Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1085 1115 1161
Rank change year-on-year +30 +46 +63
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 74 74 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.042% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 77
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £27,100 £33,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,505 78,040 81,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.56% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 56,102 58,684 66,945
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 10 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 17 October 2018. 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 +37 57 £47,500 +5.56% 4
UK excluding London +34 56 £47,500 +5.56% 2
South East +11 37 £60,000 +14.29%
London +28 12 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Northern Ireland +22 11 £40,000 -20.00%
East of England +27 6 £28,000 -37.78%
North of England +22 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
Midlands - 1 £47,500 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Smartcard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 44 (59.46%) Mobile Payment
2 36 (48.65%) Contactless
2 36 (48.65%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (45.95%) Banking
4 32 (43.24%) Degree
5 30 (40.54%) Computer Science
5 30 (40.54%) Retail
6 28 (37.84%) Finance
7 27 (36.49%) E-Commerce
7 27 (36.49%) Integration Testing
7 27 (36.49%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (35.14%) Blockchain
8 26 (35.14%) Creative Thinking
8 26 (35.14%) NFC
8 26 (35.14%) Technical Architecture
8 26 (35.14%) Systems Analysis
8 26 (35.14%) Retail Banking
8 26 (35.14%) Fintech
8 26 (35.14%) Identity Access Management
8 26 (35.14%) Hyperion
8 26 (35.14%) EMV
8 26 (35.14%) Electronics
8 26 (35.14%) Telecoms
8 26 (35.14%) Cryptography
9 14 (18.92%) Linux
10 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.86%) OO
11 11 (14.86%) XML
11 11 (14.86%) PKI
11 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering

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 6 (8.11%) CMS
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BASE24
1 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.35%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Apple Pay
1 9 (12.16%) Google Pay
1 9 (12.16%) Samsung Pay
2 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) NFC
2 6 (8.11%) VPN
3 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) SMPP
4 2 (2.70%) SMS
4 2 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) Blockchain
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (45.95%) Banking
2 30 (40.54%) Retail
3 28 (37.84%) Finance
4 26 (35.14%) Electronics
4 26 (35.14%) Retail Banking
4 26 (35.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Consultant
2 26 (35.14%) E-Commerce Consultant
2 26 (35.14%) Payments Consultant
2 26 (35.14%) Senior Consultant
2 26 (35.14%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
2 26 (35.14%) Senior Payments Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Developer
5 7 (9.46%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Support
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.86%) XML
2 10 (13.51%) HTML
2 10 (13.51%) JSON
3 4 (5.41%) Web Services
4 3 (4.05%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) .NET
5 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.35%) CSS
6 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.35%) LINQ
6 1 (1.35%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.35%) React
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 44 (59.46%) Mobile Payment
2 36 (48.65%) Contactless
3 30 (40.54%) Computer Science
4 27 (36.49%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (35.14%) EMV
5 26 (35.14%) Fintech
6 11 (14.86%) PKI
7 9 (12.16%) Chip and PIN
7 9 (12.16%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (10.81%) FMCG
9 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
10 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (5.41%) NHS
11 2 (2.70%) CMDB
12 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 1 (1.35%) EFT
12 1 (1.35%) EFTPOS
12 1 (1.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Windows
4 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) E-Commerce
1 27 (36.49%) Integration Testing
2 26 (35.14%) Creative Thinking
2 26 (35.14%) Cryptography
2 26 (35.14%) Identity Access Management
2 26 (35.14%) Systems Analysis
2 26 (35.14%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (14.86%) OO
3 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.16%) Information Security
4 9 (12.16%) Project Management
4 9 (12.16%) Refactoring
5 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.46%) Mobile First
7 5 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
8 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) C++
2 9 (12.16%) C
3 3 (4.05%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (43.24%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) MCSA
2 6 (8.11%) MCSE
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.35%) APMP
4 1 (1.35%) CISA
4 1 (1.35%) CISM
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.35%) IISP
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) PMP
4 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 31000
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Docker
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.41%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Nessus
3 1 (1.35%) Terraform
3 1 (1.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Hyperion
2 13 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.16%) Apple
3 9 (12.16%) Samsung
4 6 (8.11%) Gemalto
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) NETGEAR
6 4 (5.41%) Veritas
6 4 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.35%) Imperva
7 1 (1.35%) Qualys
7 1 (1.35%) Splunk
7 1 (1.35%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.35%) TSYS
7 1 (1.35%) VeriFone
7 1 (1.35%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.35%) WorldPay