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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 843 825 831
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 23 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.048% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 46 26
Average salary £31,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £38,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,050 £60,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -20.00%

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -4 23 £31,500 -33.68% 4
South East -14 10 £31,500 -49.60%
London -23 6 £69,250 +25.90% 2
Reading - 6 £36,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £36,500 -
South West - 6 £31,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £31,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £31,500 -
Middlesex - 4 £31,500 -
City of London -5 3 £69,250 +42.05%
Halifax -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -7 1 - -
Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £31,500 -
Edgware - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £31,500 -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 27 (56.25%) Java
2 27 (56.25%) SQL
3 24 (50.00%) UNIX
4 21 (43.75%) Windows
4 21 (43.75%) J2EE
5 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
5 19 (39.58%) AIX
6 18 (37.50%) Oracle
7 17 (35.42%) MS Office
8 16 (33.33%) ITIL
9 15 (31.25%) Perl
10 14 (29.17%) Samba
11 13 (27.08%) Service Management
11 13 (27.08%) RUP
12 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
12 12 (25.00%) ISEB
12 12 (25.00%) Banking
12 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (22.92%) Retail
14 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
14 10 (20.83%) MS Project
15 9 (18.75%) OO
15 9 (18.75%) IBM
16 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 8 (16.67%) UML
16 8 (16.67%) .NET
16 8 (16.67%) Degree

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (10.42%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Office
2 10 (20.83%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Endur
1 1 (2.08%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Ingres
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) ClearCase
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) MSI
3 5 (10.42%) InstallShield
3 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (8.33%) Rational Rose
4 4 (8.33%) Ant
4 4 (8.33%) RequisitePro
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.25%) Maven
5 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.17%) TestDirector
6 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
1 12 (25.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.92%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
3 12 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (22.92%) Senior Manager
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Configuration Manager
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
9 3 (6.25%) Software Configuration Manager
9 3 (6.25%) Software Manager
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Software Configuration Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) J2EE
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
3 6 (12.50%) Spring
4 5 (10.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (6.25%) Java EE
6 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) JMS
7 2 (4.17%) XSD
7 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) WCF
8 1 (2.08%) JPA
8 1 (2.08%) wxWidgets
8 1 (2.08%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.08%) Motif
8 1 (2.08%) Java SE
8 1 (2.08%) HTML
8 1 (2.08%) JSP
8 1 (2.08%) Servlets
8 1 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 6 (12.50%) CMDB
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Open Source
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) UNIX
2 21 (43.75%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) AIX
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Service Management
2 13 (27.08%) RUP
3 12 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 9 (18.75%) OO
6 8 (16.67%) UML
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) ETL
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) Java
1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Perl
3 6 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) ISEB
1 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.08%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Samba
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Nintex
5 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.08%) Chordiant
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago