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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 826 839 730
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -109
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 70 101 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55 87 121
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

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
42472 47553 42823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.48% 39.81% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33465 37674 34741
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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%

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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 29 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 4 May 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
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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 0 69 £40,000 -20.00% 14
South East +29 31 £40,000 -21.95% 7
Surrey +35 20 £40,000 -17.94% 6
Guildford +21 19 £40,000 -17.94%
London +44 13 £48,750 -32.75% 3
East Midlands -70 11 £28,500 -36.66% 1
East of England +32 10 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Northampton +5 7 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Northamptonshire +2 7 £28,500 +2.70% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire +1 5 £37,500 -34.78%
Leicestershire -39 4 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London - 4 £27,250 -
Luton - 4 - -
Cambridge - 3 £47,500 -
Durham - 3 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £47,500 -
North East - 3 £42,500 -
Leicester +4 2 £50,000 -
Wembley 0 2 £72,500 -
West Midlands -38 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire -39 2 £40,000 -20.00%
South West - 2 £37,500 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 -
Bodmin - 1 £20,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 46 (38.98%) Degree
2 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 45 (38.14%) Finance
3 36 (30.51%) Java
4 31 (26.27%) Computer Science
4 31 (26.27%) Cyber Security
5 29 (24.58%) Android
5 29 (24.58%) Apple iOS
5 29 (24.58%) .NET
6 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
6 27 (22.88%) PKI
7 25 (21.19%) C++
8 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
8 24 (20.34%) LDAP
8 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
9 23 (19.49%) Mathematics
10 22 (18.64%) NFC
10 22 (18.64%) XML
10 22 (18.64%) C#
10 22 (18.64%) EMV
11 21 (17.80%) SQL
11 21 (17.80%) Identity Management
11 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (15.25%) Electronics
13 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
13 17 (14.41%) HTML
13 17 (14.41%) Web Development
14 16 (13.56%) Oracle
15 15 (12.71%) Cryptography
16 14 (11.86%) Retail

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (2.54%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.93%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.39%) MS Project
4 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.69%) MS Office
6 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.34%) LDAP
2 22 (18.64%) NFC
3 12 (10.17%) Bluetooth
4 7 (5.93%) RFID
4 7 (5.93%) Internet
5 6 (5.08%) ATM
5 6 (5.08%) Wireless
6 5 (4.24%) X.509
7 4 (3.39%) SSL
7 4 (3.39%) Firewall
8 3 (2.54%) DMZ
8 3 (2.54%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.85%) VPN
9 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Maven
1 4 (3.39%) Subversion
1 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 45 (38.14%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Electronics
3 14 (11.86%) Retail
4 13 (11.02%) Banking
4 13 (11.02%) Marketing
5 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.08%) Back Office
7 4 (3.39%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (38.14%) Developer
2 21 (17.80%) C++ Developer
3 17 (14.41%) Consultant
4 15 (12.71%) Analyst
5 13 (11.02%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Security Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.63%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Security Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (5.08%) EMV Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Junior
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.58%) .NET
2 22 (18.64%) XML
3 17 (14.41%) HTML
4 12 (10.17%) XSLT
4 12 (10.17%) DHTML
5 7 (5.93%) Middleware
6 6 (5.08%) Spring
6 6 (5.08%) WPF
6 6 (5.08%) MFC
6 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.24%) Web Services
7 5 (4.24%) JSON
8 4 (3.39%) OSGi
9 2 (1.69%) Java EE
9 2 (1.69%) Swing
9 2 (1.69%) WinForms
10 1 (0.85%) CSS
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.27%) Computer Science
2 27 (22.88%) PKI
3 23 (19.49%) Mathematics
4 22 (18.64%) EMV
5 15 (12.71%) Cryptography
6 14 (11.86%) Management Information System
7 12 (10.17%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (9.32%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (7.63%) Blackberry
10 8 (6.78%) Mobile App
10 8 (6.78%) Biometrics
11 7 (5.93%) DTV
11 7 (5.93%) EFT
11 7 (5.93%) Social Media
12 6 (5.08%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (5.08%) EPoS
12 6 (5.08%) EFTPOS
12 6 (5.08%) Chip and PIN
12 6 (5.08%) APACS
13 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.14%) Windows
2 29 (24.58%) Android
2 29 (24.58%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.63%) BlackBerry OS
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Vista
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.08%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.39%) Linux
7 3 (2.54%) UNIX
7 3 (2.54%) Solaris
7 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.27%) Cyber Security
2 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.80%) Identity Management
3 21 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.41%) Web Development
5 14 (11.86%) Project Management
6 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.17%) Computer Security
8 10 (8.47%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.78%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.78%) CRM
10 8 (6.78%) Mobile Commerce
11 7 (5.93%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.08%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.08%) Android Development
12 6 (5.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.51%) Java
2 25 (21.19%) C++
3 22 (18.64%) C#
4 21 (17.80%) SQL
5 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.78%) C
7 4 (3.39%) XAML
8 2 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (38.98%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) APMP
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) ISO 9001
1 8 (6.78%) TickIT
2 5 (4.24%) ISO 8583
2 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.56%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) Hyperion
4 6 (5.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 6 (5.08%) VocaLink
4 6 (5.08%) TSYS
4 6 (5.08%) VeriFone
4 6 (5.08%) WorldPay
4 6 (5.08%) Elavon
4 6 (5.08%) Ingenico
4 6 (5.08%) Sage
5 3 (2.54%) Sun
5 3 (2.54%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.54%) Gemalto
6 1 (0.85%) EMC
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Mark Loucas Payments
Salary: Good, neg on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14564 - £15311 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago