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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank 852 832 824
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 29 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.057% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 55 33
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 13 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 27 February 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 -31 29 £40,000 - 11
London +22 17 £90,000 +80.00% 2
South East -15 7 £33,750 -41.30% 6
Oxford - 6 £33,750 -
Abingdon - 6 £33,750 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £33,750 -
Leicestershire +9 5 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands +8 5 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Warwickshire -15 5 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands -22 5 £40,000 +23.07%
City of London +3 4 £90,000 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (41.07%) Java
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Speech Recognition
3 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 21 (37.50%) XML
4 20 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 20 (35.71%) Avaya
4 20 (35.71%) CTI
4 20 (35.71%) VXML
4 20 (35.71%) J2EE
4 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 20 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 20 (35.71%) Broadband
4 20 (35.71%) IVR
5 18 (32.14%) Finance
5 18 (32.14%) Identity Management
6 17 (30.36%) Windows
6 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
7 16 (28.57%) Degree
7 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (26.79%) ISO 9001
8 15 (26.79%) Smartcard
8 15 (26.79%) TickIT
8 15 (26.79%) Windows XP
8 15 (26.79%) Windows Vista
8 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Cyber Security
9 9 (16.07%) C++

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.71%) Broadband
1 20 (35.71%) CTI
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 18 (32.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Test Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Research Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Java Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (1.79%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.79%) Coordinator
6 1 (1.79%) Account Manager
6 1 (1.79%) IT Consultant
6 1 (1.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) XML
2 20 (35.71%) J2EE
2 20 (35.71%) VXML
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (1.79%) .NET
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) jBPM
4 1 (1.79%) ZK
4 1 (1.79%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) IVR
2 16 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 15 (26.79%) Smartcard
4 6 (10.71%) Statistics
4 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
4 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.57%) CCTV
6 2 (3.57%) User Experience
7 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
1 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (26.79%) Windows Vista
3 15 (26.79%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Speech Recognition
3 18 (32.14%) Identity Management
4 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Cyber Security
5 7 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 7 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.57%) ETL
7 2 (3.57%) OO
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.57%) Business Development
7 2 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.57%) Product Management
7 2 (3.57%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (3.57%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (1.79%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.07%) C++
5 7 (12.50%) C
5 7 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.57%) Python
6 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Groovy
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) PhD
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) ISO 9001
1 15 (26.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.79%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Avaya
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Capita
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Aruba
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Nortel
4 1 (1.79%) Sophos
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