Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 43 84
Rank change year-on-year -24 +41 -15
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 26 90 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.61% 6.80% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.07% 26.09% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 83 25
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.86% -2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,620 £26,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £58,475 £43,750 £44,600
South West median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.61% -8.89%

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 199 345 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.94% 26.08% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 175 253 291
Somerset median annual salary £37,745 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +1.32% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,259 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +5.19%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 £40,873 +2.82% 4
Bath +6 5 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Yeovil - 1 £24,000 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (57.69%) Test Automation
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 5 (19.23%) System Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (15.38%) ISEB
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) MVC
9 3 (11.54%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.54%) WPF
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (7.69%) jQuery
10 2 (7.69%) SCCM

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 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Test Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.54%) WPF
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) Java EE
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) WebCenter
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Test Automation
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
3 5 (19.23%) System Testing
4 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.85%) SABSA
7 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) ABAP
5 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) HDFS
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Birst
2 1 (3.85%) Dell
2 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau
2 1 (3.85%) Xamarin