The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 926 863 844
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -19
Permanent jobs citing EFT 25 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.075% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 61 90
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +52.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,778 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +16.96%

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
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

EFT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EFT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EFT
Salary Trend

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

EFT Salary Trend in the UK

EFT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing EFT over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

EFT Salary Histogram in the UK

EFT
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EFT within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 -45 25 £52,500 -19.23%
South East -17 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +5 8 £50,000 -
London -31 8 £52,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire - 7 £32,014 -
Leeds - 6 £32,778 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £32,778 -
City of London +61 5 £52,500 -16.00%
East of England -5 1 £85,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £31,250 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -
Essex - 1 £85,000 -

EFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing EFT 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 EFT.

1 27 (54.00%) Retail
2 26 (52.00%) Windows
3 20 (40.00%) ERP
4 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (36.00%) Advertising
5 17 (34.00%) Web Services
6 16 (32.00%) EPoS
6 16 (32.00%) Migration
7 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
8 12 (24.00%) IIS
9 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (22.00%) Shell Script
9 11 (22.00%) MS Office
9 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 10 (20.00%) BASE24
10 10 (20.00%) ATM
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle
11 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (18.00%) VBScript
11 9 (18.00%) VB
11 9 (18.00%) Internet
12 8 (16.00%) Java
12 8 (16.00%) DB2
12 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
13 7 (14.00%) .NET
14 6 (12.00%) C#
14 6 (12.00%) SharePoint

EFT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing EFT 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 EFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.00%) IIS
2 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (20.00%) BASE24
2 1 (2.00%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.00%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) ATM
3 9 (18.00%) Internet
4 3 (6.00%) FTP
4 3 (6.00%) SSL
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) DB2
2 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) Informix
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (54.00%) Retail
2 18 (36.00%) Advertising
3 11 (22.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Support Analyst
4 12 (24.00%) Consultant
5 11 (22.00%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
7 9 (18.00%) Implementation Manager
7 9 (18.00%) Support Manager
7 9 (18.00%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 8 (16.00%) Implementation Specialist
8 8 (16.00%) Java Consultant
8 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Technical Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (12.00%) Implementation Analyst
10 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
11 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
11 3 (6.00%) EPoS Manager
11 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
12 2 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 6 (12.00%) WCF
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) Velocity
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) EPoS
2 6 (12.00%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) EMV
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.00%) EFTPOS
4 2 (4.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ERP
2 16 (32.00%) Migration
3 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.00%) MVC
5 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Use Case
6 5 (10.00%) Presales
7 4 (8.00%) SDLC
8 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) ETL
9 2 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Workflow
10 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (18.00%) VB
3 9 (18.00%) VBScript
4 8 (16.00%) Java
5 6 (12.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.00%) SEPA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) F5
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) VeriFone
3 2 (4.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.00%) Aareon
4 1 (2.00%) Capita
4 1 (2.00%) Civica
4 1 (2.00%) DataCash
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Kypera
4 1 (2.00%) Northgate
4 1 (2.00%) Orchard
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) WorldPay