Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SEPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SEPA over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 807 1033 1139
Rank change year-on-year +226 +106 +13
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 32 84 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.057% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 84 66
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £51,500 £35,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £57,124 £57,500
% change year-on-year +35.67% -0.65% -

SEPA 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 9,436 20,056 22,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 13.66% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,187 14,729 17,568
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

SEPA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SEPA.

Salary trend for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SEPA over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SEPA within the UK over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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 +238 31 £75,000 +7.14%
London +139 29 £72,500 +3.57%
UK excluding London +228 2 £77,500 +35.67%
Work from Home +59 2 £76,250 -12.86%
East of England - 1 £77,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing SEPA 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 SEPA.

1 28 (87.50%) Banking
2 24 (75.00%) SWIFT
3 19 (59.38%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Fintech
5 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
7 8 (25.00%) ISO 20022
8 7 (21.88%) TARGET2
8 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 6 (18.75%) Project Management
9 6 (18.75%) Master's Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (15.63%) Architecture Roadmap
10 5 (15.63%) PHP 7
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Web Development
10 5 (15.63%) Symfony
10 5 (15.63%) Zend
10 5 (15.63%) Laravel
10 5 (15.63%) KYC
10 5 (15.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (15.63%) PSD2

SEPA
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 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Visio
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) Ingres
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) RequisitePro
2 1 (3.13%) ANTLR
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 28 (87.50%) Banking
2 19 (59.38%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Retail Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Billing
4 4 (12.50%) Law
5 3 (9.38%) Back Office
6 2 (6.25%) Electronics
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.25%) Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
1 12 (37.50%) Payments Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Payments Solutions Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Banking Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer - Fintech
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Payments Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Payments Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) jQuery
1 5 (15.63%) Laravel
1 5 (15.63%) Symfony
1 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) HornetQ
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Java EE
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
2 1 (3.13%) JPA
2 1 (3.13%) Lucene
2 1 (3.13%) Protocol Buffers
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (75.00%) SWIFT
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Fintech
2 9 (28.13%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 5 (15.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 5 (15.63%) Architecture Roadmap
4 5 (15.63%) KYC
4 5 (15.63%) UML
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) Information Management
5 4 (12.50%) Presales
5 4 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (12.50%) Use Case
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PHP
1 5 (15.63%) PHP 7
2 2 (6.25%) C
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Erlang
3 1 (3.13%) Java 8
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) ISO 20022
2 7 (21.88%) TARGET2
3 5 (15.63%) PSD2
4 3 (9.38%) EMIR
4 3 (9.38%) MiFID
5 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 5 (15.63%) Zend
3 4 (12.50%) Borland
4 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
4 3 (9.38%) Refinitiv
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) FIS
6 1 (3.13%) Fiserv
6 1 (3.13%) Google