Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 40 87
Rank change year-on-year -24 +47 -36
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 40 89 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.57% 6.95% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.86% 27.22% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 80 21
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £36,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -8.86% +5.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £47,100 £44,000 £45,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -11.11%

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 224 327 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.96% 25.55% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 198 243 330
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,875 £60,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +6 16 £41,500 +10.67% 2
Bath -13 5 £54,000 +44.00%
Frome - 1 £40,000 -
Street - 1 £34,757 -
Yeovil - 1 £24,000 - 1
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 24 (60.00%) Java
5 18 (45.00%) Hadoop
5 18 (45.00%) System Testing
6 14 (35.00%) C#
7 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.50%) .NET
9 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (10.00%) DevOps
10 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (10.00%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Ruby
11 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
11 3 (7.50%) Selenium
11 3 (7.50%) jQuery
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
11 3 (7.50%) Big Data
11 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.50%) HTML
11 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.50%) SQL

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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
1 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (7.50%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.00%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
4 1 (2.50%) MSI
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) Java EE
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) RESTful
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (5.00%) WPF
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (45.00%) System Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.00%) BDD
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Data Science
7 3 (7.50%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) User Stories
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) Information Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) Open Source
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
1 2 (5.00%) HDFS
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin