The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 29 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 892 854 893
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Permanent jobs citing APACS 15 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 11
Average salary £51,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £29,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £60,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +71.42%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36856 35579 38874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29210 28831 32922
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

APACS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

APACS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing APACS within the UK.

APACS Salary Trend in the UK

APACS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing APACS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

APACS Salary Histogram in the UK

APACS
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -44 15 £51,750 +47.85% 1
East of England +7 11 £48,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 11 £48,000 -
Watford - 4 £44,000 -
London -33 3 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 38 (77.55%) Banking
2 37 (75.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 33 (67.35%) Retail
4 27 (55.10%) Internet
5 26 (53.06%) ISO 8583
5 26 (53.06%) Web Services
6 25 (51.02%) CCA
6 25 (51.02%) IVR
6 25 (51.02%) SMS
6 25 (51.02%) Data Security
6 25 (51.02%) Cryptography
6 25 (51.02%) Requirements Analysis
6 25 (51.02%) Project Planning
6 25 (51.02%) PCI DSS
7 24 (48.98%) Retail Banking
7 24 (48.98%) SWIFT
8 12 (24.49%) COBIT
8 12 (24.49%) IAS 39
8 12 (24.49%) Basel II
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
9 11 (22.45%) MODAF
9 11 (22.45%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (22.45%) TOGAF
10 9 (18.37%) FLEXCUBE
10 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
10 9 (18.37%) Temenos T24
10 9 (18.37%) Misys Equation
10 9 (18.37%) Finacle
10 9 (18.37%) Oracle
10 9 (18.37%) SAP

APACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Office
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) FLEXCUBE
1 9 (18.37%) Misys Equation
1 9 (18.37%) Temenos T24
1 9 (18.37%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) Internet
2 25 (51.02%) SMS
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 38 (77.55%) Banking
2 33 (67.35%) Retail
3 24 (48.98%) Retail Banking
4 7 (14.29%) Finance
5 6 (12.24%) French Language
6 3 (6.12%) Local Government
7 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
1 22 (44.90%) Business Analyst
2 18 (36.73%) Payments Business Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Management Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Management Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Support Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) Ajax
2 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.16%) Silverlight
2 4 (8.16%) HTML5
2 4 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) IVR
1 25 (51.02%) Cryptography
2 24 (48.98%) SWIFT
3 8 (16.33%) EMV
4 4 (8.16%) W3C
5 2 (4.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.04%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.04%) EFT
6 1 (2.04%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Data Security
1 25 (51.02%) Requirements Analysis
1 25 (51.02%) Project Planning
2 12 (24.49%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Zachman Framework
3 11 (22.45%) TOGAF
3 11 (22.45%) MODAF
4 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.16%) MVC
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.12%) User Stories
10 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (4.08%) Time Management
10 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C#
1 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) CCA
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) MCP
2 4 (8.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (75.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 26 (53.06%) ISO 8583
3 25 (51.02%) PCI DSS
4 12 (24.49%) IAS 39
4 12 (24.49%) COBIT
4 12 (24.49%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
1 9 (18.37%) SAP
1 9 (18.37%) Chordiant
1 9 (18.37%) Misys
1 9 (18.37%) Temenos
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) EMC
3 2 (4.08%) Websense
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.04%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.04%) TSYS
4 1 (2.04%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.04%) Sage
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: base from £65 to £95k - package to £120k
Posted: 4 days ago