Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 137 152
Permanent jobs citing BPSS Clearance 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.24% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Wales median annual salary - £50,198 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +67.33% +20.00%
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% +17.33%

BPSS Clearance 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 364 485 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.32% 23.92% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 248 392 588
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,975 £56,250 £58,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Wales

BPSS Clearance
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Wales.

Salary trend for BPSS Clearance in Wales