
7 1 (2.04%) BT
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