The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 207 204
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £38,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +8.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
783 634 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.97% 11.74% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 688 563 589
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

ClearQuest Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ClearQuest
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Email Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree