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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 87 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 6 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.53% 1.08% 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 3.81% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 15
Average salary £36,000 £41,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.77% +11.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
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
269 341 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.83% 28.32% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 215 313 245
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) PDM
3 4 (40.00%) Windchill
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Avionics
6 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
6 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Windchill
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) PDM
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
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