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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 868 906 790
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -116
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 37 41 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.034% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 48
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%

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
18353 19241 16248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.05% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15431 16294 13939
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +53 33 £45,000 -7.69% 4
London +41 21 £45,000 -17.05% 1
West Yorkshire +13 5 £44,000 -10.20% 1
Yorkshire +7 5 £44,000 -10.20% 1
East of England +12 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Halifax +6 4 £43,000 -25.21% 1
Hertfordshire -6 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South East +4 3 - - 1
South Wales -6 2 £33,500 +15.51% 1
Wales -14 2 £33,500 +15.51% 1
Cardiff -14 2 £33,500 +15.51% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 34 (52.31%) ClearCase
2 26 (40.00%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.38%) SQL
5 22 (33.85%) UNIX
6 21 (32.31%) OO
7 20 (30.77%) JIRA
8 19 (29.23%) Linux
9 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
9 18 (27.69%) Finance
10 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
11 16 (24.62%) Selenium
11 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
12 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
13 14 (21.54%) Banking
13 14 (21.54%) Oracle
14 13 (20.00%) J2EE
14 13 (20.00%) Windows
14 13 (20.00%) Subversion
14 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 13 (20.00%) Degree
15 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
15 12 (18.46%) SDLC
16 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
16 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
16 11 (16.92%) Maven
16 11 (16.92%) XML
16 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
16 11 (16.92%) .NET

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Liferay
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) Wireless
2 2 (3.08%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.08%) WCDMA
2 2 (3.08%) HSPA
2 2 (3.08%) LTE
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) LDAP
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) UMTS
3 1 (1.54%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) SSDT
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) DTS
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) OLAP
5 2 (3.08%) JasperReports
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.08%) QlikView
5 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (52.31%) ClearCase
2 20 (30.77%) JIRA
3 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
4 16 (24.62%) Selenium
5 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
6 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.00%) Subversion
7 11 (16.92%) Maven
8 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 9 (13.85%) JMeter
9 9 (13.85%) Bugzilla
10 8 (12.31%) FitNesse
10 8 (12.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (12.31%) JBehave
10 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
10 8 (12.31%) Hudson
10 8 (12.31%) WATIR
11 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl
12 6 (9.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 10 (15.38%) Retail
4 8 (12.31%) Back Office
5 7 (10.77%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Test Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Environment Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Tester
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Configuration Specialist
9 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) J2EE
2 11 (16.92%) .NET
2 11 (16.92%) XML
3 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
3 8 (12.31%) Spring
3 8 (12.31%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) Java EE
4 6 (9.23%) JPA
4 6 (9.23%) Java SE
5 5 (7.69%) WCF
5 5 (7.69%) XSD
5 5 (7.69%) XSLT
6 3 (4.62%) SOAP
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) .NET Remoting
6 3 (4.62%) WinForms
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.08%) Spring.NET
7 2 (3.08%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) CMDB
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.08%) Handset
4 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.54%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) UNIX
2 19 (29.23%) Linux
3 13 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) OO
3 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
4 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
5 12 (18.46%) SDLC
6 11 (16.92%) Waterfall
6 11 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.85%) Scrum
7 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Testing
8 8 (12.31%) BDD
9 7 (10.77%) Change Management
9 7 (10.77%) RUP
9 7 (10.77%) UML
9 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.23%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Java
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) C++
3 10 (15.38%) Python
4 6 (9.23%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.54%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.69%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.54%) Iperf
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) IBM
3 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Serena
5 2 (3.08%) Tableau
5 2 (3.08%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.08%) Nintex
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago