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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 884 767 855
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +88
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 18 109 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 64 24
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £16,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 25 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 19 September 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
(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 -111 17 £42,000 +5.00% 4
South East -68 7 £30,000 -50.00%
Oxfordshire +1 4 £27,000 -1.81%
Oxford +3 3 £30,000 +9.09%
East of England -34 3 £70,000 +324.24%
Manchester +1 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 - -
Cambridge -11 2 - -
Crawley -13 2 - -
North West -17 2 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex -24 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £42,000 - 1
Swindon - 2 £42,000 - 1
South West - 2 £42,000 - 1
Doncaster -9 1 - -
Hampshire -17 1 £85,000 +254.16%
South Yorkshire -21 1 - -
Yorkshire -43 1 - -
London -49 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Newport - 1 £20,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £70,000 -
Wales - 1 £20,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £22,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £20,500 - 1

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (58.89%) Military
2 43 (47.78%) Degree
3 36 (40.00%) Electronics
4 35 (38.89%) Windows
5 34 (37.78%) Telecoms
6 28 (31.11%) Finance
7 27 (30.00%) Aerospace
7 27 (30.00%) MS Office
8 25 (27.78%) Retail
9 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 19 (21.11%) Project Management
11 19 (21.11%) Linux
12 17 (18.89%) MS Visio
12 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
12 17 (18.89%) Information Management
12 17 (18.89%) Communications Security
13 15 (16.67%) EPoS
14 14 (15.56%) Cisco
14 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
14 14 (15.56%) Test Scripting
15 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (14.44%) Rational DOORS
15 13 (14.44%) VMware
16 12 (13.33%) SLA
16 12 (13.33%) EFT
16 12 (13.33%) ITIL
16 12 (13.33%) SQL
16 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Office
2 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 17 (18.89%) MS Visio
4 11 (12.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) MVNO
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.22%) Intranet
4 2 (2.22%) ATM
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.78%) Selenium
4 4 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.22%) FishEye
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.22%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.22%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.22%) Subversion
5 2 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (58.89%) Military
2 36 (40.00%) Electronics
3 34 (37.78%) Telecoms
4 28 (31.11%) Finance
5 27 (30.00%) Aerospace
6 25 (27.78%) Retail
7 9 (10.00%) Avionics
8 6 (6.67%) Marketing
9 4 (4.44%) French Language
9 4 (4.44%) German Language
9 4 (4.44%) Italian Language
9 4 (4.44%) Spanish Language
9 4 (4.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Analyst
2 11 (12.22%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Account Manager
3 9 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.67%) IT Support
6 5 (5.56%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.44%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 4 (4.44%) Bid Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (3.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) JSF
2 5 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.11%) .NET
4 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) EPoS
2 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 12 (13.33%) EFT
4 10 (11.11%) EFTPOS
5 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 9 (10.00%) Device Driver
5 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
5 9 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (7.78%) Blackberry
7 5 (5.56%) EMV
8 4 (4.44%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.11%) APACS
10 1 (1.11%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Linux
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.00%) VxWorks
5 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) UNIX
8 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Project Management
2 17 (18.89%) Information Management
2 17 (18.89%) Communications Security
3 14 (15.56%) Test Scripting
4 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) ITIL
5 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 9 (10.00%) Data Management
7 9 (10.00%) Migration
7 9 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Web Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
7 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 9 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 8 (8.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) C++
3 9 (10.00%) C
4 5 (5.56%) Ada
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) Perl
6 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (47.78%) Degree
2 11 (12.22%) ISEB
3 9 (10.00%) HND
3 9 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.44%) APMP
6 2 (2.22%) CISSP
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) PMP
7 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.11%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.22%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (1.11%) TickIT
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) SCCM
1 9 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.56%) Cisco
3 13 (14.44%) VMware
4 7 (7.78%) HP
5 4 (4.44%) Juniper
5 4 (4.44%) NetApp
5 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.11%) TSYS
6 1 (1.11%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + FE Car + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package on offer
Posted: 18 days ago