The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 860 851 780
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -71
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 23 56 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.048% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 31
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,948 £20,350 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £43,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -13.58%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Trend in the UK

Chip and PIN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 23 £56,250 +60.71% 5
London +54 13 £57,500 +45.56% 1
South East -14 6 £70,750 +76.87%
East of England +4 2 £21,500 +30.30%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £105,000 +162.50%
High Wycombe -12 2 £105,000 +162.50%
City of London - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £53,250 - 2
Essex - 2 £21,500 -
Kent - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 £21,500 -
Hampshire -1 1 £20,659 -
Middlesex - 1 £36,500 -
Coventry - 1 £54,000 -
Winchester - 1 £20,659 -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 45 (62.50%) Retail
2 36 (50.00%) EPoS
3 25 (34.72%) E-Commerce
4 23 (31.94%) Project Management
5 21 (29.17%) ITIL
6 18 (25.00%) Finance
7 17 (23.61%) EFT
8 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.06%) MPLS
9 13 (18.06%) Windows
10 10 (13.89%) Wireless
11 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.11%) ATM
11 8 (11.11%) EMV
11 8 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (9.72%) VocaLink
12 7 (9.72%) TSYS
12 7 (9.72%) VeriFone
12 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (9.72%) Wincor Nixdorf
12 7 (9.72%) APACS
12 7 (9.72%) EFTPOS
12 7 (9.72%) SLA
12 7 (9.72%) Sage
12 7 (9.72%) WorldPay
12 7 (9.72%) Sage Pay
12 7 (9.72%) Elavon
12 7 (9.72%) Ingenico
13 6 (8.33%) Smartcard
13 6 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Project
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) MPLS
2 10 (13.89%) Wireless
3 8 (11.11%) ATM
4 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (8.33%) Bluetooth
5 6 (8.33%) NFC
6 5 (6.94%) WLAN
6 5 (6.94%) RFID
7 1 (1.39%) iBeacon
7 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.39%) NUnit
1 1 (1.39%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.39%) Ranorex
General
1 45 (62.50%) Retail
2 18 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.56%) Electronics
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Military
3 4 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.56%) Avionics
4 3 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.28%) Field Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) Account Director
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (8.33%) EPoS Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.78%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.78%) Tester
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Product Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) SOAP
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (50.00%) EPoS
2 17 (23.61%) EFT
3 8 (11.11%) EMV
3 8 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (9.72%) APACS
4 7 (9.72%) EFTPOS
5 6 (8.33%) Smartcard
6 4 (5.56%) VHDL
6 4 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (4.17%) PMI
8 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) E-Commerce
2 23 (31.94%) Project Management
3 21 (29.17%) ITIL
4 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (6.94%) Time Management
8 4 (5.56%) CAD
8 4 (5.56%) PLM
8 4 (5.56%) Line Management
9 3 (4.17%) CRM
10 2 (2.78%) Service Management
10 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.78%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.78%) Procure-to-pay
11 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.39%) Migration
11 1 (1.39%) Scrum
11 1 (1.39%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) Java
3 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VBScript
3 2 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.39%) C
4 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.17%) PMP
2 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 6 (8.33%) ISO 8583
3 4 (5.56%) DO-254
4 2 (2.78%) QA
5 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) VocaLink
1 7 (9.72%) TSYS
1 7 (9.72%) VeriFone
1 7 (9.72%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 7 (9.72%) Sage
1 7 (9.72%) WorldPay
1 7 (9.72%) Elavon
1 7 (9.72%) Ingenico
2 4 (5.56%) Cadence
2 4 (5.56%) Xilinx
2 4 (5.56%) Altera
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Dell
4 1 (1.39%) Toshiba
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago