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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Biometrics
Rank - 203 158
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 0 12 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.22% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.69% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 57
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -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
1895 1734 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.36% 32.11% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1417 1721
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) TickIT
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
3 1 (33.33%) Video Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Biometrics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Video Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Panasonic
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago