The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 907 950 976
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +26
Permanent jobs citing APACS 5 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.005% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.013% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 13
Median salary £45,750 £35,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -31.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £27,200 £44,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,150 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £32,750 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+39.69% -31.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40297 46068 47009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.19% 42.09% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32977 36848 36639
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

APACS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing APACS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 5 £45,750 +30.71% 2
North West +15 2 £41,500 +49.54% 1
Manchester +5 2 £41,500 +36.06% 1
South East - 2 - -
Oldham -4 1 £41,500 +36.06% 1
East of England - 1 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing APACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for APACS.

1 5 (100.00%) EMV
2 3 (60.00%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (60.00%) EFTPOS
2 3 (60.00%) Smartcard
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 8583
2 3 (60.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (60.00%) Ingenico
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) VocaLink
3 2 (40.00%) TSYS
3 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (40.00%) EFT
3 2 (40.00%) Sage
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (40.00%) Sage Pay
3 2 (40.00%) Elavon
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML

APACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) NFC
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EMV
2 3 (60.00%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (60.00%) EFTPOS
2 3 (60.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (40.00%) EFT
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
4 1 (20.00%) Chip Card
4 1 (20.00%) Contactless
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (20.00%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ingenico
1 3 (60.00%) VeriFone
2 2 (40.00%) Elavon
2 2 (40.00%) Sage
2 2 (40.00%) TSYS
2 2 (40.00%) VocaLink
2 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 2 (40.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Oldham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago