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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 829 722 693
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -29
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 50 150 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 47 116 140
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
39680 40883 42451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.65% 39.41% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32053 31859 35380
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 24 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 27 January 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 -94 50 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Leicestershire -16 25 £45,000 +12.50%
East Midlands -22 25 £45,000 +12.50%
Warwickshire -19 14 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -25 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East -32 14 £48,750 +2.63% 1
Leicester +23 7 £50,000 -
London -12 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Hampshire -14 7 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Surrey -1 6 £48,750 +5.40%
Lutterworth -4 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Croydon - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +5 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Basingstoke -1 2 - -
South West -8 2 £46,750 +43.84% 5
Guildford -9 2 £56,250 +18.42%
Wembley - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire -6 1 £55,000 +4.76%
North West -14 1 £32,000 -17.94% 1
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £32,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £32,000 - 1

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 95 (65.97%) Finance
2 70 (48.61%) Cyber Security
3 67 (46.53%) Windows
4 62 (43.06%) .NET
5 61 (42.36%) Computer Science
6 55 (38.19%) Software Engineering
7 54 (37.50%) Mathematics
7 54 (37.50%) XML
8 51 (35.42%) SQL
9 47 (32.64%) SQL Server
10 45 (31.25%) PKI
11 42 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (29.17%) C#
12 38 (26.39%) HTML
12 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
12 38 (26.39%) Degree
13 37 (25.69%) Web Development
14 34 (23.61%) DHTML
14 34 (23.61%) XSLT
14 34 (23.61%) LDAP
15 27 (18.75%) Identity Management
16 26 (18.06%) Oracle
16 26 (18.06%) Android
17 24 (16.67%) Java
17 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
19 22 (15.28%) C++
20 19 (13.19%) SC Cleared
20 19 (13.19%) Security Cleared
21 18 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.64%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (5.56%) MS Office
4 3 (2.08%) MS Project
5 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) LDAP
2 16 (11.11%) X.509
3 15 (10.42%) NFC
4 6 (4.17%) Internet
5 5 (3.47%) VPN
5 5 (3.47%) DNS
5 5 (3.47%) SSL
5 5 (3.47%) Wireless
6 4 (2.78%) Network Security
7 3 (2.08%) IPsec
7 3 (2.08%) SMTP
8 2 (1.39%) HTTP
8 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.39%) LAN
8 2 (1.39%) VLAN
8 2 (1.39%) RFID
9 1 (0.69%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (32.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.69%) TestDirector
General
1 95 (65.97%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Electronics
3 13 (9.03%) Banking
3 13 (9.03%) Retail
4 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.69%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (39.58%) Developer
2 20 (13.89%) Test Engineer
3 19 (13.19%) Web Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 18 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 18 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 17 (11.81%) C# Developer
6 15 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.42%) Consultant
6 15 (10.42%) Senior C# Developer
7 14 (9.72%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.72%) Analyst
8 9 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) EMV Consultant
10 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.17%) Security Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
12 5 (3.47%) Senior Consultant
12 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
12 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (43.06%) .NET
2 54 (37.50%) XML
3 38 (26.39%) HTML
4 34 (23.61%) DHTML
4 34 (23.61%) XSLT
5 15 (10.42%) WPF
6 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.47%) Web Services
8 4 (2.78%) CSS
8 4 (2.78%) jQuery
9 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.39%) HTML5
9 2 (1.39%) CSS3
9 2 (1.39%) Sencha Touch
9 2 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.39%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (1.39%) Android SDK
9 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 61 (42.36%) Computer Science
2 54 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 45 (31.25%) PKI
4 18 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 17 (11.81%) Management Information System
5 17 (11.81%) EMV
5 17 (11.81%) Biometrics
5 17 (11.81%) Mobile App
6 14 (9.72%) Cryptography
7 11 (7.64%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (4.17%) DTV
9 5 (3.47%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.78%) CESG
10 4 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (2.08%) Device Driver
11 3 (2.08%) PACS
12 1 (0.69%) EPoS
12 1 (0.69%) EFT
12 1 (0.69%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 67 (46.53%) Windows
2 26 (18.06%) Android
3 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
4 18 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
5 17 (11.81%) Windows XP
5 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (11.81%) Windows Vista
5 17 (11.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.72%) Linux
7 12 (8.33%) UNIX
8 4 (2.78%) Solaris
9 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.61%) Cyber Security
2 55 (38.19%) Software Engineering
3 42 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (25.69%) Web Development
5 27 (18.75%) Identity Management
6 17 (11.81%) Automated Testing
7 15 (10.42%) Project Management
8 11 (7.64%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.25%) Data Management
9 9 (6.25%) Time Management
10 6 (4.17%) Use Case
10 6 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (4.17%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.17%) UML
10 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.47%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.47%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.47%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.42%) SQL
2 42 (29.17%) C#
3 38 (26.39%) JavaScript
4 24 (16.67%) Java
5 22 (15.28%) C++
6 15 (10.42%) XAML
7 5 (3.47%) VBA
8 4 (2.78%) C
9 3 (2.08%) Perl
9 3 (2.08%) VB
9 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (26.39%) Degree
2 19 (13.19%) SC Cleared
2 19 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.81%) ISO 9001
1 17 (11.81%) TickIT
2 10 (6.94%) ISO 8583
3 3 (2.08%) DICOM
4 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Firmware
2 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 26 (18.06%) Oracle
2 24 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.17%) Hyperion
3 6 (4.17%) Fujitsu
4 4 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (2.78%) Sun
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.39%) Sencha
6 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.69%) Renesas
7 1 (0.69%) Freescale
7 1 (0.69%) VeriFone
7 1 (0.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (0.69%) EMC
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