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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 889 933 946
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +13
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 37 25 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.089% 0.058% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 48
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £21,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £66,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -18.75%

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
41482 43347 48422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.05% 40.56% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33660 34320 38834
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 19 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 25 May 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 +25 26 £50,000 - 7
London +4 13 £56,250 +2.27% 6
South East +14 6 £50,000 +53.84%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £50,000 -
South West +10 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands -19 2 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Hereford - 2 £60,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey +4 1 £50,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 30 (34.88%) Smartcard
2 27 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (25.58%) C++
3 22 (25.58%) Degree
3 22 (25.58%) Computer Science
4 21 (24.42%) Finance
4 21 (24.42%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (20.93%) Java
6 16 (18.60%) Web Services
7 15 (17.44%) .NET
7 15 (17.44%) C#
8 14 (16.28%) Marketing
8 14 (16.28%) Analytics
9 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.95%) OO
10 11 (12.79%) Project Management
10 11 (12.79%) User Experience
11 10 (11.63%) Algorithms
11 10 (11.63%) Mobile App
11 10 (11.63%) Android
11 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 7816
11 10 (11.63%) Software Architecture
11 10 (11.63%) EJB
11 10 (11.63%) Servlets
11 10 (11.63%) Product Marketing
12 9 (10.47%) TDD
12 9 (10.47%) XML
12 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
12 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
13 8 (9.30%) Machine Learning

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 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) nginx
3 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) H.323
1 5 (5.81%) Skype
1 5 (5.81%) Softphone
1 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) MPLS
3 1 (1.16%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) VLAN
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) DB2
1 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.16%) Infinispan
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
1 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.16%) Redis
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Jasmine
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) JMeter
2 3 (3.49%) JUnit
2 3 (3.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.16%) Appium
3 1 (1.16%) Calabash
3 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Marketing
3 8 (9.30%) Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.81%) Law
5 5 (5.81%) Retail
6 4 (4.65%) German Language
7 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Consultant
2 21 (24.42%) Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Research Consultant
4 11 (12.79%) Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Software Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Android Developer
7 7 (8.14%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.81%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.81%) Voice Specialist
9 5 (5.81%) Xamarin Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Algorithm Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Communications Specialist
11 3 (3.49%) Actuary
11 3 (3.49%) Customer Analytics Director
11 3 (3.49%) iOS Android Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) Web Services
2 15 (17.44%) .NET
3 10 (11.63%) EJB
3 10 (11.63%) Servlets
4 9 (10.47%) XML
5 8 (9.30%) RESTful
6 6 (6.98%) Ajax
6 6 (6.98%) CSS
6 6 (6.98%) DOM
6 6 (6.98%) JSON
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.81%) REST
8 3 (3.49%) HTML
8 3 (3.49%) HTML5
9 2 (2.33%) OAuth
9 2 (2.33%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (1.16%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (1.16%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.16%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.88%) Smartcard
2 27 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (25.58%) Computer Science
4 11 (12.79%) User Experience
5 10 (11.63%) Algorithms
5 10 (11.63%) Mobile App
6 6 (6.98%) Blockchain
7 5 (5.81%) Economics
8 4 (4.65%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (4.65%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.65%) Physics
8 4 (4.65%) PKI
8 4 (4.65%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (3.49%) Reinsurance
10 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.33%) iPhone
11 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
11 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
11 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Android
2 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
3 4 (4.65%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (16.28%) Analytics
3 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.95%) OO
4 11 (12.79%) Project Management
5 10 (11.63%) Product Marketing
5 10 (11.63%) Software Architecture
6 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
6 9 (10.47%) TDD
7 8 (9.30%) Android Development
7 8 (9.30%) Machine Learning
7 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.14%) Image Processing
8 7 (8.14%) iOS Development
8 7 (8.14%) OCR
9 6 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (6.98%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) C++
2 18 (20.93%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Objective-C
5 7 (8.14%) Python
6 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.65%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.49%) Groovy
8 3 (3.49%) Julia
8 3 (3.49%) MATLAB
8 3 (3.49%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) PhD
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) CISM
4 1 (1.16%) CISSP
4 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Ansible
1 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.14%) Xamarin
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) Avaya
3 5 (5.81%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco
3 5 (5.81%) Genesys
4 2 (2.33%) Facebook
4 2 (2.33%) Google
4 2 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) Capita
5 1 (1.16%) Hortonworks
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