The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biometrics
Rank 68 27 85
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +58
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 11 69 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.28% 9.89% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 28.16% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 11 69 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Biometrics
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
239 245 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.89% 35.10% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 199 229 181
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Biometrics
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Biometrics Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Biometrics
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 24 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 24 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 24 (100.00%) TickIT
1 24 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 24 (100.00%) Finance
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 24 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 24 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

General
1 24 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 24 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 24 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 24 (100.00%) TickIT