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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
First Data VisionPLUS
Rank 879 893 885
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing VisionPLUS 21 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.20% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 5
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
7628 8498 8504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.89% 7.40% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5991 6663 6639
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VisionPLUS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

VisionPLUS Salary Histogram in the UK

VisionPLUS
Top 12 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 31 August 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
(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 +17 19 £60,000 +9.09%
South East - 12 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 -
Northampton - 4 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £62,500 -
East of England -5 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Essex -24 3 £40,000 -27.27%
West Sussex - 3 £60,000 -
Brighton - 2 £60,000 -
Burgess Hill - 2 £60,000 -

VisionPLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (69.57%) TSYS
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
4 7 (30.43%) JCL
4 7 (30.43%) COBOL
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) DB2
5 5 (21.74%) RAD
5 5 (21.74%) REXX
5 5 (21.74%) BASE24
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) CLIST
6 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) Online Banking

VisionPLUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) CICS
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) ATM
1 2 (8.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) RequisitePro
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
1 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Online Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 2 (8.70%) VSAM
4 2 (8.70%) EMV
4 2 (8.70%) EFT
4 2 (8.70%) EFTPOS
4 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) RAD
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) BPMN
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) User Stories
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) COBOL
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
1 7 (30.43%) JCL
2 5 (21.74%) CLIST
2 5 (21.74%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) TSYS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) IBM