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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 877 888 831
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -57
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 27 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.018% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 30
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £31,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+74.60% -28.40%

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
19015 18416 16079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.43% 16.15% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 15243 13698
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 14 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 4 September 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 +13 20 £55,000 +29.41% 3
South East +14 8 £55,000 +74.60%
Wales -1 7 £33,000 -5.71% 2
South Wales -3 7 £33,000 -5.71% 2
East of England +4 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Hertfordshire +1 6 £55,000 +29.41%
London -4 6 £60,000 -2.04% 2
Cardiff -13 5 £33,000 -5.71% 2
City of London +34 4 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 - -
Watford - 4 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (42.86%) ClearCase
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 24 (34.29%) SQL
4 23 (32.86%) UNIX
5 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 20 (28.57%) Linux
7 20 (28.57%) JIRA
8 18 (25.71%) Finance
9 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
10 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
10 16 (22.86%) XML
11 15 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (20.00%) Selenium
12 14 (20.00%) SDLC
12 14 (20.00%) J2EE
12 14 (20.00%) Oracle
12 14 (20.00%) IBM
12 14 (20.00%) OO
13 13 (18.57%) Banking
13 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.14%) WebDriver
14 12 (17.14%) Release Management
14 12 (17.14%) Subversion
15 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
15 11 (15.71%) Change Management
15 11 (15.71%) C++
15 11 (15.71%) Degree
15 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (14.29%) Relational Database

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.71%) Liferay
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 2 (2.86%) HSPA
2 2 (2.86%) LTE
2 2 (2.86%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.86%) WCDMA
3 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) UMTS
3 1 (1.43%) NAS
3 1 (1.43%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.71%) JasperReports
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.29%) SSDT
5 3 (4.29%) DTS
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.86%) OLAP
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.86%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.86%) QlikView
6 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Big Data
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) ClearCase
2 20 (28.57%) JIRA
3 16 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 14 (20.00%) Selenium
5 13 (18.57%) Git (software)
6 12 (17.14%) WebDriver
6 12 (17.14%) Subversion
7 10 (14.29%) JMeter
8 9 (12.86%) Bugzilla
8 9 (12.86%) SoapUI
9 8 (11.43%) Cucumber
9 8 (11.43%) Hudson
9 8 (11.43%) JBehave
9 8 (11.43%) FitNesse
9 8 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (11.43%) WATIR
9 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
10 7 (10.00%) Maven
10 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (8.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Retail
4 6 (8.57%) Games
5 5 (7.14%) Back Office
6 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Developer
2 14 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Environment Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Software Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.29%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Configuration Specialist
8 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) XML
2 14 (20.00%) J2EE
3 8 (11.43%) .NET
4 7 (10.00%) SOAP
4 7 (10.00%) Web Services
5 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.57%) Spring
6 5 (7.14%) XSLT
7 4 (5.71%) JSP
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.29%) XSD
8 3 (4.29%) WinForms
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Remoting
8 3 (4.29%) WCF
8 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.86%) JPA
9 2 (2.86%) Spring.NET
9 2 (2.86%) Java SE
9 2 (2.86%) Java EE
9 2 (2.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
1 3 (4.29%) CMDB
2 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) UNIX
2 20 (28.57%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
4 5 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
4 14 (20.00%) OO
4 14 (20.00%) SDLC
5 12 (17.14%) Release Management
6 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.71%) Change Management
7 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.43%) BDD
8 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.43%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.14%) DevOps
10 5 (7.14%) Scrum
11 4 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) Java
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) C++
4 8 (11.43%) Perl
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) VBA
8 2 (2.86%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) ISEB
3 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.14%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.43%) Iperf
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Oracle
1 14 (20.00%) IBM
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Serena
4 2 (2.86%) Tableau
4 2 (2.86%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.43%) HP
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