The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Robot skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Rational Robot over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Robot
Rank 892 927 880
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Permanent jobs citing Rational Robot 5 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.025% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 23
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
17819 19694 16071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.49% 16.24% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14880 16583 13703
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Rational Robot
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Rational Robot Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Rational Robot
Salary Trend

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

Rational Robot Salary Trend in the UK

Rational Robot
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Robot within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
London +44 5 £60,000 +41.17%
England +43 5 £60,000 +41.17%

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rational Robot 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 Robot.

1 12 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) NUnit
4 5 (41.67%) WebLOAD
4 5 (41.67%) FitNesse
4 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
4 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) JUnit
4 5 (41.67%) Calabash
4 5 (41.67%) LoadUI
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) Appium
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Finance

Rational Robot
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Rational Robot 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 Robot. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
3 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) NUnit
3 5 (41.67%) WebLOAD
3 5 (41.67%) FitNesse
3 5 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (41.67%) JMeter
3 5 (41.67%) JUnit
3 5 (41.67%) Calabash
3 5 (41.67%) LoadUI
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) Appium
4 2 (16.67%) OpenSTA
5 1 (8.33%) JBehave
5 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Tcl
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Korn
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) CSQA
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft