Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 77 79
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2 +18
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 80 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.91% 2.73% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.67% 10.32% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74 29 11
Somerset median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% -11.76% +29.36%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% +12.50%

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 338 349 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 24.96% 26.48% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 245 296 234
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,675
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +14.33% +3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,625 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 0 20 £37,500 +7.14%
Bath 0 11 £42,500 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 65 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (65.00%) Java
5 49 (61.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (56.25%) C#
6 45 (56.25%) Software Engineering
7 40 (50.00%) Scrum
8 37 (46.25%) .NET
8 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
9 33 (41.25%) C
9 33 (41.25%) Unit Testing
10 30 (37.50%) SQL
11 28 (35.00%) Windows
12 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET
13 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
13 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
14 23 (28.75%) Line Management
15 22 (27.50%) Hadoop
16 21 (26.25%) System Testing
17 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
17 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
17 20 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
18 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (23.75%) HTML
19 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (22.50%) MVC
20 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
22 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio

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 14 (17.50%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (27.50%) Hadoop
3 12 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 12 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.50%) Big Data
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (61.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (17.50%) Visual Studio
3 13 (16.25%) Cucumber
3 13 (16.25%) SpecFlow
3 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.75%) IntelliJ
5 6 (7.50%) NuGet
6 1 (1.25%) Moq
6 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 1 (1.25%) Finance
1 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 30 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 29 (36.25%) Software Engineer
4 18 (22.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Java Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
7 12 (15.00%) Lead Developer
7 12 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Test Engineer
8 11 (13.75%) Software Developer
9 8 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
10 7 (8.75%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (8.75%) Senior Test Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (46.25%) .NET
2 27 (33.75%) ASP.NET
3 20 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (23.75%) HTML
5 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (13.75%) Entity Framework
6 11 (13.75%) WPF
7 7 (8.75%) Web Services
8 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (7.50%) REST
9 5 (6.25%) WCF
9 5 (6.25%) XML
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (5.00%) RESTful
10 4 (5.00%) WinForms
10 4 (5.00%) XSLT
11 2 (2.50%) CSS
12 1 (1.25%) Java SE
12 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.00%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 57 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 40 (50.00%) Scrum
5 33 (41.25%) Unit Testing
6 23 (28.75%) Line Management
7 21 (26.25%) System Testing
8 20 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
9 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (22.50%) MVC
11 14 (17.50%) DevOps
12 13 (16.25%) BDD
12 13 (16.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (16.25%) ITIL
12 13 (16.25%) Load Testing
12 13 (16.25%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (16.25%) Service Delivery
12 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
12 13 (16.25%) Test Management
12 13 (16.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.00%) Java
2 45 (56.25%) C#
3 33 (41.25%) C
4 30 (37.50%) SQL
5 26 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.50%) C++
7 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.00%) XPath
8 4 (5.00%) XQuery
9 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) ISEB
2 13 (16.25%) ISTQB
2 13 (16.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (46.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Xamarin