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 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 138 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 6 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% - 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% - 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £36,500 - £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.25%
ClearQuest
Berkshire

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
289 287 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.32% 11.54% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 217 247 244
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) J2EE
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Rational Rose
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) RequisitePro
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (66.67%) Rational Rose
1 4 (66.67%) RequisitePro
2 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
2 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) UML
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu