The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VocaLink Limited.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank 923 926 935
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 12 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.022% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £67,500 £38,938 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.35% -
UK excluding London average salary - £38,938 -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46373 50710 49747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.64% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37978 41612 39345
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VocaLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VocaLink
Salary Trend

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

VocaLink Salary Trend in the UK

VocaLink
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VocaLink over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

VocaLink Salary Histogram in the UK

VocaLink
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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
(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 +21 12 £67,500 +73.35%
Berkshire - 8 - -
Surrey - 8 - -
South East - 8 - -
London +9 4 £67,500 -

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Sage
2 13 (72.22%) Tuxedo
2 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Retail
2 13 (72.22%) TSYS
2 13 (72.22%) VeriFone
2 13 (72.22%) CyberSource
2 13 (72.22%) DataCash
2 13 (72.22%) WorldPay
2 13 (72.22%) Sage Pay
2 13 (72.22%) Elavon
2 13 (72.22%) Fintech
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 5 (27.78%) EMV
6 5 (27.78%) BASE24
6 5 (27.78%) Presales
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Contactless

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (72.22%) Tuxedo
2 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) ATM
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 13 (72.22%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) French Language
3 2 (11.11%) German Language
3 2 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Sales Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Account Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Account Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) JMS
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Fintech
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (27.78%) EMV
4 4 (22.22%) Contactless
4 4 (22.22%) PKI
4 4 (22.22%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (27.78%) Presales
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 8583
1 4 (22.22%) ISO20022
1 4 (22.22%) QA
1 4 (22.22%) SEPA
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) CyberSource
1 13 (72.22%) DataCash
1 13 (72.22%) Elavon
1 13 (72.22%) Sage
1 13 (72.22%) TSYS
1 13 (72.22%) VeriFone
1 13 (72.22%) WorldPay
2 4 (22.22%) Hitachi
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Ingenico
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Capita
3 1 (5.56%) Northgate
3 1 (5.56%) PayPal
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com