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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VocaLink
Rank 888 925 875
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -50
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £23,000 £65,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.61% +85.71%
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £65,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-64.61% +85.71%

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
50532 54660 51810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.14% 46.72% 47.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40962 43828 42353
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 6 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 31 July 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 +19 4 £23,000 -64.61%
Harrogate - 2 £23,000 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £23,000 -
Kent - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £23,000 -
South East - 2 - -

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) ATM
1 11 (52.38%) EMV
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) ISO 8583
3 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
4 7 (33.33%) TSYS
4 7 (33.33%) VeriFone
4 7 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 7 (33.33%) WorldPay
4 7 (33.33%) Sage Pay
4 7 (33.33%) Elavon
4 7 (33.33%) Ingenico
4 7 (33.33%) APACS
4 7 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
4 7 (33.33%) EFT
4 7 (33.33%) Sage
4 7 (33.33%) EPoS
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) EFTPOS
5 6 (28.57%) Smartcard
5 6 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Windows

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) ATM
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) VersaTest
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 3 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Product Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Product Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Product Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) EMV
2 7 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 7 (33.33%) EFT
2 7 (33.33%) APACS
2 7 (33.33%) EPoS
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) EFTPOS
3 6 (28.57%) Smartcard
4 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (19.05%) Tandem
4 4 (19.05%) Cryptography
5 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
1 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
2 6 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Coaching
3 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.76%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C++
1 5 (23.81%) Java
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PL/1
2 4 (19.05%) JCL
2 4 (19.05%) COBOL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Erlang
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO 8583
2 5 (23.81%) QA
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Sage
1 7 (33.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 7 (33.33%) TSYS
1 7 (33.33%) VeriFone
1 7 (33.33%) WorldPay
1 7 (33.33%) Elavon
1 7 (33.33%) Ingenico
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Cognizant
3 4 (19.05%) NCR
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft