The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank - 233 214
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.047% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -11.11%
Biometrics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2133 2139 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.50% 34.88% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 1732 1697
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Biometrics
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Biometrics Salary Trend in the South West

Biometrics
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (60.00%) Genesys
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) IVR
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) Video Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) STL
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Genesys Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) STL
1 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Video Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Genesys
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft