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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VocaLink
Rank 855 897 868
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -29
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.008% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £23,000 £65,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.61% +85.71%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £65,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-64.61% +85.71%
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
47198 51227 48156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.05% 46.57% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38698 41533 39857
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 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 - -
VocaLink
UK

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 11 (52.38%) ATM
1 11 (52.38%) EMV
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) ISO 8583
3 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
4 7 (33.33%) TSYS
4 7 (33.33%) VeriFone
4 7 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 7 (33.33%) WorldPay
4 7 (33.33%) Sage Pay
4 7 (33.33%) Elavon
4 7 (33.33%) Ingenico
4 7 (33.33%) APACS
4 7 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
4 7 (33.33%) EFT
4 7 (33.33%) Sage
4 7 (33.33%) EPoS
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) EFTPOS
5 6 (28.57%) Smartcard
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Windows

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) ATM
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VersaTest
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Product Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Product Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) EMV
2 7 (33.33%) APACS
2 7 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 7 (33.33%) EFT
2 7 (33.33%) EPoS
3 6 (28.57%) EFTPOS
3 6 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (19.05%) Tandem
4 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
5 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
1 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Market Research
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) COBOL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) PL/1
2 4 (19.05%) JCL
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Erlang
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
3 1 (4.76%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO 8583
2 5 (23.81%) QA
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) TSYS
1 7 (33.33%) VeriFone
1 7 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 7 (33.33%) WorldPay
1 7 (33.33%) Elavon
1 7 (33.33%) Ingenico
1 7 (33.33%) Sage
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Cognizant
3 4 (19.05%) NCR
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft