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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 52 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.78% 3.70% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.30% 13.56% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 14
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% +23.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,150 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 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 197 177 140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.47% 27.31% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 122 150 126
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -7 13 £39,000 +6.12%
Bath -7 6 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Portishead - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 92 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 78 (72.22%) Test Automation
3 64 (59.26%) Java
4 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (57.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 60 (55.56%) Software Engineering
6 59 (54.63%) C#
7 58 (53.70%) Scrum
8 50 (46.30%) Unit Testing
9 49 (45.37%) C
9 49 (45.37%) .NET
10 45 (41.67%) SQL
11 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
11 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
12 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET
13 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
13 37 (34.26%) Windows
14 33 (30.56%) Line Management
15 32 (29.63%) HTML
16 28 (25.93%) Windows Server
17 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (23.15%) Customer Requirements
19 24 (22.22%) C++
19 24 (22.22%) IIS
19 24 (22.22%) Oracle
19 24 (22.22%) .NET Framework
20 23 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (20.37%) Hadoop
21 22 (20.37%) MongoDB
21 22 (20.37%) NoSQL

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 24 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.37%) Hadoop
2 22 (20.37%) MongoDB
2 22 (20.37%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.48%) Big Data
4 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (57.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.48%) IntelliJ
6 6 (5.56%) NuGet
7 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.93%) Moq
7 1 (0.93%) NUnit
General
1 3 (2.78%) Advertising
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.93%) Electronics
2 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (43.52%) Developer
2 45 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 27 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 23 (21.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 22 (20.37%) Senior Software Engineer
6 21 (19.44%) Java Engineer
6 21 (19.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (18.52%) .NET Developer
8 16 (14.81%) Software Developer
9 15 (13.89%) Java Software Developer
9 15 (13.89%) Test Engineer
10 14 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
11 13 (12.04%) .NET Software Engineer
11 13 (12.04%) Lead Software Engineer
12 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
13 11 (10.19%) Lead Developer
14 9 (8.33%) Consultant
15 8 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (7.41%) Lead Software Developer
15 8 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) .NET
2 38 (35.19%) ASP.NET
3 32 (29.63%) HTML
4 24 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.04%) Entity Framework
7 12 (11.11%) WPF
8 9 (8.33%) Web Services
9 7 (6.48%) WCF
9 7 (6.48%) XML
10 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (5.56%) REST
10 6 (5.56%) RESTful
10 6 (5.56%) WinForms
10 6 (5.56%) XSLT
11 2 (1.85%) CSS
12 1 (0.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (0.93%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) Blog
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.26%) Windows
2 28 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 26 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 62 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 58 (53.70%) Scrum
5 50 (46.30%) Unit Testing
6 33 (30.56%) Line Management
7 25 (23.15%) Customer Requirements
8 23 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (19.44%) MVC
10 20 (18.52%) ETL
10 20 (18.52%) ITIL
11 19 (17.59%) Service Delivery
12 18 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (16.67%) Refactoring
12 18 (16.67%) UML
13 16 (14.81%) DevOps
13 16 (14.81%) System Testing
14 15 (13.89%) BDD
14 15 (13.89%) Release Management
15 14 (12.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) Java
2 59 (54.63%) C#
3 49 (45.37%) C
4 45 (41.67%) SQL
5 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 24 (22.22%) C++
7 17 (15.74%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.56%) XPath
9 6 (5.56%) XQuery
10 3 (2.78%) Ruby
11 2 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (11.11%) ISEB
4 10 (9.26%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
5 1 (0.93%) GCIA
5 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) JTAG
2 1 (0.93%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) Xamarin