Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1098 1178 1096
Rank change year-on-year +80 -82 +211
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 42 21 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.012% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.048% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 119
UK median annual salary £36,500 £43,750 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.57% -15.87% +22.35%
10th Percentile £26,875 £21,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,375 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.57% -12.50% +14.29%

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 38,690 43,793 50,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.74% 24.26% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28,625 33,646 40,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,900 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BC Cleared over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 10 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 15 November 2018. 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 +68 42 £36,500 -16.57% 12
UK excluding London +43 40 £36,500 -16.57% 9
Midlands - 28 £36,500 - 2
East Midlands - 25 £36,500 -
North of England - 8 £35,000 -
North West - 6 £35,000 -
South East +21 4 £57,500 +9.52% 3
West Midlands - 3 - - 2
London - 2 £30,000 - 5
North East - 2 £37,250 -

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (85.71%) Finance
3 31 (73.81%) DBS Check
4 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (52.38%) SQL
6 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
8 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (30.95%) MCPD
9 13 (30.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (30.95%) SSDT
9 13 (30.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (30.95%) .NET
9 13 (30.95%) MCP
10 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
11 10 (23.81%) Service Management
11 10 (23.81%) ITSM
12 9 (21.43%) Windows
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (19.05%) SAP
13 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
13 8 (19.05%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) WinForms
13 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
13 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (19.05%) GitHub
13 8 (19.05%) Event-Driven Architecture

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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) NServiceBus
2 5 (11.90%) Sitefinity
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) SSDT
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (30.95%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 36 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (14.29%) Publishing
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Applications Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
4 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) DBA
6 4 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) IT Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) WinForms
3 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (30.95%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (26.19%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.81%) ITSM
5 10 (23.81%) Service Management
6 8 (19.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 8 (19.05%) ITIL
6 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 7 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 7 (16.67%) SDLC
8 6 (14.29%) CRM
8 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) BPMN
9 5 (11.90%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (11.90%) Content Management
9 5 (11.90%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (11.90%) Project Governance
10 4 (9.52%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
3 5 (11.90%) C#
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (73.81%) DBS Check
3 13 (30.95%) MCP
3 13 (30.95%) MCPD
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) ISEB
7 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Ariba
3 1 (2.38%) Cadence