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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 843 912
Rank change year-on-year +38 +69  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 47 107 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 78 49
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -8.53%  

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 32862 42890 41924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.44% 41.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26484 34271 33122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,093 £29,651 £27,500
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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 22 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 30 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 +24 41 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South East +63 27 £52,500 +40.00%
London +62 11 £57,500 +15.00%
Milton Keynes - 11 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 11 £38,500 -
Berkshire +42 4 £63,000 -3.07%
Reading - 4 £63,000 -
Scotland +13 2 - -
Fife +1 2 - -
Surrey +32 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire +28 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Leeds +19 1 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Middlesex +7 1 - -
East Midlands -33 1 £38,500 -9.41%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £41,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £38,500 -
Woking - 1 £35,000 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Corby - 1 £38,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (34.25%) EMV
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) Computer Science
3 16 (21.92%) Cryptography
3 16 (21.92%) Internet
4 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
4 15 (20.55%) Contactless
5 14 (19.18%) QA
5 14 (19.18%) Windows
6 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
6 13 (17.81%) Manual Testing
7 12 (16.44%) NFC
7 12 (16.44%) Mobile Payment
7 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
7 12 (16.44%) Banking
7 12 (16.44%) C#
8 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Identity Management
9 10 (13.70%) Wireless
9 10 (13.70%) Electronics
9 10 (13.70%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (13.70%) .NET
9 10 (13.70%) Digital TV
9 10 (13.70%) Hyperion
9 10 (13.70%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
9 10 (13.70%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (13.70%) PKI
9 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (13.70%) Spreadsheet

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 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.37%) JBoss
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) Internet
2 12 (16.44%) NFC
3 10 (13.70%) Wireless
4 3 (4.11%) ATM
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) LDAP
5 2 (2.74%) GSM
5 2 (2.74%) UMTS
6 1 (1.37%) HTTP
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
6 1 (1.37%) RFID
6 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Selenium
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.44%) Banking
1 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.70%) Electronics
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 3 (4.11%) Back Office
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) EMV Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) QA Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior QA Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Payments Programme Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Programme Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) Web Services
3 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.22%) SAML
4 3 (4.11%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) Ajax
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) LINQ
6 1 (1.37%) Middleware
6 1 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) EMV
2 19 (26.03%) Computer Science
3 15 (20.55%) Contactless
4 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
5 12 (16.44%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (13.70%) Digital TV
6 10 (13.70%) PKI
7 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (5.48%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
9 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (4.11%) EPoS
9 3 (4.11%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.37%) APACS
10 1 (1.37%) EFT
10 1 (1.37%) EFTPOS
10 1 (1.37%) NHS
10 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) SUSE
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Cryptography
2 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.81%) Manual Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Automated Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Identity Management
5 10 (13.70%) Integration Testing
5 10 (13.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (13.70%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (13.70%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (13.70%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (12.33%) Presales
7 8 (10.96%) ITIL
8 7 (9.59%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (8.22%) Fraud Detection
9 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Prototyping
9 6 (8.22%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.22%) System Testing
9 6 (8.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) C#
2 9 (12.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.96%) C++
4 6 (8.22%) C
5 3 (4.11%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.11%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.37%) Java
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (34.25%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) ISEB
2 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.18%) QA
2 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) DameWare
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (1.37%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.37%) Elavon
3 1 (1.37%) FIS
3 1 (1.37%) Hypercom
3 1 (1.37%) Ingenico
3 1 (1.37%) Lotus
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.37%) Sage
3 1 (1.37%) Thales
3 1 (1.37%) TSYS
3 1 (1.37%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.37%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.37%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (1.37%) WorldPay
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