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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 868 876 770
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -106
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 35 64 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.053% 0.098%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 46
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £57,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%

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
17985 19358 16791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 16.03% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15110 15921 14279
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 21 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 17 April 2015. 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 +16 35 £44,000 +7.31% 5
London +8 15 £38,750 -10.91% 4
West Yorkshire +1 7 £44,000 +1.14% 1
Yorkshire +1 7 £44,000 +1.14% 1
South East 0 7 £47,000 +22.87%
Halifax +14 6 £43,000 -4.44%
Reading - 6 £47,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £47,000 -
City of London +27 3 £72,500 +89.54% 1
South West -9 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £30,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £30,000 -
East of England +23 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire -8 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £36,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £36,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £36,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Luton - 1 £55,000 -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 35 (55.56%) ClearCase
2 34 (53.97%) Java
3 27 (42.86%) UNIX
4 26 (41.27%) Windows
4 26 (41.27%) SQL
5 23 (36.51%) Finance
6 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
7 19 (30.16%) J2EE
8 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
8 17 (26.98%) Linux
8 17 (26.98%) OO
9 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
10 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (22.22%) Banking
11 13 (20.63%) MS Office
11 13 (20.63%) .NET
11 13 (20.63%) C++
11 13 (20.63%) AIX
11 13 (20.63%) Degree
11 13 (20.63%) JIRA
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
12 12 (19.05%) Selenium
12 12 (19.05%) RUP
12 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
12 12 (19.05%) IBM
13 11 (17.46%) Retail
13 11 (17.46%) Spring
13 11 (17.46%) Perl
13 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.17%) LAN
3 2 (3.17%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) SSDT
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) DTS
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (55.56%) ClearCase
2 13 (20.63%) JIRA
3 12 (19.05%) Selenium
3 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (15.87%) WebDriver
5 10 (15.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (12.70%) MSI
6 8 (12.70%) InstallShield
7 7 (11.11%) Maven
8 6 (9.52%) Subversion
9 5 (7.94%) Bugzilla
9 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.35%) RequisitePro
10 4 (6.35%) Rational Rose
11 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.76%) JMeter
11 3 (4.76%) WATIR
11 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 11 (17.46%) Retail
4 7 (11.11%) Back Office
4 7 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
3 9 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Configuration Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Configuration Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Non-Functional Tester
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.17%) Tester
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) J2EE
2 13 (20.63%) .NET
3 11 (17.46%) Spring
4 8 (12.70%) Java EE
5 7 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 6 (9.52%) Web Services
6 6 (9.52%) JPA
6 6 (9.52%) Java SE
7 5 (7.94%) XML
8 4 (6.35%) XSD
8 4 (6.35%) WCF
8 4 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Remoting
9 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.17%) XSLT
9 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.17%) WinForms
9 2 (3.17%) J2SE
9 2 (3.17%) JMS
10 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) CMDB
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.70%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.59%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) UNIX
2 26 (41.27%) Windows
3 17 (26.98%) Linux
4 13 (20.63%) AIX
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) OO
1 17 (26.98%) Configuration Management
2 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
3 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.05%) RUP
5 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
6 9 (14.29%) ITIL
6 9 (14.29%) UML
7 8 (12.70%) Service Management
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
7 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) V-Model
10 5 (7.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Java
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) C++
4 11 (17.46%) Perl
5 7 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) ISEB
2 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.59%) OCPJP
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Samba
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) IBM
3 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Nintex
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago