Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1078 1128
Rank change year-on-year -22 +50 -39
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 83 178 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.090% 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 80 111 138
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +32.50% -4.76% +7.14%

SEPA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21555 26127 28080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16117 20724 22058
UK median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 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 -42 80 £70,000 +12.00% 2
London -13 78 £70,000 +3.70% 2
UK excluding London +2 4 £66,250 +32.50%
Scotland +13 2 £57,500 -
East of England +1 2 £81,250 +71.05%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 69 (83.13%) Banking
2 44 (53.01%) SQL Server
3 43 (51.81%) SQL
3 43 (51.81%) Fintech
4 40 (48.19%) PCI DSS
5 39 (46.99%) Windows
6 35 (42.17%) ITIL
6 35 (42.17%) T-SQL
6 35 (42.17%) High Availability
6 35 (42.17%) Low Latency
6 35 (42.17%) Opsview
7 32 (38.55%) SWIFT
8 31 (37.35%) Finance
9 29 (34.94%) .NET
10 28 (33.73%) VB.NET
10 28 (33.73%) XML
10 28 (33.73%) Splunk
11 27 (32.53%) C#
11 27 (32.53%) Java
12 22 (26.51%) Software Engineering
13 19 (22.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (20.48%) Oracle
16 16 (19.28%) Presales
16 16 (19.28%) Software Delivery
17 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (12.05%) Zachman Framework
18 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
19 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
19 9 (10.84%) WebSphere

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 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
1 9 (10.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.82%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Actimize
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) GitHub
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) DB2
3 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.82%) Selenium
3 3 (3.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (83.13%) Banking
2 31 (37.35%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.02%) Back Office
5 4 (4.82%) Billing
5 4 (4.82%) French Language
6 3 (3.61%) Legal
7 2 (2.41%) Electronics
7 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.41%) Marketing
7 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Developer
2 28 (33.73%) .NET Developer
3 27 (32.53%) C# Developer
4 26 (31.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (31.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 26 (31.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 25 (30.12%) SQL Developer
6 23 (27.71%) Architect
7 22 (26.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 22 (26.51%) Software Engineer
8 18 (21.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 18 (21.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (21.69%) T-SQL Developer
8 18 (21.69%) Windows Engineer
9 16 (19.28%) Analyst
9 16 (19.28%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (19.28%) C# Software Engineer
9 16 (19.28%) Senior Developer
9 16 (19.28%) VB.NET Software Engineer
10 15 (18.07%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.94%) .NET
2 28 (33.73%) XML
3 7 (8.43%) SOAP
4 5 (6.02%) J2EE
4 5 (6.02%) Middleware
5 2 (2.41%) JSP
6 1 (1.20%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.81%) Fintech
2 32 (38.55%) SWIFT
3 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) EMV
5 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) Fedwire
6 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.99%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) AIX
3 7 (8.43%) Solaris
4 6 (7.23%) Unix
5 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.61%) Android
6 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) High Availability
1 35 (42.17%) ITIL
1 35 (42.17%) Low Latency
2 22 (26.51%) Software Engineering
3 19 (22.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 16 (19.28%) Presales
4 16 (19.28%) Software Delivery
5 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) TOGAF
6 10 (12.05%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (9.64%) ERP
7 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.23%) KYC
8 6 (7.23%) Project Management
9 5 (6.02%) Cash Management
9 5 (6.02%) SDLC
9 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) SQL
2 35 (42.17%) T-SQL
3 28 (33.73%) VB.NET
4 27 (32.53%) C#
4 27 (32.53%) Java
5 7 (8.43%) Python
6 5 (6.02%) Erlang
7 1 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (48.19%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.43%) ISO 8583
3 3 (3.61%) QA
4 2 (2.41%) Basel III
4 2 (2.41%) TARGET2
Systems Management
1 35 (42.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) Splunk
2 17 (20.48%) Oracle
3 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) VocaLink