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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 812 773 720
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -53
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 81 138 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68 120 111
Average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +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
42805 43480 43008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.29% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34401 34933 35896
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 2014 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 21 November 2014. 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 -72 81 £45,000 -7.69% 6
Leicestershire -13 40 £42,500 -15.00%
East Midlands -31 40 £42,500 -15.00%
Warwickshire -27 20 £40,000 -
West Midlands -31 20 £40,000 -3.03% 2
South East -20 15 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Leicester +17 10 £50,000 -
Lutterworth -2 10 £45,000 +28.57%
South West - 10 £45,000 -
Hampshire -10 8 £54,000 +80.00% 1
London -26 6 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Poole - 5 £45,000 -
Dorset - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey +8 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Guildford -14 4 £52,500 +10.52%
Bristol - 4 - -
Berkshire +16 3 - - 1
Basingstoke +1 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England -23 3 £52,500 -12.50%
Bracknell - 3 - -
City of London +24 2 £40,000 +3.22%
Cambridge -4 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Manchester -17 1 £32,000 -39.04%
North West -23 1 £32,000 -39.04%
Farnborough - 1 £54,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £45,000 -
Bolton - 1 £32,000 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 117 (56.80%) Finance
2 97 (47.09%) Windows
3 93 (45.15%) Cyber Security
4 79 (38.35%) PKI
5 72 (34.95%) Computer Science
6 71 (34.47%) .NET
7 66 (32.04%) Software Engineering
8 65 (31.55%) XML
9 64 (31.07%) Mathematics
10 58 (28.16%) SQL
11 55 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (24.27%) LDAP
13 49 (23.79%) JavaScript
13 49 (23.79%) Degree
14 48 (23.30%) C#
15 47 (22.82%) HTML
16 46 (22.33%) SQL Server
17 44 (21.36%) Microsoft
18 42 (20.39%) DHTML
18 42 (20.39%) XSLT
18 42 (20.39%) Web Development
19 40 (19.42%) Security Cleared
20 38 (18.45%) SC Cleared
21 36 (17.48%) X.509
22 34 (16.50%) C++
23 31 (15.05%) Management Information System
24 29 (14.08%) Identity Management
24 29 (14.08%) Java
24 29 (14.08%) Oracle
25 28 (13.59%) Android

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (1.94%) IIS
1 4 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.85%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (3.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.27%) LDAP
2 36 (17.48%) X.509
3 14 (6.80%) NFC
4 9 (4.37%) VPN
5 6 (2.91%) SSL
6 5 (2.43%) DNS
6 5 (2.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.94%) Internet
7 4 (1.94%) Network Security
7 4 (1.94%) Wireless
8 3 (1.46%) IPsec
8 3 (1.46%) SMTP
9 2 (0.97%) HTTP
9 2 (0.97%) VLAN
10 1 (0.49%) RFID
10 1 (0.49%) Firewall
10 1 (0.49%) ATM
10 1 (0.49%) LAN
10 1 (0.49%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
General
1 117 (56.80%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Electronics
2 14 (6.80%) Retail
3 12 (5.83%) Banking
4 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.94%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.49%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (33.01%) Developer
2 31 (15.05%) Consultant
3 25 (12.14%) Test Engineer
4 24 (11.65%) C# Developer
5 21 (10.19%) C++ Developer
5 21 (10.19%) C++ Software Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Senior C# Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Web Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Software Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 13 (6.31%) Security Consultant
7 12 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (5.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 11 (5.34%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.37%) Analyst
9 9 (4.37%) Development Manager
10 7 (3.40%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.40%) EMV Consultant
11 6 (2.91%) Payments Business Analyst
11 6 (2.91%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.47%) .NET
2 65 (31.55%) XML
3 47 (22.82%) HTML
4 42 (20.39%) DHTML
4 42 (20.39%) XSLT
5 21 (10.19%) WPF
6 5 (2.43%) jQuery
6 5 (2.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.43%) CSS
6 5 (2.43%) Web Services
7 4 (1.94%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.46%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (0.97%) Android SDK
9 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.97%) HTML5
9 2 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 79 (38.35%) PKI
2 72 (34.95%) Computer Science
3 64 (31.07%) Mathematics
4 31 (15.05%) Management Information System
5 25 (12.14%) Blackberry
6 22 (10.68%) Mobile App
7 21 (10.19%) Biometrics
7 21 (10.19%) Cryptography
8 18 (8.74%) EMV
9 12 (5.83%) CESG
9 12 (5.83%) CESG CLAS
10 11 (5.34%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (2.43%) PACS
13 4 (1.94%) EFT
13 4 (1.94%) EFTPOS
13 4 (1.94%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.94%) DTV
13 4 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (47.09%) Windows
2 28 (13.59%) Android
3 25 (12.14%) Apple iOS
4 21 (10.19%) BlackBerry OS
4 21 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.19%) Windows XP
4 21 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (10.19%) Windows Vista
5 15 (7.28%) Linux
6 11 (5.34%) UNIX
7 5 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.49%) SELinux
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (45.15%) Cyber Security
2 66 (32.04%) Software Engineering
3 55 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (20.39%) Web Development
5 29 (14.08%) Identity Management
6 21 (10.19%) Automated Testing
7 20 (9.71%) Project Management
8 17 (8.25%) Risk Management
9 16 (7.77%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (7.28%) Line Management
10 15 (7.28%) ITIL
10 15 (7.28%) UML
11 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.34%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.34%) Logistics
12 9 (4.37%) Supply Chain Management
12 9 (4.37%) E-Procurement
12 9 (4.37%) PRINCE
12 9 (4.37%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.16%) SQL
2 49 (23.79%) JavaScript
3 48 (23.30%) C#
4 34 (16.50%) C++
5 29 (14.08%) Java
6 21 (10.19%) XAML
7 7 (3.40%) C
8 5 (2.43%) Perl
8 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.43%) VBA
9 3 (1.46%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 49 (23.79%) Degree
2 40 (19.42%) Security Cleared
3 38 (18.45%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.31%) CISSP
6 10 (4.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.97%) ISEB
7 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) CISA
8 1 (0.49%) CISM
8 1 (0.49%) CITP
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.68%) ISO 9001
2 21 (10.19%) TickIT
3 11 (5.34%) ISO 8583
4 9 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (2.43%) DICOM
6 3 (1.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.88%) Firmware
2 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.94%) SCCM
2 4 (1.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.08%) Oracle
3 7 (3.40%) Fujitsu
4 5 (2.43%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.43%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (1.94%) Citrix
5 4 (1.94%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.97%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.97%) Sun
6 2 (0.97%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (0.97%) VeriFone
6 2 (0.97%) Sencha
7 1 (0.49%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee
7 1 (0.49%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.49%) Renesas
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