Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Biometrics
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1121 1211
Rank change year-on-year +38 +90 +46
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 99 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.039% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 92 42 49
UK median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -16.67% +71.43%
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,375 £37,500
90th Percentile £86,875 £64,250 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -15.15% -17.50% +53.85%

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 159,438 161,090 183,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.70% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,376 129,920 152,232
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Top 11 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 17 July 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 +50 93 £57,500 +15.00% 26
UK excluding London +38 49 £35,000 -15.15% 17
London +13 47 £65,000 +30.00% 9
South East +18 21 £50,000 - 3
Midlands - 15 £29,500 - 3
West Midlands - 14 £29,500 - 3
North West +24 12 £32,250 +92.54% 1
North of England +21 12 £32,250 +92.54% 6
Scotland -30 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.31%) Security Cleared
3 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.27%) HTML
5 26 (26.26%) Java
5 26 (26.26%) Law
5 26 (26.26%) Degree
5 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
6 23 (23.23%) Software Engineering
6 23 (23.23%) Finance
7 21 (21.21%) Banking
8 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
8 20 (20.20%) HTML5
8 20 (20.20%) Blockchain
9 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
10 17 (17.17%) .NET
11 16 (16.16%) C#
11 16 (16.16%) Cryptography
11 16 (16.16%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (15.15%) TDD
12 15 (15.15%) Scrum
12 15 (15.15%) MVC
12 15 (15.15%) SQL
12 15 (15.15%) Fintech
13 14 (14.14%) CSS
13 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
13 14 (14.14%) DevOps
14 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
14 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
14 12 (12.12%) SOA

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 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Firebase
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) VPN
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) FTP
2 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) Blockchain
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) CocoaPods
5 1 (1.01%) gulp
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 26 (26.26%) Law
2 23 (23.23%) Finance
3 21 (21.21%) Banking
4 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Games
5 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Electronics
6 3 (3.03%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Front Office
8 1 (1.01%) Automotive
8 1 (1.01%) French Language
8 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Software Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Architect
4 11 (11.11%) Graduate
5 9 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 9 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Data Consultant
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.07%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.05%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Graduate Software Developer
10 4 (4.04%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) HTML
2 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
3 20 (20.20%) HTML5
4 17 (17.17%) .NET
5 14 (14.14%) CSS
6 12 (12.12%) ASP.NET
7 11 (11.11%) CSS3
7 11 (11.11%) jQuery
8 10 (10.10%) React
8 10 (10.10%) Web Services
9 7 (7.07%) REST
10 5 (5.05%) XSLT
11 4 (4.04%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (4.04%) J2EE
11 4 (4.04%) JMS
12 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.03%) JSON
12 3 (3.03%) RESTful
12 3 (3.03%) XML
13 2 (2.02%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Fintech
2 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.03%) IVR
6 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.02%) Bitcoin
7 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.02%) VLE
8 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.01%) EPoS
8 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Verilog
8 1 (1.01%) VHDL
8 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.23%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.16%) Cryptography
3 16 (16.16%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (15.15%) MVC
4 15 (15.15%) Scrum
4 15 (15.15%) TDD
5 14 (14.14%) DevOps
5 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
6 12 (12.12%) SOA
7 11 (11.11%) Analytics
8 10 (10.10%) BDD
8 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.10%) Microservices
9 9 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (9.09%) Front End Development
10 7 (7.07%) Identity Management
10 7 (7.07%) Open Source
10 7 (7.07%) Performance Management
10 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 26 (26.26%) Java
3 16 (16.16%) C#
4 15 (15.15%) SQL
5 10 (10.10%) Python
5 10 (10.10%) TypeScript
6 9 (9.09%) C++
7 6 (6.06%) Apple Swift
7 6 (6.06%) C
7 6 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.02%) Java 8
9 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (31.31%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.26%) Degree
3 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) PhD
5 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.01%) APMG
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.01%) HNC
6 1 (1.01%) HND
6 1 (1.01%) MCAD
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) GCP
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.04%) Kibana
2 4 (4.04%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Google
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 4 (4.04%) SAP
4 2 (2.02%) Capita
4 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) Nokia
5 1 (1.01%) Samsung
5 1 (1.01%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) Twitter
5 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.01%) Xilinx