The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 210 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Chip and PIN 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.057% 0.020% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.066% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £53,250 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
Chip and PIN
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
1579 1521 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.82% 30.82% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1284 1199
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,104 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Chip and PIN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Chip and PIN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Chip and PIN
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 Chip and PIN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £54,000 -
Chip and PIN
England

Chip and PIN
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 6 (100.00%) EPoS
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Retail-J
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) MS Project
5 1 (16.67%) ATM
5 1 (16.67%) Back Office

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker