The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 890 933 955
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +22
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 26 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 36
Median salary £60,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+27.36% +22.58%

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
17654 18599 19286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.10% 16.79% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15316 15610 16354
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 19 £65,000 +44.44% 1
East of England +50 14 £65,000 +15.55%
Bedfordshire - 11 £65,000 -
Luton - 7 £65,000 -
Wales +10 5 £40,000 +19.40%
South Wales +9 5 £40,000 +19.40%
Cardiff +6 5 £40,000 +19.40%
Hertfordshire +25 3 £65,000 +15.55%
Watford +25 3 £65,000 +18.18%
London +34 2 £65,500 +45.55% 1
South East +30 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 33 (78.57%) SQL
1 33 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (76.19%) Unix
2 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) JIRA
3 28 (66.67%) Java
3 28 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 28 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 27 (64.29%) Test Scripting
5 25 (59.52%) LoadRunner
6 24 (57.14%) Release Management
6 24 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 20 (47.62%) MS Office
8 18 (42.86%) Finance
9 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 13 (30.95%) Degree
10 13 (30.95%) HP
11 12 (28.57%) HP UFT
12 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
12 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
12 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
13 8 (19.05%) HP ASE
13 8 (19.05%) Selenium
14 7 (16.67%) JMeter
14 7 (16.67%) Windows
15 6 (14.29%) XML
15 6 (14.29%) ClearCase
15 6 (14.29%) ISEB
15 6 (14.29%) Linux

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 20 (47.62%) MS Office
2 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) JIRA
2 25 (59.52%) LoadRunner
3 12 (28.57%) HP UFT
4 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
5 8 (19.05%) Selenium
6 7 (16.67%) JMeter
7 6 (14.29%) ClearCase
8 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.14%) TestDirector
9 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.76%) Hudson
9 2 (4.76%) Subversion
10 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
10 1 (2.38%) MSI
10 1 (2.38%) Toad
10 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (2.38%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Analyst
2 29 (69.05%) Test Analyst
3 24 (57.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.38%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (2.38%) .NET
4 1 (2.38%) CORBA
4 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Wayland
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.38%) CMDB
2 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) Derivative
2 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) PKI
2 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (76.19%) Unix
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) MeeGo
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Tizen
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 27 (64.29%) Test Scripting
4 24 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (57.14%) Release Management
5 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
6 5 (11.90%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Usability Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 3 (7.14%) System Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Open Source
9 2 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 28 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) VBScript
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
3 8 (19.05%) HP ASE
4 6 (14.29%) ISEB
5 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) JTAG
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Remedy
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) Intel
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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