The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 89 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 13 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.12% 0.42% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 2.07% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 15
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
SC Cleared
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
326 193 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.08% 20.32% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 288 181 341
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 - - 1
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) C
3 18 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 16 (44.44%) C++
5 14 (38.89%) Use Case
5 14 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 13 (36.11%) Subversion
6 13 (36.11%) UML
7 12 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 11 (30.56%) Bugzilla
9 10 (27.78%) Degree
9 10 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
10 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 9 (25.00%) Java
11 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
12 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
14 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
14 4 (11.11%) Firewall
14 4 (11.11%) SysML
15 3 (8.33%) MODAF
15 3 (8.33%) BC Cleared
15 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
15 3 (8.33%) Validation
15 3 (8.33%) Change Management
15 3 (8.33%) Military
15 3 (8.33%) MS Excel

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Simulink
3 1 (2.78%) NASTRAN
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (36.11%) Subversion
3 11 (30.56%) Bugzilla
4 10 (27.78%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Software Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Test Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
7 1 (2.78%) Marketing Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Buyer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.56%) CentOS
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Use Case
2 14 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 13 (36.11%) UML
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.67%) Cyber Security
6 4 (11.11%) SysML
7 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.33%) MODAF
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) DoDAF
8 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C
2 16 (44.44%) C++
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) Degree
3 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) HNC
5 2 (5.56%) PMP
5 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) EMC
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.56%) ESRI
3 2 (5.56%) Luciad
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago