Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1095 1181 1051
Rank change year-on-year +86 -130 +214
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 10 13 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.031% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 110
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +12.94%
10th Percentile £33,800 £36,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +12.94%

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 36,519 41,356 45,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.11% 23.78% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 26,706 32,035 36,421
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,125 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 6 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 18 January 2019. 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 +85 10 £50,000 -4.76% 7
UK excluding London +51 9 £50,000 -4.76% 6
East Midlands - 5 £36,500 -
Midlands - 5 £36,500 - 1
South East +27 4 £57,500 +9.52% 3
London +43 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) MCPD
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) DBS Check
4 5 (50.00%) SSDT
4 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (40.00%) GitHub
5 4 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) WinForms
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (20.00%) 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
1 1 (10.00%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
6 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 5 (50.00%) MCPD
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Ariba
2 1 (10.00%) SAP