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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 855 898
Rank change year-on-year +44 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 46 54 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.058% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 42
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +45.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £71,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  

Smartcard is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34953 38490 42789
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.27% 41.62% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27451 31966 34479
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Smartcard as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +16 19 £34,000 -38.18%
South East +29 11 £52,500 +31.25%
London +20 10 £43,750 -27.08% 1
South West - 5 £44,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Smartcard
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (47.13%) EMV
2 40 (45.98%) Contactless
3 28 (32.18%) Degree
4 27 (31.03%) Computer Science
5 26 (29.89%) Mobile Payment
5 26 (29.89%) Internet
6 25 (28.74%) Management Information System
7 23 (26.44%) Cryptography
7 23 (26.44%) Banking
8 21 (24.14%) Wireless
8 21 (24.14%) Electronics
8 21 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 21 (24.14%) Digital TV
8 21 (24.14%) Hyperion
8 21 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
8 21 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 21 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
8 21 (24.14%) Integration Testing
8 21 (24.14%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (24.14%) NFC
9 20 (22.99%) Identity Management
10 16 (18.39%) Finance
11 15 (17.24%) C++
11 15 (17.24%) Windows
11 15 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
12 14 (16.09%) C#
12 14 (16.09%) Java
13 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
14 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.64%) Personalization

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 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.89%) Internet
2 21 (24.14%) NFC
2 21 (24.14%) Wireless
3 4 (4.60%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.30%) ATM
5 2 (2.30%) Firewall
5 2 (2.30%) LDAP
5 2 (2.30%) RFID
6 1 (1.15%) HTTP
6 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (26.44%) Banking
2 21 (24.14%) Electronics
2 21 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 16 (18.39%) Finance
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
7 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Consultant
2 24 (27.59%) EMV Consultant
3 21 (24.14%) Senior Consultant
4 16 (18.39%) Analyst
5 12 (13.79%) Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C++ Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (8.05%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Architect
10 5 (5.75%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Web Services
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
3 5 (5.75%) SAML
4 4 (4.60%) JNI
4 4 (4.60%) XML
5 3 (3.45%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.45%) JSON
5 3 (3.45%) SOAP
6 2 (2.30%) Ajax
6 2 (2.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) HTML5
6 2 (2.30%) REST
7 1 (1.15%) LINQ
7 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (47.13%) EMV
2 40 (45.98%) Contactless
3 27 (31.03%) Computer Science
4 26 (29.89%) Mobile Payment
5 25 (28.74%) Management Information System
6 21 (24.14%) Digital TV
7 9 (10.34%) PKI
8 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (5.75%) EPoS
9 3 (3.45%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.45%) Chip Card
9 3 (3.45%) Java Card
10 2 (2.30%) APACS
10 2 (2.30%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.30%) EFT
10 2 (2.30%) EFTPOS
10 2 (2.30%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (2.30%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) SUSE
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Cryptography
2 21 (24.14%) Integration Testing
2 21 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 21 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
2 21 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (22.99%) Identity Management
4 15 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (14.94%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.64%) Personalization
7 8 (9.20%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (8.05%) Fraud Detection
8 7 (8.05%) ITIL
8 7 (8.05%) Presales
8 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.90%) UML
10 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Rapid Prototyping
10 5 (5.75%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) C++
2 14 (16.09%) C#
2 14 (16.09%) Java
3 7 (8.05%) C
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded C
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded C++
4 3 (3.45%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB
2 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.60%) QA
4 3 (3.45%) SLA
5 2 (2.30%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) DameWare
Vendors
1 21 (24.14%) Hyperion
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) Cubic Transportation
3 2 (2.30%) Elavon
3 2 (2.30%) FIS
3 2 (2.30%) Hypercom
3 2 (2.30%) Ingenico
3 2 (2.30%) Sage
3 2 (2.30%) Thales
3 2 (2.30%) TSYS
3 2 (2.30%) VeriFone
3 2 (2.30%) VocaLink
3 2 (2.30%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (2.30%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.15%) Apple
4 1 (1.15%) Google
4 1 (1.15%) Lotus
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
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