Period
to 19 October 2018

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

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 82 112
Rank change year-on-year -19 +30 -21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 32 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 2.83% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.86% 12.42% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 51 39
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £33,934 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.88% -15.17% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23,525 £29,405 £24,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £91,535 £56,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -

SC 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 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 407 443 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.24% 22.79% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 279 374 618
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £24,934 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,812 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Wales

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Wales

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Wales over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Wales

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
South Wales +8 30 £40,000 - 42
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing SC 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) CGI
5 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 6 (18.75%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) JMeter
6 6 (18.75%) Middleware
6 6 (18.75%) Python
7 5 (15.63%) HTTP
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
7 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) Gatling
7 5 (15.63%) Rational Team Concert

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (9.38%) Apache Pig
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Serverless
3 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) SMS
5 1 (3.13%) SSH
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) Power BI
3 3 (9.38%) Presto
3 3 (9.38%) QlikView
4 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JMeter
2 5 (15.63%) Gatling
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (15.63%) Rational Quality Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.13%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.13%) Protractor
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.38%) Deskside Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Deskside Support
4 3 (9.38%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CGI
2 6 (18.75%) Middleware
2 6 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.38%) Spring
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Axis
5 1 (3.13%) COM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (3.13%) SAPUI5
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (21.88%) Scrum
1 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
2 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Analytics
3 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) BDD
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (3.13%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) C
5 4 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) ABAP
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Java 8
7 1 (3.13%) R
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) VMware