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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 423 433 428
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 10 5 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.046% 0.023% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.17% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 24
Average salary £31,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.60% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -5.26%
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
3487 3019 3288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.95% 13.89% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2960 2604 2980
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 18 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
Berkshire - 6 £36,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £31,500 -
Hampshire -12 1 - - 1
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) MS Project
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (30.77%) Time Management
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) AIX
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) J2EE
5 4 (30.77%) RequisitePro
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Rational Rose

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Project
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ClearCase
2 4 (30.77%) Rational Rose
2 4 (30.77%) RequisitePro
3 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
3 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
3 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
3 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) GoogleTest
4 1 (7.69%) CppUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) J2EE
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) wxWidgets
2 1 (7.69%) Motif
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 5 (38.46%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu