Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1085 1118 1208
Rank change year-on-year +33 +90 -108
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 74 67 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.037% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.091% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 62 57 67
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%

Smartcard is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72675 73611 86834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.33% 41.08% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55060 61038 70291
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartcard in England

Smartcard
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in England

Smartcard
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smartcard in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in England

Smartcard
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +12 33 £47,500 -17.54% 2
South East +24 22 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +23 13 £45,000 +18.42%
South West -15 4 £42,500 -10.53%
North of England +8 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Smartcard
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 40 (54.05%) EMV
2 39 (52.70%) Contactless
3 25 (33.78%) C#
4 24 (32.43%) Degree
4 24 (32.43%) Mobile Payment
5 23 (31.08%) Computer Science
5 23 (31.08%) Cryptography
6 22 (29.73%) Banking
7 21 (28.38%) Electronics
8 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
8 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
8 20 (27.03%) Hyperion
8 20 (27.03%) NFC
8 20 (27.03%) Integration Testing
8 20 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (27.03%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (27.03%) Creative Thinking
8 20 (27.03%) Identity Access Management
9 19 (25.68%) C++
10 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
10 17 (22.97%) .NET
10 17 (22.97%) Retail
11 15 (20.27%) Java
12 14 (18.92%) Personalization
13 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
13 13 (17.57%) SQL
13 13 (17.57%) Web Services
13 13 (17.57%) XML
13 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
14 12 (16.22%) T-SQL

Smartcard
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.22%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) npm
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.35%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) NFC
2 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 12 (16.22%) Wireless
3 11 (14.86%) RFID
4 7 (9.46%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Bower
2 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.70%) Grunt
2 2 (2.70%) gulp
2 2 (2.70%) Protractor
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.35%) JMeter
3 1 (1.35%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 22 (29.73%) Banking
2 21 (28.38%) Electronics
3 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
4 17 (22.97%) Retail
5 12 (16.22%) Retail Banking
6 11 (14.86%) Finance
7 1 (1.35%) Back Office
7 1 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Consultant
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 20 (27.03%) Senior Consultant
3 18 (24.32%) Software Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Software Engineer
5 14 (18.92%) EMV Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
7 9 (12.16%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
7 9 (12.16%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (10.81%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 8 (10.81%) Embedded C Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Payments Consultant
8 8 (10.81%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
8 8 (10.81%) Senior Payments Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 13 (17.57%) XML
3 12 (16.22%) CSS
3 12 (16.22%) HTML
3 12 (16.22%) HTML5
3 12 (16.22%) JSON
3 12 (16.22%) SOAP
4 11 (14.86%) REST
5 10 (13.51%) Ajax
6 7 (9.46%) JNI
7 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.05%) LINQ
9 2 (2.70%) .NET Compact Framework
9 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.70%) jQuery
9 2 (2.70%) RESTful
9 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (54.05%) EMV
2 39 (52.70%) Contactless
3 24 (32.43%) Mobile Payment
4 23 (31.08%) Computer Science
5 12 (16.22%) Digital Currency
5 12 (16.22%) Digital TV
5 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (8.11%) EPoS
7 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.70%) Chip Card
8 2 (2.70%) Java Card
8 2 (2.70%) PKI
8 2 (2.70%) Smart City
8 2 (2.70%) Social Media
9 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.35%) EFT
9 1 (1.35%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Android
2 8 (10.81%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Cryptography
2 20 (27.03%) Creative Thinking
2 20 (27.03%) Identity Access Management
2 20 (27.03%) Integration Testing
2 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
2 20 (27.03%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (18.92%) Personalization
4 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
5 12 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.46%) CRM
7 7 (9.46%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.11%) API Integration
8 6 (8.11%) Web Development
9 4 (5.41%) Business Development
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) UML
10 3 (4.05%) OO
10 3 (4.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) C#
2 19 (25.68%) C++
3 15 (20.27%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) SQL
5 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 9 (12.16%) C
7 6 (8.11%) Embedded C
7 6 (8.11%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Hyperion
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Apple
3 1 (1.35%) Elavon
3 1 (1.35%) FIS
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) IBM
3 1 (1.35%) Ingenico
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.35%) Xamarin