The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Card
Rank 851 890 795
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -95
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 84 47 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.11% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 112
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
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% -

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Smartcard
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Trend in the UK

Smartcard
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smartcard over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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 +51 78 £47,500 +5.55% 10
East Midlands +10 29 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Lutterworth +5 24 £42,500 -5.55%
Leicestershire +4 24 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South East +20 18 £62,500 +19.04% 1
East of England +9 12 £60,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £60,000 -14.28%
Surrey +11 7 £35,000 -33.33%
Gloucestershire +11 7 - - 1
London +9 7 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Cambridge +5 7 £60,000 -14.28%
South West -6 7 - - 2
Cheltenham - 6 - - 1
Berkshire -5 5 £62,500 +13.63%
Haverhill - 5 - -
Woking - 5 - -
Suffolk - 5 - -
Wembley +9 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Newbury - 3 £62,500 -
Hampshire +18 2 - -
Middlesex +16 2 £52,500 - 1
City of London +52 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North West +27 1 £41,500 -23.14% 1
Guildford +2 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Dursley - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 51 (37.23%) Windows
2 43 (31.39%) Degree
3 41 (29.93%) .NET
4 40 (29.20%) C#
5 35 (25.55%) Computer Science
6 34 (24.82%) Java
6 34 (24.82%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (22.63%) Project Management
7 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
7 31 (22.63%) PKI
7 31 (22.63%) Android
7 31 (22.63%) Apple iOS
8 30 (21.90%) Biometrics
8 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
10 27 (19.71%) C++
10 27 (19.71%) Software Engineering
11 23 (16.79%) Finance
12 22 (16.06%) LDAP
13 21 (15.33%) Firewall
14 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
14 20 (14.60%) Cryptography
15 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (13.87%) Windows 7
15 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (13.14%) Web Services
17 17 (12.41%) EJB
17 17 (12.41%) Marketing
18 16 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 7816
18 16 (11.68%) Oracle

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.46%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.73%) MS Office
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.06%) LDAP
2 21 (15.33%) Firewall
3 13 (9.49%) NFC
4 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.38%) GSM
6 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 5 (3.65%) Wireless
6 5 (3.65%) X.500
6 5 (3.65%) X.509
7 1 (0.73%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.73%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.73%) ATM
7 1 (0.73%) BGP
7 1 (0.73%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.73%) IPsec
7 1 (0.73%) MPLS
7 1 (0.73%) OSPF
7 1 (0.73%) PPTP
7 1 (0.73%) RFID
7 1 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.19%) Maven
3 2 (1.46%) Gradle
3 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.46%) Subversion
4 1 (0.73%) Ant
4 1 (0.73%) Appium
4 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.73%) Geb
4 1 (0.73%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.73%) Selenium
4 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.73%) Spock
4 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Marketing
3 11 (8.03%) Banking
4 9 (6.57%) Retail
4 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.65%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (24.09%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Consultant
3 24 (17.52%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Project Manager
4 16 (11.68%) Software Developer
5 15 (10.95%) Architect
5 15 (10.95%) Research Consultant
5 15 (10.95%) Software Architect
6 12 (8.76%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 12 (8.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Active Directory Support
6 12 (8.76%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.76%) C# Software Developer
6 12 (8.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) C++ Developer
6 12 (8.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.93%) .NET
2 18 (13.14%) Web Services
3 17 (12.41%) EJB
4 16 (11.68%) XML
5 15 (10.95%) Servlets
6 13 (9.49%) WinForms
6 13 (9.49%) WPF
7 9 (6.57%) Middleware
8 3 (2.19%) HTML
9 2 (1.46%) ATL
9 2 (1.46%) J2EE
9 2 (1.46%) JSON
9 2 (1.46%) JSP
9 2 (1.46%) Spring
9 2 (1.46%) Struts
10 1 (0.73%) OSGi
10 1 (0.73%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.73%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.55%) Computer Science
2 31 (22.63%) PKI
3 30 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (21.90%) Biometrics
4 20 (14.60%) Cryptography
5 12 (8.76%) Blackberry
5 12 (8.76%) Mathematics
6 11 (8.03%) Contactless
7 10 (7.30%) EMV
8 9 (6.57%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
9 7 (5.11%) Mobile App
10 5 (3.65%) Cryptocurrency
10 5 (3.65%) DTV
10 5 (3.65%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (2.92%) EPoS
12 2 (1.46%) Clustering
12 2 (1.46%) EFT
12 2 (1.46%) EFTPOS
13 1 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.23%) Windows
2 31 (22.63%) Android
2 31 (22.63%) Apple iOS
3 19 (13.87%) Windows 7
4 13 (9.49%) Windows Mobile
5 12 (8.76%) BlackBerry OS
6 5 (3.65%) Unix
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.82%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (22.63%) Project Management
3 27 (19.71%) Software Engineering
4 15 (10.95%) Product Marketing
4 15 (10.95%) Software Architecture
5 14 (10.22%) OO
6 13 (9.49%) Identity Management
6 13 (9.49%) SDLC
7 12 (8.76%) Software Deployment
8 10 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.84%) Information Assurance
10 7 (5.11%) Case Management
10 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.11%) Process Improvement
11 6 (4.38%) CRM
11 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.38%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (4.38%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) C#
2 34 (24.82%) Java
3 27 (19.71%) C++
4 16 (11.68%) SQL
5 5 (3.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.73%) Groovy
6 1 (0.73%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (31.39%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.46%) OCMJD
3 2 (1.46%) OCPJP
3 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.46%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.73%) CCNA
4 1 (0.73%) CCNP
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISEB
4 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) ISO 8583
4 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.73%) COBIT
5 1 (0.73%) DICOM
5 1 (0.73%) HL7
5 1 (0.73%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (14.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Oracle
3 7 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.65%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.46%) Sun
5 2 (1.46%) VeriFone
5 2 (1.46%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix
6 1 (0.73%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.73%) DataCash
6 1 (0.73%) HP
6 1 (0.73%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.73%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) WorldPay
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