Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 71 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 +50 +34
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 55 14 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.93% 1.53% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 7.91% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 5
10th Percentile " £20,750 "
25th Percentile £35,750 £35,938 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.67% -4.55% -4.35%
75th Percentile £53,125 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £71,000 £75,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% - -2.56%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 177 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.63% 19.28% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 148 115 191
10th Percentile £29,925 £29,100 £23,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £33,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,805 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.66% +12.50% -0.62%
75th Percentile £56,563 £53,750 £55,819
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,900 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £46,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.08% +12.05% +0.91%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (47.27%) Java
3 26 (47.27%) Test Automation
4 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
4 24 (43.64%) BDD
5 22 (40.00%) REST Assured
6 21 (38.18%) API Testing
7 20 (36.36%) JMeter
7 20 (36.36%) RESTful
7 20 (36.36%) QA
7 20 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 20 (36.36%) Integration Testing
7 20 (36.36%) Newman
7 20 (36.36%) Postman
8 19 (34.55%) Degree
9 13 (23.64%) Change Management
9 13 (23.64%) Blue Prism
9 13 (23.64%) Robotic Automation
9 13 (23.64%) Robotic Process Automation
10 8 (14.55%) DevOps
11 7 (12.73%) SQL
11 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.91%) Linux
12 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
12 6 (10.91%) Azure
12 6 (10.91%) Ansible
12 6 (10.91%) Terraform
13 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
13 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Azure
2 5 (9.09%) AWS
3 4 (7.27%) PaaS
4 3 (5.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 3 (5.45%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Git (software)
2 22 (40.00%) REST Assured
3 20 (36.36%) JMeter
3 20 (36.36%) Newman
3 20 (36.36%) Postman
4 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.09%) Selenium
5 3 (5.45%) Appium
5 3 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.45%) CircleCI
5 3 (5.45%) Cypress.io
5 3 (5.45%) GitLab
6 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.64%) Gradle
6 2 (3.64%) JUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Maven
6 2 (3.64%) Serenity BDD
6 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.27%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.64%) Social Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
2 20 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
2 20 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 17 (30.91%) Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Automation Developer
4 13 (23.64%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
5 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) RESTful
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) REST
4 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
4 3 (5.45%) SOAP
4 3 (5.45%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) XSLT
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.82%) Alpine Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Test Automation
3 24 (43.64%) BDD
4 21 (38.18%) API Testing
5 20 (36.36%) Integration Testing
5 20 (36.36%) Performance Testing
6 13 (23.64%) Change Management
6 13 (23.64%) Robotic Automation
6 13 (23.64%) Robotic Process Automation
7 8 (14.55%) DevOps
8 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
10 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (7.27%) OO
11 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
11 3 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.64%) Change Control
12 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.82%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Ansible
1 6 (10.91%) Terraform
2 5 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.45%) CFEngine
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.45%) Puppet
4 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Blue Prism
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Cognos