Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1079 1066
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +73
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 87 100 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.057% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.45% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 195
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £37,500 £50,150 £43,750
90th Percentile £90,500 £95,000 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -4.55%

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 21,996 22,016 27,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.68% 12.61% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,019 17,424 21,487
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 6 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 22 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 +7 87 £65,000 +8.33% 8
London -1 83 £65,000 +8.33% 7
UK excluding London -17 4 £60,000 +6.67% 1
East of England +12 3 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Midlands -2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 63 (72.41%) Banking
2 60 (68.97%) Finance
3 43 (49.43%) SWIFT
4 35 (40.23%) SQL
5 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
6 31 (35.63%) Windows
7 27 (31.03%) Java
8 25 (28.74%) Fintech
9 22 (25.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 22 (25.29%) Project Management
10 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (21.84%) Oracle
12 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
13 17 (19.54%) Cash Management
14 16 (18.39%) Financial Institution
15 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (16.09%) ITIL
16 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (14.94%) Risk Management
17 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (14.94%) PCI DSS
17 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (13.79%) Opsview
18 12 (13.79%) KYC
18 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.79%) JIRA
18 12 (13.79%) J2EE
19 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
19 11 (12.64%) Degree
19 11 (12.64%) Mobile Payment

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 7 (8.05%) IIS
1 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.60%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.15%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Actimize
2 7 (8.05%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) CHAP
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Blockchain
3 6 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) JIRA
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.75%) Maven
4 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.15%) ANTLR
6 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 63 (72.41%) Banking
2 60 (68.97%) Finance
3 16 (18.39%) Financial Institution
4 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.20%) Marketing
5 7 (8.05%) Electronics
5 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
5 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.90%) Billing
7 4 (4.60%) French Language
8 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
9 2 (2.30%) Arabic Language
9 2 (2.30%) International Banking
9 2 (2.30%) Legal
9 2 (2.30%) Russian Language
9 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Applications Support
2 19 (21.84%) Applications Support Analyst
3 14 (16.09%) Support Analyst
4 13 (14.94%) Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Consultant
6 10 (11.49%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.34%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.20%) Business Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) Finance Manager
9 7 (8.05%) Account Manager
9 7 (8.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (8.05%) Payments Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Payments Business Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
9 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Client Relationship Manager
10 6 (6.90%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) J2EE
2 9 (10.34%) SOAP
3 6 (6.90%) .NET
3 6 (6.90%) Middleware
3 6 (6.90%) XML
4 5 (5.75%) Akka
4 5 (5.75%) Kafka
5 4 (4.60%) JSP
6 3 (3.45%) HTML
7 2 (2.30%) Spring
8 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.15%) CSS
8 1 (1.15%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.15%) HornetQ
8 1 (1.15%) Java EE
8 1 (1.15%) JMS
8 1 (1.15%) JPA
8 1 (1.15%) Lucene
8 1 (1.15%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 43 (49.43%) SWIFT
2 25 (28.74%) Fintech
3 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (12.64%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (11.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.60%) Fedwire
7 3 (3.45%) EMV
7 3 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.15%) PMI
8 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.05%) Linux
5 4 (4.60%) AIX
5 4 (4.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 22 (25.29%) Project Management
2 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Cash Management
4 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (16.09%) ITIL
5 13 (14.94%) Risk Management
5 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) KYC
6 12 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 11 (12.64%) Presales
8 10 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (10.34%) High Availability
9 9 (10.34%) Low Latency
9 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (9.20%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Business Development
11 7 (8.05%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) SQL
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 18 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 9 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) PCI DSS
2 9 (10.34%) TARGET2
3 8 (9.20%) QA
4 7 (8.05%) Basel III
4 7 (8.05%) PSD2
5 3 (3.45%) ISO 8583
6 1 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Opsview
2 5 (5.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) SAP
4 6 (6.90%) Splunk
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.30%) Misys
8 1 (1.15%) Avaloq
8 1 (1.15%) Fiserv
8 1 (1.15%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) Remedy
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) Temenos
8 1 (1.15%) TSYS