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

Smart Card
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1101 1144 1232
Rank change year-on-year +43 +88 -126
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 76 78 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.041% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.10% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 72
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 77000 77559 91852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58017 63717 73591
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 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 November 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 +33 74 £45,000 -5.26% 2
UK excluding London +50 42 £45,000 +12.50% 1
London +12 33 £47,500 -17.54% 2
South East +24 22 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +23 13 £45,000 +18.42%
South West -15 4 £42,500 -10.53%
North of England +8 2 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (53.95%) EMV
1 41 (53.95%) Contactless
2 25 (32.89%) C#
3 24 (31.58%) Mobile Payment
3 24 (31.58%) Degree
4 23 (30.26%) Computer Science
4 23 (30.26%) Cryptography
5 22 (28.95%) Banking
6 21 (27.63%) Electronics
6 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
6 21 (27.63%) NFC
7 20 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 20 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
7 20 (26.32%) Creative Thinking
7 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 20 (26.32%) Hyperion
7 20 (26.32%) C++
8 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
8 17 (22.37%) .NET
8 17 (22.37%) Retail
9 15 (19.74%) Java
10 14 (18.42%) Web Services
10 14 (18.42%) Personalization
11 13 (17.11%) XML
11 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
11 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
11 13 (17.11%) SQL
12 12 (15.79%) T-SQL

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 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) BASE24
2 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.32%) Postilion
2 1 (1.32%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) npm
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) NFC
2 12 (15.79%) Internet
2 12 (15.79%) Wireless
3 11 (14.47%) RFID
4 7 (9.21%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.32%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Bower
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Grunt
2 2 (2.63%) gulp
2 2 (2.63%) Protractor
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (1.32%) JMeter
3 1 (1.32%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.32%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 22 (28.95%) Banking
2 21 (27.63%) Electronics
3 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 17 (22.37%) Retail
5 12 (15.79%) Retail Banking
6 11 (14.47%) Finance
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Consultant
1 22 (28.95%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
3 18 (23.68%) Software Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Software Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) EMV Consultant
5 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
6 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (11.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 8 (10.53%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) Web Services
3 13 (17.11%) XML
4 12 (15.79%) CSS
4 12 (15.79%) HTML
4 12 (15.79%) HTML5
4 12 (15.79%) JSON
4 12 (15.79%) SOAP
5 11 (14.47%) REST
6 10 (13.16%) Ajax
7 7 (9.21%) JNI
8 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.95%) LINQ
10 2 (2.63%) .NET Compact Framework
10 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.63%) jQuery
10 2 (2.63%) RESTful
10 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (53.95%) Contactless
1 41 (53.95%) EMV
2 24 (31.58%) Mobile Payment
3 23 (30.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (15.79%) Digital Currency
4 12 (15.79%) Digital TV
4 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.89%) EPoS
6 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Chip Card
7 2 (2.63%) EFT
7 2 (2.63%) Java Card
7 2 (2.63%) PKI
7 2 (2.63%) Smart City
7 2 (2.63%) Social Media
8 1 (1.32%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.32%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Android
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
4 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Cryptography
2 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
3 20 (26.32%) Creative Thinking
3 20 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
3 20 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 20 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (18.42%) Personalization
5 13 (17.11%) E-Commerce
6 12 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.21%) CRM
8 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.89%) API Integration
9 6 (7.89%) Web Development
10 4 (5.26%) Business Development
10 4 (5.26%) Project Management
10 4 (5.26%) UML
11 3 (3.95%) Scrum
11 3 (3.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) C#
2 20 (26.32%) C++
3 15 (19.74%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) SQL
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 10 (13.16%) C
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
7 6 (7.89%) Embedded C++
7 6 (7.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.32%) AS 2805
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Hyperion
2 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (1.32%) Elavon
4 1 (1.32%) FIS
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Ingenico
4 1 (1.32%) Samsung
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) VeriFone
4 1 (1.32%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.32%) Xamarin