Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 761 981 1021
Rank change year-on-year +220 +40 +81
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 15 25 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 97
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,000 £59,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £80,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -

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 7,837 15,673 20,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.01% 12.56% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,801 12,212 15,431
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 5 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 27 January 2021. 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 +252 13 £72,500 +1.75% 2
London +192 11 £72,500 - 2
UK excluding London +187 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Work from Home - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 8 (53.33%) Fintech
2 7 (46.67%) SWIFT
3 6 (40.00%) ISO 20022
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) PSD2
4 5 (33.33%) Presales
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (26.67%) SaaS
6 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
6 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Security Management
7 2 (13.33%) Back Office
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security
7 2 (13.33%) QA
7 2 (13.33%) Use Case
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (13.33%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Payments Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (33.33%) Payments Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Payments Business Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Payments Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Finance Manager
6 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Contactless
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.67%) PACS
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Fintech
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Presales
4 4 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Sequence Diagram
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO 20022
2 5 (33.33%) PSD2
3 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP