Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biometrics
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1049 1080 1156
Rank change year-on-year +31 +76 +87
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 99 101 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.058% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.063% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 88 71 61
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +26.32%
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £37,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -21.33% -44.44% +114.29%

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 149,742 160,074 174,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 119,107 126,320 145,060
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Top 12 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 18 October 2018. 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 +21 88 £55,000 +10.00% 24
UK excluding London +38 48 £29,500 -21.33% 8
London +8 44 £60,000 +14.29% 17
Midlands - 18 £29,500 - 1
West Midlands - 17 £29,500 - 1
North of England +17 10 £57,500 +53.33%
North West +8 10 £57,500 +53.33%
East of England +23 9 £32,500 +14.04% 1
South East +13 9 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland +4 3 - -
East Midlands - 1 £23,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing Biometrics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Biometrics.

1 64 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) Java
2 33 (33.33%) Degree
3 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
3 32 (32.32%) Law
4 28 (28.28%) Finance
5 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 23 (23.23%) Web Services
7 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (17.17%) Windows
8 17 (17.17%) SQL
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.16%) .NET
9 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (15.15%) DevOps
11 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning
11 13 (13.13%) Analytics
11 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
11 13 (13.13%) C#
11 13 (13.13%) Banking
12 12 (12.12%) Scrum
12 12 (12.12%) Python
13 11 (11.11%) Retail
13 11 (11.11%) Google
13 11 (11.11%) Node.js
13 11 (11.11%) Image Processing
13 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 10 (10.10%) Kubernetes
14 10 (10.10%) Server Management
14 10 (10.10%) Git (software)

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 (6.06%) Apache
1 6 (6.06%) IIS
1 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.07%) Firebase
3 7 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) Office 365
4 2 (2.02%) PaaS
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Firewall
1 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.01%) VLAN
2 1 (1.01%) VPN
2 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.06%) Blockchain
4 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 6 (6.06%) MySQL
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.02%) Big Data
6 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.02%) SQLite
7 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) Power BI
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Maven
3 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (6.06%) Hudson
4 6 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 6 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.06%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.02%) Gradle
5 2 (2.02%) Selenium
5 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.01%) gulp
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Mocha
6 1 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 32 (32.32%) Law
2 28 (28.28%) Finance
3 13 (13.13%) Banking
4 11 (11.11%) Retail
5 8 (8.08%) Marketing
6 6 (6.06%) Games
7 3 (3.03%) Private Banking
8 2 (2.02%) Front Office
8 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.01%) Automotive
9 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
9 1 (1.01%) Electronics
9 1 (1.01%) French Language
9 1 (1.01%) Military
9 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Graduate
3 11 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 9 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Architect
6 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Graduate Software Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Business IT Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.04%) IT Business Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) Web Services
2 16 (16.16%) .NET
3 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 11 (11.11%) Node.js
4 7 (7.07%) React
4 7 (7.07%) TensorFlow
4 7 (7.07%) XML
5 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.06%) LAMP
6 5 (5.05%) CSS
6 5 (5.05%) HTML
7 4 (4.04%) RESTful
8 3 (3.03%) JSON
8 3 (3.03%) SOAP
9 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.02%) J2EE
9 2 (2.02%) Spring
9 2 (2.02%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.02%) WCF
9 2 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.05%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.04%) Fintech
6 4 (4.04%) Online Games
6 4 (4.04%) Robotics
7 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.02%) Bitcoin
8 2 (2.02%) EPoS
8 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.02%) User Experience
9 1 (1.01%) CCTV
9 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.01%) IVR
9 1 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
3 7 (7.07%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Android
5 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) VMS
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (15.15%) DevOps
5 13 (13.13%) Analytics
5 13 (13.13%) Machine Learning
6 12 (12.12%) Scrum
7 11 (11.11%) Image Processing
8 10 (10.10%) MVC
8 10 (10.10%) Server Management
9 9 (9.09%) Microservices
10 8 (8.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 8 (8.08%) Kanban
10 8 (8.08%) KYC
10 8 (8.08%) SOA
11 7 (7.07%) Identity Management
11 7 (7.07%) OO
11 7 (7.07%) Performance Management
11 7 (7.07%) Project Management
11 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (17.17%) SQL
3 13 (13.13%) C#
4 12 (12.12%) Python
5 10 (10.10%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.09%) C++
7 7 (7.07%) Kotlin
8 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.06%) Bourne shell
8 6 (6.06%) Korn
8 6 (6.06%) Perl
8 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.06%) Ruby
9 4 (4.04%) VB
9 4 (4.04%) VBA
10 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.02%) Groovy
11 2 (2.02%) Java 8
11 2 (2.02%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) ES6
Qualifications
1 33 (33.33%) Degree
2 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CISA
4 2 (2.02%) CISM
4 2 (2.02%) CRISC
4 2 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ACSA
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CISSP
5 1 (1.01%) MCITP
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
5 1 (1.01%) MCSE
5 1 (1.01%) MCTS
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) GDPR
2 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.02%) COBIT
3 2 (2.02%) COSO
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.07%) Ansible
3 6 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) Google
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.06%) Dynatrace
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.06%) Splunk
5 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
5 4 (4.04%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.01%) Sophos
7 1 (1.01%) Symantec
7 1 (1.01%) Teradata
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter
7 1 (1.01%) Veeam
7 1 (1.01%) Verint
7 1 (1.01%) WorldPay