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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank - 634 615
Permanent jobs citing APACS 0 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.015% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.034% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £85,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +161.53%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £48,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-36.45% -20.00%
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
20479 20618 21087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.71% 44.20% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16882 16611 17187
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £34,985
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (50.00%) ATM
1 3 (50.00%) EFT
1 3 (50.00%) EMV
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) Basel II
2 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) IAS 39
2 2 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) EFTPOS
2 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Sage
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) VocaLink
2 2 (33.33%) TSYS
2 2 (33.33%) VeriFone
2 2 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 2 (33.33%) Sage Pay
2 2 (33.33%) Elavon
2 2 (33.33%) Ingenico
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (33.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EFT
1 3 (50.00%) EMV
2 2 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) EFTPOS
2 2 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (33.33%) IAS 39
2 2 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (33.33%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 2 (33.33%) VocaLink
1 2 (33.33%) TSYS
1 2 (33.33%) VeriFone
1 2 (33.33%) WorldPay
1 2 (33.33%) Elavon
1 2 (33.33%) Ingenico
1 2 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM