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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 878 873 815
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -58
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 24 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.055% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.054% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 66
Average salary £31,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.88% -5.55%

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
44274 46831 43551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.66% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35175 37160 35447
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 24 £31,500 -21.25% 7
London +7 11 £55,000 +12.24% 3
West Yorkshire +12 9 £31,500 - 1
Yorkshire +10 9 £31,500 - 1
Leeds - 5 £31,500 -
Bradford - 5 £31,500 -
South West -1 4 £67,500 +28.57%
Wetherby - 4 £27,500 - 1
City of London +34 3 £60,000 +140.00% 3
Wiltshire - 3 £67,500 -
Swindon - 3 £67,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) Java
3 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (25.42%) C++
5 14 (23.73%) XML
6 13 (22.03%) Windows
6 13 (22.03%) C
6 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 13 (22.03%) IVR
7 12 (20.34%) Web Services
8 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.64%) Speech Recognition
8 11 (18.64%) jQuery
9 10 (16.95%) TDD
9 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.25%) Spring
10 9 (15.25%) Java EE
10 9 (15.25%) REST
11 8 (13.56%) Signal Processing
11 8 (13.56%) Machine Learning
11 8 (13.56%) Identity Management
11 8 (13.56%) PhD
11 8 (13.56%) MATLAB
11 8 (13.56%) Project Management
11 8 (13.56%) OO
12 7 (11.86%) MVC
12 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.86%) Statistics

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (16.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Broadband
1 5 (8.47%) CTI
1 5 (8.47%) RFID
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQLite
3 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Ant
1 5 (8.47%) JUnit
1 5 (8.47%) Maven
2 4 (6.78%) CMake
3 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.69%) Xcode
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Research Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.47%) C++ Developer
4 5 (8.47%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (5.08%) Genesys Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) XML
2 12 (20.34%) Web Services
3 11 (18.64%) jQuery
4 9 (15.25%) Spring
4 9 (15.25%) Java EE
4 9 (15.25%) REST
5 5 (8.47%) JSF
5 5 (8.47%) JAX-WS
5 5 (8.47%) JAXB
5 5 (8.47%) Middleware
5 5 (8.47%) VXML
5 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.47%) J2EE
5 5 (8.47%) JSP
5 5 (8.47%) Servlets
5 5 (8.47%) SOAP
6 4 (6.78%) OAuth
6 4 (6.78%) PhoneGap
7 3 (5.08%) JSON
7 3 (5.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) IVR
2 7 (11.86%) Statistics
2 7 (11.86%) Visualisation
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.78%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.08%) Smartcard
4 3 (5.08%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) CCTV
6 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Speech Recognition
3 10 (16.95%) TDD
4 8 (13.56%) OO
4 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 8 (13.56%) Identity Management
4 8 (13.56%) Machine Learning
4 8 (13.56%) Signal Processing
5 7 (11.86%) Analytics
5 7 (11.86%) MVC
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.86%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (10.17%) Video Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.47%) AOP
7 5 (8.47%) Use Case
7 5 (8.47%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.78%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 17 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.42%) C++
4 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 13 (22.03%) C
5 8 (13.56%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.08%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
8 1 (1.69%) R
8 1 (1.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) PhD
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Panasonic
3 5 (8.47%) Avaya
4 3 (5.08%) Genesys
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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