Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 8583 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 8583 over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 8583
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1158 1176 1261
Rank change year-on-year +18 +85 -59
Permanent jobs citing ISO 8583 30 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.050% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 13
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +25.00% -5.45%
10th Percentile £44,500 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £22,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +129.55% -56.00% -9.09%

ISO 8583 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 22,781 21,835 26,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.41% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,741 17,314 21,307
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

ISO 8583
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 8583 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 8583.

Salary trend for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 8583 over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for ISO 8583 in the UK

ISO 8583
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 8583 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 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 +31 30 £70,000 +7.69%
London +34 25 £70,000 +7.69%
UK excluding London -4 5 £50,500 +129.55%
South East +10 3 - -
East of England - 2 £50,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing ISO 8583 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 8583.

1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) ISO 20022
3 18 (60.00%) Web Services
4 16 (53.33%) SOA
4 16 (53.33%) Unix
4 16 (53.33%) SOAP
4 16 (53.33%) API Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Integration Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Groovy
4 16 (53.33%) SoapUI
5 14 (46.67%) Functional Testing
6 9 (30.00%) QA
7 8 (26.67%) Smartcard
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Java
8 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (23.33%) BDD
9 6 (20.00%) VeriFone
9 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) FIS
9 6 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 6 (20.00%) XML
9 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.00%) EFT
9 6 (20.00%) EPoS
9 6 (20.00%) EMV
10 5 (16.67%) ATM
10 5 (16.67%) WSDL

ISO 8583
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 5 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Postilion
2 2 (6.67%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium
4 3 (10.00%) Appium
4 3 (10.00%) Calabash
4 3 (10.00%) JBehave
4 3 (10.00%) JMeter
4 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Tester
2 16 (53.33%) Senior Tester
3 13 (43.33%) Analyst
4 11 (36.67%) Payments Tester
5 10 (33.33%) Payments Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Integration Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Integration Test Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Integration Tester
6 9 (30.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Lead Tester
6 9 (30.00%) QA Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) QA Leader
6 9 (30.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) QA Tester
6 9 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Senior Integration Tester
6 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
6 9 (30.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
2 16 (53.33%) SOAP
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) WSDL
5 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.67%) Java EE
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Smartcard
2 6 (20.00%) EFT
2 6 (20.00%) EMV
2 6 (20.00%) EPoS
3 5 (16.67%) EFTPOS
4 4 (13.33%) APACS
4 4 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (10.00%) Contactless
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (6.67%) Fintech
7 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) API Testing
1 16 (53.33%) Integration Testing
1 16 (53.33%) SOA
2 14 (46.67%) Functional Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) BDD
3 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) TDD
8 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Groovy
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (63.33%) ISO 20022
2 9 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (6.67%) SLA
5 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.33%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) FIS
1 6 (20.00%) VeriFone
1 6 (20.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (13.33%) Cubic Transportation
2 4 (13.33%) Elavon
2 4 (13.33%) Hypercom
2 4 (13.33%) Ingenico
2 4 (13.33%) Sage
2 4 (13.33%) Thales
2 4 (13.33%) TSYS
2 4 (13.33%) VocaLink
2 4 (13.33%) WorldPay
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle