Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 1127 1233
Rank change year-on-year +39 +106 -132
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 75 90 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 67 76 76
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -22.22%

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 75499 78627 90584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 41.02% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56713 64516 72543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 9 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 18 October 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 +69 73 £45,000 -5.26% 6
UK excluding London +47 45 £45,000 +12.50% 1
London +8 29 £46,250 -21.35% 5
South East +41 21 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +33 16 £45,000 -18.18%
South West +6 5 £44,000 -7.37% 1
North of England +18 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 43 (57.33%) EMV
2 42 (56.00%) Contactless
3 26 (34.67%) C#
4 25 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
5 24 (32.00%) Degree
6 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
7 21 (28.00%) NFC
7 21 (28.00%) C++
7 21 (28.00%) Banking
7 21 (28.00%) Cryptography
7 21 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (26.67%) Retail
8 20 (26.67%) Electronics
8 20 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 20 (26.67%) Hyperion
8 20 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 20 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (26.67%) Creative Thinking
9 18 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
10 17 (22.67%) .NET
11 16 (21.33%) Java
11 16 (21.33%) Internet
11 16 (21.33%) Digital TV
11 16 (21.33%) Wireless
11 16 (21.33%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (21.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (21.33%) Digital Currency
12 15 (20.00%) 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 12 (16.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BASE24
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.33%) Postilion
1 1 (1.33%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) npm
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.33%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) NFC
2 16 (21.33%) Internet
2 16 (21.33%) Wireless
3 11 (14.67%) RFID
4 7 (9.33%) Bluetooth
5 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Bower
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Grunt
2 2 (2.67%) gulp
2 2 (2.67%) Protractor
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.33%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 21 (28.00%) Banking
2 20 (26.67%) Electronics
2 20 (26.67%) Retail
2 20 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (18.67%) Finance
3 14 (18.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Consultant
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 20 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) EMV Consultant
3 19 (25.33%) Software Developer
4 18 (24.00%) Software Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
6 10 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 10 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (12.00%) C++ Developer
7 9 (12.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 9 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 9 (12.00%) C++/Java Developer
7 9 (12.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (12.00%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (10.67%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Embedded C Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) Web Services
3 13 (17.33%) XML
4 12 (16.00%) CSS
4 12 (16.00%) HTML
4 12 (16.00%) HTML5
4 12 (16.00%) JSON
4 12 (16.00%) SOAP
5 10 (13.33%) Ajax
5 10 (13.33%) REST
6 7 (9.33%) JNI
7 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Compact Framework
8 3 (4.00%) LINQ
9 2 (2.67%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.67%) jQuery
9 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (57.33%) EMV
2 42 (56.00%) Contactless
3 25 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
4 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
5 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
6 16 (21.33%) Digital Currency
6 16 (21.33%) Digital TV
7 6 (8.00%) EPoS
8 4 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (4.00%) Chip Card
10 2 (2.67%) EFT
10 2 (2.67%) PKI
10 2 (2.67%) Smart City
10 2 (2.67%) Social Media
11 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.33%) EFTPOS
11 1 (1.33%) Java Card
11 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Android
4 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Cryptography
1 21 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (26.67%) Creative Thinking
2 20 (26.67%) Integration Testing
2 20 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (24.00%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (21.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (21.33%) Systems Analysis
5 15 (20.00%) Personalization
6 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.00%) API Integration
7 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.00%) UML
7 6 (8.00%) Web Development
8 4 (5.33%) CRM
8 4 (5.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Project Management
8 4 (5.33%) Scrum
9 3 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) C#
2 21 (28.00%) C++
3 16 (21.33%) Java
4 13 (17.33%) SQL
5 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (14.67%) C
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded C
7 6 (8.00%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.67%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) AS 2805
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Hyperion
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.33%) Elavon
4 1 (1.33%) FIS
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Ingenico
4 1 (1.33%) Samsung
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) VeriFone
4 1 (1.33%) WorldPay