Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 47 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +36
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 58 44 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.63% 4.46% 7.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.52% 23.28% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 95
Somerset median annual salary £42,557 £42,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.73% +20.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £31,945 £31,000 £26,100
90th Percentile £78,125 £55,500 £44,000
South West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%

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 168 189 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.20% 19.17% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 137 167 258
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -1.21%
10th Percentile £25,575 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £60,000 £68,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 +4 26 £38,187 -7.98% 1
Bath +27 21 £67,500 +35.00%
Yeovil +8 3 £11,400 -52.50% 1
Wincanton - 2 £35,000 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 46 (79.31%) SC Cleared
2 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) Java
4 16 (27.59%) C#
4 16 (27.59%) BDD
5 15 (25.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (25.86%) Geospatial Data
5 15 (25.86%) QA
6 14 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (24.14%) GIS
6 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 14 (24.14%) Data Protection
7 13 (22.41%) SDLC
8 12 (20.69%) Scrum
9 11 (18.97%) TDD
9 11 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
10 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
10 10 (17.24%) DevOps
10 10 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
10 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
10 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 8 (13.79%) .NET
11 8 (13.79%) Quality Management
11 8 (13.79%) QMS
12 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) Geospatial Data
2 14 (24.14%) GIS
3 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.62%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
1 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) JMeter
2 6 (10.34%) Selenium
2 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (5.17%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Billing
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Senior Test Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Test Automation Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Test Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Automation Test Expert
6 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Development Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) QA Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) Data Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Quality Manager
9 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Data Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.34%) CSS
2 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 6 (10.34%) Spring
3 5 (8.62%) JSON
4 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.72%) Java EE
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) BDD
3 14 (24.14%) Data Protection
3 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (22.41%) SDLC
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 11 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
6 11 (18.97%) TDD
7 10 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (17.24%) DevOps
7 10 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.79%) QMS
8 8 (13.79%) Quality Management
9 7 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (12.07%) Project Management
9 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineering
9 7 (12.07%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) C
3 6 (10.34%) Java 8
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) Ruby
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.72%) R
6 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (79.31%) SC Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.90%) Sun Certification
6 3 (5.17%) IRCA
7 2 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.45%) CISSP
7 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.45%) HND
8 1 (1.72%) CEH
8 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.72%) GCIH
8 1 (1.72%) OSCP
8 1 (1.72%) PhD
8 1 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) QA
2 6 (10.34%) ISO 22301
2 6 (10.34%) ISO 9001
2 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.72%) MISRA
3 1 (1.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) Nessus
1 1 (1.72%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.72%) Nmap
1 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) BMC
2 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Civica
2 1 (1.72%) HP
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.72%) SAP
2 1 (1.72%) Tripwire
2 1 (1.72%) Xamarin