Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 82 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 9 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% 2.31% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 11.03% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 7
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% -3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £38,250 £36,400
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £47,750 £49,000
% change year-on-year +7.85% -2.55% -24.62%

SC 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 278 263 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.32% 20.96% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 219 228 198
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,463
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Stafford -20 5 £35,000 +62.79%
Lichfield - 4 £30,000 -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SC 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 3 (33.33%) Cellebrite
3 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) MSTest
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) MCSD
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSTest
1 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (11.11%) MCSD
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cellebrite
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Xamarin