Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Biometrics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Biometrics over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biometrics
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1073 1123 1222
Rank change year-on-year +50 +99 +20
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 116 96 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.051% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.057% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 84 74 65
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,375 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,750 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% +19.05% -21.25%

Biometrics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Biometrics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Biometrics over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Biometrics within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England +63 105 £52,500 -8.86% 9
London -2 72 £55,000 -8.33% 2
UK excluding London +50 42 £42,000 +12.00% 7
North of England +21 15 £37,500 +31.58% 1
North West - 15 £37,500 - 1
South East +43 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East of England +10 9 £34,250 - 4
Scotland -16 9 £53,250 -29.00% 1
South West - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Biometrics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.17%) Linux
2 35 (30.17%) Python
3 33 (28.45%) Java
4 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 23 (19.83%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (19.83%) Docker
5 22 (18.97%) PCI DSS
6 21 (18.10%) Service Delivery
6 21 (18.10%) Legal
6 21 (18.10%) DevOps
7 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 18 (15.52%) Machine Learning
9 17 (14.66%) Kubernetes
9 17 (14.66%) Finance
9 17 (14.66%) Banking
10 16 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
11 15 (12.93%) Scrum
11 15 (12.93%) TCP/IP
12 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
12 14 (12.07%) OpenShift
13 13 (11.21%) Deep Learning
13 13 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
13 13 (11.21%) C
14 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
14 12 (10.34%) Test Automation
14 12 (10.34%) Open Source
14 12 (10.34%) Degree

Biometrics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (5.17%) Confluence
2 2 (1.72%) Apache
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.86%) InVision
3 1 (0.86%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.07%) OpenShift
2 7 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.03%) SaaS
3 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) Akamai
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.31%) Firewall
2 5 (4.31%) Internet
3 4 (3.45%) Wireless
4 3 (2.59%) Network Security
4 3 (2.59%) VPN
5 2 (1.72%) BGP
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.72%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.72%) H.323
5 2 (1.72%) HSRP
5 2 (1.72%) OSPF
5 2 (1.72%) PPP
5 2 (1.72%) SNMP
5 2 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.72%) VoIP
5 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.86%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.76%) Blockchain
2 8 (6.90%) Big Data
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.86%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.62%) JIRA
3 3 (2.59%) Gradle
4 2 (1.72%) GitLab
4 2 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.72%) PuPHPet
4 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (18.10%) Legal
2 17 (14.66%) Banking
2 17 (14.66%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Electronics
4 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Military
7 1 (0.86%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) IT Manager
2 19 (16.38%) Senior IT Manager
2 19 (16.38%) Senior Manager
2 19 (16.38%) Senior Vendor Manager
2 19 (16.38%) Vendor Manager
3 10 (8.62%) Administrator
3 10 (8.62%) Tester
4 9 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.90%) Automation Tester
5 8 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Software Tester
7 6 (5.17%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Security Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) TensorFlow
2 10 (8.62%) AngularJS
2 10 (8.62%) HTML
3 8 (6.90%) .NET
3 8 (6.90%) CSS
3 8 (6.90%) REST
4 5 (4.31%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.31%) HTML5
4 5 (4.31%) JMS
4 5 (4.31%) JSON
5 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.45%) RESTful
5 4 (3.45%) SOAP
5 4 (3.45%) Web Services
5 4 (3.45%) XML
6 3 (2.59%) CSS3
6 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.59%) J2EE
6 3 (2.59%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
1 16 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.62%) Algorithms
3 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) CCTV
5 7 (6.03%) Private Cloud
6 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (5.17%) Fintech
7 3 (2.59%) User Experience
7 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.72%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.72%) Robotics
9 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.86%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.86%) IVR
9 1 (0.86%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.17%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Android
3 7 (6.03%) CentOS
3 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.59%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) VMS
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) HPUX
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.83%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (18.10%) DevOps
3 21 (18.10%) Service Delivery
4 18 (15.52%) Machine Learning
5 15 (12.93%) Scrum
6 13 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (11.21%) Deep Learning
7 12 (10.34%) Open Source
7 12 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.62%) Microservices
9 9 (7.76%) Project Management
9 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.76%) Use Case
10 8 (6.90%) Cryptography
10 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.03%) High Availability
11 7 (6.03%) Speech Recognition
11 7 (6.03%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) Python
2 33 (28.45%) Java
3 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 13 (11.21%) C
4 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.62%) C++
6 9 (7.76%) Perl
7 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.45%) PHP
9 3 (2.59%) C#
10 2 (1.72%) R
10 2 (1.72%) Scala
10 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.86%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.86%) Go
11 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) Degree
2 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.76%) PhD
4 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.59%) PMP
6 2 (1.72%) CCIE
6 2 (1.72%) CCMSE
6 2 (1.72%) CCNA
6 2 (1.72%) CCNP
6 2 (1.72%) CCSA
6 2 (1.72%) CCSE
6 2 (1.72%) ISEB
6 2 (1.72%) JNCIE
6 2 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.97%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 22301
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) Docker
2 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.59%) NFS
4 2 (1.72%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.86%) Firmware
5 1 (0.86%) vCloud
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.66%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.76%) Ansible
2 9 (7.76%) Puppet
3 7 (6.03%) CFEngine
4 5 (4.31%) Kibana
4 5 (4.31%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Google
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.45%) EMC
2 4 (3.45%) HP
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (2.59%) Adobe
4 2 (1.72%) Avaya
4 2 (1.72%) CA
4 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco
4 2 (1.72%) F5
4 2 (1.72%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.72%) Genesys
4 2 (1.72%) Juniper
4 2 (1.72%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) VMware