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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Biometrics
UK
Rank 832 900 925
Rank change year-on-year +68 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Biometrics 25 48 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.053% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 24
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £193,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +42.85%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Biometrics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Biometrics as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 25 £47,500 -5.00% 6
London +74 19 £52,500 -56.25% 5
West Midlands +26 4 £38,750 -35.41%
Birmingham +16 4 £38,750 +3.33%
Croydon - 3 - -
South East +46 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £32,500 -

Biometrics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 27 (35.06%) Python
2 25 (32.47%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) .NET
2 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.17%) AngularJS
4 21 (27.27%) Speech Recognition
5 19 (24.68%) Finance
5 19 (24.68%) Machine Learning
6 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
7 17 (22.08%) HTML
7 17 (22.08%) CSS
8 16 (20.78%) Linux
9 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 14 (18.18%) C#
9 14 (18.18%) PhD
9 14 (18.18%) MVC
9 14 (18.18%) Web Development
9 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 14 (18.18%) HTML5
9 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
9 14 (18.18%) CSS3
9 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (18.18%) Algorithms
10 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
10 13 (16.88%) Android
10 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
11 12 (15.58%) Windows
11 12 (15.58%) Degree
11 12 (15.58%) Banking
11 12 (15.58%) DevOps

Biometrics
Top Related 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 11 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (12.99%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.30%) SAP CS
1 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Akamai
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
1 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (5.19%) Wireless
2 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 3 (3.90%) VPN
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.30%) LAN
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) PPP
4 1 (1.30%) SNMP
4 1 (1.30%) Softphone
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
4 1 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.69%) Hudson
1 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
1 9 (11.69%) Maven
1 9 (11.69%) MSBuild
1 9 (11.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
1 9 (11.69%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.60%) gulp
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Android Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Angular Developer
5 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) PC Support
9 3 (3.90%) Software Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) .NET
2 24 (31.17%) AngularJS
3 17 (22.08%) CSS
3 17 (22.08%) HTML
4 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.18%) CSS3
4 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 14 (18.18%) HTML5
4 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (12.99%) Node.js
6 5 (6.49%) XML
7 4 (5.19%) REST
8 3 (3.90%) JSON
8 3 (3.90%) JSON Schema
8 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.90%) React
9 2 (2.60%) J2EE
9 2 (2.60%) SOAP
10 1 (1.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 13 (16.88%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.69%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.19%) Fintech
5 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.90%) Replication
7 2 (2.60%) CCTV
8 1 (1.30%) Blog
8 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) CMDB
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.30%) IVR
8 1 (1.30%) PKI
8 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 13 (16.88%) Android
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.90%) Fedora
6 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) AIX
8 1 (1.30%) HPUX
8 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Speech Recognition
2 19 (24.68%) Machine Learning
3 14 (18.18%) MVC
3 14 (18.18%) Web Development
4 12 (15.58%) Anomaly Detection
4 12 (15.58%) DevOps
5 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.29%) Android Development
5 11 (14.29%) Deep Learning
6 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.69%) Scrum
7 6 (7.79%) BDD
8 5 (6.49%) DNA
8 5 (6.49%) OO
8 5 (6.49%) Open Source
8 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.49%) Use Case
9 4 (5.19%) Identity Management
9 4 (5.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.06%) Python
2 25 (32.47%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (11.69%) Bash Shell
4 9 (11.69%) Bourne shell
4 9 (11.69%) C++
4 9 (11.69%) Korn
4 9 (11.69%) Perl
4 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.69%) Ruby
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.60%) ABAP
6 2 (2.60%) Go
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) PhD
2 12 (15.58%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.60%) CCNA
4 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.60%) MCITP
4 2 (2.60%) MCP
4 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE
5 1 (1.30%) CCMSE
5 1 (1.30%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) CCSA
5 1 (1.30%) CCSE
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
5 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.60%) Docker
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) vCloud
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Nagios
2 9 (11.69%) Ansible
2 9 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.69%) Puppet
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.30%) SCOM
4 1 (1.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.69%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) IBM
5 3 (3.90%) Informatica
5 3 (3.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.60%) Apple
6 2 (2.60%) Citrix
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) Veeam
6 2 (2.60%) Veritas
7 1 (1.30%) Avaya
7 1 (1.30%) EMC
7 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.30%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £6000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
England
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Posted: 3 days ago