The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 631 648 611
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -37
Permanent jobs citing APACS 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.014% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +115.38%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-24.47% +1.05%
APACS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20304 21914 20546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.72% 45.08% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16489 17850 16663
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in London

APACS
Salary Trend in London

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

APACS Salary Trend in London

APACS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the London 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
City of London - 1 £62,500 -
APACS
England

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (57.14%) ATM
1 4 (57.14%) EFT
1 4 (57.14%) EMV
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 8583
2 3 (42.86%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (42.86%) Sage
2 3 (42.86%) EPoS
2 3 (42.86%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (42.86%) VocaLink
2 3 (42.86%) TSYS
2 3 (42.86%) VeriFone
2 3 (42.86%) WorldPay
2 3 (42.86%) Sage Pay
2 3 (42.86%) Elavon
2 3 (42.86%) Ingenico
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) MODAF
3 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) IAS 39
3 2 (28.57%) EFTPOS
3 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (28.57%) Basel II
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Product Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Product Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) EFT
1 4 (57.14%) EMV
2 3 (42.86%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (42.86%) EPoS
3 2 (28.57%) EFTPOS
3 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) MODAF
1 2 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 8583
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (28.57%) IAS 39
2 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (28.57%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sage
1 3 (42.86%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 3 (42.86%) VocaLink
1 3 (42.86%) TSYS
1 3 (42.86%) VeriFone
1 3 (42.86%) WorldPay
1 3 (42.86%) Elavon
1 3 (42.86%) Ingenico
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) IBM