Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 20022 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 20022 over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 20022
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 957 778 1062
Rank change year-on-year -179 +284 +144
Permanent jobs citing ISO 20022 37 17 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 40
10th Percentile £41,185 £53,375 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,430 £64,063 £37,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -9.38%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -43.75% - -16.88%

ISO 20022 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16,351 8,833 20,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.40% 12.88% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10,145 6,804 15,019
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

ISO 20022
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 20022 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 20022 in the UK

ISO 20022
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISO 20022.

Salary trend for ISO 20022 in the UK

ISO 20022
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISO 20022 over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for ISO 20022 in the UK

ISO 20022
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 20022 within the UK over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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 -149 36 £73,000 +4.29% 2
London -116 32 £74,750 +15.00% 2
Work from Home -254 6 £80,000 +6.67%
UK excluding London -146 5 £45,000 -43.75%
South West -74 3 £45,000 -43.75%
Midlands -70 1 £100,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -73 1 £100,000 +25.00%
Scotland - 1 £44,020 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT jobs citing ISO 20022 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 ISO 20022.

1 30 (81.08%) Finance
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
4 17 (45.95%) SWIFT
5 13 (35.14%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) Banking
6 11 (29.73%) Spring
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) Fintech
8 9 (24.32%) ISO 15022
8 9 (24.32%) OO
8 9 (24.32%) JIRA
8 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
9 8 (21.62%) BDD
9 8 (21.62%) IBM
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (18.92%) PSD2
10 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
10 7 (18.92%) SDLC
10 7 (18.92%) Target Operating Model
10 7 (18.92%) Strategic Roadmap
10 7 (18.92%) B2B
10 7 (18.92%) ISO 8583
10 7 (18.92%) TDD
10 7 (18.92%) Asset Management
10 7 (18.92%) Scrum
10 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
10 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software

ISO 20022
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) IaaS
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
1 2 (5.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
2 8 (21.62%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.22%) ClearCase
3 6 (16.22%) Eclipse
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) IntelliJ
3 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) JUnit
3 6 (16.22%) Maven
3 6 (16.22%) Mockito
General
1 30 (81.08%) Finance
2 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
3 11 (29.73%) Banking
4 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.41%) Electronics
6 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.41%) Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.70%) Billing
7 1 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Architect
4 8 (21.62%) Payments Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Payments Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Payments Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Spring
2 10 (27.03%) XML
3 6 (16.22%) Guice
3 6 (16.22%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) RESTful
3 6 (16.22%) Spring Boot
3 6 (16.22%) XSD
4 5 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (13.51%) Spring MVC
5 3 (8.11%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
7 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.70%) XBRL
7 1 (2.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) SWIFT
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (16.22%) iPhone
4 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) PACS
5 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Fintech
3 9 (24.32%) OO
3 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.62%) BDD
4 8 (21.62%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (18.92%) Asset Management
5 7 (18.92%) B2B
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Strategic Roadmap
5 7 (18.92%) Target Operating Model
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) UML
6 6 (16.22%) Validation
7 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.51%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) C++
3 5 (13.51%) Java 8
4 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) APMP
2 3 (8.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO 15022
2 7 (18.92%) ISO 8583
2 7 (18.92%) PSD2
3 5 (13.51%) SEPA
4 3 (8.11%) QA
5 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) IBM
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.70%) Reuters