The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 250 242
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 0 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.14% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1738 2285 1967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.37% 38.95% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1737 1549
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 West

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

Smartcard
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) EPoS
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Firmware
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) C

Smartcard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware