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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 863 908 873
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -35
Permanent jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 9 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.050% 0.084% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 3
Average salary £26,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £85,000 -
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -

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
17953 19035 16269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.32% 16.08% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15052 15854 13877
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 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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Rational Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Top 5 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 6 May 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
(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 +16 9 £26,000 -52.72% 1
London +20 8 £26,000 -52.72% 1
City of London +30 6 £26,000 -52.72%
South East - 1 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £57,500 -

Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 39 (81.25%) Performance Testing
2 38 (79.17%) LoadRunner
3 31 (64.58%) HP
4 30 (62.50%) IBM
5 23 (47.92%) Test Strategy
6 20 (41.67%) ISTQB
7 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (37.50%) Middleware
8 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 13 (27.08%) ISEB
10 11 (22.92%) SAP
10 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (22.92%) Line Management
10 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
11 10 (20.83%) Banking
12 9 (18.75%) QA
12 9 (18.75%) Web Services
12 9 (18.75%) IIS
12 9 (18.75%) MS Office
12 9 (18.75%) Apache
12 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
12 9 (18.75%) Open Source
13 8 (16.67%) Database Tuning
13 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 8 (16.67%) Riverbed
13 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 8 (16.67%) Time Management

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (18.75%) IIS
1 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) LAN
1 8 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (79.17%) LoadRunner
2 8 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.08%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.08%) NeoLoad
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Test Manager
2 19 (39.58%) Performance Test Manager
2 19 (39.58%) Performance Manager
3 11 (22.92%) Test Leader
3 11 (22.92%) Performance Test Leader
4 8 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
4 8 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Middleware
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 4 (8.33%) DTCC
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
1 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (81.25%) Performance Testing
2 23 (47.92%) Test Strategy
3 18 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.92%) Line Management
4 11 (22.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) OOP
6 8 (16.67%) OO
6 8 (16.67%) Test Management
6 8 (16.67%) Database Tuning
6 8 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.67%) Time Management
7 7 (14.58%) V-Model
7 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.08%) Complex Event Processing
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.08%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (27.08%) ISEB
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 8 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) nmon
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) HP
2 30 (62.50%) IBM
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.92%) SAP
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco
5 8 (16.67%) Avaya
5 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (16.67%) NetScout
5 8 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 8 (16.67%) F5
6 7 (14.58%) Green Hat
6 7 (14.58%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) BT
7 1 (2.08%) Splunk
North Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago