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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 870 814 770
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -44
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 25 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 63 72
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £16,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +20.00%

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
42188 43026 44700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.23% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34063 33892 37456
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 20 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 18 December 2014. 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 24 £37,500 -16.66% 4
London +24 11 £45,000 -4.25% 4
East Midlands +17 6 £27,500 +22.22%
West Sussex 0 3 - -
Crawley -4 3 - -
Northamptonshire -13 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Northampton -18 3 £27,500 +22.22%
South East -33 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 - -
City of London - 3 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -2 1 £22,500 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire -14 1 £32,500 -
North West -18 1 - -
East of England -27 1 £28,500 +72.72%
Yorkshire -36 1 £32,500 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Bedford - 1 £28,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 22 (52.38%) Retail
2 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (30.95%) EPoS
4 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 9 (21.43%) Usability Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Web Testing
5 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 9 (21.43%) Degree
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
6 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
6 8 (19.05%) Military
7 7 (16.67%) Electronics
7 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (16.67%) Finance
7 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) ISEB
8 6 (14.29%) SLA
8 6 (14.29%) MS Office
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.90%) UML
9 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.90%) Aerospace
9 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.90%) BPMN
10 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Selenium
10 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (9.52%) HP

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
4 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
1 3 (7.14%) MPLS
1 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (52.38%) Retail
2 8 (19.05%) Military
3 7 (16.67%) Electronics
3 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (16.67%) Finance
4 5 (11.90%) Aerospace
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 2 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) EPoS Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) EPoS Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.38%) SignalR
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) EPoS
2 3 (7.14%) EMV
2 3 (7.14%) VHDL
2 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) EFT
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 9 (21.43%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) Usability Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Web Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.90%) BPMN
7 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (7.14%) CAD
8 3 (7.14%) PLM
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
9 2 (4.76%) Communications Security
9 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) R
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.38%) PgMP
3 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) DO-254
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) Cadence
3 3 (7.14%) Xilinx
3 3 (7.14%) Altera
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
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