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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chip and PIN
UK
Rank 821 926 917
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -9
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 20 13 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.013% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.063% 0.031% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 40
Median salary £57,500 £56,600 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.59% +25.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £20,975
10% offered a salary of more than £76,850 £70,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £19,000 £26,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -30.66%

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
31716 41553 41321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.24% 40.71% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25594 33227 33096
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +107 20 £57,500 +1.59% 2
London +84 11 £69,000 +2.22% 1
South East +68 7 £19,000 -26.92%
Basingstoke - 5 £19,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £19,000 -
Reading - 2 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
East of England +19 1 £24,500 -71.17%
East Midlands +12 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £64,500 -
Luton - 1 £24,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £24,500 -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 16 (37.21%) EPoS
2 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
3 14 (32.56%) Retail
4 13 (30.23%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) MS Office
5 12 (27.91%) SAP
5 12 (27.91%) C
5 12 (27.91%) Cisco
5 12 (27.91%) CAD
5 12 (27.91%) Polycom
5 12 (27.91%) RedPrairie
6 10 (23.26%) EMV
7 9 (20.93%) Smartcard
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 6 (13.95%) QA
9 6 (13.95%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
11 4 (9.30%) SDLC
11 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
11 4 (9.30%) Marketing
12 3 (6.98%) Process Management
12 3 (6.98%) Windows
12 3 (6.98%) SLA
12 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
12 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
12 3 (6.98%) FMCG
12 3 (6.98%) Budget Control

Chip and PIN
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:

Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.65%) NFC
3 1 (2.33%) ATM
3 1 (2.33%) ISDN
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) PSTN
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) X.25
General
1 14 (32.56%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Help Desk Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Service Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (18.60%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 8 (18.60%) Help Desk Support
3 8 (18.60%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) IT Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Support
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Technician
4 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Technician
5 4 (9.30%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) IT Programme Manager
5 4 (9.30%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) EPoS
2 10 (23.26%) EMV
3 9 (20.93%) Smartcard
4 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.98%) FMCG
6 2 (4.65%) APACS
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) EFT
7 1 (2.33%) EFTPOS
7 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) CAD
2 5 (11.63%) Project Management
3 4 (9.30%) SDLC
4 3 (6.98%) Budget Control
4 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.98%) Line Management
4 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.98%) Process Management
4 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) B2B
5 2 (4.65%) Business Development
5 2 (4.65%) Market Research
5 2 (4.65%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) Scrum
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.65%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco
2 12 (27.91%) Polycom
2 12 (27.91%) RedPrairie
2 12 (27.91%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) PayPal
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) Elavon
5 1 (2.33%) Hypercom
5 1 (2.33%) Ingenico
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) Thales
5 1 (2.33%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.33%) TSYS
5 1 (2.33%) VeriFone
5 1 (2.33%) VocaLink
5 1 (2.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
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