Period
to 16 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1119 1217
Rank change year-on-year +24 +98 -109
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 88 136 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.069% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 102 81
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £68,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% +17.65% -24.44%

Smartcard is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75584 82519 89404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.78% 41.66% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57618 67459 71200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Smartcard over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 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 +16 85 £47,500 +11.76% 5
UK excluding London +1 58 £52,500 +31.25%
London +43 28 £47,500 -20.83% 5
South East +43 28 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +22 21 £41,250 -25.00%
South West -2 5 £44,000 +57.14%
Yorkshire +17 2 £37,500 +7.14%
North of England +2 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Scotland +10 1 - -
Midlands +5 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 51 (57.95%) EMV
2 45 (51.14%) Contactless
3 29 (32.95%) Degree
3 29 (32.95%) Mobile Payment
4 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
5 25 (28.41%) NFC
5 25 (28.41%) Cryptography
5 25 (28.41%) Management Information System
5 25 (28.41%) Banking
5 25 (28.41%) C#
6 23 (26.14%) Wireless
6 23 (26.14%) Electronics
6 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
6 23 (26.14%) Internet
6 23 (26.14%) Digital TV
6 23 (26.14%) Hyperion
6 23 (26.14%) Systems Analysis
6 23 (26.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 23 (26.14%) Technical Architecture
6 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
6 23 (26.14%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (26.14%) Digital Currency
7 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 22 (25.00%) C++
8 19 (21.59%) Java
9 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
10 16 (18.18%) Finance
11 15 (17.05%) Identity Management
11 15 (17.05%) Retail
11 15 (17.05%) .NET

Smartcard
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 11 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) BASE24
1 2 (2.27%) Postilion
1 2 (2.27%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) NFC
2 23 (26.14%) Internet
2 23 (26.14%) Wireless
3 8 (9.09%) RFID
4 7 (7.95%) Bluetooth
5 4 (4.55%) ATM
6 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.27%) HTTP
8 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (2.27%) SQLite
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) Bower
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Grunt
2 2 (2.27%) gulp
2 2 (2.27%) Protractor
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) JMeter
3 1 (1.14%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.14%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 25 (28.41%) Banking
2 23 (26.14%) Electronics
2 23 (26.14%) Telecoms
3 16 (18.18%) Finance
4 15 (17.05%) Retail
5 13 (14.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Consultant
2 26 (29.55%) EMV Consultant
3 24 (27.27%) Developer
4 23 (26.14%) Senior Consultant
5 20 (22.73%) Software Developer
6 18 (20.45%) Software Engineer
7 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 11 (12.50%) Java Developer
8 10 (11.36%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (10.23%) C++ Developer
9 9 (10.23%) C++ Software Developer
9 9 (10.23%) C++/C# Developer
9 9 (10.23%) C++/Java Developer
9 9 (10.23%) Embedded Engineer
9 9 (10.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (10.23%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
10 8 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
2 13 (14.77%) XML
3 12 (13.64%) Web Services
4 11 (12.50%) JSON
4 11 (12.50%) SOAP
5 10 (11.36%) CSS
5 10 (11.36%) HTML
5 10 (11.36%) HTML5
6 8 (9.09%) Ajax
6 8 (9.09%) REST
7 7 (7.95%) JNI
8 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.55%) LINQ
10 3 (3.41%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.27%) .NET Core
11 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.27%) jQuery
11 2 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (57.95%) EMV
2 45 (51.14%) Contactless
3 29 (32.95%) Mobile Payment
4 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
5 25 (28.41%) Management Information System
6 23 (26.14%) Digital Currency
6 23 (26.14%) Digital TV
7 8 (9.09%) EPoS
8 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.68%) EFT
10 4 (4.55%) PKI
11 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
11 3 (3.41%) Chip Card
11 3 (3.41%) EFTPOS
11 3 (3.41%) Java Card
12 2 (2.27%) APACS
12 2 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (2.27%) Smart City
12 2 (2.27%) Social Media
12 2 (2.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 9 (10.23%) Linux
3 7 (7.95%) Android
3 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.14%) SUSE
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.41%) Cryptography
2 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
2 23 (26.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 23 (26.14%) Systems Analysis
2 23 (26.14%) Technical Architecture
3 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.05%) Identity Management
4 15 (17.05%) Personalization
5 14 (15.91%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) API Integration
7 7 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.82%) SDLC
8 6 (6.82%) UML
8 6 (6.82%) Web Development
9 4 (4.55%) CRM
9 4 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
9 4 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) C#
2 22 (25.00%) C++
3 19 (21.59%) Java
4 12 (13.64%) C
5 11 (12.50%) SQL
6 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.95%) VB
8 6 (6.82%) Embedded C
8 6 (6.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.14%) ISEB
2 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
4 1 (1.14%) AS 2805
4 1 (1.14%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Hyperion
2 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Elavon
3 3 (3.41%) FIS
3 3 (3.41%) Ingenico
3 3 (3.41%) VeriFone
3 3 (3.41%) WorldPay
4 2 (2.27%) Cubic Transportation
4 2 (2.27%) Hypercom
4 2 (2.27%) Sage
4 2 (2.27%) Thales
4 2 (2.27%) TSYS
4 2 (2.27%) VocaLink
4 2 (2.27%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 1 (1.14%) Apple
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Lotus
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat