Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Rational Performance Tester skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Performance Tester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1186 1199 1296
Rank change year-on-year +13 +97 +28
Permanent jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 3 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.008% 0.057% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 11
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +76.47% -9.33%
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £63,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year -13.73% +87.50% -9.33%

Rational Performance 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 Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Rational Performance Tester in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Rational Performance Tester in the UK

Rational Performance Tester
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Performance 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 +30 3 £55,000 -8.33% 2
UK excluding London +22 3 £55,000 -13.73% 1
Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
South East +30 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Rational Performance 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 Performance Tester.

1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BDD

Rational Performance 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 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Gatling
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Payments Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) EFT
2 1 (33.33%) EFTPOS
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) Collateral Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Elavon
2 1 (33.33%) FIS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Ingenico
2 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 1 (33.33%) WorldPay