The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 241 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing APACS 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% - 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% - 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +35.71%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1893 1955 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.88% 26.72% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1629 1729
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
APACS
England

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

APACS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

APACS Salary Trend in the North West

APACS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the North West 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
Manchester - 1 - -
APACS
England

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) EMV
2 4 (57.14%) W3C
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Silverlight
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) Silverlight
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) EMV
2 4 (57.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCP
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft