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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 63 52
Rank change year-on-year +30 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 55 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.94% 1.61% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.96% 5.62% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 6
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,400 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 204 178 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 29.44% 28.71% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 147 153 117
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +5 16 £35,750 +8.33%
Bath -3 9 £40,000 -8.57%
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (65.56%) Software Engineering
3 56 (62.22%) C#
4 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (58.89%) Scrum
6 51 (56.67%) Java
7 50 (55.56%) .NET
7 50 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (54.44%) Automated Testing
9 47 (52.22%) Unit Testing
10 46 (51.11%) SQL
11 45 (50.00%) C
12 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
13 36 (40.00%) ASP.NET
14 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
15 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
16 32 (35.56%) HTML
16 32 (35.56%) Windows
17 29 (32.22%) Line Management
18 26 (28.89%) Oracle
19 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
20 23 (25.56%) Customer Requirements
21 22 (24.44%) .NET Framework
21 22 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (24.44%) IIS
21 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (23.33%) C++
23 19 (21.11%) MongoDB
23 19 (21.11%) NoSQL
23 19 (21.11%) Continuous Delivery

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 22 (24.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 4 (4.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.11%) MongoDB
2 19 (21.11%) NoSQL
3 14 (15.56%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 7 (7.78%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.78%) IntelliJ
6 6 (6.67%) NuGet
General
1 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Software Engineer
2 41 (45.56%) Developer
3 24 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 23 (25.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 20 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (22.22%) Java Engineer
5 20 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (20.00%) Java Developer
7 16 (17.78%) Software Developer
8 13 (14.44%) Lead Software Engineer
9 12 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
9 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
10 9 (10.00%) Lead Developer
10 9 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (10.00%) Test Engineer
11 8 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Lead Software Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (55.56%) .NET
2 36 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.56%) HTML
4 22 (24.44%) .NET Framework
5 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (12.22%) Entity Framework
7 8 (8.89%) Web Services
7 8 (8.89%) WPF
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (6.67%) REST
8 6 (6.67%) XML
9 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (5.56%) RESTful
9 5 (5.56%) WCF
9 5 (5.56%) WinForms
9 5 (5.56%) XSLT
10 1 (1.11%) CSS
10 1 (1.11%) HTML5
10 1 (1.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) e-Health
5 1 (1.11%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.44%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Software Engineering
2 54 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (58.89%) Scrum
4 49 (54.44%) Automated Testing
5 47 (52.22%) Unit Testing
6 29 (32.22%) Line Management
7 23 (25.56%) Customer Requirements
8 22 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (21.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 17 (18.89%) ITIL
11 17 (18.89%) MVC
12 16 (17.78%) DevOps
12 16 (17.78%) ETL
13 15 (16.67%) Refactoring
13 15 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 15 (16.67%) UML
14 14 (15.56%) Release Management
15 11 (12.22%) Test Management
16 10 (11.11%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (62.22%) C#
2 51 (56.67%) Java
3 46 (51.11%) SQL
4 45 (50.00%) C
5 39 (43.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (23.33%) C++
7 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.56%) XPath
8 5 (5.56%) XQuery
9 4 (4.44%) VB
10 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (11.11%) ISEB
3 10 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (4.44%) Nagios
1 4 (4.44%) OpenView
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) BMC
3 4 (4.44%) CA
3 4 (4.44%) Compuware
3 4 (4.44%) Dynatrace
3 4 (4.44%) HP
3 4 (4.44%) IBM
3 4 (4.44%) Nimsoft
4 2 (2.22%) Xamarin