Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational Functional Tester
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1200 1277
Rank change year-on-year +44 +77 +42
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 33 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.090% 0.054% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
UK median annual salary £47,500 - £48,750
10th Percentile £37,000 - £40,625
90th Percentile £56,250 - £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 - £45,000

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36595 35004 38379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.71% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29765 30214 32428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Rational Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Rational Functional Tester as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Functional Tester in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Rational Functional Tester in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Rational Functional Tester in the UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 7 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 33 £47,500 -
London +13 29 £47,500 -
UK excluding London +31 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
South East +38 1 £60,000 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 33 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 33 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 28 (84.85%) Selenium
3 27 (81.82%) QA
3 27 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 27 (81.82%) HP UFT
4 25 (75.76%) SQL
5 24 (72.73%) Oracle
5 24 (72.73%) Degree
5 24 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (66.67%) Java
7 20 (60.61%) Test Planning
7 20 (60.61%) Time Management
7 20 (60.61%) SDLC
8 18 (54.55%) TeamCity
8 18 (54.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 18 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (54.55%) Oracle ODI
8 18 (54.55%) Relational Database
8 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (54.55%) ETL
9 14 (42.42%) VBScript
9 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
9 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
9 14 (42.42%) Subversion
9 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
9 14 (42.42%) Polish Language
9 14 (42.42%) Defect Management
10 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (33.33%) Games

Rational Functional Tester
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) DSL
2 1 (3.03%) RTP
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle ODI
1 18 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (84.85%) Selenium
2 27 (81.82%) HP UFT
3 18 (54.55%) TeamCity
4 14 (42.42%) Subversion
5 8 (24.24%) SilkTest
6 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) JIRA
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) MSTest
7 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
General
1 14 (42.42%) Polish Language
2 11 (33.33%) Games
3 8 (24.24%) Banking
4 6 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Lead Test Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) QA Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) ETL Tester
6 3 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) SOAP
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) XBRL
4 6 (18.18%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.03%) Kafka
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Computer Science
1 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 11 (33.33%) Online Gambling
3 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Fintech
5 2 (6.06%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 33 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 24 (72.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (60.61%) SDLC
4 20 (60.61%) Test Planning
4 20 (60.61%) Time Management
5 18 (54.55%) ETL
5 18 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
6 14 (42.42%) Defect Management
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Test Management
9 8 (24.24%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
10 7 (21.21%) System Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 14 (42.42%) VBScript
4 6 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.09%) C
6 2 (6.06%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (24.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (81.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) VMware