Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 40 86
Rank change year-on-year -23 +46 -28
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 53 81 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.31% 6.53% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.38% 24.85% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 18
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £39,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +3.95% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,325
90th Percentile £42,850 £45,750 £43,188
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.82% -8.33%

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 260 326 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.16% 26.27% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 220 245 298
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,900 £50,000
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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Taunton -8 8 £41,500 +5.06% 2
Bath -13 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Clevedon - 1 - -
Frome - 1 £40,000 -
Street - 1 £34,757 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (79.25%) Test Automation
4 37 (69.81%) Java
4 37 (69.81%) System Testing
5 36 (67.92%) Hadoop
6 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) C#
8 7 (13.21%) .NET
9 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
10 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
10 4 (7.55%) MVC
11 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.66%) Linux
11 3 (5.66%) Big Data
11 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
11 3 (5.66%) User Stories
11 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.66%) BDD
11 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (5.66%) WPF
11 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.77%) QA
12 2 (3.77%) Selenium

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 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.89%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (67.92%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.89%) HBase
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) MSI
4 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (71.70%) Developer
2 35 (66.04%) Java Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Lead Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Administrator
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (1.89%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.66%) WPF
4 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.77%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (79.25%) Test Automation
3 37 (69.81%) System Testing
4 20 (37.74%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) MVC
6 3 (5.66%) BDD
6 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.66%) User Stories
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) DevOps
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.77%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
7 2 (3.77%) SDLC
7 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
1 1 (1.89%) Dovecot
1 1 (1.89%) HDFS
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.89%) Apple
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat