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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 875 871 778
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -93
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 17 43 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.093% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 62
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,820 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
44198 46161 43817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.30% 39.38% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35107 36355 35274
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,825 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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 -7 17 £45,000 +50.00% 4
West Midlands - 9 £48,250 -
Tamworth - 9 £48,250 -
Staffordshire - 9 £48,250 -
South East +2 3 £21,000 -47.50% 1
London +22 2 £44,500 +97.77% 1
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Leicester - 2 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £21,000 -30.00% 1
Hertfordshire -7 1 £24,000 +45.45%
East of England -11 1 £24,000 +45.45%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £24,000 -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (61.54%) Retail
2 28 (53.85%) EPoS
3 16 (30.77%) SLA
4 15 (28.85%) EFT
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
6 10 (19.23%) Project Management
7 9 (17.31%) ITIL
7 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
7 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
8 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) ATM
8 8 (15.38%) WAN
9 7 (13.46%) EMV
9 7 (13.46%) Sage
9 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (13.46%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (13.46%) VocaLink
9 7 (13.46%) TSYS
9 7 (13.46%) VeriFone
9 7 (13.46%) APACS
9 7 (13.46%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 7 (13.46%) WorldPay
9 7 (13.46%) Sage Pay
9 7 (13.46%) Elavon
9 7 (13.46%) Ingenico
10 6 (11.54%) NFC
10 6 (11.54%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (11.54%) EFTPOS
10 6 (11.54%) Smartcard

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) ATM
1 8 (15.38%) WAN
2 7 (13.46%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (11.54%) NFC
3 6 (11.54%) Bluetooth
4 5 (9.62%) RFID
4 5 (9.62%) WLAN
5 1 (1.92%) iBeacon
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) NUnit
1 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
1 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (61.54%) Retail
2 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (13.46%) Field Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Account Director
3 5 (9.62%) EPoS Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
3 5 (9.62%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) EPoS
2 15 (28.85%) EFT
3 7 (13.46%) EMV
3 7 (13.46%) APACS
3 7 (13.46%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (11.54%) EFTPOS
4 6 (11.54%) Smartcard
5 3 (5.77%) PMI
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
3 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (11.54%) Mobile Commerce
5 4 (7.69%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.92%) Automation Testing
7 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PMP
1 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) SLA
2 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.62%) ISO 8583
4 2 (3.85%) QA
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Sage
1 7 (13.46%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 7 (13.46%) VocaLink
1 7 (13.46%) TSYS
1 7 (13.46%) VeriFone
1 7 (13.46%) WorldPay
1 7 (13.46%) Elavon
1 7 (13.46%) Ingenico
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Dell
2 1 (1.92%) Splunk
2 1 (1.92%) Sophos
2 1 (1.92%) Toshiba
2 1 (1.92%) VMware
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