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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VocaLink
Rank 878 936 881
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -55
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 18 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.007% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £75,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+130.76% +12.06%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £31,250 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+140.00% +7.75%

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
51839 55739 53387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.97% 46.66% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41511 44782 43539
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015 within the UK.

VocaLink Salary Histogram in the UK

VocaLink
Top 11 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 4 May 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 +43 18 £75,000 +130.76% 1
London +40 8 £65,000 +32.65%
East of England +31 5 £75,000 +130.76%
South East +18 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire -3 3 £75,000 +130.76%
Watford - 3 £75,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Dunstable - 2 £45,000 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (51.72%) ATM
1 15 (51.72%) EMV
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) HP
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) ISO 8583
4 9 (31.03%) Change Management
4 9 (31.03%) C++
4 9 (31.03%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
5 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (27.59%) Tandem
5 8 (27.59%) Banking
5 8 (27.59%) QA
5 8 (27.59%) Cryptography
5 8 (27.59%) COBOL
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) J2EE
5 8 (27.59%) IBM
5 8 (27.59%) PL/1
5 8 (27.59%) Mainframe
6 7 (24.14%) Sage
6 7 (24.14%) EPoS
6 7 (24.14%) JCL
6 7 (24.14%) BASE24
6 7 (24.14%) APACS
6 7 (24.14%) NCR
6 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
6 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) ATM
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
1 7 (24.14%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) NonStop SQL
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) JMS
4 1 (3.45%) XSL
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) EMV
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Tandem
2 8 (27.59%) Cryptography
2 8 (27.59%) Mainframe
3 7 (24.14%) EPoS
3 7 (24.14%) APACS
3 7 (24.14%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (24.14%) EFT
4 6 (20.69%) EFTPOS
4 6 (20.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
1 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
1 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) Mobile Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Coaching
3 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Release Management
3 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (6.90%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) B2B
6 1 (3.45%) B2C
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) C++
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) COBOL
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) PL/1
4 7 (24.14%) JCL
4 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Erlang
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) ISO 8583
2 8 (27.59%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) HP
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 7 (24.14%) Sage
3 7 (24.14%) NCR
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) TSYS
3 7 (24.14%) VeriFone
3 7 (24.14%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 7 (24.14%) WorldPay
3 7 (24.14%) Elavon
3 7 (24.14%) Ingenico
4 5 (17.24%) Cognizant
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
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Mark Loucas Payments
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