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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 86 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.43% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +8.10%
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
169 195 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.62% 16.67% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 146 190 60
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,110 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 19 September 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 -8 2 £35,000 -14.11%
ClearQuest
Wales

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) ISEB
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) MS Project
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Billing
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Project
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (25.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) UML
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Email Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft