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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 444 461 439
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs citing APACS 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.004% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.011% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £44,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-31.81% -14.14%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7680 8847 8372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.86% 37.65% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 6982 6877
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

APACS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

APACS Salary Trend in the South East

APACS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Kent - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
APACS
England

APACS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) EMV
2 4 (80.00%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (80.00%) EFT
2 4 (80.00%) EFTPOS
2 4 (80.00%) Smartcard
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) ATM
2 4 (80.00%) Sage
2 4 (80.00%) EPoS
2 4 (80.00%) VocaLink
2 4 (80.00%) TSYS
2 4 (80.00%) VeriFone
2 4 (80.00%) WorldPay
2 4 (80.00%) Sage Pay
2 4 (80.00%) Elavon
2 4 (80.00%) Ingenico
2 4 (80.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
3 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) CRM

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (80.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EMV
2 4 (80.00%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (80.00%) EFT
2 4 (80.00%) EFTPOS
2 4 (80.00%) Smartcard
2 4 (80.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sage
1 4 (80.00%) VocaLink
1 4 (80.00%) TSYS
1 4 (80.00%) VeriFone
1 4 (80.00%) WorldPay
1 4 (80.00%) Elavon
1 4 (80.00%) Ingenico
1 4 (80.00%) Wincor Nixdorf