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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 97 -
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £44,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.74% -4.44%
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
132 250 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.17% 20.42% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 118 242 74
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,100 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 3 (42.86%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Email Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft