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 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 Robot
Rank 880 887 840
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -47
Permanent jobs citing Rational Robot 7 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.041% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 33
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -51.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £38,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £26,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+22.64% -44.21%

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 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Rational Robot over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

Rational Robot Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Robot
Top 9 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 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
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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 +20 7 £35,000 +32.07%
South East -25 3 £32,500 +22.64%
Crawley - 2 £30,750 -
London - 2 £71,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £71,250 -
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (90.91%) LoadRunner
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) JUnit
4 8 (72.73%) WebLOAD
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) JMeter
4 8 (72.73%) NUnit
4 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
4 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
4 8 (72.73%) Calabash
4 8 (72.73%) LoadUI
4 8 (72.73%) Appium
5 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 6 (54.55%) Python
6 6 (54.55%) ISEB
6 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
6 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
7 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (45.45%) Tcl
7 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
7 5 (45.45%) PHP
8 4 (36.36%) Linux
8 4 (36.36%) Wireless
8 4 (36.36%) Degree

Rational Robot
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (90.91%) LoadRunner
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
3 9 (81.82%) JUnit
4 8 (72.73%) Calabash
4 8 (72.73%) LoadUI
4 8 (72.73%) Appium
4 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
4 8 (72.73%) Cucumber
4 8 (72.73%) WebLOAD
4 8 (72.73%) JMeter
4 8 (72.73%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) OpenSTA
6 1 (9.09%) JBehave
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) RequisitePro
6 1 (9.09%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Testing Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 2 (18.18%) V-Model
7 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 1 (9.09%) QMS
8 1 (9.09%) Use Case
8 1 (9.09%) UML
8 1 (9.09%) RUP
8 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
8 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) Tcl
3 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Korn
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CSQA
3 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM