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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 257 232 252
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.058% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +71.71%
BC Cleared
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1700 1557 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.87% 22.60% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1319 1595
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BC Cleared
Salary Trend in the North West

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

BC Cleared Salary Trend in the North West

BC Cleared
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Manchester -7 2 £41,500 -2.35%
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Django
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared