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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 862 843 827
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 35 47 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.043% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 45 36
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £50,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% -0.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £37,700 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -5.26%

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
17829 16807 17402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.35% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15072 14009 15309
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -5 35 £31,500 -42.72% 2
South East +16 11 £31,500 -49.60% 1
London +12 11 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Halifax +1 7 - -
West Yorkshire -12 7 - -
Yorkshire -22 7 - -
South West - 6 £31,500 -
Reading - 6 £36,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £36,500 -
Cheltenham - 5 £31,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £31,500 -
Middlesex - 4 £31,500 -
City of London +25 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Hampshire -25 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £31,500 -
Dorset - 1 £31,500 -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (64.00%) ClearCase
2 28 (56.00%) Java
3 27 (54.00%) UNIX
4 25 (50.00%) SQL
5 20 (40.00%) J2EE
5 20 (40.00%) Windows
6 19 (38.00%) AIX
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (34.00%) ITIL
8 16 (32.00%) MS Office
8 16 (32.00%) Oracle
9 15 (30.00%) Perl
10 14 (28.00%) Service Management
10 14 (28.00%) Samba
10 14 (28.00%) Banking
11 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
11 12 (24.00%) RUP
12 11 (22.00%) Retail
12 11 (22.00%) Finance
13 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
13 10 (20.00%) ISEB
14 9 (18.00%) IBM
14 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
15 8 (16.00%) UML
15 8 (16.00%) MS Project
15 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (16.00%) C++
16 7 (14.00%) Relational Database

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (10.00%) IIS
1 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.00%) MS Project
3 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Endur
1 1 (2.00%) ZaiNet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) UMTS
4 1 (2.00%) RTP
4 1 (2.00%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Ingres
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (64.00%) ClearCase
2 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (10.00%) MSI
2 5 (10.00%) InstallShield
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.00%) RequisitePro
3 4 (8.00%) Ant
3 4 (8.00%) Rational Rose
4 3 (6.00%) TestDirector
4 3 (6.00%) CruiseControl
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) WinRunner
5 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) MSTest
5 2 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 14 (28.00%) Banking
2 11 (22.00%) Retail
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Configuration Manager
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Manager
4 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Software Configuration Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Release Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Release Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (10.00%) Spring
4 4 (8.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) JSP
6 1 (2.00%) Servlets
6 1 (2.00%) Struts
6 1 (2.00%) wxWidgets
6 1 (2.00%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.00%) Motif
6 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) CMDB
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) UNIX
2 20 (40.00%) Windows
3 19 (38.00%) AIX
4 6 (12.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) Service Management
3 12 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (24.00%) RUP
4 10 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
8 4 (8.00%) ETL
9 3 (6.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) Perl
4 8 (16.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) ISEB
1 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Samba
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.00%) Chordiant
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