The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 262 242 268
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.050% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.14% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £23,600 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.60% -
UK excluding London median salary £21,300 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-18.07% -5.45%
Chip and PIN
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2575 2183 2606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.11% 36.08% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2126 1728 2214
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chip and PIN across the North West region.

Chip and PIN Salary Trend in the North West

Chip and PIN
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +5 1 £23,600 -5.60%
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) NFC
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (50.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (50.00%) Ingenico
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (50.00%) Contactless
2 1 (50.00%) Hypercom
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) EFTPOS
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (50.00%) Chip Card
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) APACS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NFC
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) APACS
1 1 (50.00%) Chip Card
1 1 (50.00%) Contactless
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 7816
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hypercom
1 1 (50.00%) Ingenico
1 1 (50.00%) VeriFone