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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Card
Rank 167 175 192
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 33 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.44% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 1.87% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -5.29%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1226 1174 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.88% 23.43% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1002 936
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smartcard across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Smartcard Salary Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Warwickshire +20 33 £50,000 +42.85%
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (100.00%) Finance
1 66 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 41 (62.12%) Windows
3 39 (59.09%) Degree
4 38 (57.58%) Identity Management
5 37 (56.06%) C++
6 32 (48.48%) Biometrics
7 28 (42.42%) TickIT
7 28 (42.42%) SQL
7 28 (42.42%) ISO 9001
7 28 (42.42%) Mobile App
8 24 (36.36%) Product Management
9 23 (34.85%) QMS
9 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (33.33%) Windows XP
10 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (33.33%) Windows Vista
10 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
12 14 (21.21%) Blackberry
12 14 (21.21%) C#
12 14 (21.21%) Java
12 14 (21.21%) PKI
12 14 (21.21%) Android
12 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Phone
13 11 (16.67%) WPF
13 11 (16.67%) Publishing
13 11 (16.67%) Objective-C
13 11 (16.67%) Web Services

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.15%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 66 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Development Manager
2 17 (25.76%) Test Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Tester
5 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Tester
6 3 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.52%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.52%) Analyst
7 1 (1.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Web Services
1 11 (16.67%) WPF
2 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) XSLT
3 1 (1.52%) DHTML
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Biometrics
2 28 (42.42%) Mobile App
3 14 (21.21%) Blackberry
3 14 (21.21%) PKI
4 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (62.12%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
3 14 (21.21%) Android
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.55%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 38 (57.58%) Identity Management
3 24 (36.36%) Product Management
4 23 (34.85%) QMS
4 23 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Android Development
7 6 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.58%) Software Deployment
8 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.06%) Web Development
10 3 (4.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.06%) C++
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Java
3 14 (21.21%) C#
4 11 (16.67%) XAML
4 11 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) ISO 9001
1 28 (42.42%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle