The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 830 825 825
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 35 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.038% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 35
Average salary £31,500 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.72% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £38,250 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £61,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.25%
ClearQuest
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16629 15518 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.06% 15.43% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14140 13032 14628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in England

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region.

ClearQuest Salary Trend in England

ClearQuest
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in England

ClearQuest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -5 11 £31,500 -49.60% 1
London -21 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire -14 7 - -
South West - 6 £31,500 -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ClearQuest.

1 30 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 26 (54.17%) Java
3 25 (52.08%) UNIX
4 23 (47.92%) SQL
5 20 (41.67%) J2EE
5 20 (41.67%) Windows
6 19 (39.58%) AIX
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
7 17 (35.42%) ITIL
8 16 (33.33%) Oracle
9 15 (31.25%) Perl
9 15 (31.25%) MS Office
10 14 (29.17%) Service Management
10 14 (29.17%) Samba
10 14 (29.17%) Banking
11 12 (25.00%) RUP
11 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 11 (22.92%) Retail
13 10 (20.83%) ISEB
13 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.83%) Finance
13 10 (20.83%) ISTQB
13 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
14 9 (18.75%) IBM
15 8 (16.67%) MS Project
15 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (12.50%) C++
16 6 (12.50%) .NET
16 6 (12.50%) UML

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ClearQuest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) IIS
1 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Endur
1 1 (2.08%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) UMTS
4 1 (2.08%) RTP
4 1 (2.08%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Ingres
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (10.42%) MSI
2 5 (10.42%) InstallShield
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) RequisitePro
3 4 (8.33%) Ant
3 4 (8.33%) Rational Rose
4 3 (6.25%) TestDirector
4 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
4 3 (6.25%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) MSTest
5 2 (4.17%) Hudson
5 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
General
1 14 (29.17%) Banking
2 11 (22.92%) Retail
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
3 11 (22.92%) Senior Manager
4 10 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Software Configuration Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Software Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Technical Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Environment Manager
10 1 (2.08%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) J2EE
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) wxWidgets
5 1 (2.08%) Apache CXF
5 1 (2.08%) Motif
5 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) JSP
5 1 (2.08%) Servlets
5 1 (2.08%) Struts
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) CMDB
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) Derivative
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) UNIX
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) AIX
4 5 (10.42%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) Service Management
3 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (25.00%) RUP
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) OO
6 6 (12.50%) UML
7 5 (10.42%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Time Management
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) SOA
8 4 (8.33%) ETL
9 3 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) Perl
4 6 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) C
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ISEB
1 10 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.08%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Samba
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.08%) Chordiant