Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1168 1189 1260
Rank change year-on-year +21 +71 +28
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 30 29 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.083% 0.082% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 33
UK median annual salary £49,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.52% +5.45% +53.85%
10th Percentile £30,500 £37,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £66,800 £65,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £58,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -22.41% +16.00% +58.73%

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 36299 35289 38299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.71% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 29488 30452 32354
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 10 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 November 2017. 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 +43 27 £52,500 -9.48%
UK excluding London +40 27 £45,000 -22.41%
Midlands +47 14 £55,000 -
West Midlands +29 14 £55,000 -
South East +58 6 £47,000 +4.44%
Wales +19 3 £33,000 -17.50%
London +7 3 £72,500 +45.00%
Yorkshire +25 2 £47,500 +134.57%
East of England +5 2 - -
North of England +2 2 £47,500 +134.57%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (63.33%) JIRA
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) Unix
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 14 (46.67%) Subversion
4 14 (46.67%) Confluence
5 12 (40.00%) Atlassian
5 12 (40.00%) CollabNet
5 12 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (40.00%) IBM
5 12 (40.00%) BMC
5 12 (40.00%) Serena
5 12 (40.00%) Apache
5 12 (40.00%) Sonatype
5 12 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Scrum
7 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
9 7 (23.33%) XML
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Mercurial
10 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL

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 14 (46.67%) Confluence
2 12 (40.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Multicast
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) JIRA
2 14 (46.67%) Subversion
3 12 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (13.33%) ClearCase
6 4 (13.33%) Maven
6 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (6.67%) Ant
8 2 (6.67%) Hudson
8 2 (6.67%) TestDirector
8 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 6 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Support Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Deployment Manager
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Build and Release Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Build Manager
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Environment Manager
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.33%) J2EE
2 4 (13.33%) Spring
3 3 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (6.67%) .NET
4 2 (6.67%) Ajax
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Flash
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) J2ME
4 2 (6.67%) JPA
4 2 (6.67%) JSF
4 2 (6.67%) JSP
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.67%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Currency
3 1 (3.33%) EFT
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) Unix
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 11 (36.67%) ITIL
4 9 (30.00%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) Defect Management
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.00%) People Management
7 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 6 (20.00%) Service Management
7 6 (20.00%) Workload Management
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) DevOps
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
10 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (10.00%) Validation
10 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) Delphi
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 12 (40.00%) BMC
1 12 (40.00%) CollabNet
1 12 (40.00%) IBM
1 12 (40.00%) Serena
1 12 (40.00%) Sonatype
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Perforce
3 2 (6.67%) BEA
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Informatica
3 2 (6.67%) Solace
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase