The table below looks at the statistics for VisionPLUS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 885 882 878
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing VisionPLUS 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.045% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £100,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £100,000 -
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
9031 8931 9392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 8.26% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7017 7084 7622
Average salary £53,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

VisionPLUS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VisionPLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VisionPLUS
Salary Trend

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

VisionPLUS Salary Trend in the UK

VisionPLUS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VisionPLUS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Essex +3 10 £55,000 -45.00%
England -8 10 £55,000 -45.00% 1
East of England -15 10 £55,000 -45.00%
Basildon - 8 £55,000 -
Thurrock - 1 - -

VisionPLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 9 (50.00%) COBOL
2 9 (50.00%) DB2
2 9 (50.00%) CICS
2 9 (50.00%) JCL
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) CMS
2 9 (50.00%) VSAM
3 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) MS Project
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Migration
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (50.00%) CICS
1 9 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Project
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
1 9 (50.00%) VisionPLUS Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) VSAM
2 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) COBOL
1 9 (50.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cognizant