The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited APACS over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
England / London
Rank 583 - 647
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing APACS 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.003% - 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.007% - 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £47,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,900 - £43,750

APACS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14545 18937 18505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.27% 45.20% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11929 15797 15013
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

APACS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing APACS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for APACS in London

APACS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for APACS in London

APACS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing APACS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for APACS.

1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (50.00%) Sage Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Elavon
2 1 (50.00%) Ingenico
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Thales
2 1 (50.00%) Hypercom
2 1 (50.00%) Cubic Transportation
2 1 (50.00%) FIS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (50.00%) EFT
2 1 (50.00%) EFTPOS
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis

APACS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Payments Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (50.00%) EFT
1 1 (50.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cubic Transportation
1 1 (50.00%) Elavon
1 1 (50.00%) FIS
1 1 (50.00%) Hypercom
1 1 (50.00%) Ingenico
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) Thales
1 1 (50.00%) TSYS
1 1 (50.00%) VeriFone
1 1 (50.00%) VocaLink
1 1 (50.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 1 (50.00%) WorldPay