Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SEPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEPA over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1030 1052 1079
Rank change year-on-year +22 +27 -11
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 96 105 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.064% 0.089%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.51% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 82 88 92
England median annual salary £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +14.89%
10th Percentile £62,500 £36,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +17.39%

SEPA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 20,326 20,680 23,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.24% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15,495 15,402 18,640
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SEPA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SEPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SEPA in England

SEPA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SEPA in England.

Salary trend for SEPA in England

SEPA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEPA in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SEPA in England

SEPA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEPA within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 89 £75,000 +7.14% 3
East of England +31 5 £65,000 -20.00%
South East - 2 - -
SEPA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing SEPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SEPA.

1 77 (80.21%) Finance
2 72 (75.00%) SWIFT
3 63 (65.63%) Banking
4 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (27.08%) Financial Institution
6 26 (27.08%) ISO 20022
7 24 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 21 (21.88%) Project Management
8 21 (21.88%) Mobile Payment
9 19 (19.79%) Software Delivery
9 19 (19.79%) Fintech
10 18 (18.75%) Java
11 16 (16.67%) IT Strategy
12 14 (14.58%) Unix
13 13 (13.54%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (11.46%) TARGET2
16 10 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
16 10 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
17 9 (9.38%) Linux
17 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 8 (8.33%) Presales
18 8 (8.33%) PSD2
18 8 (8.33%) Scrum
18 8 (8.33%) J2EE
18 8 (8.33%) Back Office
19 7 (7.29%) MS Visio

SEPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) Maven
2 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (80.21%) Finance
2 63 (65.63%) Banking
3 26 (27.08%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.33%) Back Office
5 7 (7.29%) Retail
6 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.08%) French Language
7 2 (2.08%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.08%) German Language
7 2 (2.08%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Electronics
8 1 (1.04%) Front Office
8 1 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (1.04%) International Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.04%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.04%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (44.79%) Analyst
2 37 (38.54%) Business Analyst
3 34 (35.42%) Payments Analyst
3 34 (35.42%) Payments Business Analyst
4 21 (21.88%) Architect
5 20 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (19.79%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (17.71%) Payments Architect
7 17 (17.71%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
8 13 (13.54%) Project Manager
9 10 (10.42%) Payments Project Manager
9 10 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (9.38%) Payments Solutions Architect
10 9 (9.38%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 9 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
11 8 (8.33%) Compliance Business Analyst
11 8 (8.33%) Senior Compliance Analyst
12 7 (7.29%) Banking Project Manager
12 7 (7.29%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) J2EE
2 5 (5.21%) EDIFACT
3 2 (2.08%) Akka
4 1 (1.04%) Kafka
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) OAuth
4 1 (1.04%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.04%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 72 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 21 (21.88%) Mobile Payment
3 19 (19.79%) Fintech
4 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (3.13%) PMI
6 3 (3.13%) User Experience
7 2 (2.08%) Contactless
7 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Unix
2 9 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) AIX
3 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 21 (21.88%) Project Management
5 19 (19.79%) Software Delivery
6 16 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 13 (13.54%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (8.33%) Presales
11 8 (8.33%) Scrum
12 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.29%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.29%) Use Case
13 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
14 5 (5.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (3.13%) C
2 3 (3.13%) Java 8
3 1 (1.04%) Erlang
3 1 (1.04%) Go
3 1 (1.04%) Python
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby
3 1 (1.04%) Scala
3 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.13%) APMP
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.08%) ISO 20022
2 11 (11.46%) TARGET2
3 8 (8.33%) PSD2
4 5 (5.21%) QA
5 1 (1.04%) GDPR
5 1 (1.04%) ISO 8583
5 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.04%) linkerd
1 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) FIS
3 5 (5.21%) Calypso
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Remedy
5 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) VMware