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

Smart Card
UK
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 847 913
Rank change year-on-year +21 +66  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 42 92 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.094% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 68 54
Median salary £48,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £40,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +31.25% +20.30%  

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 35561 41282 44079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.58% 42.04% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28265 33618 34965
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £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 30 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 24 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 May 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 +18 41 £48,750 +14.70% 2
South East +45 15 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +15 13 £30,500 -44.54% 1
London +47 10 £47,500 -20.83%
Surrey +22 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Essex - 5 £45,000 -
Guildford +3 4 £52,500 +61.53%
Bedfordshire - 4 £28,500 -
South West -2 2 £49,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 2 - -
Cambridge -9 2 - -
Luton - 2 £28,000 -
Poole - 2 £49,500 - 1
Dorset - 2 £49,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £33,250 - 1
Wembley -4 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Woking - 1 £35,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £29,000 -
Rugby - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 42 (47.73%) EMV
2 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 33 (37.50%) Contactless
3 25 (28.41%) Computer Science
4 24 (27.27%) Internet
5 23 (26.14%) Management Information System
5 23 (26.14%) Mobile Payment
6 22 (25.00%) Cryptography
7 21 (23.86%) Banking
8 20 (22.73%) NFC
8 20 (22.73%) Identity Management
9 19 (21.59%) Wireless
9 19 (21.59%) Electronics
9 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
9 19 (21.59%) Digital TV
9 19 (21.59%) Hyperion
9 19 (21.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 19 (21.59%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (21.59%) Systems Analysis
9 19 (21.59%) Integration Testing
9 19 (21.59%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (17.05%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (15.91%) C#
12 13 (14.77%) Windows
12 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
12 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
13 12 (13.64%) Manual Testing
13 12 (13.64%) QA
14 11 (12.50%) Finance
15 10 (11.36%) C++

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 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) BASE24
1 1 (1.14%) Postilion
1 1 (1.14%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.27%) Internet
2 20 (22.73%) NFC
3 19 (21.59%) Wireless
4 5 (5.68%) ATM
5 3 (3.41%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.27%) Firewall
6 2 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (1.14%) HTTP
7 1 (1.14%) Network Security
7 1 (1.14%) RFID
7 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.14%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Selenium
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (23.86%) Banking
2 19 (21.59%) Electronics
2 19 (21.59%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Back Office
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
7 1 (1.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Consultant
2 21 (23.86%) EMV Consultant
3 19 (21.59%) Senior Consultant
4 18 (20.45%) Analyst
5 8 (9.09%) Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) QA Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Senior QA Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Payments Programme Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Programme Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
2 7 (7.95%) Web Services
3 5 (5.68%) SAML
4 3 (3.41%) JNI
4 3 (3.41%) XML
5 2 (2.27%) JSON
5 2 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.14%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (1.14%) Ajax
6 1 (1.14%) CSS
6 1 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
6 1 (1.14%) LINQ
6 1 (1.14%) Middleware
6 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (47.73%) EMV
2 33 (37.50%) Contactless
3 25 (28.41%) Computer Science
4 23 (26.14%) Management Information System
4 23 (26.14%) Mobile Payment
5 19 (21.59%) Digital TV
6 10 (11.36%) PKI
7 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.68%) EPoS
8 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.41%) EFT
9 2 (2.27%) APACS
9 2 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (2.27%) Chip Card
9 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.27%) EFTPOS
9 2 (2.27%) Java Card
9 2 (2.27%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.77%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) SUSE
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 20 (22.73%) Identity Management
3 19 (21.59%) Integration Testing
3 19 (21.59%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (21.59%) Systems Analysis
3 19 (21.59%) Technical Architecture
4 15 (17.05%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (14.77%) Software Engineering
5 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.64%) Manual Testing
7 8 (9.09%) ITIL
8 7 (7.95%) Presales
9 6 (6.82%) Fraud Detection
9 6 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.82%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.82%) Personalization
9 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.82%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.82%) System Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) C#
2 10 (11.36%) C++
3 9 (10.23%) Java
3 9 (10.23%) SQL
4 7 (7.95%) C
5 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) ISEB
2 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
2 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.41%) SLA
5 2 (2.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Hyperion
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Cubic Transportation
3 2 (2.27%) Elavon
3 2 (2.27%) FIS
3 2 (2.27%) Hypercom
3 2 (2.27%) Ingenico
3 2 (2.27%) Sage
3 2 (2.27%) Thales
3 2 (2.27%) TSYS
3 2 (2.27%) VeriFone
3 2 (2.27%) VocaLink
3 2 (2.27%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (2.27%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.14%) Apple
4 1 (1.14%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Lotus
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago