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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 861 886 867
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing APACS 10 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.028% 0.007%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.069% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 3
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £44,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-31.81% -14.14%
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
39080 45043 40792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.70% 40.77% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31175 36215 33509
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing APACS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

APACS Salary Histogram in England

APACS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
London +58 6 £56,250 -43.75%
South East +16 3 - -
East of England +7 1 £30,000 -31.81%
APACS
UK

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) EMV
2 11 (61.11%) ATM
2 11 (61.11%) ISO 8583
3 9 (50.00%) EFT
3 9 (50.00%) VeriFone
3 9 (50.00%) Ingenico
4 7 (38.89%) WorldPay
4 7 (38.89%) Sage Pay
4 7 (38.89%) Elavon
4 7 (38.89%) VocaLink
4 7 (38.89%) TSYS
4 7 (38.89%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 7 (38.89%) Chip and PIN
4 7 (38.89%) Sage
4 7 (38.89%) EPoS
5 6 (33.33%) EFTPOS
5 6 (33.33%) Smartcard
5 6 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (27.78%) CRM
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) Clustering
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (11.11%) IAS 39
9 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (11.11%) Basel II

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Product Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) EMV
2 9 (50.00%) EFT
3 7 (38.89%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (38.89%) EPoS
4 6 (33.33%) EFTPOS
4 6 (33.33%) Smartcard
5 2 (11.11%) Clustering
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
1 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) MODAF
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO 8583
2 2 (11.11%) IAS 39
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) Basel II
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VeriFone
1 9 (50.00%) Ingenico
2 7 (38.89%) WorldPay
2 7 (38.89%) Elavon
2 7 (38.89%) VocaLink
2 7 (38.89%) TSYS
2 7 (38.89%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 7 (38.89%) Sage
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Gemalto
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) NCR
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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