The 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 184 130 191
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +61
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 29 72 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 1.32% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 4.62% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 71 2
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 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Smartcard
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
1258 1558 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.07% 28.55% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1341 1019
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 £40,000 -11.11%
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (100.00%) Finance
1 60 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 26 (43.33%) Mobile App
2 26 (43.33%) Degree
2 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) TickIT
2 26 (43.33%) Identity Management
2 26 (43.33%) ISO 9001
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (40.00%) Biometrics
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (36.67%) C++
5 20 (33.33%) Product Management
5 20 (33.33%) QMS
6 16 (26.67%) WPF
6 16 (26.67%) XAML
6 16 (26.67%) C#
7 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.33%) XML
7 14 (23.33%) XSLT
7 14 (23.33%) DHTML
7 14 (23.33%) HTML
7 14 (23.33%) .NET
7 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
General
1 60 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 20 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 16 (26.67%) Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Senior Developer
4 14 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) WPF
2 14 (23.33%) XML
2 14 (23.33%) XSLT
2 14 (23.33%) DHTML
2 14 (23.33%) HTML
2 14 (23.33%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Mobile App
2 24 (40.00%) Biometrics
3 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
3 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 26 (43.33%) Identity Management
3 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 20 (33.33%) QMS
4 20 (33.33%) Product Management
5 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.33%) Android Development
6 2 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) C++
3 16 (26.67%) C#
3 16 (26.67%) XAML
4 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (43.33%) ISO 9001
1 26 (43.33%) TickIT