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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 879 825 799
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -26
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 20 48 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.045% 0.077%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 40
Average salary £36,250 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,200 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-24.43% +3.52%

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
18734 16222 17027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.25% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15523 13820 14720
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 18 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 August 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 -60 15 £50,000 -13.04% 5
London -11 8 £61,250 +6.52% 4
Wales +3 5 £35,000 -10.25%
South Wales +3 5 £35,000 -10.25%
Cardiff -6 5 £35,000 -14.11%
City of London -10 4 £61,250 +6.52% 2
South East -29 3 £31,500 -47.50% 1
South West - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £31,500 -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
East of England -17 1 £42,500 +23.18%
Hertfordshire -22 1 £42,500 +23.18%
Bromley - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (52.05%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) ClearCase
3 31 (42.47%) Finance
4 30 (41.10%) UNIX
5 20 (27.40%) IBM
5 20 (27.40%) ISEB
6 19 (26.03%) Oracle
7 18 (24.66%) MS Office
7 18 (24.66%) AIX
8 17 (23.29%) Banking
8 17 (23.29%) ISTQB
9 16 (21.92%) Test Scripting
10 15 (20.55%) Configuration Management
11 13 (17.81%) Shell Script
11 13 (17.81%) CruiseControl
11 13 (17.81%) Linux
11 13 (17.81%) Degree
12 12 (16.44%) JIRA
12 12 (16.44%) Java
13 10 (13.70%) Perl
13 10 (13.70%) DB2
13 10 (13.70%) Windows
13 10 (13.70%) MS Project
13 10 (13.70%) ITIL
13 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
14 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
14 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (10.96%) Release Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (13.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) Liferay
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Office
2 10 (13.70%) MS Project
3 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Endur
1 1 (1.37%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) FTP
2 6 (8.22%) SSH
3 2 (2.74%) SMTP
4 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.37%) LTE
4 1 (1.37%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) SNMP
4 1 (1.37%) RTP
4 1 (1.37%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.37%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) DB2
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.74%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 37 (50.68%) ClearCase
2 13 (17.81%) CruiseControl
3 12 (16.44%) JIRA
4 7 (9.59%) Toad
5 5 (6.85%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (6.85%) Ant
6 3 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
7 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.74%) Hudson
7 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 31 (42.47%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Billing
4 5 (6.85%) Advertising
5 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Test Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Support Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Environment Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Technician
7 3 (4.11%) Software Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Tester
7 3 (4.11%) Release Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Tester
8 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Tester
8 2 (2.74%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Web Services
1 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (9.59%) XML
3 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.48%) HTML
5 3 (4.11%) J2EE
5 3 (4.11%) Spring
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.74%) .NET
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.37%) CSS
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
7 1 (1.37%) XHTML
7 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.37%) REST
7 1 (1.37%) Ajax
7 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.74%) DataPower
4 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) UNIX
2 18 (24.66%) AIX
3 13 (17.81%) Linux
4 10 (13.70%) Windows
5 4 (5.48%) Solaris
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Test Scripting
2 15 (20.55%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.70%) ITIL
4 8 (10.96%) UML
4 8 (10.96%) Problem Management
4 8 (10.96%) Release Management
4 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.59%) RUP
6 6 (8.22%) Email Management
7 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.48%) RAD
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (4.11%) V-Model
9 3 (4.11%) Change Control
9 3 (4.11%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) SQL
2 13 (17.81%) Shell Script
3 12 (16.44%) Java
4 10 (13.70%) Perl
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) ISEB
2 17 (23.29%) ISTQB
3 13 (17.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (9.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) IBM
2 19 (26.03%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) HP
5 2 (2.74%) i2
5 2 (2.74%) Niku
5 2 (2.74%) ESRI
5 2 (2.74%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.37%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.37%) Google
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Highly Competive Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + 15% Pension + More
Posted: 22 days ago
Greenwich
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago