Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Biometrics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biometrics over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biometrics
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1030 1068 1163
Rank change year-on-year +38 +95 +42
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 108 87 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.058% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 79 71 53
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,604 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.86% +15.21% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £71,047
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,604 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.86% +15.21% +25.00%

Biometrics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 145,616 149,673 174,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.83% 89.55% 88.88%
Number of salaries quoted 117,972 124,658 146,059
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Biometrics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Biometrics in England

Biometrics
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Biometrics in England.

Salary trend for Biometrics in England

Biometrics
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biometrics in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Biometrics in England

Biometrics
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 59 £60,000 - 11
South East +43 20 £50,000 +61.29% 5
North of England +20 20 £35,000 +22.81% 3
North West - 20 £35,000 - 3
East of England +19 9 £34,250 - 4
Biometrics
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Biometrics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.19%) Java
3 31 (28.70%) Linux
4 30 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (26.85%) Python
6 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
7 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
8 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
8 22 (20.37%) SQL
9 21 (19.44%) Kubernetes
10 19 (17.59%) DevOps
11 18 (16.67%) Docker
11 18 (16.67%) Service Delivery
12 17 (15.74%) C
12 17 (15.74%) HTML
12 17 (15.74%) Banking
12 17 (15.74%) OpenShift
12 17 (15.74%) Machine Learning
12 17 (15.74%) PCI DSS
12 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
12 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
13 16 (14.81%) Finance
13 16 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 16 (14.81%) Fintech
14 15 (13.89%) Blockchain
14 15 (13.89%) Legal
14 15 (13.89%) Scrum
14 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
15 14 (12.96%) Test Automation
15 14 (12.96%) Cryptography

Biometrics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) InVision
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) OpenShift
2 5 (4.63%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) Firewall
1 7 (6.48%) Network Security
1 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.63%) Wireless
3 4 (3.70%) H.323
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) Blockchain
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) GitLab
4 4 (3.70%) Gradle
5 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (15.74%) Banking
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 15 (13.89%) Legal
4 6 (5.56%) Electronics
5 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Developer
2 14 (12.96%) IT Manager
2 14 (12.96%) Senior IT Manager
2 14 (12.96%) Senior Manager
2 14 (12.96%) Senior Vendor Manager
2 14 (12.96%) Software Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Vendor Manager
3 13 (12.04%) Tester
4 12 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 12 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Software Tester
6 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.48%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
2 17 (15.74%) HTML
3 14 (12.96%) CSS
4 11 (10.19%) .NET
4 11 (10.19%) HTML5
4 11 (10.19%) TensorFlow
5 9 (8.33%) REST
6 8 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (7.41%) CSS3
6 8 (7.41%) JMS
7 6 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.70%) jQuery
8 4 (3.70%) Spring
9 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.85%) React
9 2 (1.85%) RequireJS
9 2 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Fintech
2 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (5.56%) CCTV
6 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.70%) IVR
7 4 (3.70%) User Experience
8 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.85%) Robotics
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.93%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Verilog
9 1 (0.93%) VHDL
9 1 (0.93%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Android
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (17.59%) DevOps
4 18 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 17 (15.74%) Machine Learning
5 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 14 (12.96%) Cryptography
8 14 (12.96%) Test Automation
9 13 (12.04%) Deep Learning
10 12 (11.11%) Use Case
11 10 (9.26%) Microservices
12 9 (8.33%) BDD
12 9 (8.33%) TDD
13 8 (7.41%) Integration Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Software Testing
14 7 (6.48%) Web Development
15 6 (5.56%) Image Processing
15 6 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) Java
2 29 (26.85%) Python
3 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.37%) SQL
4 17 (15.74%) C
5 14 (12.96%) C++
6 10 (9.26%) C#
7 7 (6.48%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.93%) Go
10 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) R
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) PhD
4 8 (7.41%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.85%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.93%) CISSP
7 1 (0.93%) HNC
7 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.85%) ISO 22301
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.41%) Kibana
2 8 (7.41%) Prometheus
3 5 (4.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (3.70%) Avaya
1 4 (3.70%) Genesys
1 4 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe
2 1 (0.93%) Capita
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.93%) Xilinx