The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 141 133 153
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing APACS 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £48,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +35.71%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
689 600 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.73% 28.12% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 572 466 607
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
APACS
East of England

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing APACS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

APACS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

APACS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

APACS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Watford - 5 £44,000 -
APACS
East of England

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing APACS 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 APACS.

1 24 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 23 (95.83%) IVR
2 23 (95.83%) Banking
2 23 (95.83%) Cryptography
2 23 (95.83%) Requirements Analysis
2 23 (95.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 23 (95.83%) Data Security
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 23 (95.83%) CCA
2 23 (95.83%) SMS
2 23 (95.83%) Internet
2 23 (95.83%) PCI DSS
2 23 (95.83%) Project Planning
3 22 (91.67%) SWIFT
3 22 (91.67%) Retail Banking
3 22 (91.67%) Retail
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) French Language
6 1 (4.17%) QA
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (4.17%) Finance
6 1 (4.17%) BASE24
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing APACS 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 APACS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) SMS
1 23 (95.83%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (95.83%) Banking
2 22 (91.67%) Retail
2 22 (91.67%) Retail Banking
3 5 (20.83%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Business Analyst
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
2 16 (66.67%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (95.83%) IVR
1 23 (95.83%) Cryptography
2 22 (91.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.17%) EFT
3 1 (4.17%) EFTPOS
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Data Security
1 23 (95.83%) Requirements Analysis
1 23 (95.83%) Project Planning
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) CCA
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) ISO 8583
2 23 (95.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 23 (95.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) NCR