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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
Rank 849 863 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 38 31 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.029% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 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
17184 17216 16154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 16.08% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14504 14008 13871
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Rational Performance Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Top 13 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 2 March 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 +31 37 £65,000 +18.18%
London +16 22 £65,000 +18.18%
Berkshire - 10 £57,500 -
South East - 10 £57,500 -
Reading - 9 - -
Manchester - 3 £65,000 -
North West - 3 £65,000 -
South West -5 2 £37,500 -3.22%
Somerset - 2 £37,500 -
Yeovil - 2 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £65,000 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -

Rational Performance Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 43 (79.63%) Performance Testing
2 42 (77.78%) LoadRunner
3 31 (57.41%) HP
4 30 (55.56%) IBM
5 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
6 20 (37.04%) ISTQB
7 18 (33.33%) Middleware
7 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (24.07%) ISEB
8 13 (24.07%) QA
8 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (22.22%) Banking
10 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (20.37%) MS Office
10 11 (20.37%) SAP
10 11 (20.37%) Line Management
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (18.52%) F5
11 10 (18.52%) Riverbed
11 10 (18.52%) Time Management
11 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
11 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.52%) CCNA
11 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.52%) LAN
11 10 (18.52%) WAN
11 10 (18.52%) SLA

Rational Performance Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Office
2 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) LAN
1 10 (18.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (77.78%) LoadRunner
2 8 (14.81%) Facilita Forecast
3 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) JMeter
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.85%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.85%) NeoLoad
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 19 (35.19%) Performance Manager
2 19 (35.19%) Performance Test Manager
3 11 (20.37%) Test Leader
3 11 (20.37%) Performance Test Leader
4 10 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (18.52%) Field Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) QA Tester
5 8 (14.81%) LoadRunner Tester
5 8 (14.81%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Lead Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Test Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Test Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Middleware
2 9 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) SWIFT
3 4 (7.41%) Statistics
3 4 (7.41%) DTCC
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
1 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
1 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (14.81%) Windows Vista
1 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
1 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
1 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Performance Testing
2 23 (42.59%) Test Strategy
3 18 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (20.37%) Line Management
6 10 (18.52%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (18.52%) Time Management
7 8 (14.81%) OOP
7 8 (14.81%) OO
7 8 (14.81%) Test Management
7 8 (14.81%) Database Tuning
7 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.96%) V-Model
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Scrum
10 1 (1.85%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 13 (24.07%) ISEB
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) CCNA
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
2 10 (18.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) nmon
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) HP
2 30 (55.56%) IBM
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) SAP
5 10 (18.52%) Cisco
5 10 (18.52%) Avaya
5 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.52%) NetScout
5 10 (18.52%) Riverbed
5 10 (18.52%) F5
6 7 (12.96%) Green Hat
6 7 (12.96%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Remedy
7 1 (1.85%) BT
7 1 (1.85%) Splunk