Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1162 1177 1235
Rank change year-on-year +15 +58 +28
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 11 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.032% 0.083% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 31
UK median annual salary £36,000 £49,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.53% -19.01% +24.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,800 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% -25.62% +28.72%

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 33,890 36,301 35,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.20% 20.58% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27,432 29,490 30,525
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 £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ClearQuest in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 8 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 18 September 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 +17 11 £36,000 -31.43% 4
UK excluding London -1 8 £35,000 -22.22% 4
South East +4 5 £27,500 -41.49% 2
London +33 3 £63,750 -12.07%
Midlands +5 2 £36,000 -34.55% 1
West Midlands +12 1 £36,000 -34.55%
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Sage
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Change Control
5 3 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) C

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) FishEye
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) TestNG
4 1 (9.09%) TestRail
4 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Avionics
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Akka
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) JAXB
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) KML
2 1 (9.09%) QML
2 1 (9.09%) Qt
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Swing
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Online Games
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Change Control
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Case Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Measurement
4 1 (9.09%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) ANSI C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (9.09%) DO-178B
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) BladeLogic
2 1 (9.09%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Sage
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) Capita
4 1 (9.09%) Unisys