The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Biometrics in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Biometrics over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Biometrics
Rank 204 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 13 62 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 1.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 3.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 62 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Biometrics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1657 1791 1487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.89% 32.86% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1543 1294
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Biometrics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Biometrics across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Biometrics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Biometrics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biometrics across the West Midlands region.

Biometrics Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Biometrics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Warwickshire -31 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -
Biometrics
England

Biometrics
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Windows XP
2 25 (96.15%) ISO 9001
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (96.15%) Smartcard
2 25 (96.15%) Mobile App
2 25 (96.15%) Cyber Security
2 25 (96.15%) TickIT
2 25 (96.15%) Identity Management
2 25 (96.15%) Finance
2 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) Automated Testing
2 25 (96.15%) Degree
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Vista
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
3 1 (3.85%) Video Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Biometrics 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 Biometrics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 25 (96.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Test Engineer
2 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Smartcard
1 25 (96.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Windows XP
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Vista
2 25 (96.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Cyber Security
1 25 (96.15%) Identity Management
1 25 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (96.15%) Automated Testing
2 1 (3.85%) Video Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (96.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (96.15%) ISO 9001
1 25 (96.15%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft