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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Robot
Rank 891 870 850
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing Rational Robot 4 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.022% 0.097% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 29
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -

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
17858 16470 16622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.66% 15.22% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14811 14032 14383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Rational Robot Salary Histogram in the UK

Rational Robot
Top 6 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 20 October 2014. 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 -26 4 £70,000 +12.00%
City of London 0 3 £70,000 +7.69%
London -5 3 £70,000 +12.00%
Nottingham - 1 £32,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £32,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,000 -

Rational Robot
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (78.57%) WebDriver
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (42.86%) JD Edwards
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 6 (42.86%) ERP
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) NUnit
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
5 5 (35.71%) JMeter
5 5 (35.71%) WebLOAD
5 5 (35.71%) Korn
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile App

Rational Robot
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) WebDriver
2 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (42.86%) JUnit
4 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (35.71%) Calabash
5 5 (35.71%) LoadUI
5 5 (35.71%) Appium
5 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner
5 5 (35.71%) WebLOAD
5 5 (35.71%) JMeter
5 5 (35.71%) NUnit
6 2 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.14%) TestPartner
7 1 (7.14%) SilkTest
7 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
7 1 (7.14%) RequisitePro
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) QA Tester
2 6 (42.86%) QA Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) ERP
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Unified Process
8 1 (7.14%) UML
8 1 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Korn
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) JD Edwards
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Compuware
3 1 (7.14%) HP