Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term APACS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited APACS over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Association for Payment Clearing Services (APACS)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1163 1197 -
Rank change year-on-year +34 - +1309
Permanent jobs citing APACS 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.005% 0.009% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
UK median annual salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,500 -

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75,469 78,052 88,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.52% 43.68% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,283 60,666 71,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,591 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

APACS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing APACS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for APACS in the UK

APACS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for APACS in the UK

APACS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing APACS within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England +35 4 - -
UK excluding London +3 4 - -
South East - 2 - -
South West +10 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT jobs citing APACS 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 with a requirement for APACS.

1 4 (100.00%) Sage
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
1 4 (100.00%) EMV
1 4 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (100.00%) EFT
1 4 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 4 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
1 4 (100.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 4 (100.00%) VocaLink
1 4 (100.00%) TSYS
1 4 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 4 (100.00%) WorldPay
1 4 (100.00%) Sage Pay
1 4 (100.00%) Elavon
1 4 (100.00%) Ingenico
1 4 (100.00%) Thales
1 4 (100.00%) Hypercom
1 4 (100.00%) Cubic Transportation
1 4 (100.00%) FIS
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++

APACS
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ATM
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) React Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (100.00%) EFT
1 4 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 4 (100.00%) EMV
1 4 (100.00%) EPoS
1 4 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cubic Transportation
1 4 (100.00%) Elavon
1 4 (100.00%) FIS
1 4 (100.00%) Hypercom
1 4 (100.00%) Ingenico
1 4 (100.00%) Sage
1 4 (100.00%) Thales
1 4 (100.00%) TSYS
1 4 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 4 (100.00%) VocaLink
1 4 (100.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 4 (100.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware