The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational Functional Tester
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 890 930
Rank change year-on-year +54 +40  
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 8 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.051% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Median salary - £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.87%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £32,500

Rational Functional Tester is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15831 17812 16381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.74% 18.20% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13475 15375 13837
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Rational Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Rational Functional Tester as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Functional Tester in England

Rational Functional Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester in England.

Salary trend for Rational Functional Tester in England

Rational Functional Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 7 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Rational Functional Tester
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 13 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) QA
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 13 (100.00%) Time Management
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 13 (100.00%) SDLC
2 12 (92.31%) Test Planning
2 12 (92.31%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle ODI
2 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
2 12 (92.31%) TeamCity
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
2 12 (92.31%) Polish Language
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (92.31%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
2 12 (92.31%) VBScript
2 12 (92.31%) ETL
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 9 (69.23%) Games
3 9 (69.23%) Online Gambling

Rational Functional Tester
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle ODI
1 12 (92.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) Subversion
2 12 (92.31%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) SilkTest
General
1 12 (92.31%) Polish Language
2 9 (69.23%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XBRL
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Computer Science
1 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
2 9 (69.23%) Online Gambling
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 13 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 13 (100.00%) SDLC
1 13 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 13 (100.00%) Time Management
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (92.31%) ETL
2 12 (92.31%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.69%) CMMI
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) QMS
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP