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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 834 927 967
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +40
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 47 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.044% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.10% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 13
Median salary £57,604 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.72% +31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%

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
36496 45292 45730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.63% 42.55% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29729 36082 36963
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,252 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +82 47 £57,604 +9.72% 7
London +59 35 £60,000 +4.34% 3
West Midlands +9 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Birmingham -2 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
City of London +27 3 £57,604 - 1
Croydon - 3 £57,604 -
South East +64 2 £38,000 -24.00% 1
East of England +3 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £31,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £31,000 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 36 (36.00%) Python
2 33 (33.00%) Machine Learning
3 30 (30.00%) Java
4 29 (29.00%) Linux
5 27 (27.00%) Algorithms
6 26 (26.00%) Computer Science
7 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (23.00%) AngularJS
9 20 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
9 20 (20.00%) .NET
10 19 (19.00%) Degree
11 18 (18.00%) Windows
11 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
12 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
13 16 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
13 16 (16.00%) Image Processing
13 16 (16.00%) C++
13 16 (16.00%) Scrum
13 16 (16.00%) Disruptive Innovation
13 16 (16.00%) Computer Vision
14 15 (15.00%) OCR
14 15 (15.00%) PhD
14 15 (15.00%) Android
15 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.00%) Finance
16 13 (13.00%) Node.js
16 13 (13.00%) DevOps
17 12 (12.00%) Anomaly Detection
17 12 (12.00%) SQL
17 12 (12.00%) HTML

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 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (4.00%) CMS
3 4 (4.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.00%) JBoss
5 2 (2.00%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.00%) DHCP
3 2 (2.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) VPN
3 2 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (1.00%) BGP
4 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.00%) FTP
4 1 (1.00%) HSRP
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) OSPF
4 1 (1.00%) VRRP
4 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.00%) Big Data
5 2 (2.00%) Impala
5 2 (2.00%) Spark SQL
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.00%) Hudson
1 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.00%) Maven
1 8 (8.00%) MSBuild
1 8 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (8.00%) TeamCity
1 8 (8.00%) Vagrant
2 7 (7.00%) CMake
3 5 (5.00%) gulp
4 1 (1.00%) Grunt
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Games
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Architect
3 9 (9.00%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (7.00%) C# Web Developer
5 7 (7.00%) C++ Developer
5 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Angular Developer
6 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Android Developer
7 5 (5.00%) C Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Linux Developer
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.00%) AngularJS
2 20 (20.00%) .NET
3 13 (13.00%) Node.js
4 12 (12.00%) CSS
4 12 (12.00%) HTML
5 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (8.00%) CSS3
6 8 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 8 (8.00%) HTML5
6 8 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.00%) XML
8 6 (6.00%) React
8 6 (6.00%) REST
9 5 (5.00%) RESTful
9 5 (5.00%) Sass
9 5 (5.00%) SOAP
10 4 (4.00%) Express
10 4 (4.00%) PhoneGap
10 4 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Algorithms
2 26 (26.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (16.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (12.00%) Cryptography
5 10 (10.00%) Fintech
6 8 (8.00%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (7.00%) Data Structures
8 6 (6.00%) Blockchain
8 6 (6.00%) User Experience
9 5 (5.00%) PKI
9 5 (5.00%) Smartcard
10 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (3.00%) Reference Data
11 3 (3.00%) Replication
12 2 (2.00%) CCTV
12 2 (2.00%) Robotics
13 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
13 1 (1.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Linux
2 18 (18.00%) Windows
3 15 (15.00%) Android
4 12 (12.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (3.00%) Fedora
9 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) Machine Learning
2 25 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.00%) Speech Recognition
4 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (16.00%) Computer Vision
5 16 (16.00%) Disruptive Innovation
5 16 (16.00%) Image Processing
5 16 (16.00%) Scrum
6 15 (15.00%) OCR
7 13 (13.00%) DevOps
8 12 (12.00%) Anomaly Detection
9 11 (11.00%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (11.00%) Deep Learning
10 10 (10.00%) Web Development
11 9 (9.00%) Android Development
11 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.00%) Kanban
12 8 (8.00%) MVC
12 8 (8.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.00%) Python
2 30 (30.00%) Java
3 16 (16.00%) C++
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.00%) Ruby
6 8 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.00%) Bourne shell
6 8 (8.00%) C#
6 8 (8.00%) Go
6 8 (8.00%) Korn
6 8 (8.00%) MATLAB
6 8 (8.00%) Perl
6 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.00%) C
8 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.00%) ABAP
9 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Degree
2 15 (15.00%) PhD
3 3 (3.00%) CCNA
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.00%) MCITP
4 2 (2.00%) MCP
4 2 (2.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.00%) CISA
5 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PMP
5 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.00%) Docker
4 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Ansible
1 8 (8.00%) Nagios
1 8 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (8.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.00%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.00%) Cisco
5 5 (5.00%) Adobe
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 5 (5.00%) VMware
6 4 (4.00%) Facebook
6 4 (4.00%) Google
6 4 (4.00%) Twitter
7 3 (3.00%) IBM
7 3 (3.00%) Informatica
8 2 (2.00%) Apple
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix
8 2 (2.00%) Veeam
8 2 (2.00%) Veritas
9 1 (1.00%) HP
9 1 (1.00%) PagerDuty
9 1 (1.00%) SAP
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