The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 38 26 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 44 79 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.58% 10.06% 3.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.77% 25.90% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 77 18
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Smartcard
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
279 305 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.36% 38.85% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 246 280 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Smartcard
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Smartcard Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Smartcard
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leicester +12 11 £50,000 -
Lutterworth -4 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Smartcard
East Midlands

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Finance
1 106 (94.64%) Cyber Security
2 70 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 70 (62.50%) .NET
2 70 (62.50%) XML
3 69 (61.61%) Mathematics
3 69 (61.61%) Software Engineering
4 52 (46.43%) Windows
5 48 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 48 (42.86%) SQL
5 48 (42.86%) Web Development
6 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (41.07%) JavaScript
6 46 (41.07%) C#
6 46 (41.07%) XSLT
7 45 (40.18%) DHTML
7 45 (40.18%) HTML
8 39 (34.82%) C++
9 27 (24.11%) Degree
10 25 (22.32%) LDAP
11 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (21.43%) Biometrics
11 24 (21.43%) Blackberry
11 24 (21.43%) TickIT
11 24 (21.43%) Java
11 24 (21.43%) Oracle
11 24 (21.43%) Windows XP
11 24 (21.43%) ISO 9001
11 24 (21.43%) Windows Vista
11 24 (21.43%) PKI

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.32%) LDAP
2 3 (2.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 106 (94.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (62.50%) Developer
2 24 (21.43%) Web Developer
2 24 (21.43%) C++ Developer
2 24 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 24 (21.43%) Software Developer
2 24 (21.43%) C++ Software Developer
3 22 (19.64%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 21 (18.75%) Senior C# Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Development Manager
6 3 (2.68%) Technical Support
6 3 (2.68%) Support Engineer
6 3 (2.68%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (2.68%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (1.79%) Software Manager
7 2 (1.79%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (62.50%) .NET
1 70 (62.50%) XML
2 46 (41.07%) XSLT
3 45 (40.18%) DHTML
3 45 (40.18%) HTML
4 22 (19.64%) WPF
5 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 69 (61.61%) Mathematics
3 24 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 24 (21.43%) Biometrics
3 24 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 24 (21.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (46.43%) Windows
2 24 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (21.43%) Windows Vista
2 24 (21.43%) Android
2 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 24 (21.43%) BlackBerry OS
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (94.64%) Cyber Security
2 69 (61.61%) Software Engineering
3 48 (42.86%) Web Development
4 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 24 (21.43%) Identity Management
6 15 (13.39%) Line Management
7 13 (11.61%) QMS
7 13 (11.61%) Product Management
8 3 (2.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.86%) SQL
2 46 (41.07%) C#
2 46 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 39 (34.82%) C++
4 24 (21.43%) Java
5 22 (19.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (24.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 24 (21.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft