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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank - 411 440
Permanent jobs citing APACS 0 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.071% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.20% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 7
Average salary - £60,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £60,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.47%
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
7993 7320 8112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.33% 34.65% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6023 5991 6783
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (100.00%) VocaLink
1 1 (100.00%) TSYS
1 1 (100.00%) VeriFone

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (100.00%) VocaLink
1 1 (100.00%) TSYS
1 1 (100.00%) VeriFone
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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