Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 43 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 41 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.78% 6.22% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.03% 24.33% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 69 40
Somerset median annual salary £44,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -9.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £30,732 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,200 £45,250 £46,325
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% 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 195 337 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.75% 25.55% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 166 244 311
Somerset median annual salary £37,623 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.94% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £24,099 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,125 £72,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +12 24 £40,873 +2.18% 5
Bath +26 7 £57,500 +35.29%
Axbridge - 1 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (85.37%) SC Cleared
2 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
4 17 (41.46%) C#
5 14 (34.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (31.71%) .NET
7 9 (21.95%) Java
7 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
8 8 (19.51%) C
8 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (19.51%) BDD
9 7 (17.07%) System Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (14.63%) MVC
10 6 (14.63%) WPF
10 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
11 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.20%) ISEB
11 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.76%) Information Security
12 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (4.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.44%) HBase
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 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Test Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (7.32%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (14.63%) WPF
4 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) HTML
5 3 (7.32%) jQuery
6 2 (4.88%) J2EE
7 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.44%) Java EE
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) MDX
7 1 (2.44%) RESTful
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.44%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Test Automation
3 8 (19.51%) BDD
4 7 (17.07%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
4 7 (17.07%) System Testing
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
6 5 (12.20%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Information Security
7 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.32%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.88%) Security Patching
9 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 8 (19.51%) C
4 3 (7.32%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.88%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) ABAP
6 1 (2.44%) R
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (85.37%) SC Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.20%) ISEB
4 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) CEH
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
6 1 (2.44%) CISSP
6 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.44%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.88%) MISRA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
1 1 (2.44%) HDFS
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Birst
3 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Tableau