The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 75 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 15 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.30% 1.83% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 6.27% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 21
Average salary £36,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £24,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
Security 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
258 383 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.36% 29.15% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 207 355 259
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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 +7 7 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Bedford +28 1 £34,000 -54.66% 1
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 11 (55.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) C
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) PDM
7 4 (20.00%) Windchill
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Use Case
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.00%) Subversion
9 1 (5.00%) CESG
9 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
9 1 (5.00%) CentOS
9 1 (5.00%) Avionics
9 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
9 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Windchill
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Avionics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) PDM
1 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) Use Case
2 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) UML
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago