Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing ClearQuest 3 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.038% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.19% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Wales median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £28,700 £37,500 £29,975
90th Percentile £35,500 £42,500 £36,075
UK median annual salary £45,000 £58,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -22.41% +10.48% +46.85%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 413 525 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.88% 19.85% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 371 464 419
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £45,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in Wales

ClearQuest
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for ClearQuest in Wales

ClearQuest
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Wales +33 3 £33,000 -17.50%
ClearQuest
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

ClearQuest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center