The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VocaLink
Rank 877 865 872
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 4 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.007% 0.010% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 9
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54998 52169 56830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.23% 48.12% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 44076 42630 47908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

VocaLink Salary Histogram 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 1 August 2014. 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
East of England -13 4 £65,000 -
England -60 4 £65,000 +85.71%
Hertfordshire -17 3 £60,250 -
Rickmansworth +5 2 £35,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £65,000 -

VocaLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Market Research
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) Toad
4 1 (12.50%) B2B
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PMP

VocaLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
1 1 (12.50%) EMV
1 1 (12.50%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (12.50%) EFT
1 1 (12.50%) EFTPOS
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) APACS
1 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Market Research
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) AWK
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 8583
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) BEA
2 1 (12.50%) Sage
2 1 (12.50%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (12.50%) TSYS
2 1 (12.50%) VeriFone
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian