The 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 140 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing APACS 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.053% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +79.10%
APACS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
795 702 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.73% 37.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 634 502 820
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £60,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 -15 2 £50,000 +13.63%
APACS
East of England

APACS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) SMS
1 17 (100.00%) CCA
1 17 (100.00%) Internet
1 17 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 17 (100.00%) Data Security
1 17 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 17 (100.00%) IVR
1 17 (100.00%) Banking
1 17 (100.00%) Retail
1 17 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 17 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 17 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 17 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 17 (100.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (23.53%) French Language

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SMS
1 17 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 17 (100.00%) Banking
1 17 (100.00%) Retail
1 17 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (23.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 17 (100.00%) Analyst
1 17 (100.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) IVR
1 17 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 17 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Data Security
1 17 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 17 (100.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 17 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS