Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1126 1166 1208
Rank change year-on-year +40 +42 +67
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 7 28 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.022% 0.078% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 19
UK median annual salary £31,250 £45,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.56% -22.41% +5.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £36,200
90th Percentile £59,375 £56,375 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £45,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year -38.89% -23.73% +73.53%

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 31,834 35,984 34,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.88% 20.16% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25,598 29,329 29,785
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 6 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 10 December 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 +34 7 £31,250 -30.56% 4
UK excluding London +28 6 £27,500 -38.89% 3
South East +22 5 £27,500 -38.89%
Midlands +16 1 - - 1
London - 1 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Sage
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) QML
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) ANSI C
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Avionics
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JAXB
1 1 (14.29%) QML
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Swing
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Issue Tracking
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) ANSI C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Unisys