The first 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 23 April 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 450 439 433
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing APACS 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.014% 0.060% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £49,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.76%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.61%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7358 6715 6926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.58% 29.42% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5747 5444 5915
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
APACS
England

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) EMV
1 3 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (100.00%) EFT
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) EFTPOS
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (33.33%) VocaLink
3 1 (33.33%) TSYS
3 1 (33.33%) VeriFone
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) EMV
1 3 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (100.00%) EFT
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) EFTPOS
3 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sage
1 1 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (33.33%) VocaLink
1 1 (33.33%) TSYS
1 1 (33.33%) VeriFone