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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 933 950 936
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 15 35 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.031% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 18
Average salary £49,550 £54,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.08% +36.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,100 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £105,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.25%

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
43758 45498 49389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.55% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35305 35882 39192
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 8 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 1 May 2016. 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 +15 15 £49,550 -9.08% 10
London +8 10 £42,500 -22.72% 7
East of England +16 3 £60,000 +179.06%
Birmingham -14 2 £42,000 -
West Midlands -20 2 £42,000 -21.12%
Hertford - 2 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Essex +6 1 £85,000 +295.34%

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 16 (53.33%) Retail
2 11 (36.67%) EPoS
3 10 (33.33%) MS Office
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (30.00%) VoIP
5 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (23.33%) Contactless
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.00%) ERP
7 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) Dell
9 4 (13.33%) PMI
9 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) Capita
9 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (13.33%) Toshiba

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (13.33%) Infor M3
2 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) VoIP
2 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) 3G
4 2 (6.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (3.33%) ATM
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) SMS
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.33%) TestLink
General
1 16 (53.33%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Project Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) IT Project Leader
6 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Project Leader
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.67%) LLVM
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) EPoS
2 7 (23.33%) Contactless
3 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (13.33%) iPhone
4 4 (13.33%) PMI
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) EFT
5 2 (6.67%) EMV
6 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.33%) Smartcard
6 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) OpenWrt
5 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (20.00%) ERP
1 6 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) CRM
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) Product Management
4 3 (10.00%) Budget Control
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) JCL
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PMBOK
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 8583
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) SEPA
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Capita
1 4 (13.33%) Dell
1 4 (13.33%) HP
1 4 (13.33%) Infor
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) Toshiba
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
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