The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 888 795 813
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +18
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 27 74 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.068% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 56
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19166 16302 16906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.29% 14.97% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16164 13886 14657
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 21 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 24 July 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
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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 -77 18 £47,500 -13.63% 6
Wales +3 9 £30,000 -20.00%
South Wales +1 9 £30,000 -20.00%
Cardiff -3 9 £30,000 -20.00%
London -41 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
City of London -4 4 £55,000 -4.34%
East of England -22 4 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Hertfordshire -32 4 £47,500 +28.37% 1
South East -54 4 £45,750 -23.75%
South West - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Berkshire -8 2 £61,250 -9.25%
Middlesex - 2 £31,500 -
West Midlands +4 1 - -
Stevenage -1 1 £42,500 - 1
Rickmansworth -3 1 £47,500 -
Reading -21 1 £62,500 -7.40%
Gloucester - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 54 (56.25%) ClearCase
2 45 (46.88%) Finance
3 42 (43.75%) UNIX
4 39 (40.63%) SQL
4 39 (40.63%) IBM
5 33 (34.38%) AIX
6 28 (29.17%) Oracle
7 23 (23.96%) Configuration Management
7 23 (23.96%) CruiseControl
8 21 (21.88%) Linux
9 20 (20.83%) ISEB
10 19 (19.79%) Shell Script
11 18 (18.75%) Banking
11 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
12 17 (17.71%) Perl
13 16 (16.67%) Java
13 16 (16.67%) Windows
13 16 (16.67%) ISTQB
14 15 (15.63%) Degree
14 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
14 15 (15.63%) ITIL
14 15 (15.63%) DB2
15 14 (14.58%) MS Office
15 14 (14.58%) RUP
15 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (13.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 13 (13.54%) JIRA
16 13 (13.54%) Samba
16 13 (13.54%) HP
17 12 (12.50%) XML

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 18 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.08%) Liferay
4 2 (2.08%) Captiva
4 2 (2.08%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.08%) Documentum
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Office
2 8 (8.33%) MS Project
3 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) FTP
2 9 (9.38%) SSH
3 2 (2.08%) SMTP
4 1 (1.04%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.04%) RTP
4 1 (1.04%) Internet
4 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.04%) UMTS
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) SNMP
4 1 (1.04%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) DB2
2 6 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (56.25%) ClearCase
2 23 (23.96%) CruiseControl
3 13 (13.54%) JIRA
4 10 (10.42%) Toad
5 5 (5.21%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (5.21%) Ant
5 5 (5.21%) JUnit
6 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.13%) TestDirector
7 3 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.04%) JMeter
9 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.04%) RequisitePro
9 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.04%) Hudson
9 1 (1.04%) WatiN
9 1 (1.04%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.04%) WATIR
9 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 45 (46.88%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Banking
3 10 (10.42%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.33%) Billing
5 7 (7.29%) Advertising
6 5 (5.21%) Retail
7 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Test Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Environment Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Senior Technician
5 8 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Tester
7 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Administrator
8 3 (3.13%) Release Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Support Technician
8 3 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (3.13%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.08%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (12.50%) XML
3 10 (10.42%) Web Services
4 6 (6.25%) HTML
4 6 (6.25%) J2EE
5 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.13%) CSS
6 3 (3.13%) XSLT
6 3 (3.13%) XHTML
6 3 (3.13%) Ajax
6 3 (3.13%) Spring
7 2 (2.08%) JSTL
7 2 (2.08%) Apache Axis
7 2 (2.08%) Ext JS
7 2 (2.08%) ODBC
7 2 (2.08%) DHTML
7 2 (2.08%) JDBC
7 2 (2.08%) JSP
7 2 (2.08%) Servlets
7 2 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.21%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.13%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.08%) PKI
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
5 2 (2.08%) DataPower
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) UNIX
2 33 (34.38%) AIX
3 21 (21.88%) Linux
4 16 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Configuration Management
2 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
2 15 (15.63%) ITIL
3 14 (14.58%) RUP
4 12 (12.50%) Release Management
5 10 (10.42%) RAD
6 8 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.33%) UML
7 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.25%) Email Management
8 6 (6.25%) Project Management
9 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.17%) Workflow
10 4 (4.17%) Workflow Management
10 4 (4.17%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.13%) CMMI
11 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.13%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) SQL
2 19 (19.79%) Shell Script
3 17 (17.71%) Perl
4 16 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.29%) C++
7 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.13%) C
9 2 (2.08%) C#
10 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby
10 1 (1.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) ISEB
2 16 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 15 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (10.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (40.63%) IBM
2 28 (29.17%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) HP
4 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.08%) BEA
6 2 (2.08%) Niku
6 2 (2.08%) i2
6 2 (2.08%) ESRI
7 1 (1.04%) Empirix
7 1 (1.04%) Compuware
7 1 (1.04%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.04%) Google
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago