Period
to 23 September 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contactless in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Contactless over the 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Contactless
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 333 346 366
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 -
Permanent jobs citing Contactless 39 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.063% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
North West median annual salary £70,000 £71,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.75% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £47,000 £64,125 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,375 £48,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% -15.91% +22.22%

Contactless 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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5203 4740 4801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.94% 39.69% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4018 3840
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Contactless
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Contactless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Contactless in the North West

Contactless
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contactless in the North West.

Salary trend for Contactless in the North West

Contactless
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contactless in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Contactless in the North West

Contactless
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contactless within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Cheshire - 37 £70,000 -
Manchester -21 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £45,000 -
Contactless
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing Contactless 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 North West region with a requirement for Contactless.

1 35 (89.74%) Finance
2 32 (82.05%) Information Security
3 29 (74.36%) Banking
4 25 (64.10%) Law
4 25 (64.10%) Financial Institution
4 25 (64.10%) Corporate Banking
4 25 (64.10%) Mobile App
4 25 (64.10%) Coaching
5 15 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (35.90%) Risk Management
6 14 (35.90%) Windows
7 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (25.64%) Unix
9 9 (23.08%) ITIL
10 8 (20.51%) GIS
10 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.38%) User Experience
11 6 (15.38%) Firewall
11 6 (15.38%) Middleware
12 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.82%) Analytics
12 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
13 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
13 4 (10.26%) Java
13 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.26%) Service Management
13 4 (10.26%) Legal
13 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.26%) Cryptography

Contactless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) GIS
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
General
1 35 (89.74%) Finance
2 29 (74.36%) Banking
3 25 (64.10%) Corporate Banking
3 25 (64.10%) Financial Institution
3 25 (64.10%) Law
4 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Legal
5 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (10.26%) Analyst
1 4 (10.26%) Head of Engineering
2 2 (5.13%) Head of Security
2 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
2 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (2.56%) Designer
3 1 (2.56%) Developer
3 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Programmer
3 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
3 1 (2.56%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) REST
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) User Experience
4 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.69%) Social Media
5 2 (5.13%) IVR
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.56%) EMV
6 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Information Security
2 25 (64.10%) Coaching
3 15 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (35.90%) Risk Management
5 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Cryptography
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
9 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 2 (5.13%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Graphite
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle