Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Payment over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Payment
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 991 1004 1029
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Payment 172 176 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.099% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 110 171 242
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £83,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -23.81% -4.55% +22.22%

Mobile Payment 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 72,839 72,174 88,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 40.77% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,453 59,225 70,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Mobile Payment
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Payment over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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 +13 169 £50,000 -4.76% 15
UK excluding London +67 115 £40,000 -23.81% 10
London -52 55 £80,000 +52.38% 5
East of England +34 42 £45,000 -21.74% 2
South East +35 37 £52,500 -8.70% 3
Midlands +39 27 £37,500 -3.23% 4
West Midlands +34 19 £35,000 -50.00% 3
East Midlands +28 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
North of England +9 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West -5 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mobile Payment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mobile Payment.

1 59 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.98%) Banking
3 45 (26.16%) Finance
4 40 (23.26%) Degree
5 38 (22.09%) Games
6 36 (20.93%) Java
7 33 (19.19%) C#
7 33 (19.19%) Mobile App
8 32 (18.60%) HTML
8 32 (18.60%) Linux
9 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
9 31 (18.02%) Telecoms
10 30 (17.44%) NFC
10 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
11 29 (16.86%) CSS
11 29 (16.86%) XML
12 28 (16.28%) Web Services
12 28 (16.28%) MySQL
12 28 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 28 (16.28%) Retail
13 27 (15.70%) E-Commerce
13 27 (15.70%) Hyperion
14 26 (15.12%) Billing
14 26 (15.12%) MongoDB
15 25 (14.53%) Creative Thinking
15 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
15 25 (14.53%) Debian
15 25 (14.53%) EMV
15 25 (14.53%) C++

Mobile Payment
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 19 (11.05%) Apache
2 6 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.58%) JBoss
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (12.21%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.74%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Google Play
3 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.44%) NFC
2 20 (11.63%) SMS
3 7 (4.07%) HTTP
4 5 (2.91%) Wireless
5 4 (2.33%) Internet
6 3 (1.74%) ADSL
7 2 (1.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.58%) Firewall
8 1 (0.58%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.28%) MySQL
2 26 (15.12%) MongoDB
3 23 (13.37%) NoSQL
4 19 (11.05%) Redis
5 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.33%) Big Data
9 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.58%) OLTP
11 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.63%) Subversion
3 19 (11.05%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.23%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.65%) JIRA
6 7 (4.07%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.07%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.07%) Xcode
7 6 (3.49%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.91%) Selenium
9 4 (2.33%) Maven
10 3 (1.74%) Appium
10 3 (1.74%) Calabash
10 3 (1.74%) JBehave
10 3 (1.74%) JMeter
10 3 (1.74%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.16%) Gradle
12 1 (0.58%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.58%) git-flow
12 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
General
1 55 (31.98%) Banking
2 45 (26.16%) Finance
3 38 (22.09%) Games
4 31 (18.02%) Telecoms
5 28 (16.28%) Retail
6 26 (15.12%) Billing
7 21 (12.21%) Electronics
8 11 (6.40%) Marketing
9 9 (5.23%) Retail Banking
10 7 (4.07%) Financial Institution
11 6 (3.49%) Manufacturing
12 5 (2.91%) Investment Banking
12 5 (2.91%) Law
13 4 (2.33%) Advertising
14 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (23.26%) Developer
2 29 (16.86%) Consultant
3 21 (12.21%) Senior Consultant
4 19 (11.05%) C# Developer
4 19 (11.05%) Payments Consultant
5 17 (9.88%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 17 (9.88%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
5 17 (9.88%) Senior Payments Consultant
6 12 (6.98%) Angular Developer
6 12 (6.98%) C# Web Developer
6 12 (6.98%) C++ Programmer
6 12 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (6.98%) Programmer
6 12 (6.98%) React Developer
6 12 (6.98%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.40%) Architect
7 11 (6.40%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Mobile Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.07%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.60%) HTML
2 29 (16.86%) CSS
2 29 (16.86%) XML
3 28 (16.28%) Web Services
4 18 (10.47%) AngularJS
5 17 (9.88%) HTML5
6 16 (9.30%) .NET
6 16 (9.30%) Apache Flex
7 15 (8.72%) React
8 10 (5.81%) CSS3
8 10 (5.81%) Spring
9 7 (4.07%) JSON
10 6 (3.49%) jQuery
10 6 (3.49%) Kafka
10 6 (3.49%) SOAP
11 5 (2.91%) Akka
11 5 (2.91%) REST
12 4 (2.33%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.33%) Node.js
12 4 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.19%) Mobile App
2 28 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 25 (14.53%) EMV
4 23 (13.37%) Contactless
5 22 (12.79%) Smartcard
6 21 (12.21%) Algorithms
7 17 (9.88%) BBC
7 17 (9.88%) Fintech
7 17 (9.88%) Smartphone
8 15 (8.72%) Java Card
9 9 (5.23%) SWIFT
10 8 (4.65%) mPOS
10 8 (4.65%) User Experience
11 7 (4.07%) Mobile Wallet
12 6 (3.49%) Data Structures
13 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
13 5 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (2.33%) Digital TV
14 4 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.60%) Linux
2 25 (14.53%) Debian
3 20 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 19 (11.05%) CentOS
4 19 (11.05%) Ubuntu
5 18 (10.47%) Android
6 10 (5.81%) Windows
7 9 (5.23%) Unix
8 2 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
3 27 (15.70%) E-Commerce
4 25 (14.53%) Creative Thinking
4 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
5 24 (13.95%) Integration Testing
6 23 (13.37%) Cryptography
7 21 (12.21%) Identity Access Management
7 21 (12.21%) MVC
7 21 (12.21%) Systems Analysis
8 20 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (11.63%) OO
9 19 (11.05%) Scrum
10 18 (10.47%) Mobile Application Development
11 16 (9.30%) Security Architecture
12 15 (8.72%) DRM
12 15 (8.72%) Test Automation
13 14 (8.14%) Information Security
13 14 (8.14%) Threat Modelling
14 13 (7.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.93%) Java
2 33 (19.19%) C#
3 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 25 (14.53%) C++
5 16 (9.30%) SQL
6 8 (4.65%) Apple Swift
6 8 (4.65%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.07%) VB
8 4 (2.33%) C
8 4 (2.33%) Groovy
9 3 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.16%) Python
10 2 (1.16%) REXX
10 2 (1.16%) Ruby
10 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (23.26%) Degree
2 12 (6.98%) PhD
3 4 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.33%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.16%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) CCNP
5 1 (0.58%) CEH
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CISSP
5 1 (0.58%) GIAC
5 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) SEPA
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) ISO 20022
3 3 (1.74%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) Docker
2 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.58%) OpenView
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (15.70%) Hyperion
2 20 (11.63%) Google
2 20 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.05%) Red Hat
4 18 (10.47%) Samsung
5 7 (4.07%) VMware
6 6 (3.49%) Oracle
6 6 (3.49%) Sony
7 4 (2.33%) Adobe
7 4 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.74%) Ingenico
8 3 (1.74%) Splunk
8 3 (1.74%) VeriFone
9 2 (1.16%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.16%) Actuate
9 2 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.16%) HP
9 2 (1.16%) Informatica
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) BMC