Biometrics
UK

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 782 943 923
Rank change year-on-year +161 -20 -209
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 42 60 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.054% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.057% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 52
10th Percentile £22,500 £52,625 -
25th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £80,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -28.12% +60.00% -13.04%
75th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £74,088
90th Percentile £94,000 - £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £70,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +36.59% +5.13%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,675 106,100 133,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.77% 95.55% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51,712 63,950 80,788
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,605 £32,949
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,750 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,569
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.65% +7.66%

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Biometrics.

Salary trend for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Biometrics over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Biometrics in the UK

Biometrics
Top 8 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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +190 41 £62,500 -21.88% 18
UK excluding London +115 34 £52,500 -25.00% 10
South East +93 29 £52,501 -22.22% 2
Work from Home +130 14 £72,500 +26.09% 9
London +189 10 £73,750 -10.61% 4
North of England +99 4 £25,000 -65.52% 3
North West - 4 £25,000 - 2
Scotland -22 1 £32,500 - 1

Biometrics
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (23.81%) SAS
2 7 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.14%) WordPress
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) AWS
2 10 (23.81%) Amazon EKS
3 8 (19.05%) Azure
4 7 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
4 7 (16.67%) Serverless
5 3 (7.14%) Veeva
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.76%) AWS KMS
7 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 10 (23.81%) Git
3 7 (16.67%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) JMeter
4 5 (11.90%) Selenium
4 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.90%) TestLink
5 2 (4.76%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.76%) jMock
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Mockito
5 2 (4.76%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 13 (30.95%) Social Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Military
4 6 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (11.90%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (7.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (2.38%) Finance
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Senior
3 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Full Stack Java Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) IT Support
7 4 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Designer
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) XML
2 11 (26.19%) Node.js
2 11 (26.19%) REST
3 10 (23.81%) Spring
4 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 8 (19.05%) Spring Boot
5 7 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 7 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 5 (11.90%) JSON
7 4 (9.52%) CSS
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) Express.js
8 3 (7.14%) WebSockets
9 2 (4.76%) JPA
9 2 (4.76%) PowerMock
9 2 (4.76%) RESTful
9 2 (4.76%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Biopharmaceutical
1 7 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 7 (16.67%) Distributed Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Legacy Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Life Science
2 5 (11.90%) PKI
3 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (7.14%) Onboarding
5 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) DevOps
2 12 (28.57%) Agile
2 12 (28.57%) Microservices
3 11 (26.19%) Full Stack Development
3 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (21.43%) BDD
4 9 (21.43%) Kanban
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) SDLC
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Validation
6 7 (16.67%) Biostatistics
6 7 (16.67%) BPEL
6 7 (16.67%) Change Management
6 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 7 (16.67%) Process Management
6 7 (16.67%) Project Management
6 7 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) Bash
5 5 (11.90%) C#
6 4 (9.52%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (14.29%) AWS Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Azure Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) CDISC
2 6 (14.29%) Accessibility
3 2 (4.76%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (4.76%) NCSC
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) Embedded Firmware
2 4 (9.52%) Firmware
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
1 15 (35.71%) Terraform
2 13 (30.95%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) WSO2
2 6 (14.29%) iManage
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Sage