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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 844 953 961
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +8
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 21 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.035% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 16
Median salary £25,550 £26,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.58% -29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,550 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -7.14%

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
36231 45679 46191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.55% 42.56% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29550 36392 37289
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Chip and PIN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 15 £19,000 -28.30% 1
South East +72 9 £19,000 -30.27% 1
Hampshire - 7 £19,000 -
Basingstoke - 7 £19,000 -
Dunfermline - 6 £32,500 -
Fife - 6 £32,500 -
Scotland - 6 £32,500 -
East Midlands +16 3 £33,500 -
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £33,500 -
Mansfield - 3 £33,500 -
Dartford - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
London +67 1 - -
Cheshire +9 1 £23,600 -5.60%
North West -20 1 £23,600 -5.60%
East of England - 1 £23,600 -
Luton - 1 £23,600 -
Chester - 1 £23,600 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £23,600 -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Chip and PIN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Chip and PIN.

1 19 (42.22%) Retail
2 18 (40.00%) EPoS
3 15 (33.33%) Smartcard
4 13 (28.89%) EMV
5 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.00%) EFTPOS
6 9 (20.00%) MS Office
6 9 (20.00%) Degree
6 9 (20.00%) Driving Licence
6 9 (20.00%) DBS Check
7 8 (17.78%) C
7 8 (17.78%) EFT
8 7 (15.56%) CAD
8 7 (15.56%) SAP
8 7 (15.56%) Cisco
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (15.56%) RedPrairie
8 7 (15.56%) Polycom
8 7 (15.56%) QA
9 5 (11.11%) Finance
9 5 (11.11%) Marketing
9 5 (11.11%) Banking
9 5 (11.11%) Business Development
9 5 (11.11%) Product Management
9 5 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (11.11%) Presales
9 5 (11.11%) Brand Awareness
9 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
9 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
1 3 (6.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.67%) ATM
3 1 (2.22%) NFC
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
General
1 19 (42.22%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Brand Awareness
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) PC Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Development Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Business Development Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
5 5 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (8.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) EPoS
2 15 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 13 (28.89%) EMV
4 9 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 9 (20.00%) EFTPOS
5 8 (17.78%) EFT
6 5 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team
7 4 (8.89%) APACS
8 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.22%) Chip Card
9 1 (2.22%) Contactless
9 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) CAD
2 5 (11.11%) Business Development
2 5 (11.11%) Presales
2 5 (11.11%) Product Management
2 5 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
3 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (6.67%) OO
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.67%) SDLC
4 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C
2 4 (8.89%) C++
3 3 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 8583
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.56%) Polycom
1 7 (15.56%) RedPrairie
1 7 (15.56%) SAP
2 4 (8.89%) Hypercom
2 4 (8.89%) Ingenico
2 4 (8.89%) VeriFone
3 3 (6.67%) Cubic Transportation
3 3 (6.67%) Elavon
3 3 (6.67%) FIS
3 3 (6.67%) Sage
3 3 (6.67%) Thales
3 3 (6.67%) TSYS
3 3 (6.67%) VocaLink
3 3 (6.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 3 (6.67%) WorldPay
4 2 (4.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.22%) HP
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