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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VocaLink
Rank 874 901 853
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -48
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £39,000 £65,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +103.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £41,400 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £81,000 £34,400
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £65,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-64.61% +103.12%
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
47351 51155 48702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.38% 46.53% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38729 41666 40491
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VocaLink across the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

VocaLink Salary Histogram 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 7 July 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
Yorkshire - 2 £23,000 -
South East - 2 - -
London - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
VocaLink
UK

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) ATM
1 12 (50.00%) EMV
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) ISO 8583
3 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (29.17%) WorldPay
5 7 (29.17%) Sage Pay
5 7 (29.17%) Elavon
5 7 (29.17%) Ingenico
5 7 (29.17%) Banking
5 7 (29.17%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 7 (29.17%) TSYS
5 7 (29.17%) VeriFone
5 7 (29.17%) APACS
5 7 (29.17%) Chip and PIN
5 7 (29.17%) EFT
5 7 (29.17%) Sage
5 7 (29.17%) EPoS
5 7 (29.17%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) EFTPOS
6 6 (25.00%) Smartcard
6 6 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) ATM
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Development Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Product Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) XSL
3 1 (4.17%) XSLT
3 1 (4.17%) JMS
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) EMV
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (29.17%) APACS
3 7 (29.17%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (29.17%) EFT
3 7 (29.17%) EPoS
4 6 (25.00%) EFTPOS
4 6 (25.00%) Smartcard
5 5 (20.83%) Mainframe
5 5 (20.83%) Tandem
5 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
6 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
1 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.83%) COBOL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) PL/1
3 5 (20.83%) JCL
4 1 (4.17%) Erlang
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) ISO 8583
2 6 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
1 7 (29.17%) Sage
1 7 (29.17%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 7 (29.17%) TSYS
1 7 (29.17%) VeriFone
1 7 (29.17%) WorldPay
1 7 (29.17%) Elavon
1 7 (29.17%) Ingenico
2 5 (20.83%) Cognizant
2 5 (20.83%) NCR
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft