The first table below looks at the demand for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 92 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.67% 0.24% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% 1.59% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
227 189 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.98% 15.17% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 206 170 94
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the Wales region.

ClearQuest Salary Trend in Wales

ClearQuest
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
South Wales -3 9 £30,000 -20.00%
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) ISEB
3 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
4 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) MS Project
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) UML
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
8 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
8 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (18.75%) Billing
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) System Testing

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) Captiva
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Project
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
1 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Product Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) DHTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) ODBC
3 1 (6.25%) XHTML
3 1 (6.25%) WDK
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) JSTL
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Axis
3 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Email Management
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) BEA
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss