The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 142 139 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 2 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.087% 0.042% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.39% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Average salary £47,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.80% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
ClearQuest
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
281 257 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.18% 10.72% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 226 212 178
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in Reading

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

ClearQuest Salary Trend in Reading

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Java SE
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) V-Model
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 4 (57.14%) RUP
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) OOP
6 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
6 2 (28.57%) J2SE
7 1 (14.29%) Time Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
3 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Java SE
2 6 (85.71%) Java EE
2 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) J2SE
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) V-Model
4 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 4 (57.14%) RUP
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) OOP
6 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
7 1 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) UML
7 1 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM