Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 22 64 14
Rank change year-on-year +42 -50 +8
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 154 32 240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 13.54% 3.76% 14.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.39% 8.29% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 89 24 149
10th Percentile £37,700 £35,000 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £38,125 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,046 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.89% -4.67% +14.13%
75th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £60,000 £72,500
South West median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +11.11%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 524 386 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 46.09% 45.31% 53.50%
Number of salaries quoted 251 302 660
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £61,438
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £70,000
South West median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11% +5.88%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Gloucestershire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +29 73 £60,000 +16.97% 12
Cheltenham -17 39 £55,000 +12.82% 12
Tewkesbury -1 10 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Filton - 1 £42,500 -
Dursley - 1 £65,000 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (53.25%) Software Engineering
4 69 (44.81%) Python
5 65 (42.21%) Azure
6 64 (41.56%) AWS
7 62 (40.26%) Linux
7 62 (40.26%) Java
8 54 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (34.42%) DevOps
10 51 (33.12%) Oracle
11 49 (31.82%) MongoDB
12 48 (31.17%) DV Cleared
12 48 (31.17%) Ansible
13 46 (29.87%) Jenkins
14 43 (27.92%) Apache NiFi
15 42 (27.27%) MySQL
16 41 (26.62%) Eclipse
16 41 (26.62%) Cyberattack
17 40 (25.97%) JavaScript
17 40 (25.97%) Kafka
18 39 (25.32%) Atlassian
19 38 (24.68%) C++
19 38 (24.68%) Elastic Stack
20 37 (24.03%) OpenShift
20 37 (24.03%) Robot Framework
20 37 (24.03%) JMeter
20 37 (24.03%) Hadoop
21 30 (19.48%) C
21 30 (19.48%) Microsoft

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 9 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.25%) Apache
2 5 (3.25%) Confluence
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.60%) JBoss
4 2 (1.30%) SAS
4 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.30%) Demantra
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 65 (42.21%) Azure
2 64 (41.56%) AWS
3 37 (24.03%) OpenShift
4 17 (11.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (11.04%) AWS Lambda
4 17 (11.04%) Serverless
5 13 (8.44%) SaaS
6 12 (7.79%) PaaS
7 6 (3.90%) IaaS
8 5 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (3.25%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (3.25%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.30%) Fastly
10 2 (1.30%) GCP
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.65%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.04%) Internet
2 6 (3.90%) Network Security
3 3 (1.95%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) BGP
4 1 (0.65%) OSPF
4 1 (0.65%) VLAN
4 1 (0.65%) VoIP
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.65%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 42 (27.27%) MySQL
3 37 (24.03%) Hadoop
4 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.25%) Big Data
5 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (29.87%) Jenkins
2 41 (26.62%) Eclipse
3 37 (24.03%) JMeter
3 37 (24.03%) Robot Framework
4 25 (16.23%) Cucumber
4 25 (16.23%) Selenium
5 17 (11.04%) Bitbucket
5 17 (11.04%) SonarQube
6 13 (8.44%) JIRA
7 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.30%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.65%) GitLab
10 1 (0.65%) Postman
General
1 25 (16.23%) Social Skills
2 13 (8.44%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.25%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.25%) Marketing
6 4 (2.60%) Electronics
6 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (1.95%) Law
7 3 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.95%) Military
7 3 (1.95%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Avionics
8 1 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (29.87%) Developer
2 37 (24.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 31 (20.13%) Java Developer
4 28 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) Architect
6 8 (5.19%) Software Developer
7 7 (4.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Analyst
8 6 (3.90%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (3.90%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 4 (2.60%) Azure Developer
10 4 (2.60%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.60%) C# WPF Developer
10 4 (2.60%) DevOps Developer
10 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (2.60%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.60%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.92%) Apache NiFi
2 40 (25.97%) Kafka
3 38 (24.68%) Elastic Stack
4 27 (17.53%) Node.js
5 25 (16.23%) Spring Boot
6 24 (15.58%) Gherkin
6 24 (15.58%) React
7 21 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
8 20 (12.99%) CSS
8 20 (12.99%) CSS3
8 20 (12.99%) HTML
8 20 (12.99%) HTML5
8 20 (12.99%) LAMP
8 20 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.90%) WPF
10 5 (3.25%) Spring
10 5 (3.25%) STL
11 4 (2.60%) .NET
11 4 (2.60%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.62%) Cyberattack
2 8 (5.19%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (5.19%) Private Cloud
3 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.90%) User Experience
5 5 (3.25%) Cybercrime
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.30%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.30%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.65%) CESG
8 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.26%) Linux
2 26 (16.88%) Windows
3 21 (13.64%) CentOS
3 21 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.25%) Unix
5 3 (1.95%) Android
6 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (53.25%) Software Engineering
3 54 (35.06%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (34.42%) DevOps
5 30 (19.48%) Infrastructure as Code
6 27 (17.53%) Scrum
7 21 (13.64%) Analytics
7 21 (13.64%) OO
7 21 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (12.34%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (11.04%) Data Visualisation
9 17 (11.04%) Visualisation
10 16 (10.39%) Deep Learning
10 16 (10.39%) Kanban
11 15 (9.74%) Full Stack Development
12 11 (7.14%) Open Source
13 10 (6.49%) SDLC
14 8 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (5.19%) Task Automation
15 7 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.81%) Python
2 62 (40.26%) Java
3 40 (25.97%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.68%) C++
5 30 (19.48%) C
6 27 (17.53%) PowerShell
7 24 (15.58%) Bash Shell
8 20 (12.99%) Go
9 16 (10.39%) C#
10 8 (5.19%) SQL
11 5 (3.25%) VB
11 5 (3.25%) VBScript
12 4 (2.60%) XPath
13 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.30%) Perl
14 2 (1.30%) R
14 2 (1.30%) Ruby
15 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.65%) PHP
15 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (31.17%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.19%) Degree
4 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.95%) CEH
5 3 (1.95%) CREST Certified
5 3 (1.95%) SANS
6 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ACCA
7 1 (0.65%) APMP
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) CIMA
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) PMO
2 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 30 (19.48%) Docker
2 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (31.17%) Ansible
2 23 (14.94%) Kubernetes
3 21 (13.64%) Terraform
4 6 (3.90%) Puppet
5 5 (3.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.30%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.65%) SCCM
8 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (33.12%) Oracle
2 39 (25.32%) Atlassian
3 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.69%) Splunk
5 6 (3.90%) VMware
6 3 (1.95%) SAP
7 2 (1.30%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Carbon Black
8 1 (0.65%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (0.65%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee
8 1 (0.65%) Perforce
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) WSO2
8 1 (0.65%) YouTube