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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 273 274 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing APACS 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.026% 0.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 0
Average salary £41,250 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-22.65% +45.96%
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
2890 3298 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.55% 38.24% 35.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2612 2574
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Essex +6 2 £41,250 +21.32%
APACS
England

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) EMV
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ATM
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) VeriFone
2 2 (50.00%) Gemalto
2 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (50.00%) Ingenico
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) NCR
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EMV
1 2 (50.00%) IVR
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VeriFone
1 2 (50.00%) Gemalto
1 2 (50.00%) Ingenico
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NCR