Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 380 505 530
Rank change year-on-year +125 +25 +179
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 137 203 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 2.03% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 114 172 145
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +6.86%
10th Percentile £44,125 £37,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £98,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%

DV 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,403 9,996 13,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.52% 19.49% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,524 7,721 10,275
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in London.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in London over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 15 January 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
South London +55 20 £60,000 -35.14% 2
West London +66 8 - - 1
Central London +99 4 £67,500 +42.11% 15
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT jobs citing DV 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 London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (56.20%) SC Cleared
3 52 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (31.39%) C
5 29 (21.17%) Degree
6 27 (19.71%) Java
6 27 (19.71%) Python
6 27 (19.71%) Project Management
7 26 (18.98%) Selenium
8 24 (17.52%) Test Automation
9 23 (16.79%) AWS
10 22 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (16.06%) Linux
11 21 (15.33%) JMeter
11 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
12 19 (13.87%) Scrum
12 19 (13.87%) Analytics
13 18 (13.14%) Public Sector
13 18 (13.14%) JIRA
14 16 (11.68%) SilkPerformer
14 16 (11.68%) SQL
14 16 (11.68%) HP UFT
14 16 (11.68%) LoadRunner
14 16 (11.68%) Configuration Management
14 16 (11.68%) Performance Testing
14 16 (11.68%) NeoLoad
15 15 (10.95%) Business Analysis
16 14 (10.22%) DevOps
16 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (10.22%) Project Delivery

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (9.49%) Confluence
2 5 (3.65%) JBoss
3 4 (2.92%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SPSS
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.79%) AWS
2 9 (6.57%) Azure
3 5 (3.65%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (2.19%) Serverless
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon Cognito
5 2 (1.46%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.46%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.46%) Slack
6 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.73%) Logic Apps
6 1 (0.73%) Office 365
6 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.73%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.73%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.46%) LAN
2 2 (1.46%) SAN
2 2 (1.46%) WAN
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) Firewall
3 1 (0.73%) Network Security
3 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) Big Data
2 8 (5.84%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.65%) MySQL
5 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.46%) Redis
7 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.73%) Power BI
7 1 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.73%) QlikView
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.73%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 26 (18.98%) Selenium
2 21 (15.33%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.33%) JMeter
3 18 (13.14%) JIRA
4 16 (11.68%) HP UFT
4 16 (11.68%) LoadRunner
4 16 (11.68%) NeoLoad
4 16 (11.68%) SilkPerformer
5 13 (9.49%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (3.65%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.65%) eggPlant
6 5 (3.65%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.19%) CodeSonar
8 3 (2.19%) GoogleTest
9 2 (1.46%) GitLab
9 2 (1.46%) Subversion
10 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.73%) Mocha
General
1 18 (13.14%) Public Sector
2 8 (5.84%) Finance
3 7 (5.11%) Police
4 6 (4.38%) Law
5 5 (3.65%) Local Government
5 5 (3.65%) Retail
6 4 (2.92%) Marketing
7 3 (2.19%) Games
8 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (17.52%) Developer
2 20 (14.60%) Senior Test Engineer
2 20 (14.60%) Test Engineer
3 17 (12.41%) Analyst
4 16 (11.68%) Business Analyst
5 15 (10.95%) Consultant
5 15 (10.95%) Performance Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Performance Test Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.03%) Architect
8 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (5.11%) Data Scientist
9 7 (5.11%) Scrum Master
9 7 (5.11%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Strategy Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) Spring
2 9 (6.57%) Node.js
2 9 (6.57%) Spring Boot
3 5 (3.65%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.92%) Anaconda
4 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.92%) CSS
4 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 4 (2.92%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (2.92%) RESTful
5 3 (2.19%) HTML5
5 3 (2.19%) JSON
5 3 (2.19%) Sass
6 2 (1.46%) COM
6 2 (1.46%) CSS3
6 2 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.46%) GraphQL
6 2 (1.46%) Java EE
6 2 (1.46%) OAuth
6 2 (1.46%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.03%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.11%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.11%) User Experience
4 5 (3.65%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.92%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (2.92%) Linked Data
5 4 (2.92%) Robotics
5 4 (2.92%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) VHDL
8 1 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) PMI
8 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.06%) Linux
2 8 (5.84%) Windows
3 1 (0.73%) Android
3 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.71%) Project Management
3 24 (17.52%) Test Automation
4 22 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (13.87%) Analytics
5 19 (13.87%) Scrum
6 16 (11.68%) Configuration Management
6 16 (11.68%) Performance Testing
7 15 (10.95%) Business Analysis
8 14 (10.22%) DevOps
8 14 (10.22%) Project Delivery
8 14 (10.22%) Systems Engineering
9 13 (9.49%) Line Management
9 13 (9.49%) UML
10 12 (8.76%) Business Development
10 12 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.76%) Visualisation
11 11 (8.03%) Decision-Making
11 11 (8.03%) Requirements Management
11 11 (8.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.39%) C
2 27 (19.71%) Java
2 27 (19.71%) Python
3 16 (11.68%) SQL
4 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.03%) C#
6 8 (5.84%) Java 8
7 5 (3.65%) C++
8 4 (2.92%) R
9 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (56.20%) SC Cleared
3 29 (21.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) MCSE
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.19%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.73%) APMP
5 1 (0.73%) CCNA
5 1 (0.73%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.73%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.73%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.73%) Cyber Scheme
5 1 (0.73%) ISEB
5 1 (0.73%) MCP
5 1 (0.73%) MCSA
5 1 (0.73%) OSCP
5 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (0.73%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Firmware
2 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.92%) Docker
4 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) Grafana
2 1 (0.73%) Kibana
2 1 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (4.38%) Oracle
2 5 (3.65%) VMware
3 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.46%) CA
3 2 (1.46%) Cisco
3 2 (1.46%) Xilinx
4 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.73%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.73%) Informatica