The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 102 - 152
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% - 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +40.00% -11.76%  

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 439 771 857
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.43% 39.56% 35.34%
Number of salaries quoted 313 660 556
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Smartcard
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in Reading

Smartcard
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 6 (100.00%) SAML
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (100.00%) Presales
1 6 (100.00%) Fraud Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 6 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
1 6 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Professional Services Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SAML
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (100.00%) Fraud Detection
1 6 (100.00%) Presales
1 6 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 6 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 6 (100.00%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree