Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1070 1074 1079
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +65
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 107 167 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.67% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 90 96 174
UK median annual salary £71,250 £67,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +17.39% -8.00%
10th Percentile £37,250 £44,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £81,250 £56,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +44.44% +18.42% -13.64%

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 21849 25080 27828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.49% 13.07% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16225 19848 21997
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

SEPA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SEPA over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 4 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 17 October 2017. 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 +3 106 £70,000 +3.70% 9
London -1 104 £70,000 -0.36% 7
UK excluding London +15 2 £81,250 +44.44% 2
East of England +12 2 £81,250 +71.05%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing SEPA 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 SEPA.

1 88 (82.24%) Banking
2 57 (53.27%) SQL
3 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
4 52 (48.60%) Windows
5 49 (45.79%) Finance
6 46 (42.99%) Fintech
7 41 (38.32%) T-SQL
7 41 (38.32%) SWIFT
8 40 (37.38%) PCI DSS
9 36 (33.64%) Java
10 35 (32.71%) ITIL
10 35 (32.71%) High Availability
10 35 (32.71%) Low Latency
10 35 (32.71%) Opsview
11 28 (26.17%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 27 (25.23%) Splunk
12 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
12 27 (25.23%) XML
12 27 (25.23%) VB.NET
12 27 (25.23%) .NET
13 25 (23.36%) C#
14 22 (20.56%) Oracle
15 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (16.82%) Project Management
16 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (15.89%) Cash Management
17 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (14.02%) Software Delivery
19 14 (13.08%) Presales
20 12 (11.21%) J2EE

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 8 (7.48%) WebLogic
1 8 (7.48%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.67%) IIS
3 4 (3.74%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Actimize
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.67%) Blockchain
4 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.74%) DB2
4 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.35%) JIRA
3 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.74%) Selenium
5 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.80%) Maven
5 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
General
1 88 (82.24%) Banking
2 49 (45.79%) Finance
3 12 (11.21%) Financial Institution
4 8 (7.48%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Marketing
6 5 (4.67%) Electronics
6 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.74%) Back Office
7 4 (3.74%) Billing
7 4 (3.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) International Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (34.58%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) Analyst
3 27 (25.23%) .NET Developer
4 26 (24.30%) SQL Developer
5 25 (23.36%) Architect
5 25 (23.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (23.36%) C# Developer
5 25 (23.36%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 25 (23.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 23 (21.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 23 (21.50%) Software Engineer
7 18 (16.82%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (16.82%) .NET Software Engineer
7 18 (16.82%) T-SQL Developer
7 18 (16.82%) Windows Engineer
8 17 (15.89%) Applications Support
8 17 (15.89%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (14.95%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (14.95%) C# Software Engineer
9 16 (14.95%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.23%) .NET
1 27 (25.23%) XML
2 12 (11.21%) J2EE
3 8 (7.48%) Middleware
3 8 (7.48%) SOAP
4 4 (3.74%) JSP
5 3 (2.80%) Akka
5 3 (2.80%) Kafka
6 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (42.99%) Fintech
2 41 (38.32%) SWIFT
3 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.48%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (4.67%) EMV
5 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.74%) Fedwire
7 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) PMI
9 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 52 (48.60%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) AIX
2 8 (7.48%) Solaris
2 8 (7.48%) Unix
3 7 (6.54%) Linux
4 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) High Availability
1 35 (32.71%) ITIL
1 35 (32.71%) Low Latency
2 28 (26.17%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
4 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (16.82%) Project Management
6 17 (15.89%) Cash Management
7 15 (14.02%) Software Delivery
8 14 (13.08%) Presales
9 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.28%) TOGAF
9 11 (10.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (9.35%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (8.41%) KYC
12 8 (7.48%) ERP
13 7 (6.54%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.54%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.27%) SQL
2 41 (38.32%) T-SQL
3 36 (33.64%) Java
4 27 (25.23%) VB.NET
5 25 (23.36%) C#
6 8 (7.48%) Python
7 4 (3.74%) Erlang
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.38%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.54%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) TARGET2
3 6 (5.61%) ISO 8583
4 5 (4.67%) Basel III
5 1 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (32.71%) Opsview
2 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Splunk
2 22 (20.56%) Oracle
3 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.67%) IBM
4 5 (4.67%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) VocaLink