The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 240 251 262
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.014% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.042% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £54,000 £25,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.76% -20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.50% +25.00%
Smartcard
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
2288 2409 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.16% 34.15% 32.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 1861 1987
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Smartcard
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Smartcard Salary Trend in the North West

Smartcard
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
(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
Manchester - 1 £54,000 - 1
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
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%) 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

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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
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