Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 258 289 316
Rank change year-on-year +31 +27 +2
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 74 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 2.17% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 48 18
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -36.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £34,000 £29,875 £25,625
90th Percentile £74,271 £67,125 £93,250
Central London median annual salary £52,095 £47,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% -24.00% +7.76%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,107 2,303 2,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.57% 22.23% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,792 2,065 2,213
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the City of London

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the City of London

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (47.30%) SQL
4 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 24 (32.43%) C#
6 20 (27.03%) .NET
7 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
8 16 (21.62%) HTML
8 16 (21.62%) Java
8 16 (21.62%) CSS
9 14 (18.92%) DV Cleared
9 14 (18.92%) ANSI SQL
10 13 (17.57%) JIRA
11 12 (16.22%) Selenium
11 12 (16.22%) MVC
11 12 (16.22%) Finance
11 12 (16.22%) Scrum
11 12 (16.22%) Linux
11 12 (16.22%) SDLC
12 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (14.86%) Civica
13 10 (13.51%) Degree
13 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
13 10 (13.51%) Microservices
14 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.81%) Windows
15 7 (9.46%) Web Services
15 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP BPC
1 3 (4.05%) SAP CO
1 3 (4.05%) SAP FI
1 3 (4.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.35%) npm
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) 2.5G
1 2 (2.70%) 2G
1 2 (2.70%) 3G
1 2 (2.70%) 4G
1 2 (2.70%) 5G
1 2 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (1.35%) AMQP
2 1 (1.35%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) LAN
2 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.11%) Power BI
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.05%) Big Data
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) JIRA
2 12 (16.22%) Selenium
3 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.41%) JUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.35%) Mocha
7 1 (1.35%) Protractor
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
2 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Advertising
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (40.54%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Test Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.05%) MI Manager
7 3 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) CSS
2 16 (21.62%) HTML
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (9.46%) Node.js
4 7 (9.46%) Web Services
5 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.76%) SOAP
7 4 (5.41%) React
7 4 (5.41%) XML
7 4 (5.41%) XSD
8 3 (4.05%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.05%) OAuth
8 3 (4.05%) SAML
9 2 (2.70%) CGI
10 1 (1.35%) Ajax
10 1 (1.35%) HTML5
10 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) MVC
2 12 (16.22%) Scrum
2 12 (16.22%) SDLC
3 10 (13.51%) Microservices
3 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.11%) DevOps
6 6 (8.11%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.76%) Analytics
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Open Source
7 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.41%) ITIL
8 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.30%) SQL
2 28 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 24 (32.43%) C#
4 16 (21.62%) Java
5 14 (18.92%) ANSI SQL
6 6 (8.11%) C++
6 6 (8.11%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Java 8
8 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.92%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.51%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PMO
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) Docker
3 3 (4.05%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Ansible
2 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Civica
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) VMware
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.41%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) HP
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) Tableau
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) Comptel
6 2 (2.70%) Nokia
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) Apple