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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 832 834 773
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -61
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 35 54 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.049% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 71
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -11.11%
Biometrics
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41502 43115 41348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.67% 39.41% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33251 34144 33544
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,080
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Biometrics
Salary Trend in England

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

Biometrics Salary Trend in England

Biometrics
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biometrics across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in England

Biometrics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 22 £54,384 +10.98% 8
Yorkshire +15 11 £31,500 -
South West -9 1 £67,500 +28.57% 1
North East - 1 - -
Biometrics
UK

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics.

1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.82%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) C++
4 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 15 (22.73%) Web Services
6 13 (19.70%) SQL
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
6 13 (19.70%) jQuery
6 13 (19.70%) REST
7 12 (18.18%) C
7 12 (18.18%) XML
7 12 (18.18%) Windows
8 11 (16.67%) OO
8 11 (16.67%) Finance
8 11 (16.67%) Spring
8 11 (16.67%) Java EE
9 10 (15.15%) Degree
9 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.15%) OAuth
10 9 (13.64%) OOP
10 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 9 (13.64%) Hibernate
10 9 (13.64%) IVR
11 8 (12.12%) Project Management
11 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
11 8 (12.12%) Analytics
12 7 (10.61%) Signal Processing
12 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) RFID
2 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.52%) CTI
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) Broadband
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) SQLite
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Ant
1 5 (7.58%) JUnit
1 5 (7.58%) Maven
2 4 (6.06%) CMake
3 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.03%) Gradle
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.52%) Xcode
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Research Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Android Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Web Services
2 13 (19.70%) jQuery
2 13 (19.70%) REST
3 12 (18.18%) XML
4 11 (16.67%) Java EE
4 11 (16.67%) Spring
5 10 (15.15%) OAuth
6 9 (13.64%) Hibernate
7 6 (9.09%) PhoneGap
8 5 (7.58%) JSF
8 5 (7.58%) JAX-WS
8 5 (7.58%) JAXB
8 5 (7.58%) Middleware
8 5 (7.58%) JSP
8 5 (7.58%) Servlets
8 5 (7.58%) SOAP
9 4 (6.06%) Protocol Buffers
10 3 (4.55%) JSON
10 3 (4.55%) HTML
10 3 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) IVR
1 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 6 (9.09%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.58%) Statistics
3 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.03%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 13 (19.70%) TDD
4 11 (16.67%) OO
5 9 (13.64%) OOP
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) Multithreading
6 8 (12.12%) Analytics
7 7 (10.61%) Signal Processing
7 7 (10.61%) Identity Management
7 7 (10.61%) MVC
7 7 (10.61%) Speech Recognition
7 7 (10.61%) Machine Learning
8 6 (9.09%) SDLC
8 6 (9.09%) Video Analytics
9 5 (7.58%) Image Processing
9 5 (7.58%) Product Management
9 5 (7.58%) Use Case
9 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) C++
3 15 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) C
6 7 (10.61%) C#
6 7 (10.61%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.55%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) Groovy
9 1 (1.52%) R
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) PhD
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Panasonic
4 4 (6.06%) Facebook
4 4 (6.06%) Twitter
4 4 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 4 (6.06%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) Genesys
6 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Avaya
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