Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 78
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26 +14
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 37 66 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.20% 4.98% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.50% 19.94% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 58 28
Somerset median annual salary £44,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £30,732 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £43,750 £46,125
South West median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -3.41%

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 200 331 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.73% 25.00% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 171 238 303
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +13.91%
10th Percentile £24,099 £26,000 £28,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £72,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,313
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.78% +3.37%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +14 24 £40,873 +2.18% 1
Bath +21 6 £57,500 +35.29%
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 14 (37.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (27.03%) Java
5 10 (27.03%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (18.92%) System Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (16.22%) WPF
8 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.22%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) ISEB
9 5 (13.51%) BDD
9 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
9 5 (13.51%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (10.81%) Information Security
11 3 (8.11%) Service Management
11 3 (8.11%) J2EE
11 3 (8.11%) SQL
11 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework

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 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Test Automation Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (16.22%) WPF
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Java EE
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
2 7 (18.92%) Deployment Automation
2 7 (18.92%) Software Testing
2 7 (18.92%) System Testing
3 6 (16.22%) MVC
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) ABAP
5 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) ISEB
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CEH
4 1 (2.70%) CISM
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
1 1 (2.70%) HDFS
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Xamarin
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Birst
3 1 (2.70%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau