The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VocaLink Limited.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VocaLink
Rank - 94 -
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.086% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £65,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-64.61% +85.71%
VocaLink
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
515 586 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.95% 50.39% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 446 504 576
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VocaLink across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VocaLink
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VocaLink across the Bedfordshire region.

VocaLink Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

VocaLink
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VocaLink also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VocaLink.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) AMQP
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) VersaTest
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VocaLink also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VocaLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VersaTest
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP