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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 907 936 970
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +34
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 11 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% 0.14% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 11
Median salary £54,000 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £32,950 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £59,000 £52,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+12.38% +66.66%

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
18005 19222 18411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.82% 17.76% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 16390 15194
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 10 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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +36 11 £54,000 -1.81%
East of England +26 7 £59,000 +7.27%
Hertfordshire +11 4 £51,250 -6.81%
Bedfordshire - 3 £62,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £42,500 -
London +41 2 £47,500 -20.83%
South East +31 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (80.56%) Unix
2 28 (77.78%) JIRA
3 26 (72.22%) Shell Script
4 24 (66.67%) SQL
5 23 (63.89%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (61.11%) Java
7 21 (58.33%) Finance
7 21 (58.33%) Test Scripting
8 20 (55.56%) Waterfall
9 18 (50.00%) LoadRunner
9 18 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (47.22%) Release Management
11 13 (36.11%) Degree
12 12 (33.33%) SoapUI
12 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
12 12 (33.33%) HP UFT
12 12 (33.33%) MS Office
13 11 (30.56%) ClearCase
13 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
14 9 (25.00%) HP
14 9 (25.00%) Linux
14 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
15 8 (22.22%) Selenium
15 8 (22.22%) HP ASE
15 8 (22.22%) Windows
15 8 (22.22%) JMeter
16 7 (19.44%) Oracle
16 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
16 7 (19.44%) Jenkins

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 5 (13.89%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (77.78%) JIRA
2 18 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 12 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 11 (30.56%) ClearCase
5 8 (22.22%) JMeter
5 8 (22.22%) Selenium
6 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
6 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (19.44%) Subversion
7 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
8 4 (11.11%) FishEye
8 4 (11.11%) SonarQube
8 4 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (5.56%) Hudson
9 2 (5.56%) JUnit
10 1 (2.78%) Ant
10 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
3 17 (47.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 11 (30.56%) Unix Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Software Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.78%) CORBA
5 1 (2.78%) Wayland
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) CAN bus
1 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.78%) Fintech
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) PKI
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Unix
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) MeeGo
6 1 (2.78%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 20 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 18 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (47.22%) Release Management
6 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.11%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (5.56%) Data Management
10 2 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Open Source
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
10 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) UML
11 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Shell Script
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Degree
2 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (22.22%) HP ASE
4 3 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JTAG
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA
1 1 (2.78%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 23 (63.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Atlassian
5 4 (11.11%) Sonatype
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Google
7 1 (2.78%) Intel