Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1101 1132
Rank change year-on-year -16 +31 +25
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 66 65 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.038% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 110
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -9.42%
10th Percentile £42,725 £53,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,125 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +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 22,564 20,364 26,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.04% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17,351 15,943 20,991
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 9 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 23 May 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 -1 62 £60,000 -7.69% 9
London -13 47 £60,000 -11.11% 7
UK excluding London -26 17 £58,000 +0.87% 2
East Midlands - 8 £43,000 -
Midlands - 8 £43,000 -
East of England -9 5 £62,000 +3.33% 1
Scotland -32 2 £96,250 +67.39%
North West - 2 £65,000 -
North of England - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 62 (93.94%) Finance
2 51 (77.27%) Banking
3 44 (66.67%) SWIFT
4 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.85%) Fintech
6 19 (28.79%) SQL
6 19 (28.79%) Oracle
7 18 (27.27%) Financial Institution
8 16 (24.24%) Risk Management
8 16 (24.24%) Degree
9 15 (22.73%) Presales
9 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
10 14 (21.21%) Java
10 14 (21.21%) Project Management
11 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (19.70%) Use Case
12 12 (18.18%) PSD2
12 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 12 (18.18%) Windows
12 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
13 11 (16.67%) Unix
13 11 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 10 (15.15%) JIRA
14 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
14 10 (15.15%) KYC
14 10 (15.15%) Linux
14 10 (15.15%) WebLogic
15 9 (13.64%) RDBMS
15 9 (13.64%) BusinessObjects

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 15 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.15%) WebLogic
2 10 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.09%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) Apache Solr
4 4 (6.06%) WildFly
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Confluence
7 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Firewall
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.06%) Ingres
4 2 (3.03%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) Maven
3 4 (6.06%) ANTLR
3 4 (6.06%) Artifactory
3 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.06%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) JMeter
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 62 (93.94%) Finance
2 51 (77.27%) Banking
3 18 (27.27%) Financial Institution
4 9 (13.64%) Billing
5 8 (12.12%) French Language
6 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
7 4 (6.06%) Electronics
7 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (6.06%) Marketing
7 4 (6.06%) Spanish Language
7 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
8 3 (4.55%) Back Office
8 3 (4.55%) Retail
9 2 (3.03%) Arabic Language
9 2 (3.03%) Games
9 2 (3.03%) Russian Language
10 1 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (1.52%) German Language
10 1 (1.52%) International Banking
10 1 (1.52%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Payments Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Payments Business Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Implementation Consultant
7 8 (12.12%) Architect
8 7 (10.61%) Payments Architect
8 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Professional Services Consultant
9 6 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Payments Consultant
10 5 (7.58%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (6.06%) Finance Manager
11 4 (6.06%) Risk Manager
11 4 (6.06%) Security Manager
11 4 (6.06%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 6 (9.09%) HornetQ
1 6 (9.09%) JMS
1 6 (9.09%) Spring
2 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
2 4 (6.06%) J2EE
2 4 (6.06%) Java EE
2 4 (6.06%) JPA
2 4 (6.06%) Lucene
2 4 (6.06%) Protocol Buffers
3 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 23 (34.85%) Fintech
3 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 5 (7.58%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
7 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.03%) Clustering
8 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.52%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Unix
3 10 (15.15%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Risk Management
3 15 (22.73%) Presales
4 14 (21.21%) Project Management
5 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (19.70%) Use Case
6 11 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 10 (15.15%) KYC
8 9 (13.64%) Scrum
8 9 (13.64%) Time Management
9 8 (12.12%) User Stories
10 7 (10.61%) ITIL
10 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
10 7 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (9.09%) Information Security
12 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
12 5 (7.58%) Security Management
13 4 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 14 (21.21%) Java
3 8 (12.12%) Java 8
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) Go
7 2 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) PSD2
2 7 (10.61%) QA
3 5 (7.58%) ISO 20022
4 2 (3.03%) Basel III
4 2 (3.03%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.52%) GDPR
5 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Nagios
1 3 (4.55%) Opsview
2 2 (3.03%) linkerd
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Misys
3 4 (6.06%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 3 (4.55%) Remedy
4 3 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.55%) Splunk
5 1 (1.52%) Avaloq
5 1 (1.52%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Temenos
5 1 (1.52%) TSYS