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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
Rank 880 856 869
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing APACS 16 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.043% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 11
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37071 35709 38387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.78% 32.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29487 29235 32497
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 11 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 11 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 -14 15 £48,000 +37.14% 2
East of England +7 11 £46,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 11 £46,500 - 1
Watford - 7 £44,000 -
London -42 3 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 35 (72.92%) Banking
2 34 (70.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 30 (62.50%) Retail
4 25 (52.08%) ISO 8583
5 24 (50.00%) Internet
6 23 (47.92%) Web Services
7 22 (45.83%) CCA
7 22 (45.83%) SMS
7 22 (45.83%) Data Security
7 22 (45.83%) IVR
7 22 (45.83%) Cryptography
7 22 (45.83%) Requirements Analysis
7 22 (45.83%) Project Planning
7 22 (45.83%) PCI DSS
8 21 (43.75%) SWIFT
8 21 (43.75%) Retail Banking
9 12 (25.00%) COBIT
9 12 (25.00%) IAS 39
9 12 (25.00%) Basel II
9 12 (25.00%) ITIL
10 11 (22.92%) MODAF
10 11 (22.92%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
11 9 (18.75%) Misys Equation
11 9 (18.75%) FLEXCUBE
11 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
11 9 (18.75%) Temenos T24
11 9 (18.75%) Finacle
11 9 (18.75%) SAP
11 9 (18.75%) Oracle

APACS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) FLEXCUBE
1 9 (18.75%) Misys Equation
1 9 (18.75%) Temenos T24
1 9 (18.75%) Finacle
2 2 (4.17%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) Internet
2 22 (45.83%) SMS
3 3 (6.25%) ATM
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MS Access
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 35 (72.92%) Banking
2 30 (62.50%) Retail
3 21 (43.75%) Retail Banking
4 9 (18.75%) Finance
5 4 (8.33%) French Language
6 3 (6.25%) Local Government
7 2 (4.17%) Back Office
8 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
1 19 (39.58%) Business Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Payments Business Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Management Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Management Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Support Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) Ajax
3 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.33%) Silverlight
3 4 (8.33%) HTML5
3 4 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) IVR
1 22 (45.83%) Cryptography
2 21 (43.75%) SWIFT
3 8 (16.67%) EMV
4 4 (8.33%) W3C
5 3 (6.25%) EFT
5 3 (6.25%) EFTPOS
6 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.17%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Data Security
1 22 (45.83%) Requirements Analysis
1 22 (45.83%) Project Planning
2 12 (25.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.92%) Zachman Framework
3 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
3 11 (22.92%) MODAF
4 9 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.17%) Time Management
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) CCA
2 6 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) MCP
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (70.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 25 (52.08%) ISO 8583
3 22 (45.83%) PCI DSS
4 12 (25.00%) Basel II
4 12 (25.00%) IAS 39
4 12 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
1 9 (18.75%) SAP
1 9 (18.75%) Chordiant
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 9 (18.75%) Misys
1 9 (18.75%) Temenos
2 2 (4.17%) EMC
2 2 (4.17%) NCR
2 2 (4.17%) Websense
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (2.08%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.08%) TSYS
3 1 (2.08%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.08%) Sage
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £550000 per annum + bonus, medical, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: to £100k Base plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 15 days ago