Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +29
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 47 67 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.47% 5.16% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.27% 24.19% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 62
Somerset median annual salary £45,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.57% - +26.98%
10th Percentile £30,732 £31,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,188 £51,250 £47,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Security 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 202 277 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.52% 21.34% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 163 209 296
Somerset median annual salary £37,745 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £23,625
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% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Somerset.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 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 +16 20 £44,529 +11.32% 5
Bath +35 15 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Axbridge - 1 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 41 (87.23%) SC Cleared
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) .NET
4 19 (40.43%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 13 (27.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
7 12 (25.53%) Java
8 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 10 (21.28%) HTML
9 10 (21.28%) CSS
9 10 (21.28%) MVC
9 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (19.15%) C
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
11 8 (17.02%) System Testing
11 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (14.89%) WPF
12 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
12 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (14.89%) SDLC
13 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
13 6 (12.77%) Collaborative Working
13 6 (12.77%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (12.77%) jQuery
13 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
14 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration

Security 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 (4.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Big Data
1 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.13%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Power BI
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.77%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Lead Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.89%) WPF
6 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 3 (6.38%) Spring
8 3 (6.38%) WCF
9 1 (2.13%) J2EE
9 1 (2.13%) MDX
9 1 (2.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Acoustics
2 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
3 10 (21.28%) MVC
4 8 (17.02%) System Testing
5 7 (14.89%) SDLC
5 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.77%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (12.77%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
7 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.64%) Service Management
8 4 (8.51%) Information Security
8 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (6.38%) DevOps
10 2 (4.26%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) C#
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.15%) C
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) ANSI SQL
5 2 (4.26%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) ABAP
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.13%) R
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (87.23%) SC Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) CISM
6 1 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.13%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Birst
3 1 (2.13%) Cadence
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) Civica
3 1 (2.13%) EMC
3 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Tableau