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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational Functional Tester
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 916 965
Rank change year-on-year +55 +49  
Permanent jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 28 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.13% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -12.82%  
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,750 £40,625
90th Percentile £55,750 £46,250 £57,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.55%  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18595 17780 18748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.91% 18.13% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36834 35963 35179
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

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
Top 4 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 3 months to 29 June 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
England +59 28 £47,500 +11.76% 1
London +35 24 £47,500 - 1
UK excluding London +22 4 £55,000 +29.41%
North of England - 4 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 36 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 33 (91.67%) HP UFT
2 33 (91.67%) Degree
2 33 (91.67%) QA
2 33 (91.67%) Selenium
2 33 (91.67%) Test Scripting
3 31 (86.11%) Oracle
3 31 (86.11%) Java
3 31 (86.11%) SQL
4 30 (83.33%) Time Management
4 30 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (77.78%) SDLC
6 25 (69.44%) Test Planning
7 21 (58.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 21 (58.33%) TeamCity
7 21 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 21 (58.33%) Oracle ODI
7 21 (58.33%) Relational Database
7 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
7 21 (58.33%) Polish Language
7 21 (58.33%) Management Information System
7 21 (58.33%) Subversion
7 21 (58.33%) VBScript
7 21 (58.33%) Configuration Management
7 21 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (58.33%) ETL
8 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (38.89%) Test Management
9 14 (38.89%) Defect Management

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 10 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle ODI
1 21 (58.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (91.67%) HP UFT
1 33 (91.67%) Selenium
2 21 (58.33%) Subversion
2 21 (58.33%) TeamCity
3 12 (33.33%) SilkTest
General
1 21 (58.33%) Polish Language
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 12 (33.33%) Games
3 9 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
1 11 (30.56%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) QA Test Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) SOAP
2 10 (27.78%) Web Services
2 10 (27.78%) XBRL
2 10 (27.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Computer Science
1 21 (58.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (33.33%) Online Gambling
3 8 (22.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Linux
1 10 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 36 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (91.67%) Test Scripting
3 30 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (83.33%) Time Management
4 28 (77.78%) SDLC
5 25 (69.44%) Test Planning
6 21 (58.33%) Configuration Management
6 21 (58.33%) ETL
6 21 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (38.89%) Defect Management
8 14 (38.89%) Test Management
9 12 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 12 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
9 12 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 10 (27.78%) Software Architecture
10 10 (27.78%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
1 31 (86.11%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) VBScript
3 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) ISEB
2 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
2 11 (30.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (91.67%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) COBIT
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) SAP
4 5 (13.89%) HP
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