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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chip and PIN
Rank 884 753 864
Rank change year-on-year
-131 +111
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 23 121 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.11% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.064% 0.34% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 10 62 18
Average salary £33,250 £55,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.54% +51.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £16,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +57.14%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 23 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 2 September 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 -125 23 £33,250 -39.54% 5
South East -74 11 £30,000 -50.00%
East of England -29 6 £70,000 +324.24% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 5 - -
Cambridge -10 5 - -
Oxfordshire +5 4 £27,000 -1.81%
Hampshire -22 4 - -
Basingstoke -25 4 - -
Oxford +5 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Crawley 0 2 - -
Doncaster -7 2 - -
Manchester -9 2 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire -19 2 - -
West Sussex -19 2 - -
North West -26 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -52 2 - -
High Wycombe -23 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -28 1 £40,000 -33.33%
London -29 1 £28,000 -37.77% 1
Swindon - 1 £36,500 - 2
Essex - 1 £70,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £36,500 - 2
South West - 1 £36,500 - 2

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 57 (62.64%) Military
2 47 (51.65%) Degree
3 40 (43.96%) Electronics
3 40 (43.96%) Windows
4 34 (37.36%) Telecoms
5 29 (31.87%) Finance
6 28 (30.77%) MS Office
7 27 (29.67%) Aerospace
8 25 (27.47%) Retail
9 22 (24.18%) Project Management
9 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
9 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
9 22 (24.18%) Active Directory
10 21 (23.08%) Linux
11 20 (21.98%) MS Visio
12 17 (18.68%) VMware
12 17 (18.68%) Information Management
12 17 (18.68%) Communications Security
12 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (17.58%) SQL
13 16 (17.58%) Cisco
14 15 (16.48%) MS PowerPoint
15 14 (15.38%) Asset Management
15 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
15 14 (15.38%) SCCM
15 14 (15.38%) EFT
15 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
15 14 (15.38%) Migration
16 13 (14.29%) Thin Client

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (30.77%) MS Office
2 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
3 20 (21.98%) MS Visio
4 15 (16.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Firewall
1 7 (7.69%) MVNO
2 4 (4.40%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) ATM
4 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (9.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.69%) Selenium
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) FishEye
5 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 57 (62.64%) Military
2 40 (43.96%) Electronics
3 34 (37.36%) Telecoms
4 29 (31.87%) Finance
5 27 (29.67%) Aerospace
6 25 (27.47%) Retail
7 9 (9.89%) Avionics
8 6 (6.59%) Marketing
9 4 (4.40%) French Language
9 4 (4.40%) German Language
9 4 (4.40%) Italian Language
9 4 (4.40%) Spanish Language
9 4 (4.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Account Manager
4 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Functional Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Functional Test Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Applications Architect
6 6 (6.59%) IT Support
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 4 (4.40%) Bid Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.30%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) JSF
2 5 (5.49%) Middleware
3 2 (2.20%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) EFT
1 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 13 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 12 (13.19%) EPoS
4 11 (12.09%) EFTPOS
5 10 (10.99%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (9.89%) Device Driver
7 7 (7.69%) Blackberry
8 4 (4.40%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.40%) EMV
9 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (1.10%) APACS
10 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.96%) Windows
2 21 (23.08%) Linux
3 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.89%) VxWorks
6 7 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.20%) UNIX
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Project Management
2 17 (18.68%) Information Management
2 17 (18.68%) Communications Security
3 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 14 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 14 (15.38%) Migration
4 13 (14.29%) Data Management
4 13 (14.29%) ITIL
4 13 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
5 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.89%) Usability Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Integration Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Web Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
6 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.89%) Requirements Management
6 9 (9.89%) Functional Testing
7 8 (8.79%) Change Management
8 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) C++
3 9 (9.89%) C
4 5 (5.49%) Ada
5 4 (4.40%) Java
6 2 (2.20%) Perl
6 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.20%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (51.65%) Degree
2 13 (14.29%) HND
3 10 (10.99%) ISEB
4 9 (9.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) APMP
7 2 (2.20%) CISSP
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PMP
8 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.10%) MCTS
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.20%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) TickIT
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (24.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) VMware
3 16 (17.58%) Cisco
4 7 (7.69%) HP
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle
5 6 (6.59%) NetApp
6 4 (4.40%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.40%) Juniper
7 1 (1.10%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.10%) VocaLink
7 1 (1.10%) TSYS
7 1 (1.10%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.10%) Sage
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