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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VocaLink
UK
Rank 856 946 945
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -1
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 7 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.015% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £59,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
36949 46259 50617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 45.88% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29725 37765 41305
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

VocaLink
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VocaLink as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

VocaLink Salary Histogram in the UK

VocaLink
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +87 7 £80,000 +45.45%
London +63 7 £80,000 +33.33%

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing VocaLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Change Control
3 7 (43.75%) Online Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
3 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Internet
3 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Fintech
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 4 (25.00%) Physics
5 4 (25.00%) NumPy
5 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 4 (25.00%) Matplotlib
5 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (25.00%) Pandas
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) scikit-learn
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Presales
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Payments Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Payments Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Matplotlib
1 4 (25.00%) NumPy
1 4 (25.00%) Pandas
1 4 (25.00%) scikit-learn
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Fintech
1 7 (43.75%) Online Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) APACS
3 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (6.25%) EFT
3 1 (6.25%) EFTPOS
3 1 (6.25%) EMV
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Control
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Python
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cubic Transportation
1 1 (6.25%) Elavon
1 1 (6.25%) FIS
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Hypercom
1 1 (6.25%) Ingenico
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Sage
1 1 (6.25%) Thales
1 1 (6.25%) TSYS
1 1 (6.25%) VeriFone
1 1 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (6.25%) WorldPay