Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 998 1100 1094
Rank change year-on-year +102 -6 -9
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 103 87 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.051% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 90 64 61
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -2.04%
10th Percentile £59,250 £37,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 20,763 21,550 22,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.54% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,269 16,640 17,517
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +96 103 £70,000 +7.69% 6
London +67 93 £70,000 +7.69% 5
UK excluding London +61 10 £60,000 - 1
East of England +24 4 £62,500 +4.17%
South East - 3 £75,000 -
North West - 2 £50,675 -
North of England - 2 £50,675 -
Midlands +33 1 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +22 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 72 (69.90%) SWIFT
2 61 (59.22%) Finance
3 60 (58.25%) Banking
4 35 (33.98%) ISO 20022
5 29 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (25.24%) Business Analysis
7 25 (24.27%) Financial Institution
8 24 (23.30%) Fintech
9 21 (20.39%) Project Management
10 19 (18.45%) FIS
11 18 (17.48%) Software Delivery
12 17 (16.50%) TARGET2
13 16 (15.53%) Test Scripting
14 15 (14.56%) EDIFACT
15 14 (13.59%) Java
15 14 (13.59%) Unix
15 14 (13.59%) Use Case
15 14 (13.59%) QA
16 12 (11.65%) Cash Management
16 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (10.68%) Scrum
17 11 (10.68%) Presales
17 11 (10.68%) Product Management
18 10 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
18 10 (9.71%) IntelliMatch
18 10 (9.71%) Validation
18 10 (9.71%) Back Office
18 10 (9.71%) Calypso
18 10 (9.71%) Linux

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 5 (4.85%) CMS
1 5 (4.85%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.91%) JBoss
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (4.85%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.97%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Firewall
1 5 (4.85%) Network Security
1 5 (4.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.94%) DB2
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.97%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) JIRA
2 5 (4.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.97%) ANTLR
3 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.97%) JUnit
3 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 61 (59.22%) Finance
2 60 (58.25%) Banking
3 25 (24.27%) Financial Institution
4 10 (9.71%) Back Office
5 9 (8.74%) Retail
6 8 (7.77%) General Ledger
7 6 (5.83%) French Language
7 6 (5.83%) German Language
7 6 (5.83%) Marketing
7 6 (5.83%) Retail Banking
8 5 (4.85%) Spanish Language
9 3 (2.91%) Billing
10 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.94%) Italian Language
10 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.97%) Electronics
11 1 (0.97%) Front Office
11 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (52.43%) Analyst
2 47 (45.63%) Payments Analyst
3 37 (35.92%) Business Analyst
4 34 (33.01%) Payments Business Analyst
5 14 (13.59%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Payments Project Manager
7 10 (9.71%) Project Manager
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Consultant
9 8 (7.77%) Banking Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Compliance Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Compliance Business Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Compliance Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 7 (6.80%) Applications Support
10 7 (6.80%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (6.80%) Architect
10 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) EDIFACT
2 9 (8.74%) J2EE
3 5 (4.85%) EDI
4 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.97%) CSS
4 1 (0.97%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.97%) HornetQ
4 1 (0.97%) Java EE
4 1 (0.97%) JMS
4 1 (0.97%) JPA
4 1 (0.97%) Lucene
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) OAuth
4 1 (0.97%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.97%) OpenID
4 1 (0.97%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (69.90%) SWIFT
2 24 (23.30%) Fintech
3 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.91%) Bitcoin
7 3 (2.91%) PMI
7 3 (2.91%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) Contactless
8 1 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Unix
2 10 (9.71%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) Business Analysis
3 21 (20.39%) Project Management
4 18 (17.48%) Software Delivery
5 16 (15.53%) Test Scripting
6 14 (13.59%) Use Case
7 12 (11.65%) Cash Management
8 11 (10.68%) Presales
8 11 (10.68%) Product Management
8 11 (10.68%) Scrum
9 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (9.71%) Validation
10 9 (8.74%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.77%) Kanban
11 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.80%) Customer Engagement
12 7 (6.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) Java
2 2 (1.94%) C
2 2 (1.94%) Java 8
3 1 (0.97%) Go
3 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.97%) Python
3 1 (0.97%) Ruby
3 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.91%) APMP
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.91%) PMP
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) ISO 20022
2 17 (16.50%) TARGET2
3 14 (13.59%) QA
4 8 (7.77%) PSD2
5 6 (5.83%) ISO 8583
6 5 (4.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) linkerd
2 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) FIS
2 10 (9.71%) Calypso
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco
3 5 (4.85%) Palo Alto
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.97%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Misys
6 1 (0.97%) SAP
6 1 (0.97%) Temenos
6 1 (0.97%) VocaLink