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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 927 934 931
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 21 37 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.033% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 47
Average salary £65,000 £44,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% +8.64%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +10.00%

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
18714 18088 19318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.35% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16078 15157 15997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

ClearQuest Salary Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 11 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 30 April 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
(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 -13 18 £65,000 +47.72% 2
East of England +27 15 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bedfordshire +4 8 £62,750 +14.09%
Hertfordshire +25 7 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Watford - 7 £65,000 - 1
Luton +4 4 £65,000 +18.18%
London -4 3 £70,000 +80.64% 1
Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +44 1 £82,500 +8.19%

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (89.74%) SQL
2 32 (82.05%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (71.79%) Unix
5 26 (66.67%) Waterfall
6 25 (64.10%) Test Scripting
6 25 (64.10%) Java
7 24 (61.54%) JIRA
8 22 (56.41%) LoadRunner
9 21 (53.85%) Shell Script
9 21 (53.85%) Release Management
9 21 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
11 17 (43.59%) MS Office
11 17 (43.59%) Finance
12 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
13 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
14 11 (28.21%) XML
15 10 (25.64%) Windows
16 9 (23.08%) HP
16 9 (23.08%) ISEB
16 9 (23.08%) Degree
16 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
17 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
17 8 (20.51%) HP UFT
17 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 7 (17.95%) SDLC
18 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
18 7 (17.95%) QA
19 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 14 (35.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) JIRA
2 22 (56.41%) LoadRunner
3 8 (20.51%) HP UFT
3 8 (20.51%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
4 4 (10.26%) TestDirector
5 3 (7.69%) InstallShield
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) JMeter
5 3 (7.69%) MSI
5 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Private Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Analyst
2 29 (74.36%) Test Analyst
3 21 (53.85%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) CMDB
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Unix
2 10 (25.64%) Windows
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) HPUX
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 25 (64.10%) Test Scripting
4 21 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
4 21 (53.85%) Release Management
5 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Defect Management
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Usability Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.82%) System Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.69%) Presales
9 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 25 (64.10%) Java
3 21 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
1 9 (23.08%) ISEB
1 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) vSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (82.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
3 5 (12.82%) Remedy
3 5 (12.82%) Sybase
3 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80k
Posted: 4 days ago