Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 61 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +42
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 47 36 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.27% 3.59% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.65% 18.37% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 83
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +17.14% -11.39%
10th Percentile £31,945 £31,000 £27,200
90th Percentile £72,875 £50,744 £43,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% +4.38%

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 170 196 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.06% 19.52% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 137 174 253
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% -1.10%
10th Percentile £25,575 £26,250 £24,350
90th Percentile £73,000 £59,625 £67,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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
Taunton +4 24 £37,738 -9.07%
Bath +31 17 £50,000 -10.31% 2
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Java
3 17 (36.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (34.04%) Geospatial Data
4 16 (34.04%) GIS
4 16 (34.04%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (34.04%) Data Protection
5 15 (31.91%) BDD
6 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
6 14 (29.79%) C#
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (23.40%) QA
8 11 (23.40%) TDD
9 10 (21.28%) Scrum
9 10 (21.28%) SDLC
10 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
10 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
10 9 (19.15%) DevOps
10 9 (19.15%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
10 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
11 8 (17.02%) Project Management
11 8 (17.02%) Quality Management
11 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
11 8 (17.02%) QMS
12 7 (14.89%) Java 8
12 7 (14.89%) Thought Leadership

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Geospatial Data
1 16 (34.04%) GIS
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Cucumber
1 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) JMeter
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (2.13%) Billing
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.13%) Marketing
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Test Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Automation Test Expert
5 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Development Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) QA Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) QA Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Quality Manager
8 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Management Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Spring
2 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
2 6 (12.77%) CSS
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) JSON
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.13%) CESG
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Data Protection
3 15 (31.91%) BDD
4 14 (29.79%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
7 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) SDLC
8 9 (19.15%) Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (19.15%) DevOps
8 9 (19.15%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.02%) Project Management
9 8 (17.02%) QMS
9 8 (17.02%) Quality Management
10 7 (14.89%) Thought Leadership
11 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) Java 8
4 6 (12.77%) C
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.64%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) R
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.51%) Sun Certification
5 3 (6.38%) IRCA
6 2 (4.26%) CISSP
7 1 (2.13%) CEH
7 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.13%) GCIH
7 1 (2.13%) OSCP
7 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 6 (12.77%) ISO 22301
2 6 (12.77%) ISO 9001
2 6 (12.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
1 1 (2.13%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.13%) Nmap
1 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) BMC
2 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.13%) Xamarin