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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 868 894 850
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 32 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.041% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 36
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
42756 48248 42841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.42% 39.85% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 33813 38032 34653
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 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 27 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 21 April 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 +48 32 £35,000 -12.50% 6
South East +9 15 £32,500 -45.83% 1
London +47 13 £55,000 -24.13% 3
Oxford - 8 £32,500 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £32,500 -
Abingdon - 7 £32,500 -
City of London +26 4 £90,000 +20.00% 2
West Sussex +4 3 £20,000 -66.38%
Crawley -2 3 £20,000 -66.38%
West Midlands -24 3 £40,000 -
Leicestershire +4 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands -6 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -17 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey +13 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Hampshire -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £42,500 - 1
Bath - 1 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £67,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £67,500 - 1

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (34.55%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) XML
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 15 (27.27%) IVR
3 15 (27.27%) Speech Recognition
3 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.27%) Windows
4 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
4 14 (25.45%) J2EE
4 14 (25.45%) Avaya
4 14 (25.45%) VXML
4 14 (25.45%) Broadband
4 14 (25.45%) CTI
4 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (21.82%) C++
6 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (20.00%) Finance
7 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (18.18%) C
9 9 (16.36%) Degree
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Vista
10 8 (14.55%) TickIT
10 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.55%) PhD
10 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
10 8 (14.55%) ISO 9001

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) GroupWise
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Broadband
1 14 (25.45%) CTI
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) SQLite
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.82%) Xcode
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.82%) CMake
2 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Test Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Research Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
5 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) XML
2 14 (25.45%) J2EE
2 14 (25.45%) VXML
3 4 (7.27%) Web Services
4 3 (5.45%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) STL
6 1 (1.82%) CSS
6 1 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.82%) XSD
6 1 (1.82%) DOM
6 1 (1.82%) ZK
6 1 (1.82%) RESTful
6 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.82%) Ajax
6 1 (1.82%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) IVR
2 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (14.55%) Smartcard
4 7 (12.73%) Statistics
4 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
4 7 (12.73%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.64%) CCTV
6 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Vista
4 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.27%) Linux
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Speech Recognition
2 15 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
3 8 (14.55%) Signal Processing
3 8 (14.55%) Machine Learning
3 8 (14.55%) Cyber Security
3 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.45%) OO
6 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.45%) Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) Video Analytics
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.64%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.64%) Business Development
7 2 (3.64%) Product Management
7 2 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 12 (21.82%) C++
5 10 (18.18%) C
6 8 (14.55%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.82%) R
8 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 8 (14.55%) PhD
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) ISO 9001
1 8 (14.55%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.82%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Avaya
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.82%) Aruba
4 1 (1.82%) Nortel
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) Genesys
4 1 (1.82%) Sophos
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Salary Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
WBRS
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Brighton, Sussex, South
McAfee
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago