The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 176 141 192
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +51
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 32 70 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 1.25% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.60% 4.44% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32 69 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1230 1576 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.79% 28.23% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1335 1051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smartcard Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Smartcard
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smartcard Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Smartcard
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 Smartcard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -14 32 £40,000 -11.11%
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 65 (100.00%) Finance
1 65 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 31 (47.69%) Degree
3 30 (46.15%) Mobile App
3 30 (46.15%) Windows
3 30 (46.15%) TickIT
3 30 (46.15%) Identity Management
3 30 (46.15%) C++
3 30 (46.15%) ISO 9001
4 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (38.46%) Product Management
5 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (36.92%) Windows Vista
5 24 (36.92%) QMS
5 24 (36.92%) Automated Testing
5 24 (36.92%) Windows XP
5 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (36.92%) Biometrics
5 24 (36.92%) SQL
6 16 (24.62%) C#
6 16 (24.62%) XAML
6 16 (24.62%) WPF
7 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
8 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
8 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.38%) XML
8 10 (15.38%) XSLT
8 10 (15.38%) .NET
8 10 (15.38%) SQL Server

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 65 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Test Engineer
1 24 (36.92%) Development Manager
2 16 (24.62%) Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Applications Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (1.54%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (1.54%) Analyst
5 1 (1.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) WPF
2 10 (15.38%) XML
2 10 (15.38%) XSLT
2 10 (15.38%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) DHTML
2 10 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 24 (36.92%) Biometrics
3 11 (16.92%) Computer Science
4 10 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.23%) Blackberry
5 6 (9.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.15%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (36.92%) Windows Vista
2 24 (36.92%) Windows XP
2 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) Android
3 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 30 (46.15%) Identity Management
3 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) Product Management
4 24 (36.92%) QMS
4 24 (36.92%) Automated Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Android Development
6 6 (9.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) C++
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) XAML
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.23%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.15%) TickIT
1 30 (46.15%) ISO 9001