Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 48 92
Rank change year-on-year -17 +44 -21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 56 71 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.18% 5.39% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.82% 19.24% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 16
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £42,750 £47,000 £53,750
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -5.56%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 269 369 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.07% 28.02% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 209 281 280
Somerset median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £21,975
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £50,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Somerset

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Somerset

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Somerset

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bath -10 7 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Taunton -16 5 £40,750 +8.67%
Clevedon - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 56 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (89.29%) Test Automation
3 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (75.00%) Java
5 41 (73.21%) System Testing
6 38 (67.86%) Hadoop
7 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.07%) C#
9 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (10.71%) .NET
10 6 (10.71%) MVC
10 6 (10.71%) WPF
11 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
11 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
12 4 (7.14%) SQL
12 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.14%) Scrum
12 4 (7.14%) BDD
12 4 (7.14%) Xamarin
12 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
13 3 (5.36%) Release Management
13 3 (5.36%) User Stories
13 3 (5.36%) Mobile App

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (67.86%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) JIRA
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
1 40 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Lead Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (7.14%) Analyst
3 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (3.57%) Architect
4 2 (3.57%) Consultant
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (3.57%) Security Consultant
4 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 2 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Architect
5 1 (1.79%) C# Architect
5 1 (1.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (1.79%) Java Engineer
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Software Design Architect
5 1 (1.79%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
1 6 (10.71%) WPF
2 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
5 1 (1.79%) Struts
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) WinForms
5 1 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) Test Automation
2 47 (83.93%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (73.21%) System Testing
4 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
6 4 (7.14%) BDD
6 4 (7.14%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Release Management
7 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.36%) User Stories
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.57%) Information Assurance
8 2 (3.57%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (16.07%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.79%) XPath
5 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.57%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Dovecot
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat