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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 915 943
Rank change year-on-year +35 +28  
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 9 25 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.025% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.048% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 22
Median salary £50,000 £60,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.69% +35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £33,050
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £62,375
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £60,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -25.61% +31.52%  

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

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18595 17780 18748
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.91% 18.13% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 36834 35963 35179
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 5 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 9 £50,000 -23.07%
UK excluding London +9 5 £45,000 -25.61%
London +29 4 £72,500 +10.68%
South East +48 3 £45,000 -
North of England - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) JIRA
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Hudson
5 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Middleware
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
6 7 (30.43%) Spring
6 7 (30.43%) Maven
6 7 (30.43%) C
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) Issue Tracking
7 6 (26.09%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) FishEye
7 6 (26.09%) Unix
7 6 (26.09%) UML
7 6 (26.09%) OO

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 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Multicast
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (26.09%) GIS
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) JIRA
2 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) Hudson
3 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
4 7 (30.43%) Maven
5 6 (26.09%) CruiseControl
5 6 (26.09%) FishEye
5 6 (26.09%) JUnit
6 5 (21.74%) Ant
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 4 (17.39%) ClearCase
7 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
8 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
8 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
8 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
9 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
9 2 (8.70%) Subversion
9 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Release Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Environment Manager
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
2 7 (30.43%) Spring
3 6 (26.09%) GWT
3 6 (26.09%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Flex
5 3 (13.04%) AWT
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) JMS
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) Swing
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) JPA
6 2 (8.70%) JSF
6 2 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
3 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) EFT
4 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 2 (8.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (43.48%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (26.09%) Kanban
5 6 (26.09%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Release Management
7 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) C
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Adobe
4 3 (13.04%) Google
5 2 (8.70%) BEA
5 2 (8.70%) Informatica
5 2 (8.70%) Perforce
5 2 (8.70%) Solace
5 2 (8.70%) Sybase
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) VMware