Period
to 21 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 663 1063 1115
Rank change year-on-year +400 +52 +83
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 17 18 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.057% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 43
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +73.61% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £45,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £130,000 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +21.74% +59.72% -4.00%

BC 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 10,495 31,597 38,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.47% 23.07% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,858 23,081 28,787
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,333 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.63% - +5.88%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BC Cleared.

Salary trend for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BC Cleared over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +378 17 £70,000 +21.74% 6
UK excluding London +310 12 £70,000 +21.74% 6
Midlands +124 5 £95,000 +80.95%
London - 5 £120,000 -
South East +209 3 £55,000 -6.38% 3
South West +119 3 £32,500 -53.57% 2
West Midlands +101 3 £120,000 +113.33%
East Midlands +86 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Work from Home +32 1 £70,000 +7.69%
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing BC 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 with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) Line Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Product Backlog
5 3 (17.65%) Sprint Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Product Roadmap
5 3 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
5 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) Ada 95
6 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Programme Director
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Director
3 2 (11.76%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Services Director
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Line Management
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (17.65%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Product Backlog
4 3 (17.65%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Prototyping
4 3 (17.65%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Ada
2 2 (11.76%) Ada 95
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Veeam
1 1 (5.88%) VMware