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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 917 967
Rank change year-on-year +35 +50  
Permanent jobs citing Rational Performance Tester 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.005% 0.034% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £57,500 - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £50,000

Rational Performance 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 18419 17810 18603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.94% 18.09% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15182 15441 15595
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Rational Performance Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 2 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 3 months to 24 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 +47 1 £57,500 -
London +23 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Performance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Resilience Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification