The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 83 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.46% 0.44% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 2.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-24.43% +3.52%
ClearQuest
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
162 179 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.90% 15.93% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 144 172 62
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,110 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

ClearQuest Salary Trend in South Wales

ClearQuest
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cardiff -5 5 £35,000 -14.11%
ClearQuest
Wales

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) ISEB
3 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) MS Project
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (21.43%) UNIX
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
8 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) UML
8 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 3 (21.43%) Billing
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (14.29%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Advertising
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 8

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Billing
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) UML
2 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft