Period
to 27 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 40 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 226 615 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.66% 6.39% 5.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.16% 21.69% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 171 448 364
Median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.00% +5.26% +5.56%

DV 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 the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,020 2,836 2,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.05% 29.49% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 769 2,123 2,187
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the South West

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the South West.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the South West

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the South West

DV Cleared
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South West region over the 6 months to 27 October 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +2 162 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Bristol +63 36 £60,000 +26.32% 12
Wiltshire -27 23 £32,425 -27.94% 11
Devon - 5 - - 1
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, IT jobs citing DV 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 South West region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 226 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 110 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (39.38%) Java
4 71 (31.42%) C
5 61 (26.99%) Python
6 59 (26.11%) Cybersecurity
7 53 (23.45%) SC Cleared
8 52 (23.01%) Degree
9 47 (20.80%) Docker
10 46 (20.35%) Software Engineering
10 46 (20.35%) Scrum
11 45 (19.91%) Linux
12 44 (19.47%) DevOps
13 42 (18.58%) C++
14 41 (18.14%) Jenkins
15 40 (17.70%) Big Data
16 38 (16.81%) Mentoring
17 37 (16.37%) Technical Leadership
18 34 (15.04%) Artificial Intelligence
19 33 (14.60%) JIRA
19 33 (14.60%) Data Science
19 33 (14.60%) Machine Learning
20 32 (14.16%) Open Source
20 32 (14.16%) Confluence
21 29 (12.83%) Test Automation
21 29 (12.83%) OO
22 27 (11.95%) Ansible
23 26 (11.50%) Line Management
23 26 (11.50%) Business Development
24 25 (11.06%) Systems Engineering

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 32 (14.16%) Confluence
2 10 (4.42%) JBoss
3 5 (2.21%) Apache
3 5 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.77%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.33%) WildFly
6 2 (0.88%) SAS
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.88%) SPSS
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.44%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.73%) AWS
2 21 (9.29%) Azure
3 9 (3.98%) IaaS
3 9 (3.98%) PaaS
3 9 (3.98%) SaaS
4 3 (1.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.88%) DHCP
4 2 (0.88%) DNS
4 2 (0.88%) IPv4
4 2 (0.88%) IPv6
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) IPsec
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) SAN
5 1 (0.44%) Skype
5 1 (0.44%) SSH
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.70%) Big Data
2 9 (3.98%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.54%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.10%) MySQL
5 5 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.21%) Tableau
6 4 (1.77%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (1.77%) GIS
6 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.33%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.33%) Power BI
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.88%) OLAP
8 2 (0.88%) QlikView
8 2 (0.88%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.88%) SQLite
9 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (18.14%) Jenkins
2 33 (14.60%) JIRA
3 16 (7.08%) Selenium
4 15 (6.64%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.31%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.98%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (3.54%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.10%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.65%) JUnit
10 5 (2.21%) Bitbucket Server
10 5 (2.21%) REST Assured
11 4 (1.77%) GitLab
11 4 (1.77%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (1.33%) git-flow
12 3 (1.33%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.33%) JMeter
12 3 (1.33%) PyCharm
12 3 (1.33%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.33%) WebStorm
General
1 16 (7.08%) Public Sector
2 15 (6.64%) Finance
2 15 (6.64%) Police
3 13 (5.75%) Military
4 11 (4.87%) Legal
5 6 (2.65%) Electronics
6 5 (2.21%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.88%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (18.14%) Developer
2 37 (16.37%) Architect
3 29 (12.83%) Analyst
4 28 (12.39%) Software Engineer
5 25 (11.06%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (10.62%) Java Developer
7 22 (9.73%) Business Analyst
8 17 (7.52%) Software Developer
9 15 (6.64%) Consultant
10 14 (6.19%) Principal Engineer
11 13 (5.75%) Data Scientist
12 11 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) Test Engineer
14 9 (3.98%) Cloud Architect
15 8 (3.54%) Business Consultant
15 8 (3.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.54%) Principal Software Engineer
15 8 (3.54%) Project Manager
16 6 (2.65%) Lead Software Engineer
16 6 (2.65%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.85%) Apache NiFi
2 17 (7.52%) Kafka
3 13 (5.75%) Node.js
3 13 (5.75%) Spring
4 8 (3.54%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.10%) CSS
5 7 (3.10%) Gherkin
5 7 (3.10%) React
6 6 (2.65%) .NET
6 6 (2.65%) REST
7 5 (2.21%) CSS3
7 5 (2.21%) EJB
7 5 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (2.21%) HTML
7 5 (2.21%) JSF
7 5 (2.21%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (1.77%) HTML5
9 3 (1.33%) Java EE
9 3 (1.33%) JPA
9 3 (1.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.18%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.31%) Internet of Things
3 12 (5.31%) PKI
4 9 (3.98%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.98%) Cyberattack
5 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.65%) User Experience
7 5 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.33%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.33%) Wiki
10 2 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.88%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.88%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.91%) Linux
2 22 (9.73%) CentOS
2 22 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (3.10%) Windows
4 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) Unix
5 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.11%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (20.35%) Scrum
3 46 (20.35%) Software Engineering
4 44 (19.47%) DevOps
5 38 (16.81%) Mentoring
6 37 (16.37%) Technical Leadership
7 34 (15.04%) Artificial Intelligence
8 33 (14.60%) Data Science
8 33 (14.60%) Machine Learning
9 32 (14.16%) Open Source
10 29 (12.83%) OO
10 29 (12.83%) Test Automation
11 26 (11.50%) Business Development
11 26 (11.50%) Line Management
12 25 (11.06%) Systems Engineering
13 24 (10.62%) Project Management
14 22 (9.73%) OOD
15 20 (8.85%) Analytics
16 19 (8.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (39.38%) Java
2 71 (31.42%) C
3 61 (26.99%) Python
4 42 (18.58%) C++
5 20 (8.85%) C#
6 17 (7.52%) JavaScript
7 12 (5.31%) SQL
8 7 (3.10%) Java 8
8 7 (3.10%) R
9 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.77%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.77%) Perl
9 4 (1.77%) Scala
10 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.44%) Go
12 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 226 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (23.45%) SC Cleared
3 52 (23.01%) Degree
4 7 (3.10%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (3.10%) CISSP
5 5 (2.21%) CISA
5 5 (2.21%) CISM
5 5 (2.21%) CRISC
6 4 (1.77%) HND
7 2 (0.88%) APMP
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.88%) HNC
7 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.08%) NCSC
2 15 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.98%) NIST
3 9 (3.98%) NIST 800
4 7 (3.10%) QA
5 6 (2.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (2.21%) COBIT
6 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (1.77%) SLA
8 2 (0.88%) RMADS
9 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.44%) GDPR
9 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (20.80%) Docker
2 20 (8.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.21%) vSphere
5 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.88%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (11.95%) Ansible
2 16 (7.08%) Terraform
3 7 (3.10%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (2.21%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.77%) Puppet
6 3 (1.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (1.33%) vRealize
7 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.44%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.44%) SCCM
8 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (10.18%) Red Hat
2 18 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.31%) VMware
4 10 (4.42%) Google
5 9 (3.98%) Oracle
6 7 (3.10%) BMC
7 6 (2.65%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.77%) Cisco
8 4 (1.77%) Remedy
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
10 2 (0.88%) Apple
10 2 (0.88%) Juniper
10 2 (0.88%) Netezza
10 2 (0.88%) Teradata
11 1 (0.44%) BiZZdesign
11 1 (0.44%) Centrify
11 1 (0.44%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.44%) New Relic
11 1 (0.44%) Okta