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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 879 911
Rank change year-on-year +57 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 52 56 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.057% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 45 48 39
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +47.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £34,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £71,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  

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 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29273 33282 35719
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Smartcard as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 25 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +49 51 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +9 20 £37,500 -31.81%
South East +31 12 £52,500 +31.25%
London +25 11 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Essex - 11 £45,000 -
Surrey +18 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Guildford +4 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Dorset - 5 £44,000 - 1
South West - 5 £44,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £28,500 -
Cambridge -8 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 3 - -
Poole - 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +5 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Luton - 2 £28,000 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Hull - 2 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £33,250 -
Wembley -8 1 £47,500 +18.75%
City of London - 1 £77,500 -
Dunstable - 1 £29,000 -
Watford - 1 £37,500 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (51.52%) EMV
2 43 (43.43%) Contactless
3 33 (33.33%) Degree
4 28 (28.28%) Computer Science
5 27 (27.27%) Mobile Payment
5 27 (27.27%) Internet
6 26 (26.26%) Management Information System
7 24 (24.24%) Banking
7 24 (24.24%) Cryptography
8 23 (23.23%) NFC
9 22 (22.22%) Integration Testing
9 22 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
9 22 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 22 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
9 22 (22.22%) Digital TV
9 22 (22.22%) Wireless
9 22 (22.22%) Electronics
9 22 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 22 (22.22%) Hyperion
10 21 (21.21%) C#
11 20 (20.20%) Identity Management
12 19 (19.19%) C++
13 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
14 17 (17.17%) Finance
15 16 (16.16%) Java
16 15 (15.15%) Windows
16 15 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
17 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.14%) Personalization

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 5 (5.05%) IIS
2 4 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.01%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) BASE24
1 1 (1.01%) Postilion
1 1 (1.01%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (1.01%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.27%) Internet
2 23 (23.23%) NFC
3 22 (22.22%) Wireless
4 5 (5.05%) ATM
4 5 (5.05%) Bluetooth
5 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.02%) Firewall
6 2 (2.02%) LDAP
6 2 (2.02%) RFID
7 1 (1.01%) HTTP
7 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.01%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Selenium
1 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.02%) Bower
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Grunt
2 2 (2.02%) gulp
2 2 (2.02%) Protractor
2 2 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 24 (24.24%) Banking
2 22 (22.22%) Electronics
2 22 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 17 (17.17%) Finance
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 7 (7.07%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Consultant
2 25 (25.25%) EMV Consultant
3 22 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
4 16 (16.16%) Analyst
4 16 (16.16%) Developer
5 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Java Developer
8 9 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (8.08%) C++ Developer
9 8 (8.08%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (8.08%) C++/C# Developer
9 8 (8.08%) C++/Java Developer
9 8 (8.08%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.06%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.12%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) Web Services
3 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.06%) XML
5 5 (5.05%) JNI
5 5 (5.05%) JSON
5 5 (5.05%) SAML
5 5 (5.05%) SOAP
6 4 (4.04%) CSS
6 4 (4.04%) HTML
6 4 (4.04%) HTML5
7 3 (3.03%) .NET Compact Framework
7 3 (3.03%) LINQ
8 2 (2.02%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.02%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.02%) jQuery
8 2 (2.02%) REST
8 2 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (51.52%) EMV
2 43 (43.43%) Contactless
3 28 (28.28%) Computer Science
4 27 (27.27%) Mobile Payment
5 26 (26.26%) Management Information System
6 22 (22.22%) Digital TV
7 9 (9.09%) PKI
8 6 (6.06%) EPoS
9 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
10 3 (3.03%) Chip Card
10 3 (3.03%) EFT
10 3 (3.03%) Java Card
11 2 (2.02%) APACS
11 2 (2.02%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.02%) EFTPOS
11 2 (2.02%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (2.02%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.01%) SUSE
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Cryptography
2 22 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 22 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 22 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 22 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 20 (20.20%) Identity Management
4 18 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 15 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
6 14 (14.14%) Personalization
7 11 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.07%) Fraud Detection
10 7 (7.07%) ITIL
10 7 (7.07%) Presales
10 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.07%) SDLC
11 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.06%) UML
12 5 (5.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) C#
2 19 (19.19%) C++
3 16 (16.16%) Java
4 11 (11.11%) C
5 9 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (4.04%) Embedded C
6 4 (4.04%) Embedded C++
6 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) ISEB
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) PCI DSS
1 8 (8.08%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.03%) SLA
4 2 (2.02%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) DameWare
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Hyperion
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.02%) Cubic Transportation
3 2 (2.02%) Elavon
3 2 (2.02%) FIS
3 2 (2.02%) Hypercom
3 2 (2.02%) Ingenico
3 2 (2.02%) Sage
3 2 (2.02%) Thales
3 2 (2.02%) TSYS
3 2 (2.02%) VeriFone
3 2 (2.02%) VocaLink
3 2 (2.02%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (2.02%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.01%) Apple
4 1 (1.01%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) Lotus
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
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