Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 158 195
Rank change year-on-year +18 +37 -7
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 52 58 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.33% 1.16% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.19% 5.82% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 17
Leeds median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £61,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £41,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.42% -15.31% +8.89%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 635 997 1,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.24% 20.02% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 494 785 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Retail
3 18 (34.62%) Selenium
4 17 (32.69%) TDD
5 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 16 (30.77%) Python
6 15 (28.85%) SQL
7 14 (26.92%) HP
8 12 (23.08%) Cisco
8 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (21.15%) Scrum
10 10 (19.23%) VMware
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
10 10 (19.23%) Test Management
10 10 (19.23%) JIRA
11 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Kanban
11 9 (17.31%) BDD
11 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (17.31%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
11 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
11 9 (17.31%) JMeter
11 9 (17.31%) LoadRunner

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (15.38%) Apache
1 8 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 8 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (15.38%) nginx
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.46%) Office 365
4 6 (11.54%) G Suite
5 3 (5.77%) IaaS
6 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.92%) GitHub
7 1 (1.92%) PaaS
7 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Firewall
1 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (5.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) LAN
4 2 (3.85%) MPLS
4 2 (3.85%) SMTP
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (15.38%) CouchDB
1 8 (15.38%) GIS
1 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 8 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (15.38%) Redis
1 8 (15.38%) Riak
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Selenium
2 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 10 (19.23%) JIRA
3 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
3 9 (17.31%) JMeter
3 9 (17.31%) LoadRunner
3 9 (17.31%) SoapUI
3 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (15.38%) Mercurial
4 8 (15.38%) Subversion
5 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 18 (34.62%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Military
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Test Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Tester
3 8 (15.38%) Python Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Automation Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) Java EE
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Fintech
3 5 (9.62%) NHS
4 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Kali Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 10 (19.23%) Test Management
7 9 (17.31%) BDD
7 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (17.31%) DSDM
7 9 (17.31%) Kanban
7 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
7 9 (17.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (15.38%) ITIL
9 7 (13.46%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (13.46%) OOP
9 7 (13.46%) SDET
9 7 (13.46%) Validation
10 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Change Management
11 5 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Python
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) C#
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.77%) CCIE
3 3 (5.77%) CCNP
3 3 (5.77%) CCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCDST
4 2 (3.85%) OCP
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.85%) RHCE
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (9.62%) PCI DSS
1 5 (9.62%) PMO
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) Postfix
3 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (15.38%) Ansible
3 5 (9.62%) Nessus
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) HP
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco
3 10 (19.23%) VMware
4 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.54%) Google
6 4 (7.69%) Dell
7 3 (5.77%) Aruba
7 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 3 (5.77%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (5.77%) F5
7 3 (5.77%) Juniper
7 3 (5.77%) Meraki
7 3 (5.77%) Ubiquiti
7 3 (5.77%) Xerox
8 2 (3.85%) BMC
8 2 (3.85%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.85%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.85%) NetApp
8 2 (3.85%) Remedy