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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Card
Rank 816 810 737
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -73
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 67 97 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 81 126
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.55% -

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 25 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 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 66 £37,500 -16.66% 15
South East +16 30 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Surrey +30 20 £32,500 -33.33% 6
Guildford +20 20 £32,500 -33.33%
London +56 14 £52,500 -12.50% 4
East of England +21 10 £40,000 +33.33%
Northampton +8 7 £28,500 +3.63% 2
Northamptonshire +4 7 £28,500 +2.70% 2
East Midlands -55 7 £28,500 -36.66% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £34,000 -
Hampshire +1 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Luton - 5 £34,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £47,500 -
Durham - 3 £42,500 -
North East - 3 £42,500 -
City of London - 3 £32,500 - 1
Wembley 0 2 £72,500 -3.33%
Kent - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Cornwall - 1 £20,000 -
Bodmin - 1 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
South West - 1 £20,000 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (40.17%) Degree
2 44 (37.61%) Windows
3 36 (30.77%) Finance
4 35 (29.91%) Java
5 31 (26.50%) Android
5 31 (26.50%) Apple iOS
6 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
7 27 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 26 (22.22%) .NET
9 24 (20.51%) PKI
10 23 (19.66%) Cyber Security
10 23 (19.66%) C++
10 23 (19.66%) EMV
11 22 (18.80%) LDAP
11 22 (18.80%) NFC
12 21 (17.95%) Software Engineering
12 21 (17.95%) C#
12 21 (17.95%) Identity Management
13 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
14 19 (16.24%) SQL
14 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
14 19 (16.24%) Electronics
15 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (14.53%) Cryptography
16 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
17 16 (13.68%) Project Management
17 16 (13.68%) XML
18 15 (12.82%) Retail
19 14 (11.97%) Banking
19 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.84%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.80%) LDAP
1 22 (18.80%) NFC
2 12 (10.26%) Bluetooth
3 8 (6.84%) Internet
4 7 (5.98%) RFID
4 7 (5.98%) Wireless
5 6 (5.13%) ATM
6 5 (4.27%) Firewall
7 4 (3.42%) SSL
7 4 (3.42%) X.509
8 3 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.56%) DMZ
9 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.85%) VPN
9 1 (0.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.42%) Subversion
1 4 (3.42%) Maven
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 36 (30.77%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Electronics
3 15 (12.82%) Retail
4 14 (11.97%) Banking
5 13 (11.11%) Marketing
6 8 (6.84%) Back Office
6 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.42%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (37.61%) Developer
2 19 (16.24%) C++ Developer
3 18 (15.38%) Consultant
4 16 (13.68%) Analyst
5 14 (11.97%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.84%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.84%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.98%) C++ Software Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Marketing Manager
9 7 (5.98%) EMV Consultant
9 7 (5.98%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.98%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Junior
10 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) .NET
2 16 (13.68%) XML
3 13 (11.11%) HTML
4 8 (6.84%) DHTML
4 8 (6.84%) XSLT
5 7 (5.98%) WPF
5 7 (5.98%) Middleware
6 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.13%) MFC
6 6 (5.13%) Spring
7 5 (4.27%) JSON
7 5 (4.27%) WinForms
7 5 (4.27%) Web Services
8 4 (3.42%) OSGi
9 2 (1.71%) Swing
9 2 (1.71%) Java EE
10 1 (0.85%) jQuery
10 1 (0.85%) Ajax
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 24 (20.51%) PKI
3 23 (19.66%) EMV
4 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
5 17 (14.53%) Cryptography
5 17 (14.53%) Mathematics
6 12 (10.26%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (10.26%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (6.84%) DTV
8 7 (5.98%) Social Media
8 7 (5.98%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (5.98%) Blackberry
8 7 (5.98%) EFT
9 6 (5.13%) EFTPOS
9 6 (5.13%) Biometrics
9 6 (5.13%) Chip and PIN
9 6 (5.13%) EPoS
9 6 (5.13%) APACS
9 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
9 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (37.61%) Windows
2 31 (26.50%) Android
2 31 (26.50%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.98%) BlackBerry OS
4 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Phone
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.27%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.42%) Linux
7 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.56%) UNIX
7 3 (2.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) Cyber Security
2 21 (17.95%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.95%) Identity Management
3 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.68%) Project Management
5 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.11%) Web Development
7 12 (10.26%) Computer Security
8 11 (9.40%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.84%) CRM
9 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.84%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (6.84%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (5.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (5.98%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (5.98%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.13%) OO
11 6 (5.13%) Information Security
11 6 (5.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) Java
2 23 (19.66%) C++
3 21 (17.95%) C#
4 19 (16.24%) SQL
5 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.69%) C
7 2 (1.71%) VB
7 2 (1.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (40.17%) Degree
2 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) APMP
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.13%) TickIT
1 6 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) ISO 8583
3 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) Hyperion
4 6 (5.13%) Sage
4 6 (5.13%) WorldPay
4 6 (5.13%) Elavon
4 6 (5.13%) Ingenico
4 6 (5.13%) VocaLink
4 6 (5.13%) TSYS
4 6 (5.13%) VeriFone
4 6 (5.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 3 (2.56%) Gemalto
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.56%) Sun
6 1 (0.85%) EMC
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Salary: £220 - £240 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago