The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 55 61 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.61% 0.26% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 1.47% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 68 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.96% 17.44% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 77
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bedford region.

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Bedford

SC Cleared
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Avionics
2 1 (50.00%) DO-178B

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco