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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 857 945 952
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +7
Permanent jobs citing APACS 4 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% 0.014% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 12
Median salary £50,000 £31,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -40.95%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £30,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+63.93% -39.00%
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
34890 43325 43700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.83% 42.71% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28646 35012 35571
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,433 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing APACS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 2 - -
London - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
APACS
UK

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing APACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for APACS.

1 7 (77.78%) EMV
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) ATM
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
3 4 (44.44%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (44.44%) EFTPOS
3 4 (44.44%) Smartcard
3 4 (44.44%) VeriFone
3 4 (44.44%) Ingenico
3 4 (44.44%) Hypercom
4 3 (33.33%) Cubic Transportation
4 3 (33.33%) FIS
4 3 (33.33%) WorldPay
4 3 (33.33%) Sage Pay
4 3 (33.33%) Elavon
4 3 (33.33%) Thales
4 3 (33.33%) VocaLink
4 3 (33.33%) TSYS
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) EFT
4 3 (33.33%) Sage
4 3 (33.33%) EPoS
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (22.22%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (22.22%) BASE24

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) NFC
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) BASE24 Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) EMV
2 4 (44.44%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (44.44%) EFTPOS
2 4 (44.44%) Smartcard
3 3 (33.33%) EFT
3 3 (33.33%) EPoS
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Tandem
5 1 (11.11%) Chip Card
5 1 (11.11%) Contactless
5 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Mapping
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 8583
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (11.11%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Hypercom
1 4 (44.44%) Ingenico
1 4 (44.44%) VeriFone
2 3 (33.33%) Cubic Transportation
2 3 (33.33%) Elavon
2 3 (33.33%) FIS
2 3 (33.33%) Sage
2 3 (33.33%) Thales
2 3 (33.33%) TSYS
2 3 (33.33%) VocaLink
2 3 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (33.33%) WorldPay
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) TOWER Software
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft