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

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 864 921 925
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +4
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 56 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.040% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.094% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 42
Median salary £62,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.27% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,438 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £31,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -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
40504 45618 46344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.23% 42.08% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33148 36422 36150
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 August 2016 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 15 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 August 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 +34 49 £60,000 +49.06% 7
London +54 41 £61,250 +28.94% 6
Scotland - 7 £75,000 -
City of London +61 6 £70,000 +16.66%
South East +32 5 £67,500 +35.00%
Stirling - 5 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +29 3 £28,500 -9.52% 1
West Yorkshire +15 3 £28,500 -9.52% 1
Wakefield - 3 £28,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £67,500 -
Surrey +27 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 £30,000 -
Newbury - 1 £67,500 -
Reading - 1 £75,000 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 27 (28.72%) Disruptive Innovation
2 24 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (24.47%) Machine Learning
4 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
5 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
5 21 (22.34%) Image Processing
5 21 (22.34%) Computer Vision
6 20 (21.28%) OCR
7 18 (19.15%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (18.09%) Java
8 17 (18.09%) Apple iOS
9 16 (17.02%) Algorithms
9 16 (17.02%) Linux
9 16 (17.02%) Python
10 15 (15.96%) Degree
11 14 (14.89%) Android
11 14 (14.89%) OO
12 13 (13.83%) Windows
12 13 (13.83%) C++
12 13 (13.83%) TDD
12 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.77%) Finance
13 12 (12.77%) Scrum
13 12 (12.77%) Smartcard
14 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
14 11 (11.70%) RESTful
14 11 (11.70%) User Experience
15 10 (10.64%) QA
15 10 (10.64%) OOP

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 7 (7.45%) CMS
2 5 (5.32%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.06%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) H.323
1 5 (5.32%) Skype
1 5 (5.32%) Softphone
1 5 (5.32%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.19%) LDAP
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (1.06%) BGP
4 1 (1.06%) DNS
4 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.06%) FTP
4 1 (1.06%) HSRP
4 1 (1.06%) HTTP
4 1 (1.06%) LAN
4 1 (1.06%) MPLS
4 1 (1.06%) OSPF
4 1 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (1.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.06%) VRRP
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
4 1 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.19%) Big Data
4 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.13%) Impala
4 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) Spark SQL
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.06%) DB2
5 1 (1.06%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) CMake
2 6 (6.38%) gulp
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
3 3 (3.19%) JMeter
3 3 (3.19%) JUnit
3 3 (3.19%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.13%) Appium
4 2 (2.13%) Calabash
4 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.06%) Grunt
5 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Games
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Research Consultant
4 7 (7.45%) Architect
4 7 (7.45%) C++ Developer
4 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.38%) iOS Developer
6 5 (5.32%) C Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Designer
6 5 (5.32%) Lead Designer
6 5 (5.32%) Linux Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Mobile Designer
6 5 (5.32%) Security Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Systems Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Voice Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Communications Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) RESTful
2 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
2 8 (8.51%) REST
3 7 (7.45%) PhoneGap
3 7 (7.45%) React
3 7 (7.45%) SOAP
4 6 (6.38%) HTML
4 6 (6.38%) Node.js
4 6 (6.38%) Sass
5 5 (5.32%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (5.32%) Backbone.js
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
5 5 (5.32%) Express
5 5 (5.32%) MEAN Stack
5 5 (5.32%) Web Services
6 4 (4.26%) XML
7 3 (3.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) HTML5
8 2 (2.13%) NumPy
8 2 (2.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.34%) Computer Science
2 18 (19.15%) Artificial Intelligence
3 16 (17.02%) Algorithms
4 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (12.77%) Smartcard
6 11 (11.70%) User Experience
7 10 (10.64%) Blockchain
8 9 (9.57%) Data Structures
9 8 (8.51%) Fintech
9 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
10 7 (7.45%) Cryptography
11 4 (4.26%) Economics
11 4 (4.26%) PKI
12 3 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (2.13%) iPhone
13 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
13 2 (2.13%) Physics
13 2 (2.13%) Reinsurance
13 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
14 1 (1.06%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Apple iOS
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 14 (14.89%) Android
4 13 (13.83%) Windows
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (5.32%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (4.26%) Unix
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Disruptive Innovation
2 24 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (24.47%) Machine Learning
4 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (22.34%) Computer Vision
5 21 (22.34%) Image Processing
5 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
6 20 (21.28%) OCR
7 14 (14.89%) OO
8 13 (13.83%) TDD
9 12 (12.77%) Scrum
10 10 (10.64%) OOP
10 10 (10.64%) SOA
11 9 (9.57%) Analytics
11 9 (9.57%) iOS Development
11 9 (9.57%) Kanban
12 8 (8.51%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.45%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.45%) Translating Business Requirements
13 7 (7.45%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) Java
2 16 (17.02%) Python
3 13 (13.83%) C++
4 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.51%) MATLAB
6 7 (7.45%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.38%) Go
8 5 (5.32%) Apple Swift
8 5 (5.32%) C
8 5 (5.32%) SQL
9 3 (3.19%) Groovy
10 2 (2.13%) C#
10 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
11 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) PhD
3 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Ansible
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.06%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Facebook
1 7 (7.45%) Google
1 7 (7.45%) Oracle
1 7 (7.45%) Twitter
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco
3 5 (5.32%) Avaya
3 5 (5.32%) Genesys
4 4 (4.26%) Adobe
5 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.06%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
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