The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 20 25 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 10 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 11.11% 5.00% 23.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 35.71% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.26% -11.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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 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 20 14 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 22.22% 14.00% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 7
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -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

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Taunton over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Taunton

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 15 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (54.17%) C#
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) .NET
6 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
6 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
7 10 (41.67%) Java
8 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
9 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (33.33%) ISEB
9 8 (33.33%) Windows
9 8 (33.33%) Scrum
9 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
10 7 (29.17%) BDD
10 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (29.17%) Customer Requirements
11 6 (25.00%) Line Management
11 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
11 6 (25.00%) Big Data
11 6 (25.00%) Cucumber

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Top Related 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) WPF
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
7 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) Java SE
7 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 7 (29.17%) BDD
6 7 (29.17%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Line Management
7 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) User Stories
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (33.33%) ISEB
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Xamarin
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