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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 92 -
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £39,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
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
152 209 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.41% 17.29% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 133 205 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,110 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 6 (54.55%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) MS Project
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Billing
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) UML
6 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) QA

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 5 (45.45%) MS Project
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Email Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft