Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 69 42
Rank change year-on-year +32 -27 -4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 232 165 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.66% 4.40% 6.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.39% 17.93% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 123 69 146
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +16.56% -4.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,600 £87,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% -

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 879 920 1,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 25.22% 24.53% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 625 660 912
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,800 £66,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Bristol

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 232 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (37.07%) Degree
3 81 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (28.88%) Java
5 63 (27.16%) Software Engineering
6 60 (25.86%) C
6 60 (25.86%) Linux
7 43 (18.53%) Military
8 42 (18.10%) Git (software)
9 41 (17.67%) Windows
10 38 (16.38%) JavaScript
11 37 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (15.09%) Aerospace
13 34 (14.66%) Computer Science
14 33 (14.22%) DV Cleared
15 32 (13.79%) Python
16 31 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
17 30 (12.93%) Legal
18 29 (12.50%) DevOps
18 29 (12.50%) PowerShell
18 29 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
19 27 (11.64%) VMware
19 27 (11.64%) Project Management
20 26 (11.21%) Firewall
20 26 (11.21%) C++
21 25 (10.78%) Change Management
22 24 (10.34%) C#
22 24 (10.34%) Public Sector

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.76%) Tomcat
2 17 (7.33%) JBoss
3 16 (6.90%) Jetty
4 10 (4.31%) Apache
5 6 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.86%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.86%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.74%) AWS
2 4 (1.72%) IaaS
3 3 (1.29%) Azure
3 3 (1.29%) Power Platform
4 2 (0.86%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.21%) Firewall
2 17 (7.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.17%) SAN
4 10 (4.31%) DAB
4 10 (4.31%) DNS
5 9 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (3.02%) NAS
7 6 (2.59%) SMTP
8 5 (2.16%) VPN
9 4 (1.72%) Network Security
10 2 (0.86%) DHCP
10 2 (0.86%) HTTP
10 2 (0.86%) LAN
10 2 (0.86%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.86%) SpaceWire
10 2 (0.86%) WAN
11 1 (0.43%) ATM
11 1 (0.43%) Link 16
11 1 (0.43%) VLAN
11 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (4.74%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.02%) Big Data
4 5 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.29%) GIS
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.29%) Power BI
5 3 (1.29%) QlikView
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.86%) MySQL
6 2 (0.86%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.86%) QGIS
7 1 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.43%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 20 (8.62%) Eclipse
4 19 (8.19%) Maven
5 18 (7.76%) JIRA
5 18 (7.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (6.03%) JIRA Agile
8 7 (3.02%) JMeter
9 6 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.29%) JUnit
10 3 (1.29%) LabVIEW
10 3 (1.29%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.29%) Selenium
11 2 (0.86%) Gatling
11 2 (0.86%) GitLab
11 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (18.53%) Military
2 35 (15.09%) Aerospace
3 30 (12.93%) Legal
4 24 (10.34%) Public Sector
5 13 (5.60%) Finance
6 12 (5.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.59%) Retail
7 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.16%) Law
9 4 (1.72%) Electronics
9 4 (1.72%) Marketing
10 3 (1.29%) Games
11 2 (0.86%) Advertising
12 1 (0.43%) Automotive
12 1 (0.43%) Avionics
12 1 (0.43%) Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 43 (18.53%) Consultant
2 40 (17.24%) Analyst
3 37 (15.95%) Software Engineer
4 25 (10.78%) Developer
5 24 (10.34%) Communications Consultant
6 19 (8.19%) Test Engineer
7 18 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (6.47%) Business Analyst
9 15 (6.47%) Business Change Consultant
9 15 (6.47%) Business Consultant
9 15 (6.47%) Change Consultant
10 11 (4.74%) Architect
11 10 (4.31%) Junior
11 10 (4.31%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.45%) Administrator
12 8 (3.45%) Java Team Leader
12 8 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
12 8 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
12 8 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.33%) Velocity
2 16 (6.90%) Servlets
3 15 (6.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (6.47%) HTML
3 15 (6.47%) Qt
4 11 (4.74%) jQuery
5 9 (3.88%) CSS
5 9 (3.88%) HTML5
5 9 (3.88%) Spring
6 8 (3.45%) JSF
6 8 (3.45%) OpenGL
6 8 (3.45%) OpenSceneGraph
7 7 (3.02%) .NET
7 7 (3.02%) XML
8 6 (2.59%) Java EE
8 6 (2.59%) JMS
8 6 (2.59%) Vue.js
9 5 (2.16%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.16%) JAX-RS
9 5 (2.16%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.48%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (3.45%) User Experience
4 6 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (2.16%) Tandem
6 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.86%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.86%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.43%) CESG
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.86%) Linux
2 41 (17.67%) Windows
3 16 (6.90%) Unix
4 11 (4.74%) CentOS
5 9 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.59%) Debian
6 6 (2.59%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.59%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.16%) Software Engineering
3 37 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (14.66%) Computer Science
5 31 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (13.36%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (12.50%) DevOps
6 29 (12.50%) Systems Engineering
7 27 (11.64%) Project Management
8 25 (10.78%) Change Management
9 23 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (9.91%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.76%) ITIL
10 18 (7.76%) OO
10 18 (7.76%) Programme Management
10 18 (7.76%) Software Testing
11 17 (7.33%) SDLC
12 15 (6.47%) Business Change Management
13 14 (6.03%) Test Scripting
13 14 (6.03%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.88%) Java
2 60 (25.86%) C
3 38 (16.38%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.79%) Python
5 29 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 26 (11.21%) C++
7 24 (10.34%) C#
8 14 (6.03%) SQL
9 9 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.02%) Go
10 7 (3.02%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.72%) Ada
11 4 (1.72%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.72%) Java 8
12 3 (1.29%) Lua
12 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.29%) Ruby
13 2 (0.86%) ES6
13 2 (0.86%) PHP
13 2 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 232 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (37.07%) Degree
3 33 (14.22%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.03%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (1.72%) GCIA
8 4 (1.72%) GCIH
8 4 (1.72%) GIAC
8 4 (1.72%) ISEB
9 2 (0.86%) APMP
9 2 (0.86%) PhD
9 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.43%) CCNP
10 1 (0.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.43%) PMP
10 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.29%) QA
4 2 (0.86%) ECSS
4 2 (0.86%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.86%) MISRA
4 2 (0.86%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.86%) PMO
5 1 (0.43%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (8.62%) Docker
2 7 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.02%) NFS
2 7 (3.02%) Snort
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.59%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 6 (2.59%) Nagios
2 4 (1.72%) Graylog
2 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.86%) Ansible
4 2 (0.86%) Nessus
4 2 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (11.64%) VMware
2 20 (8.62%) Oracle
3 8 (3.45%) IBM
4 7 (3.02%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.59%) ArcSight
5 6 (2.59%) NetApp
5 6 (2.59%) Splunk
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco
6 5 (2.16%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (1.72%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.72%) SAP
8 3 (1.29%) Citrix
8 3 (1.29%) HP
9 2 (0.86%) CA
9 2 (0.86%) McAfee
9 2 (0.86%) NetScout
9 2 (0.86%) NetWitness
9 2 (0.86%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.86%) Xilinx