The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 434 443 402
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 8 3 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% 0.013% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.090% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Average salary £47,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £39,900 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-7.26% -3.27%
ClearQuest
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3630 3348 2937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.32% 14.92% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3087 2810 2525
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in the South East

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

ClearQuest Salary Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the South East

ClearQuest
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Berkshire - 6 £47,000 -
Middlesex +10 1 £31,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) UNIX
2 11 (55.00%) ClearCase
2 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (50.00%) J2EE
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) ISEB
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Maven
7 6 (30.00%) Java SE
7 6 (30.00%) Java EE
7 6 (30.00%) JPA
7 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) V-Model
7 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) MS Project
7 6 (30.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) C++

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Project
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) Rational Rose
3 4 (20.00%) RequisitePro
4 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (10.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) MSTest
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) GoogleTest
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) CppUnit
5 1 (5.00%) NUnit
5 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) J2EE
1 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) JPA
2 6 (30.00%) Java SE
2 6 (30.00%) Java EE
2 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (10.00%) J2SE
5 1 (5.00%) Motif
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) ZK
5 1 (5.00%) wxWidgets
5 1 (5.00%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) AIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) V-Model
5 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) UML
7 4 (20.00%) RUP
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Time Management
8 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 2 (10.00%) OOP
8 2 (10.00%) Test Management
8 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle