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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Robot
Rank 895 927 875
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -52
Permanent jobs citing Rational Robot 4 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.022% 0.026% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 28
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -39.13%
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 £35,000

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
18038 19006 16369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 16.01% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15148 15702 13926
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 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 4 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 27 April 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 +32 4 £60,000 +71.42% 1
London - 2 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) JUnit
4 7 (63.64%) JMeter
4 7 (63.64%) WebLOAD
4 7 (63.64%) NUnit
4 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (63.64%) Calabash
4 7 (63.64%) LoadUI
4 7 (63.64%) Appium
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) BDD
5 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
5 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
5 6 (54.55%) ISEB
5 6 (54.55%) Python
5 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 5 (45.45%) PHP
6 5 (45.45%) Tcl
6 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (36.36%) Wireless
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (36.36%) CSQA

Rational Robot
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 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
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 7 (63.64%) WebLOAD
3 7 (63.64%) JUnit
3 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 7 (63.64%) Calabash
3 7 (63.64%) LoadUI
3 7 (63.64%) Appium
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) OpenSTA
4 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
5 1 (9.09%) TestNG
5 1 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) V-Model
7 1 (9.09%) QMS
7 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) 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%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Korn
6 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft