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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 834 826 740
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -86
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 48 66 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 43
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,975 £17,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
39645 42287 41734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.62% 39.68% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31725 32715 34272
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 26 February 2015 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 28 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 26 February 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
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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 -10 48 £45,000 +9.09% 5
London +21 24 £45,000 +95.65% 2
South East -39 17 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £105,000 +50.00%
High Wycombe -9 5 £105,000 +50.00%
Surrey - 5 £20,750 - 1
West Midlands -26 4 £54,000 -
City of London - 4 £45,000 -
West Sussex +3 3 - -
Crawley -5 3 - -
East of England +4 2 £24,750 +50.00%
Coventry - 2 £52,750 -
Edgware - 2 £21,250 - 2
East Midlands +22 1 £30,000 +73.91% 1
Hampshire -7 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Warwickshire -11 1 £55,000 -
Warwick -13 1 £55,000 -
East Sussex -15 1 £23,000 -
Essex - 1 £21,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Guildford - 1 £20,750 -
Horley - 1 £22,500 -
Leicester - 1 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 £28,500 -
Billericay - 1 £21,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 42 (59.15%) Retail
2 28 (39.44%) E-Commerce
2 28 (39.44%) EPoS
3 19 (26.76%) ITIL
4 17 (23.94%) Project Management
4 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.72%) Finance
6 13 (18.31%) MPLS
6 13 (18.31%) Windows
7 10 (14.08%) Wireless
8 9 (12.68%) EFT
8 9 (12.68%) SLA
9 7 (9.86%) SQL
10 6 (8.45%) Retail-J
11 5 (7.04%) Degree
11 5 (7.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
11 5 (7.04%) Xilinx
11 5 (7.04%) Usability Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Web Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.04%) BPMN
11 5 (7.04%) Altera
11 5 (7.04%) DO-254
11 5 (7.04%) Aerospace
11 5 (7.04%) Electronics
11 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
11 5 (7.04%) Military
11 5 (7.04%) VHDL

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) MPLS
2 10 (14.08%) Wireless
3 4 (5.63%) ATM
4 3 (4.23%) Intranet
4 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.41%) Ranorex
2 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 42 (59.15%) Retail
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Aerospace
3 5 (7.04%) Electronics
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Avionics
3 5 (7.04%) Military
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Field Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) EPoS Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Account Director
4 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.04%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Systems Support
5 4 (5.63%) EPoS Field Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Tester
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) Ajax
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) SignalR
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) SOAP
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) EPoS
2 9 (12.68%) EFT
3 5 (7.04%) EMV
3 5 (7.04%) VHDL
3 5 (7.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (7.04%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) APACS
4 3 (4.23%) EFTPOS
5 2 (2.82%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) E-Commerce
2 19 (26.76%) ITIL
3 17 (23.94%) Project Management
3 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
4 5 (7.04%) CAD
4 5 (7.04%) PLM
4 5 (7.04%) Usability Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Web Testing
4 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.04%) UML
4 5 (7.04%) BPMN
4 5 (7.04%) Line Management
5 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.63%) Time Management
6 3 (4.23%) Scrum
7 2 (2.82%) Service Management
7 2 (2.82%) CRM
7 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VBScript
2 2 (2.82%) VB
2 2 (2.82%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (4.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) DO-254
3 4 (5.63%) ISO 8583
4 2 (2.82%) QA
5 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Xilinx
1 5 (7.04%) Altera
1 5 (7.04%) Cadence
2 3 (4.23%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (4.23%) VocaLink
2 3 (4.23%) TSYS
2 3 (4.23%) VeriFone
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco
2 3 (4.23%) Sage
3 1 (1.41%) Toshiba
3 1 (1.41%) HP
3 1 (1.41%) Dell
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
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