The 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 885 913 865
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -48
Permanent jobs citing APACS 7 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.016% 0.035% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 12
Average salary £36,250 £51,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.95% +47.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £44,400 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £48,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-27.08% -20.00%

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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

APACS Salary Histogram in the UK

APACS
Top 11 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 31 July 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
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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 +10 7 £36,250 -29.95% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £36,250 -
Harrogate - 3 £36,250 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £36,250 -
Kent - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
London +27 1 £62,500 -10.71%
Manchester +6 1 £30,500 - 1
Oldham -3 1 £30,500 - 1
North West -4 1 £30,500 - 2
City of London - 1 £62,500 -

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) EMV
2 10 (52.63%) ATM
3 9 (47.37%) VeriFone
3 9 (47.37%) Ingenico
4 8 (42.11%) ISO 8583
4 8 (42.11%) EFT
5 7 (36.84%) Chip and PIN
5 7 (36.84%) Sage
5 7 (36.84%) EPoS
5 7 (36.84%) WorldPay
5 7 (36.84%) Sage Pay
5 7 (36.84%) Elavon
5 7 (36.84%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 7 (36.84%) VocaLink
5 7 (36.84%) TSYS
6 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
6 6 (31.58%) EFTPOS
6 6 (31.58%) Smartcard
6 6 (31.58%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
8 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.79%) Management Information System

APACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) WinCC
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) ATM
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) EMV
2 8 (42.11%) EFT
3 7 (36.84%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (36.84%) EPoS
4 6 (31.58%) Smartcard
4 6 (31.58%) EFTPOS
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
6 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (5.26%) Clustering
7 1 (5.26%) SCADA
7 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) MODAF
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO 8583
2 2 (10.53%) IAS 39
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
2 2 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.53%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VeriFone
1 9 (47.37%) Ingenico
2 7 (36.84%) WorldPay
2 7 (36.84%) Elavon
2 7 (36.84%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 7 (36.84%) VocaLink
2 7 (36.84%) TSYS
2 7 (36.84%) Sage
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Gemalto
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) NCR
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Wonderware
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holidays, UK healthcare from day 1,
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago