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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Card
UK
Rank 809 841 904
Rank change year-on-year +32 +63  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 48 107 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.10% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 76 47
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11%  

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 32601 42162 41037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.37% 40.95% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26238 33707 32424
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,671 £28,000
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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 19 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 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 +45 41 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South East +63 28 £52,500 +40.00%
London +64 11 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £38,500 -
Milton Keynes - 11 £38,500 -
Berkshire +38 5 £60,000 -5.88%
Reading - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland +19 2 - -
Fife +1 2 - -
Surrey +26 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire +21 1 £50,000 +42.85%
West Yorkshire +18 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Leeds +10 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Middlesex +7 1 - -
East Midlands -38 1 £38,500 -9.41%
Northamptonshire - 1 £38,500 -
City of London - 1 £41,000 -
Corby - 1 £38,500 -
Woking - 1 £35,000 -

Smartcard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 (33.78%) EMV
2 24 (32.43%) Degree
3 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
4 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
5 16 (21.62%) Internet
6 15 (20.27%) Cryptography
6 15 (20.27%) Contactless
7 14 (18.92%) QA
8 13 (17.57%) Manual Testing
8 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
8 13 (17.57%) Windows
9 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
9 12 (16.22%) Banking
9 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 12 (16.22%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (16.22%) NFC
10 11 (14.86%) Identity Management
10 11 (14.86%) C#
11 10 (13.51%) C++
11 10 (13.51%) .NET
11 10 (13.51%) Digital TV
11 10 (13.51%) Hyperion
11 10 (13.51%) Wireless
11 10 (13.51%) Electronics
11 10 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Spreadsheet

Smartcard
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 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.35%) IIS
1 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.62%) Internet
2 12 (16.22%) NFC
3 10 (13.51%) Wireless
4 3 (4.05%) ATM
4 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 3 (4.05%) LDAP
5 2 (2.70%) GSM
5 2 (2.70%) UMTS
6 1 (1.35%) HTTP
6 1 (1.35%) LAN
6 1 (1.35%) Network Security
6 1 (1.35%) RFID
6 1 (1.35%) RS-485
6 1 (1.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Selenium
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.22%) Banking
1 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 10 (13.51%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Back Office
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Consultant
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) EMV Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) QA Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Payments Programme Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) Web Services
3 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.11%) SAML
4 2 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (1.35%) Ajax
5 1 (1.35%) CSS
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) JSON
5 1 (1.35%) LINQ
5 1 (1.35%) REST
5 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) EMV
2 19 (25.68%) Computer Science
3 15 (20.27%) Contactless
4 13 (17.57%) Management Information System
5 12 (16.22%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (13.51%) Digital TV
7 9 (12.16%) PKI
8 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (5.41%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
10 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (4.05%) EPoS
10 3 (4.05%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.35%) APACS
11 1 (1.35%) EFT
11 1 (1.35%) EFTPOS
11 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.27%) Cryptography
3 13 (17.57%) Manual Testing
4 12 (16.22%) Automated Testing
5 11 (14.86%) Identity Management
6 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
6 10 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (12.16%) Presales
8 7 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (9.46%) ITIL
9 6 (8.11%) Fraud Detection
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Prototyping
9 6 (8.11%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.11%) System Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) C#
2 10 (13.51%) C++
3 8 (10.81%) C
3 8 (10.81%) SQL
4 5 (6.76%) Embedded C
4 5 (6.76%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) ISEB
2 6 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.35%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) DameWare
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (1.35%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.35%) Elavon
3 1 (1.35%) EMC
3 1 (1.35%) FIS
3 1 (1.35%) Hypercom
3 1 (1.35%) Ingenico
3 1 (1.35%) Lotus
3 1 (1.35%) Renesas
3 1 (1.35%) Sage
3 1 (1.35%) Thales
3 1 (1.35%) TSYS
3 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.35%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.35%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
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