The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 - 222
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% - 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.051% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1943 2220 1946
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.48% 36.45% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1597 1597
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Smartcard
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Smartcard in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Smartcard in the West Midlands

Smartcard
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Smartcard
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Smartcard.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Smartcard
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) KYC
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat