The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 248
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £54,000
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2461 2229 2368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.99% 38.66% 35.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1820 1889
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Smartcard
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in the North West