The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 10 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 10.75% 17.35% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.62% 62.96% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 0
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 27 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 22.58% 27.55% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 5
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +69.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Taunton

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Taunton

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Taunton over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Taunton region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
4 16 (76.19%) C#
4 16 (76.19%) .NET
5 15 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
8 12 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (52.38%) Unit Testing
10 10 (47.62%) Java
10 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
11 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
11 9 (42.86%) Windows
11 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
12 8 (38.10%) Hadoop
13 7 (33.33%) Big Data
13 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
13 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (28.57%) MVC
14 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (28.57%) WPF
14 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (23.81%) System Testing
16 4 (19.05%) Scrum
16 4 (19.05%) HTML
16 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Hadoop
3 7 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (28.57%) WPF
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) Java SE
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (52.38%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) System Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
8 2 (9.52%) Release Management
9 1 (4.76%) BDD
9 1 (4.76%) DevOps
9 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (4.76%) SDLC
9 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
9 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.76%) Test Management
9 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) XPath
4 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Xamarin
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle