The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 890 927 917
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 43 32 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.029% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.070% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 48
Median salary £60,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+130.15% -21.25%

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
40670 45861 47205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.47% 41.52% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33168 36356 37366
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Biometrics as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England +50 34 £55,000 +35.80% 11
London +58 29 £55,000 +1.13% 9
Scotland - 9 £75,000 -
Stirling - 5 £75,000 -
City of London +73 4 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South East - 4 £48,750 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Berkshire - 2 £48,750 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Yorkshire +12 1 £28,500 -9.52%
West Yorkshire +10 1 £28,500 -9.52%
Bracknell - 1 £30,000 -
Newbury - 1 £67,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £28,500 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Biometrics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 22 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (21.59%) Disruptive Innovation
4 18 (20.45%) OO
5 16 (18.18%) TDD
5 16 (18.18%) Finance
6 14 (15.91%) Java
6 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
6 14 (15.91%) Analytics
6 14 (15.91%) Apple iOS
6 14 (15.91%) Machine Learning
6 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
7 13 (14.77%) Image Processing
7 13 (14.77%) RESTful
7 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.77%) C++
7 13 (14.77%) Smartcard
7 13 (14.77%) OCR
7 13 (14.77%) User Experience
8 11 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 11 (12.50%) Python
8 11 (12.50%) Android
8 11 (12.50%) Degree
9 10 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
9 10 (11.36%) Windows
10 9 (10.23%) Linux
10 9 (10.23%) Web Services
10 9 (10.23%) XML

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.68%) CMS
1 5 (5.68%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.14%) nginx
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) H.323
1 5 (5.68%) Skype
1 5 (5.68%) Softphone
1 5 (5.68%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) BGP
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.14%) FTP
4 1 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) LAN
4 1 (1.14%) MPLS
4 1 (1.14%) OSPF
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) VRRP
4 1 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (1.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.27%) Impala
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) Spark SQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Jasmine
2 5 (5.68%) gulp
3 4 (4.55%) CMake
4 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.41%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) JMeter
4 3 (3.41%) JUnit
4 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.27%) Appium
5 2 (2.27%) Calabash
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.14%) Grunt
6 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
2 6 (6.82%) Marketing
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Games
3 5 (5.68%) Law
4 4 (4.55%) German Language
5 3 (3.41%) Retail
6 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Consultant
3 13 (14.77%) Research Consultant
4 7 (7.95%) Technical Support
5 6 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (6.82%) iOS Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Designer
6 5 (5.68%) Lead Designer
6 5 (5.68%) Mobile Designer
6 5 (5.68%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Systems Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Voice Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Algorithm Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Communications Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) RESTful
2 9 (10.23%) Web Services
2 9 (10.23%) XML
3 8 (9.09%) CSS
3 8 (9.09%) REST
4 6 (6.82%) Ajax
4 6 (6.82%) DOM
4 6 (6.82%) JSON
5 5 (5.68%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.68%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (5.68%) HTML
5 5 (5.68%) Node.js
5 5 (5.68%) PhoneGap
5 5 (5.68%) Sass
5 5 (5.68%) SOAP
6 4 (4.55%) Backbone.js
6 4 (4.55%) Express
6 4 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
6 4 (4.55%) React
7 3 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 13 (14.77%) Smartcard
3 13 (14.77%) User Experience
4 11 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 10 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
5 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
6 8 (9.09%) Blockchain
7 6 (6.82%) Data Structures
8 4 (4.55%) Economics
8 4 (4.55%) Fintech
8 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.55%) Physics
8 4 (4.55%) PKI
8 4 (4.55%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
9 3 (3.41%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (3.41%) Reinsurance
10 2 (2.27%) iPhone
11 1 (1.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.50%) Android
3 10 (11.36%) Windows
4 9 (10.23%) Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (4.55%) Unix
7 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) Disruptive Innovation
4 18 (20.45%) OO
5 16 (18.18%) TDD
6 14 (15.91%) Analytics
6 14 (15.91%) Machine Learning
6 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.77%) Image Processing
7 13 (14.77%) OCR
8 8 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 8 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 8 (9.09%) Scrum
8 8 (9.09%) SOA
9 7 (7.95%) Information Assurance
9 7 (7.95%) OOP
10 6 (6.82%) Actionable Insight
10 6 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (5.68%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (5.68%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) Java
2 13 (14.77%) C++
2 13 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.50%) Python
4 9 (10.23%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.68%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 4 (4.55%) SQL
7 3 (3.41%) Groovy
8 2 (2.27%) C#
8 2 (2.27%) Go
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) CCNA
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Ansible
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco
2 6 (6.82%) Facebook
2 6 (6.82%) Google
2 6 (6.82%) Twitter
3 5 (5.68%) Avaya
3 5 (5.68%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.68%) Genesys
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.14%) Capita
5 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
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Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
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