The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 638 637
Rank change year-on-year +62 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 11 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.068% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 8
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £41,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £89,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -8.53%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14696 19187 18804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.37% 45.13% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12065 16002 15260
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,911
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Smartcard
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in London

Smartcard
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smartcard in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in London

Smartcard
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
City of London - 1 £41,000 -
Smartcard
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 London region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
1 5 (27.78%) Contactless
2 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 3 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (16.67%) EMV
4 2 (11.11%) SLA
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) GSM
4 2 (11.11%) UMTS
4 2 (11.11%) NFC
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (11.11%) PKI

Smartcard
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) GSM
2 2 (11.11%) NFC
2 2 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (5.56%) ATM
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQLite
General
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Payments Programme Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Product Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Team Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Contactless
2 3 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) EMV
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) APACS
4 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (5.56%) EFT
4 1 (5.56%) EFTPOS
4 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) API Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cubic Transportation
1 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
1 1 (5.56%) Elavon
1 1 (5.56%) FIS
1 1 (5.56%) Hypercom
1 1 (5.56%) Ingenico
1 1 (5.56%) Lotus
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Sage
1 1 (5.56%) Thales
1 1 (5.56%) TSYS
1 1 (5.56%) VeriFone
1 1 (5.56%) VocaLink
1 1 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (5.56%) WorldPay