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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 917 917 892
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 18 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.099% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 39
Average salary £60,000 £31,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.47% -32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £31,500 £39,950
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -21.15%

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
18157 17267 16963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.22% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15596 14649 13866
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 12 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 12 February 2016. 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 +16 16 £60,000 +90.47% 6
South West -8 8 £32,500 +3.17%
East of England - 6 £60,000 - 1
Watford - 6 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 5 £32,500 +3.17%
Cheltenham +4 5 £32,500 +3.17%
London +7 2 £82,500 +19.13% 3
Wales - 2 £33,250 -
Cardiff - 2 £33,250 -
South Wales - 2 £33,250 -
City of London +52 1 £82,500 +19.13% 2

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 25 (65.79%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (50.00%) XML
4 18 (47.37%) ISEB
4 18 (47.37%) Finance
5 17 (44.74%) Unix
6 16 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (36.84%) Windows
8 14 (36.84%) Java
9 13 (34.21%) Degree
10 11 (28.95%) QA
11 10 (26.32%) JIRA
11 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
11 10 (26.32%) SDLC
12 9 (23.68%) Release Management
12 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
12 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
12 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
12 9 (23.68%) HTML
12 9 (23.68%) SOAP
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
13 8 (21.05%) HP
13 8 (21.05%) LoadRunner
13 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
13 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
14 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
14 7 (18.42%) Remedy
14 7 (18.42%) TestDirector

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
1 4 (10.53%) MediaWiki
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 2 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
2 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
3 8 (21.05%) LoadRunner
4 7 (18.42%) TestDirector
5 5 (13.16%) ClearCase
5 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.53%) Bugzilla
6 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.53%) Subversion
7 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
7 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
7 3 (7.89%) MSI
7 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (5.26%) WinRunner
9 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (2.63%) Selenium
9 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Analyst
2 22 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Environment Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) SOAP
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Unix
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) HPUX
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) SDLC
2 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 9 (23.68%) Release Management
3 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
5 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
5 7 (18.42%) System Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Usability Testing
5 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Presales
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) ISEB
2 16 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (34.21%) Degree
4 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) vSphere
2 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) Docker
4 1 (2.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) HP
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix
3 7 (18.42%) Remedy
3 7 (18.42%) Sybase
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75k - £90k + Car, Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday