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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VocaLink
Rank 951 962 990
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +28
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 5 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.033% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +130.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £75,000 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £75,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +140.00%

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
46999 52104 55699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.48% 46.92% 46.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38412 41694 44619
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 £42,500 £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
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 29 April 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 -7 5 £55,000 -26.66%
South East +34 2 - -
Hertfordshire +8 2 £55,000 -26.66%
East of England +6 2 £55,000 -26.66%
London -1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 14 (82.35%) Tuxedo
2 14 (82.35%) Sage
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 14 (82.35%) Retail
2 14 (82.35%) TSYS
2 14 (82.35%) VeriFone
2 14 (82.35%) WorldPay
2 14 (82.35%) Sage Pay
2 14 (82.35%) Elavon
2 14 (82.35%) CyberSource
2 14 (82.35%) DataCash
2 14 (82.35%) Fintech
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
5 6 (35.29%) EMV
6 5 (29.41%) BASE24
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) ATM
7 4 (23.53%) ISEB
7 4 (23.53%) Hitachi
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Contactless
7 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 14 (82.35%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) BASE24
2 1 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) ATM
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 14 (82.35%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) French Language
3 2 (11.76%) German Language
3 2 (11.76%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
1 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Sales Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Account Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Product Owner
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Product Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Product Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Product Owner
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Account Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Coach
4 1 (5.88%) Alliance Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Channel Sales Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 1 (5.88%) New Business Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Fintech
2 6 (35.29%) EMV
3 4 (23.53%) Contactless
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) People Management
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) PLM
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) C++
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) CyberSource
1 14 (82.35%) DataCash
1 14 (82.35%) Elavon
1 14 (82.35%) Sage
1 14 (82.35%) TSYS
1 14 (82.35%) VeriFone
1 14 (82.35%) WorldPay
2 4 (23.53%) Hitachi
2 4 (23.53%) Ingenico
3 2 (11.76%) PayPal
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) Northgate
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com