The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank - 917 898
Permanent jobs citing APACS 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.015% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
APACS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39754 39662 40488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.52% 40.54% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32314 32424 31857
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in England

APACS
Salary Trend in England

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

APACS Salary Trend in England

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) MCP
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) EMV
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) W3C
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Liferay
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) IntelliJ
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) GWT
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) EMV
2 4 (57.14%) W3C
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) AS400
4 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) OWASP
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) MCP
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft