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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 844 842 795
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -47
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 49 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.057% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 77
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,192 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -10 48 £43,250 +8.12% 6
London -1 32 £47,500 +72.72% 5
West Yorkshire - 11 £31,500 -
Yorkshire - 11 £31,500 -
City of London +2 10 £60,000 +140.00% 3
Wetherby - 6 £27,500 -
Bradford - 5 £31,500 -
Leeds - 5 £31,500 -
South East +15 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Birmingham +12 2 £35,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -15 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Surrey - 2 £50,000 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (33.33%) Java
2 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
3 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.39%) C++
4 19 (26.39%) REST
5 18 (25.00%) OO
6 17 (23.61%) Finance
6 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 16 (22.22%) Web Services
7 16 (22.22%) TDD
7 16 (22.22%) Degree
7 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 16 (22.22%) OAuth
8 15 (20.83%) OOP
9 14 (19.44%) C#
10 13 (18.06%) jQuery
11 12 (16.67%) XML
11 12 (16.67%) Image Processing
12 11 (15.28%) Java EE
12 11 (15.28%) Spring
13 10 (13.89%) Google
13 10 (13.89%) Windows
13 10 (13.89%) Android
13 10 (13.89%) Facebook
13 10 (13.89%) Twitter
13 10 (13.89%) Protocol Buffers
13 10 (13.89%) Xamarin
13 10 (13.89%) Android Development
13 10 (13.89%) Data Structures
14 9 (12.50%) Analytics

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) RFID
2 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Gradle
2 5 (6.94%) Maven
2 5 (6.94%) CMake
2 5 (6.94%) Ant
2 5 (6.94%) JUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.39%) Xcode
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Law
2 4 (5.56%) German Language
3 3 (4.17%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Developer
2 9 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 8 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
5 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (5.56%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Genesys Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) REST
2 16 (22.22%) OAuth
2 16 (22.22%) Web Services
3 13 (18.06%) jQuery
4 12 (16.67%) XML
5 11 (15.28%) Spring
5 11 (15.28%) Java EE
6 10 (13.89%) Protocol Buffers
7 8 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (8.33%) PhoneGap
8 6 (8.33%) CSS
9 5 (6.94%) JSP
9 5 (6.94%) Servlets
9 5 (6.94%) JSON
9 5 (6.94%) JSF
9 5 (6.94%) JAXB
9 5 (6.94%) Middleware
9 5 (6.94%) JAX-WS
10 4 (5.56%) SOAP
10 4 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.89%) Data Structures
3 8 (11.11%) User Experience
3 8 (11.11%) IVR
4 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
6 4 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.17%) iPhone
8 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.39%) CCTV
9 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
1 10 (13.89%) Android
2 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) OO
4 16 (22.22%) TDD
5 15 (20.83%) OOP
6 12 (16.67%) Image Processing
7 10 (13.89%) Android Development
8 9 (12.50%) Analytics
9 8 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.72%) Project Management
10 7 (9.72%) MVC
11 6 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.94%) Video Analytics
12 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
12 5 (6.94%) Speech Recognition
12 5 (6.94%) Use Case
12 5 (6.94%) AOP
12 5 (6.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) C++
3 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) C#
5 9 (12.50%) C
5 9 (12.50%) SQL
6 7 (9.72%) Ruby
7 4 (5.56%) Apple Swift
7 4 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Python
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Google
1 10 (13.89%) Facebook
1 10 (13.89%) Twitter
1 10 (13.89%) Xamarin
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.56%) Panasonic
5 3 (4.17%) Genesys
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46260 - £53970 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago