Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +38
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 41 58 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.76% 4.50% 4.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.81% 20.79% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 52
Somerset median annual salary £45,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.57% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,732 £31,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £60,438 £43,750 £47,000
South West median annual salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 207 279 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.01% 21.64% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 167 212 298
Somerset median annual salary £37,745 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.01% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £24,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 20 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Bath +45 13 £50,000 +5.26% 10
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (43.90%) C#
4 16 (39.02%) .NET
5 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
6 13 (31.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
8 9 (21.95%) MVC
8 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
8 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (19.51%) HTML
9 8 (19.51%) Java
9 8 (19.51%) CSS
10 7 (17.07%) System Testing
10 7 (17.07%) SDLC
11 6 (14.63%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (14.63%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
11 6 (14.63%) WPF
11 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
12 5 (12.20%) C
12 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (9.76%) Xamarin
13 4 (9.76%) Service Management

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 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Lead Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Lead Software Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Lead .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Junior
7 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.51%) CSS
3 8 (19.51%) HTML
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (14.63%) WPF
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.32%) Java EE
7 3 (7.32%) Spring
7 3 (7.32%) WCF
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE
8 1 (2.44%) MDX
8 1 (2.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Acoustics
2 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) SDLC
4 7 (17.07%) System Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (14.63%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Information Security
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
7 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (4.88%) DevOps
9 2 (4.88%) QMS
9 2 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 5 (12.20%) C
5 2 (4.88%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (2.44%) ABAP
6 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CEH
5 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.44%) GIAC
5 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Birst
3 1 (2.44%) Cadence
3 1 (2.44%) Civica
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Tableau