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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chip and PIN
Rank 935 899 874
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -25
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 16 42 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.040% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.100% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 34 48
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,450 £17,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,700 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £28,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.77% -28.75%

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
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Chip and PIN Salary Histogram in the UK

Chip and PIN
Top 22 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 5 February 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 -17 16 £26,000 -42.22% 5
South East -12 7 £26,000 +14.28% 1
London -13 5 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Surrey +5 4 £26,000 +25.30%
North West - 2 £37,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +55 1 - -
High Wycombe +2 1 £26,000 -75.23%
Guildford +2 1 £26,000 +25.30%
East of England +2 1 £85,000 +243.43% 1
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Essex -3 1 £85,000 +304.76%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £26,000 -75.23%
Leatherhead - 1 £26,000 -
Woking - 1 £26,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £25,000 -
Warrington - 1 £25,000 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -

Chip and PIN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 9 (31.03%) EPoS
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) MS Office
5 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.69%) VoIP
5 6 (20.69%) EFT
5 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Presales
5 6 (20.69%) Contactless
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) ERP
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
7 4 (13.79%) EMV
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.79%) iPhone
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.90%) Infor M3
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VoIP
1 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) 3G
3 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) ATM
4 1 (3.45%) GPRS
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.45%) TestLink
General
1 20 (68.97%) Retail
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) IT Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) IT Support
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Sales Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) jQuery
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) EPoS
2 6 (20.69%) Contactless
2 6 (20.69%) EFT
3 4 (13.79%) EMV
3 4 (13.79%) iPhone
4 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.90%) PMI
5 2 (6.90%) User Experience
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Presales
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (10.34%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Product Management
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) PMBOK
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
3 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) SEPA
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Infor
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Capita
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Sophos
4 1 (3.45%) Splunk
4 1 (3.45%) Toshiba
4 1 (3.45%) WorldPay
London
Capita plc
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedfordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £23k - 25k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago