Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 58 49
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +43
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 53 60 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.42% 4.66% 5.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.48% 23.44% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 55
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,732 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £42,925 £53,300
South West median annual salary £49,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.36% +3.53% -

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 208 256 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.27% 19.88% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 149 214 269
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,375 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +12 24 £37,500 -9.64% 6
Bath +32 21 £50,000 -2.44% 2
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) C#
4 27 (50.94%) .NET
5 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
6 18 (33.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
7 17 (32.08%) HTML
7 17 (32.08%) CSS
8 16 (30.19%) Collaborative Working
8 16 (30.19%) Deployment Automation
9 15 (28.30%) Java
9 15 (28.30%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
11 12 (22.64%) SQL
12 11 (20.75%) GIS
12 11 (20.75%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
12 11 (20.75%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (18.87%) Spring
14 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.98%) SDLC
15 8 (15.09%) jQuery
15 8 (15.09%) Finance
15 8 (15.09%) Project Management
16 7 (13.21%) MVC
16 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
16 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Geospatial Data
1 11 (20.75%) GIS
2 4 (7.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JUnit
1 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Junior
6 3 (5.66%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (3.77%) Azure Developer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Quality Manager
7 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) CSS
2 17 (32.08%) HTML
3 13 (24.53%) AngularJS
4 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.87%) Spring
6 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
7 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.43%) Java EE
8 5 (9.43%) JSON
8 5 (9.43%) WCF
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.55%) WPF
10 1 (1.89%) J2EE
10 1 (1.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.89%) Acoustics
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
3 16 (30.19%) Collaborative Working
3 16 (30.19%) Deployment Automation
4 15 (28.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (20.75%) Data Protection
6 9 (16.98%) SDLC
6 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) BDD
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
9 5 (9.43%) System Testing
9 5 (9.43%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (7.55%) Thought Leadership
10 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Service Management
11 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (3.77%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.30%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) C
5 5 (9.43%) Java 8
6 2 (3.77%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (33.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) APMP
4 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.89%) Cadence
2 1 (1.89%) Civica
2 1 (1.89%) EMC
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft