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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 874 802 764
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -38
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 22 92 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.083% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 71 64
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £16,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -4.45%

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
42737 43554 44589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 39.31% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34365 34948 37284
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 24 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 24 November 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 -74 20 £42,500 +6.25% 3
London +2 8 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +14 6 £27,500 +22.22%
Northampton -16 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Northamptonshire -19 3 £27,500 +22.22%
Leicestershire - 3 - -
South East -39 2 £85,000 +70.00%
City of London - 2 - -
West Sussex 0 1 - -
Crawley -3 1 - -
North West -8 1 - - 1
Hampshire -17 1 £85,000 +254.16%
Yorkshire -43 1 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 £20,500 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 £20,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £22,500 -
Swindon - 1 £47,500 -
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 £20,500 -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (43.86%) Retail
2 22 (38.60%) Military
3 20 (35.09%) Degree
4 18 (31.58%) Finance
5 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
6 14 (24.56%) EPoS
7 13 (22.81%) Electronics
8 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 11 (19.30%) Usability Testing
9 11 (19.30%) Web Testing
9 11 (19.30%) ISTQB
9 11 (19.30%) Aerospace
9 11 (19.30%) Project Management
9 11 (19.30%) Windows
10 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
10 10 (17.54%) MS Office
11 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
11 9 (15.79%) ISEB
12 8 (14.04%) SLA
12 8 (14.04%) Cisco
12 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.04%) Linux
12 8 (14.04%) ITIL
13 6 (10.53%) HP
13 6 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (10.53%) VMware
13 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (10.53%) Selenium

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (3.51%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
2 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) WAN
2 3 (5.26%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.26%) MVNO
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (10.53%) Selenium
2 4 (7.02%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Maven
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) FishEye
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (43.86%) Retail
2 22 (38.60%) Military
3 18 (31.58%) Finance
4 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
5 13 (22.81%) Electronics
6 11 (19.30%) Aerospace
7 4 (7.02%) Legal
8 2 (3.51%) Marketing
8 2 (3.51%) French Language
8 2 (3.51%) German Language
8 2 (3.51%) Italian Language
8 2 (3.51%) Spanish Language
8 2 (3.51%) Banking
9 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.02%) Functional Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Account Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 2 (3.51%) Bid Manager
7 2 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Software Packaging
1 2 (3.51%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) Ajax
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.75%) SignalR
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) EPoS
2 4 (7.02%) EFT
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (5.26%) EFTPOS
3 3 (5.26%) EMV
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) VHDL
5 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 11 (19.30%) Usability Testing
2 11 (19.30%) Web Testing
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Line Management
6 5 (8.77%) BPMN
6 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.77%) UML
7 4 (7.02%) CRM
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Process Management
7 4 (7.02%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.51%) C++
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Degree
2 11 (19.30%) ISTQB
3 9 (15.79%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.51%) HND
5 2 (3.51%) APMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) DO-254
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.75%) TickIT
3 1 (1.75%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Cisco
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) HP
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Juniper
4 2 (3.51%) NetApp
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Cadence
5 1 (1.75%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.75%) Altera
5 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon
DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Wigan
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago