The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
England / South East
Rank 361 435 443
Rank change year-on-year +74 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 28 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 18
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -10.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £64,500 £55,000
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5140 7652 7703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.48% 39.70% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4170 6330 6033
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Smartcard
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smartcard in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the South East

Smartcard
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 11 £38,500 -
Berkshire +42 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Surrey +29 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Middlesex +8 1 - -
Smartcard
England

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 16 (47.06%) Internet
2 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 13 (38.24%) Degree
4 11 (32.35%) Identity Management
4 11 (32.35%) Banking
4 11 (32.35%) Cryptography
5 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (29.41%) Wireless
5 10 (29.41%) Electronics
5 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
5 10 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Digital TV
5 10 (29.41%) Hyperion
5 10 (29.41%) EMV
5 10 (29.41%) NFC
5 10 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (29.41%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (29.41%) Contactless
6 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.59%) PKI
7 7 (20.59%) ITIL
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) SAML
8 6 (17.65%) ISEB
8 6 (17.65%) ISTQB

Smartcard
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Internet
2 10 (29.41%) NFC
2 10 (29.41%) Wireless
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 10 (29.41%) Electronics
2 10 (29.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Consultant
2 12 (35.29%) Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) EMV Consultant
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Professional Services Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) SAML
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 10 (29.41%) Contactless
2 10 (29.41%) Digital TV
2 10 (29.41%) EMV
2 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 10 (29.41%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (20.59%) PKI
4 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Cryptography
1 11 (32.35%) Identity Management
2 10 (29.41%) Integration Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (17.65%) Fraud Detection
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Presales
5 6 (17.65%) Prototyping
5 6 (17.65%) Rapid Prototyping
5 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Use Case
6 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) C++
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Hyperion
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft