Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 303 289
Rank change year-on-year -18 -14 +49
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 40 68 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.51% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 2.38% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 64
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +50.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £37,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,125 £52,500 £65,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,566 2,855 2,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.80% 21.40% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,994 2,176 2,232
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,802 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the North West

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the North West.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the North West

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the North West

DV Cleared
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
Manchester -5 39 £45,000 - 6
Lancashire +6 1 £48,638 +21.59%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) C
3 24 (60.00%) Java
4 21 (52.50%) C++
4 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 20 (50.00%) Python
5 20 (50.00%) Scrum
5 20 (50.00%) Information Security
6 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
7 18 (45.00%) Linux
8 17 (42.50%) Big Data
9 15 (37.50%) Selenium
9 15 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (37.50%) BDD
10 13 (32.50%) SDLC
10 13 (32.50%) TDD
10 13 (32.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (30.00%) Kanban
11 12 (30.00%) JIRA
11 12 (30.00%) C#
11 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (30.00%) DevOps
11 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (30.00%) User Stories
11 12 (30.00%) Systems Engineering
12 11 (27.50%) Bitbucket
12 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
13 10 (25.00%) Military

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (17.50%) Apache Pig
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Confluence
4 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
1 7 (17.50%) SSL
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Big Data
2 9 (22.50%) Apache Hive
2 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
3 7 (17.50%) MySQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Selenium
2 13 (32.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (30.00%) JIRA
4 11 (27.50%) Bitbucket
5 7 (17.50%) CodeSonar
5 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.50%) git-flow
5 7 (17.50%) Robot Framework
6 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.00%) EasyMock
7 4 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (5.00%) JUnit
10 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (25.00%) Military
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Product Owner
7 4 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Architect
8 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Principal Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Java EE
2 9 (22.50%) SOAP
3 7 (17.50%) .NET
3 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.50%) Django
3 7 (17.50%) LAMP
3 7 (17.50%) Node.js
3 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (17.50%) REST
3 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
3 7 (17.50%) STL
4 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (5.00%) EJB
5 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.00%) JSF
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) Kafka
5 2 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (5.00%) Cyberattack
4 2 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Android
2 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
2 7 (17.50%) Mac OS X
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) CentOS
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (50.00%) Information Security
3 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
5 15 (37.50%) BDD
5 15 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (32.50%) SDLC
6 13 (32.50%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (30.00%) DevOps
7 12 (30.00%) Kanban
7 12 (30.00%) Systems Engineering
7 12 (30.00%) User Stories
8 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
9 9 (22.50%) Time Management
10 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) C
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) C++
3 20 (50.00%) Python
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) Objective-C
5 7 (17.50%) PHP
5 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 7 (17.50%) GIAC
4 7 (17.50%) Linux+ Certification
4 7 (17.50%) MCSE
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.50%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (17.50%) SANS
4 7 (17.50%) SSCP
5 5 (12.50%) Degree
5 5 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.00%) CITP
6 2 (5.00%) IISP
6 2 (5.00%) MBCS
7 1 (2.50%) CHECK Team Leader
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Docker
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
1 7 (17.50%) Salt
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) AlienVault
3 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.00%) Splunk
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat