Period
to 22 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 30 64
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34 -32
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 73 105 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.87% 8.56% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.76% 32.31% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 84 31
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% +11.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 263 325 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.16% 26.49% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 221 244 300
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,925 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 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 January 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
Bath -15 19 £50,000 +26.58% 4
Taunton -8 11 £41,500 +10.67% 2
Clevedon - 1 - -
Frome - 1 £40,000 -
Street - 1 £34,757 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 54 (73.97%) SC Cleared
2 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (64.38%) Test Automation
4 41 (56.16%) Java
5 38 (52.05%) Hadoop
6 37 (50.68%) System Testing
7 24 (32.88%) Software Engineering
8 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
8 12 (16.44%) C#
9 10 (13.70%) .NET
10 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
11 7 (9.59%) MVC
12 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.22%) CSS
12 6 (8.22%) HTML
12 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.22%) Windows
12 6 (8.22%) Linux
12 6 (8.22%) BDD
12 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
13 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.85%) jQuery
13 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
13 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (1.37%) Apache
1 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 2 (2.74%) G Suite
3 2 (2.74%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.11%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) DHCP
2 1 (1.37%) DNS
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.05%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Big Data
4 2 (2.74%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.74%) MS Access
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.37%) HBase
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) Mockito
3 3 (4.11%) Moq
3 3 (4.11%) NUnit
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) JMeter
5 1 (1.37%) MSI
5 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Law
2 1 (1.37%) Local Government
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Developer
2 35 (47.95%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Lead Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) IT Support
7 2 (2.74%) Java Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (2.74%) Web Applications Tester
7 2 (2.74%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.22%) CSS
3 6 (8.22%) HTML
4 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.85%) jQuery
4 5 (6.85%) WPF
5 4 (5.48%) LDAP
5 4 (5.48%) React
5 4 (5.48%) Spring
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.74%) Java EE
7 2 (2.74%) NHibernate
7 2 (2.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (64.38%) Test Automation
3 37 (50.68%) System Testing
4 24 (32.88%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) MVC
7 6 (8.22%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) Release Management
8 4 (5.48%) SDLC
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.11%) DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) Information Security
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL
9 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.11%) User Stories
10 2 (2.74%) Manual Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) Java
2 12 (16.44%) C#
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (73.97%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.37%) HND
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.37%) HDFS
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) VMware
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.74%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.74%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Snow
5 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.37%) Sophos