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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 882 832 828
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -4
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 22 47 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.043% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 42 33
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £59,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-24.09% -2.35%

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
17814 16485 16550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.66% 15.24% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14774 14027 14316
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 13 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 21 October 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
(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 -28 22 £37,500 -27.18% 6
London -20 11 £57,500 - 1
South East -6 6 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Middlesex - 5 £31,500 -
City of London -2 4 £58,750 +2.17%
Halifax -4 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -27 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire -29 4 - - 2
Stevenage +6 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Hook +5 1 - - 2
Hampshire -7 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -13 1 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England -24 1 £42,500 +6.25%

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 26 (55.32%) ClearCase
3 25 (53.19%) UNIX
4 18 (38.30%) Java
5 16 (34.04%) MS Office
5 16 (34.04%) Finance
6 14 (29.79%) Banking
6 14 (29.79%) ISEB
7 13 (27.66%) Oracle
7 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
8 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
9 11 (23.40%) ITIL
9 11 (23.40%) Windows
9 11 (23.40%) AIX
10 10 (21.28%) Perl
10 10 (21.28%) MS Project
11 9 (19.15%) J2EE
11 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.02%) Samba
12 8 (17.02%) Service Management
12 8 (17.02%) UML
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) RUP
13 7 (14.89%) Linux
13 7 (14.89%) Web Services
13 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
13 7 (14.89%) Retail
13 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.77%) Billing

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Office
2 10 (21.28%) MS Project
3 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ZaiNet
1 1 (2.13%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LTE
1 1 (2.13%) ASN.1
1 1 (2.13%) UMTS
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 26 (55.32%) ClearCase
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
2 5 (10.64%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (8.51%) CruiseControl
4 3 (6.38%) Ant
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.26%) Hudson
6 1 (2.13%) GoogleTest
6 1 (2.13%) CppUnit
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Retail
4 6 (12.77%) Billing
5 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Advertising
7 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Configuration Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Configuration Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Tester
7 2 (4.26%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) J2EE
2 7 (14.89%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) wxWidgets
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) UNIX
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) AIX
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Service Management
3 8 (17.02%) UML
4 7 (14.89%) RUP
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Email Management
7 3 (6.38%) V-Model
7 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) C++
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.26%) C
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) ISEB
2 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) Niku
4 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
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