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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 885 947 931
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -16
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 31 23 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.050% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 53
Median salary £58,750 £36,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.19% -26.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £31,500 £42,640
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -26.12%

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
40571 45763 49248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.59% 41.30% 40.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33109 36331 39267
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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 13 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 1 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 +55 23 £55,000 +52.77% 14
London +62 20 £55,000 - 12
Scotland - 6 £75,000 - 1
Stirling - 4 £75,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
South East - 2 £67,500 -
City of London +60 1 £72,500 +20.83% 3
West Yorkshire +17 1 £28,500 -9.52%
Yorkshire +4 1 £28,500 -9.52%
Surrey - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £28,500 -
Newbury - 1 £67,500 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (28.75%) Cybersecurity
1 23 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (25.00%) Finance
3 19 (23.75%) OO
4 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.00%) Smartcard
6 15 (18.75%) Disruptive Innovation
7 14 (17.50%) User Experience
7 14 (17.50%) Analytics
7 14 (17.50%) TDD
8 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
9 12 (15.00%) RESTful
9 12 (15.00%) C++
9 12 (15.00%) Java
9 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.75%) Degree
10 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
11 10 (12.50%) Android
11 10 (12.50%) REST
11 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.25%) XML
12 9 (11.25%) Machine Learning
12 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
12 9 (11.25%) Algorithms
12 9 (11.25%) Information Assurance
13 8 (10.00%) Image Processing
13 8 (10.00%) iOS Development
13 8 (10.00%) Windows
13 8 (10.00%) Objective-C
13 8 (10.00%) OCR

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 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) H.323
1 5 (6.25%) Skype
1 5 (6.25%) Softphone
1 5 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.75%) LDAP
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) BGP
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.25%) HSRP
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.25%) MPLS
4 1 (1.25%) OSPF
4 1 (1.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Impala
4 1 (1.25%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Jasmine
2 5 (6.25%) gulp
3 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
3 3 (3.75%) JMeter
3 3 (3.75%) JUnit
3 3 (3.75%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.50%) Appium
4 2 (2.50%) Calabash
4 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.25%) CMake
5 1 (1.25%) Grunt
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Law
5 4 (5.00%) Games
5 4 (5.00%) German Language
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) French Language
7 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Consultant
3 16 (20.00%) Research Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) iOS Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Voice Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Algorithm Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Communications Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Lead Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Mobile Designer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Customer Analytics Director
8 3 (3.75%) iOS Android Developer
8 3 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) RESTful
2 10 (12.50%) REST
3 9 (11.25%) XML
4 7 (8.75%) CSS
4 7 (8.75%) Web Services
5 6 (7.50%) Ajax
5 6 (7.50%) DOM
5 6 (7.50%) JSON
6 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.25%) Node.js
6 5 (6.25%) Sass
7 4 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (5.00%) Backbone.js
7 4 (5.00%) Express
7 4 (5.00%) HTML
7 4 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
7 4 (5.00%) PhoneGap
7 4 (5.00%) React
7 4 (5.00%) SOAP
8 3 (3.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 14 (17.50%) User Experience
4 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.25%) Algorithms
5 9 (11.25%) Mobile App
6 6 (7.50%) Blockchain
7 5 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (5.00%) Economics
8 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (5.00%) Physics
8 4 (5.00%) PKI
8 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.75%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.75%) Reinsurance
10 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 2 (2.50%) iPhone
11 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.50%) Android
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Linux
4 4 (5.00%) Unix
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (23.75%) OO
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (18.75%) Disruptive Innovation
5 14 (17.50%) Analytics
5 14 (17.50%) TDD
6 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.25%) Information Assurance
7 9 (11.25%) Machine Learning
8 8 (10.00%) Image Processing
8 8 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 8 (10.00%) OCR
9 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
9 7 (8.75%) SOA
10 6 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.25%) BDD
11 5 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.25%) Scrum
11 5 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) C++
1 12 (15.00%) Java
1 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 7 (8.75%) Python
4 4 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (3.75%) Groovy
6 2 (2.50%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Go
7 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) CCNA
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.25%) CISM
3 1 (1.25%) CISSP
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Ansible
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Cisco
1 6 (7.50%) Facebook
1 6 (7.50%) Google
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle
1 6 (7.50%) Twitter
2 5 (6.25%) Avaya
2 5 (6.25%) Bloomberg
2 5 (6.25%) Genesys
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) Capita
4 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago