The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biometrics
Rank 838 806 892
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +86
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 58 75 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.070% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.18% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 29 75 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42503 41566 45713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 38.93% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33230 33747 38468
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Trend in the UK

Biometrics
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Biometrics over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 17 September 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
England -53 56 £40,000 -11.11% 6
London +30 41 £25,000 -59.18% 6
City of London +41 31 £25,000 -37.50% 6
Warwickshire -31 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Leicestershire -41 11 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -55 11 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands -63 11 £40,000 -5.88%
North West - 2 £77,500 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £77,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £13,863 -
East of England - 2 £13,863 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 62 (48.44%) Finance
2 36 (28.13%) SQL
2 36 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (23.44%) Cyber Security
4 29 (22.66%) Degree
5 28 (21.88%) Windows
6 27 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (19.53%) Windows XP
7 25 (19.53%) ISO 9001
7 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (19.53%) Bloomberg
7 25 (19.53%) Smartcard
7 25 (19.53%) TickIT
7 25 (19.53%) Identity Management
7 25 (19.53%) Law
7 25 (19.53%) Automated Testing
7 25 (19.53%) Windows Vista
7 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (19.53%) Mobile App
8 20 (15.63%) Marketing
9 17 (13.28%) Japanese Language
9 17 (13.28%) Analytics
10 16 (12.50%) Oracle
10 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (12.50%) Business Development
11 14 (10.94%) Java
12 13 (10.16%) Web Services
12 13 (10.16%) Internet
13 11 (8.59%) SOA

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) VPN
3 2 (1.56%) CTI
3 2 (1.56%) Broadband
3 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.78%) Wireless
4 1 (0.78%) IPsec
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) SMTP
4 1 (0.78%) SNMP
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) DNS
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.91%) Big Data
3 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (48.44%) Finance
2 25 (19.53%) Law
3 20 (15.63%) Marketing
4 17 (13.28%) Japanese Language
5 11 (8.59%) French Language
6 10 (7.81%) Multimedia
7 9 (7.03%) Banking
8 7 (5.47%) Mandarin Language
9 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
10 4 (3.13%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.78%) Games
12 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (27.34%) Technical Support
2 28 (21.88%) Consultant
3 25 (19.53%) Test Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Security Architect
4 13 (10.16%) Architect
5 11 (8.59%) Security Consultant
6 8 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Analyst
8 5 (3.91%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.13%) Sales Manager
10 2 (1.56%) Technical Manager
10 2 (1.56%) ICT Manager
10 2 (1.56%) .NET Developer
10 2 (1.56%) Business Analyst
10 2 (1.56%) Software Engineer
10 2 (1.56%) Senior Manager
10 2 (1.56%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (1.56%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (1.56%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (1.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) Web Services
2 8 (6.25%) .NET
3 6 (4.69%) XML
4 4 (3.13%) JSON
4 4 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.34%) SAML
5 3 (2.34%) VXML
6 2 (1.56%) J2EE
6 2 (1.56%) XSLT
6 2 (1.56%) OAuth
6 2 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.78%) HTML
7 1 (0.78%) WCF
7 1 (0.78%) WPF
7 1 (0.78%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.78%) CSS
7 1 (0.78%) WinForms
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (19.53%) Mobile App
2 25 (19.53%) Smartcard
3 7 (5.47%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.91%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.34%) IVR
5 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.88%) Windows
2 25 (19.53%) Windows XP
2 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (19.53%) Windows Vista
2 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.44%) Cyber Security
2 27 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.53%) Automated Testing
3 25 (19.53%) Identity Management
4 17 (13.28%) Analytics
5 16 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 16 (12.50%) Business Development
6 11 (8.59%) SOA
7 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.91%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.91%) Machine Learning
9 3 (2.34%) Speech Recognition
9 3 (2.34%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.34%) MVC
9 3 (2.34%) Project Management
10 2 (1.56%) Change Management
10 2 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.56%) ETL
10 2 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) Java
3 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.91%) C#
4 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.78%) VBScript
5 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (22.66%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.56%) PhD
3 2 (1.56%) MCSD
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) MCSA
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) CCIE
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) CCDP
4 1 (0.78%) CCA
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MBA
4 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.53%) ISO 9001
1 25 (19.53%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
3 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 25 (19.53%) Bloomberg
2 16 (12.50%) Oracle
2 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.59%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.59%) IBM
4 3 (2.34%) Avaya
5 2 (1.56%) Sybase
5 2 (1.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.56%) Sage
5 2 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Kronos
6 1 (0.78%) Panasonic
6 1 (0.78%) Meru Networks
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) Genesys
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
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