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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 10.87% 5.00% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.62% 35.71% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 2
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.26% +28.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £32,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,250 £33,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 14 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 22.83% 14.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 7
Median salary £38,750 £41,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £54,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (55.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) .NET
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
7 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (30.00%) HTML
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (30.00%) Big Data
9 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Line Management
9 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework

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 4 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) Java SE
7 1 (5.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Automated Testing
2 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (25.00%) Line Management
5 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) System Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Xamarin