The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank - 235 225
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.017% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.043% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +20.00%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2064 2314 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.62% 39.06% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1893 1823
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Chip and PIN Salary Trend in the South West

Chip and PIN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 2 (100.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL