The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VocaLink Limited.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VocaLink
Rank 857 850 851
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 13 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.015% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £58,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.37%
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
VocaLink
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51045 47802 51153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.71% 47.37% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41101 39689 43100
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

VocaLink
Salary Trend in England

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

VocaLink Salary Trend in England

VocaLink
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the England region over the 3 months to 17 October 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
London +13 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
North East - 4 - -
East of England - 1 - -
VocaLink
UK

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 14 (82.35%) Finance
3 13 (76.47%) J2EE
3 13 (76.47%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) HP
4 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Windows XP
4 12 (70.59%) ATM
4 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
4 12 (70.59%) C#
4 12 (70.59%) C++
4 12 (70.59%) COBOL
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) DB2
4 12 (70.59%) XML
4 12 (70.59%) Retail
4 12 (70.59%) Cryptography
4 12 (70.59%) NCR
4 12 (70.59%) PL/1
4 12 (70.59%) EMV
4 12 (70.59%) Mainframe
4 12 (70.59%) JCL
4 12 (70.59%) Change Management
4 12 (70.59%) BASE24
4 12 (70.59%) ISO 8583
4 12 (70.59%) QA

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (70.59%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) ATM
1 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
1 12 (70.59%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (82.35%) Finance
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 12 (70.59%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) J2EE
2 12 (70.59%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) EMV
1 12 (70.59%) Mainframe
1 12 (70.59%) Tandem
1 12 (70.59%) Cryptography
1 12 (70.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Windows XP
1 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Change Management
1 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
1 12 (70.59%) Coaching
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Market Research
3 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
3 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) C++
3 12 (70.59%) COBOL
3 12 (70.59%) PL/1
3 12 (70.59%) JCL
3 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) AWK
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO 8583
1 12 (70.59%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) HP
3 12 (70.59%) NCR
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) BEA