The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 39 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.57% - 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £54,000 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +24.22%
Smartcard
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 36 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 28.57% 21.05% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 49 34 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,975 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Smartcard across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Smartcard
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smartcard across the Bolton region.

Smartcard Salary Trend in Bolton

Smartcard
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Smartcard also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Smartcard.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing Smartcard also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware