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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Biometrics
Rank 882 922 856
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -66
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 52 28 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.026% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.065% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 77
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £47,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
43083 42816 42062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.49% 40.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34581 34631 32783
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Biometrics Salary Histogram in the UK

Biometrics
Top 23 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 8 February 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
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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 +19 47 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South East +27 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
London -1 12 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Surrey - 8 £50,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 6 - - 1
South West - 6 - - 2
Cheltenham - 6 - - 1
West Midlands -22 5 £42,500 +6.25%
East of England - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
Haverhill - 5 - -
Woking - 5 - -
Suffolk - 5 - -
City of London +59 3 - - 1
Oxford -2 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Oxfordshire -6 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Weybridge - 3 £50,000 - 1
North East - 2 £67,500 -
Durham - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £19,315 -
Reading - 1 £19,315 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 39 (39.80%) Degree
2 36 (36.73%) C++
3 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
4 33 (33.67%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (32.65%) Finance
6 31 (31.63%) C#
7 30 (30.61%) Smartcard
8 28 (28.57%) Java
9 24 (24.49%) Web Services
10 21 (21.43%) OO
10 21 (21.43%) Android
10 21 (21.43%) Android Development
11 20 (20.41%) .NET
12 17 (17.35%) Image Processing
12 17 (17.35%) User Experience
13 16 (16.33%) OCR
13 16 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
13 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
14 15 (15.31%) Marketing
14 15 (15.31%) ISO/IEC 7816
14 15 (15.31%) Product Marketing
14 15 (15.31%) Software Architecture
14 15 (15.31%) Project Management
14 15 (15.31%) EJB
14 15 (15.31%) Servlets
14 15 (15.31%) Xamarin
15 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (13.27%) REST
16 13 (13.27%) Analytics
17 12 (12.24%) Banking

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Big Data
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Gradle
2 8 (8.16%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.02%) CMake
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Marketing
3 12 (12.24%) Banking
4 11 (11.22%) Retail
5 8 (8.16%) Law
6 6 (6.12%) Japanese Language
6 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
7 5 (5.10%) German Language
8 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.02%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Android Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Architect
4 15 (15.31%) Consultant
4 15 (15.31%) Research Consultant
4 15 (15.31%) Software Architect
5 12 (12.24%) Technical Support
6 8 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (8.16%) iOS Developer
7 7 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Insight Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Research Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Xamarin Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Java Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.49%) Web Services
2 20 (20.41%) .NET
3 15 (15.31%) EJB
3 15 (15.31%) Servlets
4 13 (13.27%) REST
5 11 (11.22%) XML
6 10 (10.20%) OAuth
6 10 (10.20%) Protocol Buffers
7 9 (9.18%) CSS
8 8 (8.16%) Ajax
8 8 (8.16%) DOM
8 8 (8.16%) JSON
8 8 (8.16%) RESTful
9 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 33 (33.67%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (30.61%) Smartcard
4 17 (17.35%) User Experience
5 10 (10.20%) Data Structures
6 9 (9.18%) Algorithms
7 7 (7.14%) Fintech
8 6 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (5.10%) Blog
9 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
9 5 (5.10%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (5.10%) Visualisation
10 4 (4.08%) Blockchain
10 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (3.06%) Economics
12 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
13 1 (1.02%) Cryptography
13 1 (1.02%) iPhone
13 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
13 1 (1.02%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Android
2 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 2 (2.04%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Android Development
1 21 (21.43%) OO
2 17 (17.35%) Image Processing
3 16 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (16.33%) OCR
3 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.31%) Product Marketing
4 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 15 (15.31%) Software Architecture
5 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.27%) Analytics
7 10 (10.20%) OOP
8 9 (9.18%) Machine Learning
8 9 (9.18%) TDD
9 8 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (8.16%) Front End Development
9 8 (8.16%) Information Assurance
9 8 (8.16%) iOS Development
10 7 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) C++
2 31 (31.63%) C#
3 28 (28.57%) Java
4 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.18%) Ruby
5 7 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 7 (7.14%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) R
7 2 (2.04%) C
8 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) SQL
8 1 (1.02%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (39.80%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) PhD
3 1 (1.02%) CISM
3 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.31%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Xamarin
2 10 (10.20%) Facebook
2 10 (10.20%) Google
2 10 (10.20%) Twitter
3 8 (8.16%) Bloomberg
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Capita
London
Online Resourcing
Salary: Market leading salary and benefits package to attract the best talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 + 15% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Bloomberg
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon, UK
Intel
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive package based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 17 days ago