The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 862 836 800
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -36
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 20 56 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.053% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 50 26
Average salary £33,000 £43,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16911 17085 16406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 16.03% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14296 13902 14129
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ClearQuest
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Trend in the UK

ClearQuest
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ClearQuest over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
England -16 20 £33,000 -24.13% 5
South East - 10 £31,500 -
Reading - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
South West -1 5 £31,500 -21.25%
Gloucestershire - 5 £31,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £31,500 -
London -13 4 £70,000 +47.36% 4
City of London -5 3 £70,000 +47.36%
Middlesex - 3 £31,500 -
East of England -8 1 £55,000 +40.12% 1
Luton - 1 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 32 (65.31%) ClearCase
2 29 (59.18%) Java
3 27 (55.10%) UNIX
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 24 (48.98%) J2EE
6 22 (44.90%) Windows
7 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
8 19 (38.78%) Oracle
8 19 (38.78%) AIX
9 17 (34.69%) RUP
9 17 (34.69%) Finance
10 15 (30.61%) ITIL
10 15 (30.61%) Perl
11 14 (28.57%) Samba
12 13 (26.53%) Service Management
12 13 (26.53%) Banking
12 13 (26.53%) MS Office
12 13 (26.53%) OO
13 12 (24.49%) Degree
13 12 (24.49%) Service Delivery
14 11 (22.45%) Retail
14 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
15 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
15 10 (20.41%) ISEB
16 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
16 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
16 9 (18.37%) Spring
16 9 (18.37%) UML
16 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
16 9 (18.37%) Relational Database

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.04%) Ingres
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) ClearCase
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.24%) Maven
4 5 (10.20%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (10.20%) MSI
4 5 (10.20%) InstallShield
5 4 (8.16%) Rational Rose
5 4 (8.16%) RequisitePro
6 3 (6.12%) Subversion
7 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.08%) MSTest
7 2 (4.08%) Selenium
7 2 (4.08%) Ant
7 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.08%) WinRunner
7 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
7 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 11 (22.45%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Configuration Manager
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Manager
4 10 (20.41%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 7 (14.29%) Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.04%) C Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) J2EE
2 9 (18.37%) Spring
3 8 (16.33%) .NET
4 6 (12.24%) Java EE
5 5 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.16%) Java SE
6 4 (8.16%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) XML
6 4 (8.16%) JPA
7 2 (4.08%) WCF
7 2 (4.08%) XSD
7 2 (4.08%) JMS
8 1 (2.04%) JSP
8 1 (2.04%) Servlets
8 1 (2.04%) SOAP
8 1 (2.04%) Struts
8 1 (2.04%) jBPM
8 1 (2.04%) Motif
8 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) CMDB
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Open Source
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.04%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) UNIX
2 22 (44.90%) Windows
3 19 (38.78%) AIX
4 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) RUP
2 15 (30.61%) ITIL
3 13 (26.53%) OO
3 13 (26.53%) Service Management
4 12 (24.49%) Service Delivery
5 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.37%) UML
6 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
7 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.24%) V-Model
7 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (8.16%) Time Management
9 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 10 (20.41%) ISEB
2 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.04%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Samba
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
3 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Nintex
5 1 (2.04%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
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