Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 666 1035 1080
Rank change year-on-year +369 +45 +31
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 23 42 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 77
Median annual salary £75,000 £57,124 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.29% -23.84% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £57,124 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.79% -20.00%

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 5,750 18,666 21,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.94% 13.29% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4,456 13,799 16,708
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,150 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 3 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 26 September 2020. 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 +381 22 £75,000 +7.14%
London +263 22 £75,000 +7.14%
Work from Home +55 3 £75,000 +87.50%

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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 19 (82.61%) Banking
2 16 (69.57%) SWIFT
3 15 (65.22%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) Fintech
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) ISO 20022
6 6 (26.09%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
7 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
7 5 (21.74%) Back Office
7 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
8 4 (17.39%) PHP 7
8 4 (17.39%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (17.39%) KYC
8 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) PHP
8 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
8 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (17.39%) Laravel
8 4 (17.39%) Web Development
8 4 (17.39%) Symfony
8 4 (17.39%) Zend
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
9 3 (13.04%) Kanban
9 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) MiFID
9 3 (13.04%) User Stories
9 3 (13.04%) Marketing

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 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) CHAP
General
1 19 (82.61%) Banking
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) Retail Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Back Office
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Institution
4 5 (21.74%) Public Sector
5 3 (13.04%) Electronics
5 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (8.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Payments Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Payments Business Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Payments Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer
4 4 (17.39%) PHP Developer - Fintech
5 2 (8.70%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Finance Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
1 4 (17.39%) Laravel
1 4 (17.39%) Symfony
1 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) SWIFT
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Fintech
2 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 4 (17.39%) Architecture Roadmap
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) KYC
3 4 (17.39%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Presales
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Business Case
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PHP
1 4 (17.39%) PHP 7
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO 20022
2 3 (13.04%) EMIR
2 3 (13.04%) MiFID
3 2 (8.70%) PSD2
3 2 (8.70%) TARGET2
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Zend
2 3 (13.04%) Bloomberg
2 3 (13.04%) Refinitiv
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft