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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 776 726 787
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +61
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 129 148 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 98 128 81
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
36390 36020 39686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 32.96% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28576 29112 33553
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 19 August 2014 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 27 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 19 August 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 -27 126 £45,000 - 14
Leicestershire -15 58 £45,000 -
East Midlands -32 58 £45,000 - 1
South East +10 50 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Warwickshire -6 33 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -37 33 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire +28 26 £52,500 -
Surrey -12 14 £36,500 -18.88%
Leicester +11 12 £50,000 -
Lutterworth -14 12 £45,000 +28.57%
Farnborough - 11 £52,500 -
Guildford +6 10 £38,000 -15.55%
London -8 10 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Berkshire +3 6 - - 2
Basingstoke -1 5 £61,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 - - 1
North East - 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 - - 1
City of London -6 4 £51,250 -35.93%
South West -12 3 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Poole - 2 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £45,000 - 1
Reading 0 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £33,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £33,500 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 126 (57.01%) Finance
2 110 (49.77%) Cyber Security
3 107 (48.42%) Windows
4 86 (38.91%) PKI
5 69 (31.22%) .NET
6 68 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 66 (29.86%) XML
8 64 (28.96%) Software Engineering
9 63 (28.51%) Mathematics
10 59 (26.70%) Degree
11 58 (26.24%) SQL
12 56 (25.34%) C++
13 50 (22.62%) LDAP
14 48 (21.72%) Web Development
15 47 (21.27%) C#
16 45 (20.36%) SQL Server
17 44 (19.91%) JavaScript
18 42 (19.00%) Microsoft
19 41 (18.55%) HTML
20 40 (18.10%) XSLT
21 38 (17.19%) DHTML
21 38 (17.19%) Security Cleared
22 37 (16.74%) Java
23 36 (16.29%) SC Cleared
24 33 (14.93%) X.509
25 32 (14.48%) Oracle
26 31 (14.03%) Blackberry
27 30 (13.57%) Management Information System
28 28 (12.67%) Identity Management
28 28 (12.67%) ISO 9001

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 10 (4.52%) IIS
2 4 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.45%) CMS
3 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 15 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
2 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.62%) LDAP
2 33 (14.93%) X.509
3 7 (3.17%) Firewall
4 6 (2.71%) NFC
5 4 (1.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.81%) VPN
6 2 (0.90%) ATM
7 1 (0.45%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.45%) SSL
7 1 (0.45%) Internet
7 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.45%) Informix
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) JUnit
1 2 (0.90%) Selenium
2 1 (0.45%) Subversion
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 126 (57.01%) Finance
2 19 (8.60%) Retail
3 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.81%) Back Office
4 4 (1.81%) Electronics
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Publishing
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.45%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (33.94%) Developer
2 33 (14.93%) Consultant
3 27 (12.22%) Test Engineer
4 25 (11.31%) Software Developer
4 25 (11.31%) Web Developer
5 24 (10.86%) Development Manager
5 24 (10.86%) C++ Developer
5 24 (10.86%) C++ Software Developer
6 18 (8.14%) Technical Consultant
7 17 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 13 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Security Consultant
10 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (3.62%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.62%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
13 5 (2.26%) Architect
13 5 (2.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.22%) .NET
2 66 (29.86%) XML
3 41 (18.55%) HTML
4 40 (18.10%) XSLT
5 38 (17.19%) DHTML
6 18 (8.14%) WPF
7 8 (3.62%) Web Services
8 4 (1.81%) Middleware
8 4 (1.81%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.36%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.36%) jQuery
9 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.36%) CSS
10 2 (0.90%) Ajax
10 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.45%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (38.91%) PKI
2 68 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 63 (28.51%) Mathematics
4 31 (14.03%) Blackberry
5 30 (13.57%) Management Information System
6 28 (12.67%) Mobile App
7 24 (10.86%) Biometrics
8 15 (6.79%) Cryptography
9 11 (4.98%) CESG
9 11 (4.98%) CESG CLAS
10 7 (3.17%) EFTPOS
11 6 (2.71%) EFT
11 6 (2.71%) EMV
11 6 (2.71%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (2.26%) PACS
12 5 (2.26%) EPoS
13 4 (1.81%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.81%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 107 (48.42%) Windows
2 27 (12.22%) Apple iOS
2 27 (12.22%) Android
3 25 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.86%) Windows XP
4 24 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (10.86%) Windows Vista
4 24 (10.86%) BlackBerry OS
5 10 (4.52%) Linux
6 7 (3.17%) UNIX
7 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (1.36%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (49.77%) Cyber Security
2 64 (28.96%) Software Engineering
3 48 (21.72%) Web Development
4 28 (12.67%) Identity Management
5 27 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (11.31%) ITIL
7 24 (10.86%) Automated Testing
8 22 (9.95%) Systems Analysis
8 22 (9.95%) Project Management
9 21 (9.50%) Product Management
9 21 (9.50%) QMS
10 19 (8.60%) Logistics
11 18 (8.14%) PRINCE
11 18 (8.14%) Configuration Management
11 18 (8.14%) PRINCE2
11 18 (8.14%) UML
12 17 (7.69%) CRM
12 17 (7.69%) E-Procurement
12 17 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
13 12 (5.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.24%) SQL
2 56 (25.34%) C++
3 47 (21.27%) C#
4 44 (19.91%) JavaScript
5 37 (16.74%) Java
6 18 (8.14%) XAML
7 8 (3.62%) C
8 6 (2.71%) Perl
9 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.81%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.81%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.36%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.90%) VB
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (26.70%) Degree
2 38 (17.19%) Security Cleared
3 36 (16.29%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.43%) CISSP
6 8 (3.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) CITP
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) CISA
7 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.67%) ISO 9001
2 27 (12.22%) TickIT
3 17 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (2.26%) DICOM
5 4 (1.81%) ISO 8583
6 3 (1.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.45%) QA
7 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) SCCM
1 4 (1.81%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.48%) Oracle
3 8 (3.62%) Fujitsu
4 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.81%) Citrix
5 4 (1.81%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 4 (1.81%) VeriFone
6 1 (0.45%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.45%) Qualys
6 1 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.45%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.45%) TSYS
6 1 (0.45%) Tripwire
6 1 (0.45%) Perforce
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.45%) Lotus
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco
6 1 (0.45%) IBM
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, life assurance, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Truro
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago