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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 859 821 799
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 13 32 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.032% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.075% 0.21% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 33
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +8.10%
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
17305 15213 16185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.18% 15.24% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 13051 14072
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
London -34 9 £57,500 -
South East -19 3 £31,500 -21.25%
East of England -26 1 £42,500 +6.25%
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (59.57%) ClearCase
2 24 (51.06%) UNIX
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
4 20 (42.55%) Finance
5 14 (29.79%) IBM
6 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
6 13 (27.66%) Oracle
6 13 (27.66%) MS Office
7 12 (25.53%) CruiseControl
8 11 (23.40%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) AIX
9 10 (21.28%) Perl
9 10 (21.28%) Java
9 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
9 10 (21.28%) Degree
9 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
10 9 (19.15%) ISEB
10 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
11 8 (17.02%) Banking
11 8 (17.02%) Windows
11 8 (17.02%) JIRA
11 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.89%) RUP
12 7 (14.89%) Samba
13 6 (12.77%) MS Project
13 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.64%) Linux
14 5 (10.64%) Ant
14 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
14 5 (10.64%) Billing

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Liferay
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 6 (12.77%) MS Project
3 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Endur
1 1 (2.13%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) FTP
2 3 (6.38%) SSH
3 2 (4.26%) SMTP
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) LTE
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) RTP
4 1 (2.13%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) DB2
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) JasperReports
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) ClearCase
2 12 (25.53%) CruiseControl
3 8 (17.02%) JIRA
4 5 (10.64%) Ant
5 3 (6.38%) JUnit
5 3 (6.38%) Toad
5 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.26%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.26%) Hudson
6 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
6 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Billing
4 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.38%) Advertising
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Technician
5 3 (6.38%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Software Configuration Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Release Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Environment Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.51%) J2EE
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) Spring
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) UNIX
2 11 (23.40%) AIX
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
4 7 (14.89%) RUP
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.64%) Release Management
5 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Email Management
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) UML
6 4 (8.51%) RAD
7 3 (6.38%) CMMI
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.38%) V-Model
7 3 (6.38%) Change Control
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
2 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 9 (19.15%) ISEB
2 9 (19.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) IBM
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) i2
5 2 (4.26%) Niku
5 2 (4.26%) ESRI
5 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.26%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Chordiant