The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 255 244 277
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs citing APACS 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.014% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.036% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £44,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +76.47%
APACS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2827 2757 3142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.77% 38.93% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 2184 2665
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing APACS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

APACS
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing APACS across the East of England region.

APACS Salary Trend in the East of England

APACS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing APACS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

APACS Salary Histogram in the East of England

APACS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 9 £50,000 +13.63%
Essex - 1 £95,000 -
APACS
England

APACS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing APACS 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 APACS.

1 21 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 20 (95.24%) IVR
2 20 (95.24%) Internet
2 20 (95.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 20 (95.24%) PCI DSS
2 20 (95.24%) SWIFT
2 20 (95.24%) Data Security
2 20 (95.24%) Web Services
2 20 (95.24%) SMS
2 20 (95.24%) CCA
2 20 (95.24%) Banking
2 20 (95.24%) Retail
2 20 (95.24%) Cryptography
2 20 (95.24%) Requirements Analysis
2 20 (95.24%) Retail Banking
2 20 (95.24%) Project Planning
3 6 (28.57%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.76%) EMV
4 1 (4.76%) EFT
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) ATM

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing APACS 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 APACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) SMS
1 20 (95.24%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
General
1 20 (95.24%) Banking
1 20 (95.24%) Retail
1 20 (95.24%) Retail Banking
2 6 (28.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Business Analyst
1 20 (95.24%) Analyst
1 20 (95.24%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (95.24%) IVR
1 20 (95.24%) Cryptography
1 20 (95.24%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.76%) EMV
2 1 (4.76%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Data Security
1 20 (95.24%) Requirements Analysis
1 20 (95.24%) Project Planning
2 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
2 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.76%) ERP
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CCA
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 20 (95.24%) PCI DSS
2 20 (95.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley