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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 835 795 748
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -47
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 57 101 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 105
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +23.45%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 March 2015 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 28 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 March 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 -31 56 £42,500 -15.00% 13
South East +10 24 £41,000 -13.68% 4
Surrey +22 18 £41,000 -8.88%
Guildford +18 15 £41,000 -8.88%
East Midlands -35 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leicestershire -27 12 £45,000 -10.00%
London +40 10 £46,250 -30.18% 3
Warwickshire -32 8 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands -52 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England +7 5 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Leicester +3 4 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire +4 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Northampton +4 3 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Northamptonshire 0 3 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Hampshire 0 3 £34,750 -39.56% 2
Wembley - 3 £47,500 -
City of London - 3 £27,000 - 2
South West - 3 £55,000 -
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
North West +9 1 £54,000 +111.76%
Reading -1 1 - -
Luton - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £54,000 -
Bolton - 1 £54,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,500 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 59 (50.86%) Finance
2 51 (43.97%) Windows
3 44 (37.93%) Computer Science
4 43 (37.07%) Degree
4 43 (37.07%) Cyber Security
5 40 (34.48%) .NET
6 33 (28.45%) SQL Server
6 33 (28.45%) Software Engineering
6 33 (28.45%) PKI
7 32 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 32 (27.59%) XML
8 31 (26.72%) Android
8 31 (26.72%) Apple iOS
9 29 (25.00%) C#
9 29 (25.00%) Java
9 29 (25.00%) SQL
10 26 (22.41%) C++
10 26 (22.41%) LDAP
10 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (20.69%) NFC
11 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 24 (20.69%) Identity Management
12 23 (19.83%) Web Development
13 22 (18.97%) HTML
13 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
14 21 (18.10%) EMV
15 19 (16.38%) Oracle
15 19 (16.38%) Electronics
16 18 (15.52%) XSLT
16 18 (15.52%) DHTML

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.59%) Apache
2 2 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
1 10 (8.62%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.59%) MS Project
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.41%) LDAP
2 24 (20.69%) NFC
3 10 (8.62%) Bluetooth
3 10 (8.62%) Internet
4 9 (7.76%) Wireless
5 7 (6.03%) X.509
5 7 (6.03%) RFID
6 4 (3.45%) SSL
6 4 (3.45%) ATM
7 3 (2.59%) VPN
7 3 (2.59%) DMZ
7 3 (2.59%) Firewall
7 3 (2.59%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.72%) VLAN
8 2 (1.72%) DNS
8 2 (1.72%) HTTP
9 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Subversion
1 2 (1.72%) Maven
1 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.86%) TestDirector
General
1 59 (50.86%) Finance
2 19 (16.38%) Electronics
3 15 (12.93%) Retail
4 14 (12.07%) Banking
5 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (6.90%) Marketing
7 6 (5.17%) Back Office
8 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (40.52%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) C++ Developer
3 17 (14.66%) Consultant
4 14 (12.07%) Software Developer
4 14 (12.07%) Test Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (9.48%) Web Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (7.76%) C# Developer
8 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.76%) EMV Consultant
9 7 (6.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Junior
11 5 (4.31%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.31%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.48%) .NET
2 32 (27.59%) XML
3 22 (18.97%) HTML
4 18 (15.52%) DHTML
4 18 (15.52%) XSLT
5 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.03%) WPF
7 6 (5.17%) MFC
8 5 (4.31%) Middleware
9 4 (3.45%) Web Services
9 4 (3.45%) JSON
10 2 (1.72%) CSS
10 2 (1.72%) Spring
10 2 (1.72%) Ajax
10 2 (1.72%) jQuery
10 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.72%) OSGi
10 2 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 33 (28.45%) PKI
3 32 (27.59%) Mathematics
4 21 (18.10%) EMV
5 15 (12.93%) Cryptography
6 14 (12.07%) Mobile Payment
7 12 (10.34%) Blackberry
8 11 (9.48%) Biometrics
8 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
8 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
9 10 (8.62%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (8.62%) DTV
10 9 (7.76%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (4.31%) EFT
12 4 (3.45%) EFTPOS
12 4 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
12 4 (3.45%) EPoS
12 4 (3.45%) APACS
13 3 (2.59%) Java Card
13 3 (2.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.97%) Windows
2 31 (26.72%) Android
2 31 (26.72%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.34%) BlackBerry OS
4 11 (9.48%) Windows XP
4 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.48%) Windows Vista
4 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.17%) Linux
5 6 (5.17%) Windows Phone
6 5 (4.31%) UNIX
7 4 (3.45%) Solaris
8 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.07%) Cyber Security
2 33 (28.45%) Software Engineering
3 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.69%) Identity Management
5 23 (19.83%) Web Development
6 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
9 10 (8.62%) Computer Security
10 9 (7.76%) Integration Testing
10 9 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (7.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (7.76%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (7.76%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (7.76%) Project Management
11 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.17%) Mobile Commerce
12 6 (5.17%) Android Development
12 6 (5.17%) iOS Development
13 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) C#
1 29 (25.00%) Java
1 29 (25.00%) SQL
2 26 (22.41%) C++
3 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.03%) XAML
5 5 (4.31%) C
6 3 (2.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (37.07%) Degree
2 10 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB
6 1 (0.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) ISO 9001
1 11 (9.48%) TickIT
2 8 (6.90%) ISO 8583
3 3 (2.59%) QA
4 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.38%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) Hyperion
4 4 (3.45%) Sun
4 4 (3.45%) Sage
4 4 (3.45%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 4 (3.45%) VocaLink
4 4 (3.45%) TSYS
4 4 (3.45%) VeriFone
5 3 (2.59%) Gemalto
5 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.72%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.86%) VMware
7 1 (0.86%) EMC
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