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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 821 723 678
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -45
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 59 156 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 53 124 163
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Smartcard Salary Histogram in the UK

Smartcard
Top 24 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 24 December 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
(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 -93 59 £42,500 -10.52% 12
Leicestershire -14 29 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -26 29 £45,000 - 1
South East -12 17 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Warwickshire -28 14 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -41 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Leicester +20 8 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire -17 8 £46,000 +53.33% 1
Surrey 0 7 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Lutterworth -2 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Guildford -15 5 £52,500 +10.52%
London -43 5 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Basingstoke -3 4 - - 1
City of London +8 3 £37,500 -3.22%
Cambridge +1 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England -24 2 £52,500 +20.00%
Croydon - 2 £43,750 - 1
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £32,000 -39.04%
North West -17 1 £32,000 -39.04% 1
Bolton - 1 £32,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 103 (57.87%) Finance
2 89 (50.00%) Windows
3 77 (43.26%) Cyber Security
4 68 (38.20%) PKI
5 64 (35.96%) .NET
6 62 (34.83%) Computer Science
7 58 (32.58%) Software Engineering
8 57 (32.02%) XML
9 56 (31.46%) Mathematics
10 52 (29.21%) SQL
11 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (25.28%) C#
12 45 (25.28%) SQL Server
13 43 (24.16%) LDAP
14 41 (23.03%) JavaScript
14 41 (23.03%) Degree
15 40 (22.47%) HTML
16 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
17 37 (20.79%) Web Development
18 36 (20.22%) DHTML
18 36 (20.22%) XSLT
18 36 (20.22%) Security Cleared
19 34 (19.10%) SC Cleared
20 31 (17.42%) X.509
21 28 (15.73%) Oracle
22 27 (15.17%) Java
23 26 (14.61%) C++
23 26 (14.61%) Identity Management
23 26 (14.61%) Android
24 25 (14.04%) Management Information System

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.62%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (3.93%) MS Office
4 2 (1.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.16%) LDAP
2 31 (17.42%) X.509
3 14 (7.87%) NFC
4 9 (5.06%) VPN
5 6 (3.37%) SSL
6 5 (2.81%) DNS
6 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.81%) Internet
7 4 (2.25%) Network Security
7 4 (2.25%) Wireless
8 3 (1.69%) IPsec
8 3 (1.69%) SMTP
9 2 (1.12%) HTTP
9 2 (1.12%) VLAN
10 1 (0.56%) RFID
10 1 (0.56%) ATM
10 1 (0.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
General
1 103 (57.87%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Electronics
2 14 (7.87%) Retail
3 12 (6.74%) Banking
4 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.93%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.56%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (33.15%) Developer
2 26 (14.61%) Consultant
3 22 (12.36%) Test Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) C# Developer
5 19 (10.67%) C++ Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Software Developer
5 19 (10.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 18 (10.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (10.11%) Web Developer
6 18 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.74%) Security Consultant
7 12 (6.74%) Analyst
7 12 (6.74%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (4.49%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) EMV Consultant
11 6 (3.37%) Payments Business Analyst
12 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (35.96%) .NET
2 57 (32.02%) XML
3 40 (22.47%) HTML
4 36 (20.22%) DHTML
4 36 (20.22%) XSLT
5 18 (10.11%) WPF
6 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.81%) Web Services
8 4 (2.25%) Application Packaging
8 4 (2.25%) CSS
8 4 (2.25%) jQuery
9 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.12%) HTML5
9 2 (1.12%) CSS3
9 2 (1.12%) Sencha Touch
9 2 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.12%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (1.12%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 68 (38.20%) PKI
2 62 (34.83%) Computer Science
3 56 (31.46%) Mathematics
4 25 (14.04%) Management Information System
5 23 (12.92%) Blackberry
6 20 (11.24%) Cryptography
7 18 (10.11%) Mobile App
7 18 (10.11%) Biometrics
8 17 (9.55%) EMV
9 11 (6.18%) CESG
9 11 (6.18%) CESG CLAS
10 10 (5.62%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (2.81%) PACS
12 5 (2.81%) DTV
13 4 (2.25%) Thin Client
13 4 (2.25%) Fat Client
13 4 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (1.69%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 89 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (14.61%) Android
3 23 (12.92%) Apple iOS
4 19 (10.67%) BlackBerry OS
5 18 (10.11%) Windows XP
5 18 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.11%) Windows Vista
5 18 (10.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.43%) Linux
7 13 (7.30%) UNIX
8 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.69%) Solaris
10 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.26%) Cyber Security
2 58 (32.58%) Software Engineering
3 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (20.79%) Web Development
5 26 (14.61%) Identity Management
6 18 (10.11%) Automated Testing
7 17 (9.55%) Project Management
8 16 (8.99%) Risk Management
9 10 (5.62%) UML
9 10 (5.62%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.62%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (5.06%) Time Management
10 9 (5.06%) ITIL
10 9 (5.06%) Data Management
11 8 (4.49%) Line Management
12 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.37%) Logistics
13 6 (3.37%) Embedded Software Development
13 6 (3.37%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.21%) SQL
2 45 (25.28%) C#
3 41 (23.03%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.17%) Java
5 26 (14.61%) C++
6 18 (10.11%) XAML
7 6 (3.37%) C
8 5 (2.81%) Perl
8 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.81%) VBA
9 3 (1.69%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 41 (23.03%) Degree
2 36 (20.22%) Security Cleared
3 34 (19.10%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.18%) CISSP
6 9 (5.06%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CITP
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) ISO 9001
1 18 (10.11%) TickIT
2 11 (6.18%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.81%) DICOM
4 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Firmware
2 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.25%) SCCM
2 4 (2.25%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.73%) Oracle
3 7 (3.93%) Fujitsu
4 5 (2.81%) Hyperion
4 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.25%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (2.25%) Citrix
6 3 (1.69%) Sun
7 2 (1.12%) VeriFone
7 2 (1.12%) Sencha
7 2 (1.12%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.12%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (0.56%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Renesas
8 1 (0.56%) Freescale
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