The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 822 728 773
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +45
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 97 146 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 88 109 103
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -5.29%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39570 36063 40497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.68% 32.43% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31309 29222 34251
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 26 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 95 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +7 74 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Leicestershire +7 71 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Warwickshire +20 33 £50,000 +42.85%
West Midlands +8 33 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Lutterworth - 18 £45,000 - 1
Leicester +3 17 £50,000 -
South East -62 14 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Hertfordshire +13 6 £28,750 -
Hampshire -27 6 £57,500 +44.65%
East of England -27 6 £28,750 -4.16%
Watford - 6 £28,750 -
Surrey -3 5 £48,750 +8.33%
Guildford -6 5 £48,750 +8.33%
Hook +13 3 £57,500 -
Basingstoke +5 3 £32,500 -
Derby -16 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Derbyshire -20 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Scotland -22 2 £55,000 +41.93%
Northamptonshire -11 1 £27,500 -22.53% 3
Glasgow -16 1 - -
Northampton -16 1 £27,500 -22.53% 3
London -62 1 £72,500 -6.45% 1
Erskine - 1 £55,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 170 (68.00%) Finance
2 135 (54.00%) Cyber Security
3 96 (38.40%) Windows
4 84 (33.60%) Degree
5 82 (32.80%) C++
6 77 (30.80%) Computer Science
7 70 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 70 (28.00%) .NET
8 68 (27.20%) PKI
9 63 (25.20%) XML
10 61 (24.40%) SQL
11 60 (24.00%) Identity Management
12 59 (23.60%) Mathematics
13 57 (22.80%) Web Development
13 57 (22.80%) C#
14 55 (22.00%) Java
15 52 (20.80%) Biometrics
16 51 (20.40%) SQL Server
17 46 (18.40%) Blackberry
17 46 (18.40%) Android
17 46 (18.40%) Apple iOS
18 41 (16.40%) Oracle
19 40 (16.00%) LDAP
20 35 (14.00%) BlackBerry OS
21 34 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
22 31 (12.40%) Product Management
22 31 (12.40%) Mobile App
23 30 (12.00%) ISO 9001
24 29 (11.60%) Retail
25 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (7.20%) IIS
2 10 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.00%) LDAP
2 18 (7.20%) 4G
3 11 (4.40%) NFC
4 10 (4.00%) Firewall
5 6 (2.40%) SSL
6 4 (1.60%) ATM
7 3 (1.20%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.20%) S/MIME
7 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.80%) DNS
8 2 (0.80%) Wireless
8 2 (0.80%) X.509
9 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.40%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.40%) LTE
9 1 (0.40%) Internet
9 1 (0.40%) 802.11
9 1 (0.40%) CDMA2000
9 1 (0.40%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.40%) Informix
3 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.80%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) JUnit
3 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 170 (68.00%) Finance
2 29 (11.60%) Retail
3 14 (5.60%) Banking
4 11 (4.40%) Publishing
5 6 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.00%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (31.60%) Developer
2 37 (14.80%) Software Developer
3 35 (14.00%) C++ Developer
3 35 (14.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 28 (11.20%) Analyst
5 27 (10.80%) Development Manager
6 24 (9.60%) Web Developer
7 22 (8.80%) Test Engineer
8 21 (8.40%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.20%) Tester
10 11 (4.40%) Consultant
10 11 (4.40%) Applications Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
12 9 (3.60%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.60%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.80%) Senior Tester
14 6 (2.40%) Technical Consultant
15 5 (2.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (28.00%) .NET
2 63 (25.20%) XML
3 24 (9.60%) XSLT
3 24 (9.60%) HTML
4 23 (9.20%) DHTML
5 16 (6.40%) Web Services
6 15 (6.00%) WPF
7 8 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.80%) Middleware
9 5 (2.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (1.20%) ODBC
11 3 (1.20%) ADO.NET
11 3 (1.20%) WinForms
11 3 (1.20%) WCF
11 3 (1.20%) WF
12 1 (0.40%) LINQ
12 1 (0.40%) jQuery
12 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (30.80%) Computer Science
2 68 (27.20%) PKI
3 59 (23.60%) Mathematics
4 52 (20.80%) Biometrics
5 46 (18.40%) Blackberry
6 31 (12.40%) Mobile App
7 26 (10.40%) EFTPOS
8 22 (8.80%) EMV
9 16 (6.40%) EPoS
9 16 (6.40%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (4.40%) EFT
11 10 (4.00%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.60%) Chip and PIN
12 4 (1.60%) Physics
12 4 (1.60%) APACS
13 3 (1.20%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.80%) Handset
15 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 96 (38.40%) Windows
2 46 (18.40%) Android
2 46 (18.40%) Apple iOS
3 35 (14.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (11.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (9.60%) Windows Vista
5 24 (9.60%) Windows XP
6 11 (4.40%) Windows Phone 8
6 11 (4.40%) Windows Phone
7 9 (3.60%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.60%) Linux
8 1 (0.40%) UNIX
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (54.00%) Cyber Security
2 70 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 60 (24.00%) Identity Management
4 57 (22.80%) Web Development
5 34 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (12.40%) Product Management
7 26 (10.40%) Test Scripting
8 25 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 24 (9.60%) Project Management
10 23 (9.20%) Information Security
10 23 (9.20%) QMS
11 20 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
12 19 (7.60%) PRINCE2
13 17 (6.80%) Automated Testing
14 16 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (5.20%) Service Delivery
16 11 (4.40%) Android Development
17 10 (4.00%) ITIL
17 10 (4.00%) Validation
18 9 (3.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 82 (32.80%) C++
2 61 (24.40%) SQL
3 57 (22.80%) C#
4 55 (22.00%) Java
5 26 (10.40%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.80%) XAML
7 11 (4.40%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.60%) C
9 7 (2.80%) Embedded C
9 7 (2.80%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (33.60%) Degree
2 23 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.80%) PhD
6 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 28 (11.20%) TickIT
3 23 (9.20%) ISO 8583
4 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.40%) ClearTrust
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) XenServer
2 1 (0.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.40%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 41 (16.40%) Oracle
2 22 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.00%) VeriFone
4 11 (4.40%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 4 (1.60%) Sage
5 4 (1.60%) Gemalto
5 4 (1.60%) TSYS
6 3 (1.20%) VocaLink
6 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.80%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.80%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.40%) Perforce
8 1 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: 5% Pension, Family health care, Employee share scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verizon
Salary: Competitive basic + bonus and excellent company benefits
Posted: 27 days ago