Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ClearQuest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ClearQuest over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1170 1148 1256
Rank change year-on-year -22 +108 +12
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 25 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.068% 0.098% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 27
UK median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -13.22% +83.33%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +81.82%

ClearQuest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36,691 33,677 36,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.69% 19.58% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,031 28,448 31,256
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ClearQuest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ClearQuest over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 25 £50,750 -3.33% 3
UK excluding London -25 24 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England -22 12 £55,000 +4.76%
South East -22 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire +17 3 £67,500 +233.33%
North of England +8 3 £67,500 +233.33%
Midlands +4 3 £36,000 -
West Midlands -10 3 £36,000 -
London +7 1 £60,000 +12.15% 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 17 (68.00%) ClearCase
2 15 (60.00%) JIRA
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Unix
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) IBM
6 9 (36.00%) SDLC
7 8 (32.00%) Server Building
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (32.00%) HP
7 8 (32.00%) DNS
7 8 (32.00%) CRM
7 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) C
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle
7 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (32.00%) SQLPlus
7 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (32.00%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM

ClearQuest
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) 3GPP
3 5 (20.00%) 5G
3 5 (20.00%) LTE
3 5 (20.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) OFDM
4 4 (16.00%) WCDMA
4 4 (16.00%) WiMAX
5 2 (8.00%) DSL
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (32.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) ClearCase
2 15 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
5 3 (12.00%) Subversion
5 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (4.00%) FishEye
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
1 5 (20.00%) DSP Engineer
1 5 (20.00%) Release Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Senior DSP Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Coordinator
3 3 (12.00%) Principal Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Release Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) KML
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.00%) Infotainment
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Unix
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (36.00%) SDLC
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) CRM
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Server Building
4 7 (28.00%) Change Control
5 6 (24.00%) CMMI
5 6 (24.00%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Proactive Management
5 6 (24.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 5 (20.00%) Presales
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) IBM
2 8 (32.00%) HP
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) Google
4 2 (8.00%) Capita
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) BMC