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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank 891 910 904
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 11 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.028% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £60,000 £40,375 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.60% -
UK excluding London average salary - £40,375 -
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
42480 46507 46322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 45.43% 47.53% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35238 38586 37137
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,014 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 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
(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
South East - 8 - -
London +22 3 £60,000 -
VocaLink
UK

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Sage
2 13 (72.22%) Tuxedo
2 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Retail
2 13 (72.22%) TSYS
2 13 (72.22%) VeriFone
2 13 (72.22%) CyberSource
2 13 (72.22%) DataCash
2 13 (72.22%) WorldPay
2 13 (72.22%) Sage Pay
2 13 (72.22%) Elavon
2 13 (72.22%) Fintech
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (27.78%) EMV
6 5 (27.78%) BASE24
6 5 (27.78%) Presales
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) ISO20022
7 4 (22.22%) SEPA
7 4 (22.22%) Ingenico
7 4 (22.22%) Contactless
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SWIFT

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (72.22%) Tuxedo
2 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) ATM
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) French Language
3 2 (11.11%) German Language
3 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Sales Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Account Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JMS
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Fintech
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) EMV
4 4 (22.22%) Contactless
4 4 (22.22%) PKI
4 4 (22.22%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) Presales
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PLM
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 8583
1 4 (22.22%) ISO20022
1 4 (22.22%) QA
1 4 (22.22%) SEPA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) CyberSource
1 13 (72.22%) DataCash
1 13 (72.22%) Elavon
1 13 (72.22%) Sage
1 13 (72.22%) TSYS
1 13 (72.22%) VeriFone
1 13 (72.22%) WorldPay
2 4 (22.22%) Hitachi
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Ingenico
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Capita
3 1 (5.56%) Northgate
3 1 (5.56%) PayPal
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com