The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 19 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 8 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 8.25% 10.17% 15.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.59% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 14
Average salary £29,712 £25,000 £25,646
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.84% -2.51%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +2.40%
Security Cleared
Somerset

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

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 29.90% 20.34% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 35
Average salary £33,750 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.46% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £22,000 £23,387
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Line Management
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) DSDM
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) IaaS
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Test Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Assurance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Management
4 4 (44.44%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) DSDM
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft