The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 45 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.11% 8.03% 3.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.86% 25.98% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 10
Average salary £52,500 £56,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
SC Cleared
Gloucestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 127 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 35.22% 30.90% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 130 98 108
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 85 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (70.59%) DV Cleared
3 55 (64.71%) Java
4 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (47.06%) Windows
6 35 (41.18%) C++
7 32 (37.65%) JavaScript
8 29 (34.12%) HTML
9 27 (31.76%) Linux
10 25 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (27.06%) Python
12 22 (25.88%) SDLC
12 22 (25.88%) Reverse Engineering
13 21 (24.71%) Big Data
13 21 (24.71%) SQL
14 20 (23.53%) Visualisation
15 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing
16 18 (21.18%) C#
16 18 (21.18%) Integration Testing
16 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (20.00%) C
18 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
18 15 (17.65%) VMware
18 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
18 15 (17.65%) Network Design
18 15 (17.65%) Objective-C
18 15 (17.65%) XML
18 15 (17.65%) Spring
18 15 (17.65%) Android
18 15 (17.65%) iPhone

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 14 (16.47%) Node.js
2 12 (14.12%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) Confluence
3 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) VPN
2 7 (8.24%) BGP
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (8.24%) DHCP
2 7 (8.24%) DNS
2 7 (8.24%) EIGRP
2 7 (8.24%) HSRP
2 7 (8.24%) MPLS
2 7 (8.24%) OSPF
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
2 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.24%) Unified Communications
2 7 (8.24%) VoIP
2 7 (8.24%) VRRP
3 3 (3.53%) tcpdump
3 3 (3.53%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.35%) HTTP
4 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) Big Data
2 5 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Axure RP
1 11 (12.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (5.88%) Selenium
3 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Software Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Consultant
4 15 (17.65%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
4 15 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.65%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
4 15 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
5 13 (15.29%) Java Software Developer
6 12 (14.12%) Analyst
7 11 (12.94%) C Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C/C++ Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C++ Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (12.94%) C++/Java Developer
8 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (10.59%) Security Specialist
9 8 (9.41%) UX Specialist
10 7 (8.24%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) HTML
2 15 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 15 (17.65%) Spring
2 15 (17.65%) XML
3 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
3 14 (16.47%) CSS
4 12 (14.12%) EJB
4 12 (14.12%) J2EE
5 3 (3.53%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.53%) CSS3
5 3 (3.53%) HTML5
5 3 (3.53%) Middleware
5 3 (3.53%) OpenCL
6 2 (2.35%) XSD
7 1 (1.18%) Java EE
7 1 (1.18%) JSON
7 1 (1.18%) Web Services
7 1 (1.18%) XForms
7 1 (1.18%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 15 (17.65%) Cybercrime
2 15 (17.65%) iPhone
3 12 (14.12%) User Experience
4 11 (12.94%) Graphic Design
5 10 (11.76%) PKI
6 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (5.88%) Social Media
8 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
8 4 (4.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (3.53%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (3.53%) VHDL
10 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.35%) iPad
11 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
11 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Windows
2 27 (31.76%) Linux
3 15 (17.65%) Android
3 15 (17.65%) Windows Phone
4 7 (8.24%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Unix
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (25.88%) Reverse Engineering
3 22 (25.88%) SDLC
4 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing
5 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.18%) Integration Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Android Development
6 15 (17.65%) iOS Development
6 15 (17.65%) Mobile Development
6 15 (17.65%) Network Design
6 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.12%) ITIL
7 12 (14.12%) Web Development
8 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.24%) Fault Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.24%) UX Design
10 6 (7.06%) Data Analytics
10 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (64.71%) Java
2 35 (41.18%) C++
3 32 (37.65%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.06%) Python
5 21 (24.71%) SQL
6 18 (21.18%) C#
7 17 (20.00%) C
8 15 (17.65%) Objective-C
9 11 (12.94%) Ruby
10 3 (3.53%) Perl
10 3 (3.53%) Scala
11 2 (2.35%) SAS Macro
12 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.18%) XPath
12 1 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (70.59%) DV Cleared
3 13 (15.29%) Degree
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.24%) CCNP
5 7 (8.24%) CCNP Voice
5 7 (8.24%) ISEB
5 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.71%) CEH
7 3 (3.53%) CREST Certified
7 3 (3.53%) GCIA
7 3 (3.53%) GCIH
7 3 (3.53%) GIAC
7 3 (3.53%) GREM
7 3 (3.53%) SANS
8 2 (2.35%) CISSP
8 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.18%) CCNA
9 1 (1.18%) CISM
9 1 (1.18%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco IPCC
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco UCCE
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) VMware
2 11 (12.94%) Adobe
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.53%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.53%) Rally
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 2 (2.35%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.35%) EMC
6 2 (2.35%) i2
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Remedy
6 2 (2.35%) Sybase
7 1 (1.18%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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