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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 863 783 817
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +34
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 23 89 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.086% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 86 45
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015 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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 -51 23 £40,000 - 8
London -5 15 £43,000 -14.00% 7
Leicestershire 0 6 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands -9 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire -18 6 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -33 6 £40,000 +23.07%
South East -36 2 £35,000 -46.15% 1
City of London - 1 - - 6
Middlesex - 1 £37,701 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Oxford - 1 £35,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £35,000 - 1

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) XML
3 19 (27.54%) Identity Management
3 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
3 19 (27.54%) Degree
4 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (26.09%) Cyber Security
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (26.09%) Windows
4 18 (26.09%) Mobile App
4 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
5 17 (24.64%) Broadband
5 17 (24.64%) ISO 9001
5 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
5 17 (24.64%) Tomcat
5 17 (24.64%) J2EE
5 17 (24.64%) Java
5 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
5 17 (24.64%) VXML
5 17 (24.64%) Avaya
5 17 (24.64%) CTI
5 17 (24.64%) Smartcard
5 17 (24.64%) TickIT
5 17 (24.64%) IVR
5 17 (24.64%) Windows Vista
5 17 (24.64%) Speech Recognition
5 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (24.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) GroupWise
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.64%) Broadband
1 17 (24.64%) CTI
2 11 (15.94%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
General
1 36 (52.17%) Finance
2 19 (27.54%) Telecoms
3 15 (21.74%) Law
4 12 (17.39%) Japanese Language
5 7 (10.14%) Multimedia
6 4 (5.80%) Banking
6 4 (5.80%) French Language
7 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Technical Support
2 17 (24.64%) Developer
2 17 (24.64%) Test Engineer
3 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
3 3 (4.35%) Architect
3 3 (4.35%) Consultant
4 2 (2.90%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (2.90%) Analyst
4 2 (2.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (2.90%) Data Analyst
5 1 (1.45%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 1 (1.45%) PMO Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Senior Technical Manager
5 1 (1.45%) ICT Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Research Engineer
5 1 (1.45%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (1.45%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (1.45%) Network Manager
5 1 (1.45%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) XML
2 17 (24.64%) J2EE
2 17 (24.64%) VXML
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) SAML
3 2 (2.90%) JSON
3 2 (2.90%) OAuth
3 2 (2.90%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Mobile App
1 18 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (24.64%) Smartcard
2 17 (24.64%) IVR
3 4 (5.80%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) CCTV
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 17 (24.64%) Windows XP
2 17 (24.64%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Identity Management
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Cyber Security
3 17 (24.64%) Speech Recognition
3 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
4 8 (11.59%) Analytics
5 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.90%) ETL
5 2 (2.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (2.90%) TOGAF
5 2 (2.90%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (2.90%) Pattern Recognition
5 2 (2.90%) Machine Learning
5 2 (2.90%) SABSA
5 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 17 (24.64%) Java
2 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) ISO 9001
1 17 (24.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) vSphere
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Avaya
2 15 (21.74%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) SAP
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Aruba
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.45%) Capita
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Sage
4 1 (1.45%) Sophos
4 1 (1.45%) Nortel
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
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