The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VocaLink
Rank 629 619 616
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.004% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.005% 0.010% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £42,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year
-3.86% -21.49%
VocaLink
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20908 21051 21989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.80% 47.22% 46.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17680 17215 18585
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in London

VocaLink
Salary Trend in London

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

VocaLink Salary Trend in London

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) PL/1
1 5 (100.00%) EMV
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) NCR
2 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) BASE24
2 4 (80.00%) ISO 8583
2 4 (80.00%) Retail

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ATM
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EMV
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PL/1
2 4 (80.00%) JCL
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO 8583
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) NCR
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle