The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
UK
Rank 816 841 896
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +55
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 29 86 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.086% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 53 47
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -

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
34067 42666 41748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.61% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27749 34235 33844
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 24 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South East +42 10 £56,250 +7.14% 2
London +57 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £24,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £24,500 -
South West +19 5 £46,250 -
Poole - 5 £46,250 -
Dorset - 5 £46,250 -
Berkshire +35 2 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Reading - 2 £60,000 - 1
Croydon - 2 £45,500 -
City of London +22 1 £41,000 +2.50%
East of England +16 1 £21,000 -65.00%
Norfolk - 1 £21,000 -
Norwich - 1 £21,000 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Smartcard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
2 22 (28.21%) EMV
3 18 (23.08%) Degree
4 17 (21.79%) C++
5 16 (20.51%) Linux
6 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 14 (17.95%) C
7 14 (17.95%) Chip and PIN
7 14 (17.95%) QA
8 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 13 (16.67%) Embedded C
8 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
9 11 (14.10%) PKI
9 11 (14.10%) Presales
9 11 (14.10%) C#
10 10 (12.82%) Windows
10 10 (12.82%) Cryptography
10 10 (12.82%) TDD
11 8 (10.26%) .NET
11 8 (10.26%) Contactless
11 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
12 7 (8.97%) UML
12 7 (8.97%) OO
13 6 (7.69%) Web Services
13 6 (7.69%) Internet
13 6 (7.69%) SAML
13 6 (7.69%) SQL
13 6 (7.69%) EMC
13 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (5.13%) 4G
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) LDAP
2 4 (5.13%) NFC
2 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.85%) ATM
3 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) GSM
4 2 (2.56%) UMTS
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) BGP
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) MPLS
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Software Test Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Systems Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) SAML
2 6 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) EMV
2 14 (17.95%) Chip and PIN
3 11 (14.10%) PKI
4 10 (12.82%) Cryptography
5 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.26%) Contactless
6 5 (6.41%) Biometrics
6 5 (6.41%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.41%) EPoS
7 4 (5.13%) APACS
7 4 (5.13%) EFTPOS
7 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.85%) EFT
8 3 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.56%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Linux
2 10 (12.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) AIX
4 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
2 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
3 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
4 11 (14.10%) Presales
5 10 (12.82%) TDD
6 7 (8.97%) OO
6 7 (8.97%) UML
7 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.69%) Fraud Detection
7 6 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 6 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
7 6 (7.69%) Use Case
8 5 (6.41%) ITIL
9 4 (5.13%) System Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Information Security
10 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Product Management
10 3 (3.85%) Product Marketing
10 3 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) C++
2 14 (17.95%) C
3 13 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 13 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 11 (14.10%) C#
5 6 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) ISEB
2 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.28%) CCNA
3 1 (1.28%) CCNP
3 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.28%) CISSP
3 1 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.28%) MCSA
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.13%) ISO 8583
4 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) DameWare
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) EMC
2 4 (5.13%) Hypercom
2 4 (5.13%) Ingenico
2 4 (5.13%) VeriFone
3 3 (3.85%) Cubic Transportation
3 3 (3.85%) Elavon
3 3 (3.85%) FIS
3 3 (3.85%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.85%) Sage
3 3 (3.85%) Thales
3 3 (3.85%) TSYS
3 3 (3.85%) VocaLink
3 3 (3.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 3 (3.85%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.28%) Lotus
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Renesas
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