Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1075 1072
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 +60
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 100 144 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.59% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 78 82 199
UK median annual salary £67,500 £69,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.88% +15.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £34,625 £50,100 £42,450
90th Percentile £90,375 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £87,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +52.17% +21.05% -13.64%

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 22672 24262 28100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.61% 12.97% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16983 19186 22201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 6 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 20 November 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 +5 100 £67,500 -2.88% 3
London -12 98 £65,000 -13.33% 3
UK excluding London -2 2 £87,500 +52.17%
East Midlands +14 1 - -
Midlands 0 1 - -
East of England 0 1 £87,500 +84.21%

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 82 (82.00%) Banking
2 50 (50.00%) Finance
3 49 (49.00%) SQL Server
4 48 (48.00%) SQL
5 43 (43.00%) Windows
6 41 (41.00%) SWIFT
6 41 (41.00%) Fintech
7 37 (37.00%) Java
8 33 (33.00%) T-SQL
8 33 (33.00%) PCI DSS
9 27 (27.00%) ITIL
9 27 (27.00%) High Availability
9 27 (27.00%) Low Latency
9 27 (27.00%) Opsview
10 26 (26.00%) Software Engineering
11 25 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 24 (24.00%) Oracle
13 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (19.00%) VB.NET
14 19 (19.00%) .NET
14 19 (19.00%) XML
14 19 (19.00%) Splunk
15 18 (18.00%) Cash Management
15 18 (18.00%) Project Management
16 17 (17.00%) C#
17 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (15.00%) J2EE
19 13 (13.00%) Financial Institution
20 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.00%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.00%) IIS
4 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.00%) JBoss
5 1 (1.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Actimize
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (49.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) Blockchain
3 6 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.00%) DB2
6 3 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.00%) JIRA
3 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.00%) Maven
5 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) ANTLR
7 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.00%) JUnit
General
1 82 (82.00%) Banking
2 50 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (13.00%) Financial Institution
4 10 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.00%) Marketing
6 7 (7.00%) Electronics
6 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.00%) Billing
7 3 (3.00%) French Language
8 2 (2.00%) Back Office
8 2 (2.00%) Legal
8 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.00%) International Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Developer
2 30 (30.00%) Analyst
3 24 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 21 (21.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 21 (21.00%) Software Engineer
5 19 (19.00%) .NET Developer
5 19 (19.00%) Applications Support
5 19 (19.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 17 (17.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (17.00%) C# Developer
6 17 (17.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 17 (17.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 16 (16.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (16.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (16.00%) T-SQL Developer
7 16 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (14.00%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (14.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 14 (14.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (14.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.00%) .NET
1 19 (19.00%) XML
2 15 (15.00%) J2EE
3 8 (8.00%) Middleware
3 8 (8.00%) SOAP
4 6 (6.00%) JSP
5 5 (5.00%) Akka
5 5 (5.00%) Kafka
6 2 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.00%) CSS
7 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.00%) HornetQ
7 1 (1.00%) Java EE
7 1 (1.00%) JMS
7 1 (1.00%) JPA
7 1 (1.00%) Lucene
7 1 (1.00%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.00%) Fintech
1 41 (41.00%) SWIFT
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (6.00%) Fedwire
4 5 (5.00%) EMV
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.00%) PMI
7 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.00%) Windows
2 10 (10.00%) AIX
2 10 (10.00%) Solaris
3 9 (9.00%) Unix
4 8 (8.00%) Linux
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.00%) Android
7 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) High Availability
1 27 (27.00%) ITIL
1 27 (27.00%) Low Latency
2 26 (26.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 23 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.00%) Cash Management
5 18 (18.00%) Project Management
6 12 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.00%) KYC
9 8 (8.00%) Software Delivery
10 7 (7.00%) Business Development
10 7 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (7.00%) Presales
10 7 (7.00%) Programme Management
10 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
10 7 (7.00%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 37 (37.00%) Java
3 33 (33.00%) T-SQL
4 19 (19.00%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.00%) C#
6 8 (8.00%) Python
7 4 (4.00%) Erlang
8 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.00%) TARGET2
3 8 (8.00%) QA
4 7 (7.00%) Basel III
5 5 (5.00%) ISO 8583
6 2 (2.00%) PSD2
7 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (27.00%) Opsview
2 5 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Oracle
2 19 (19.00%) Splunk
3 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.00%) SAP
5 5 (5.00%) VMware
6 4 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (1.00%) Google
7 1 (1.00%) Misys
7 1 (1.00%) VocaLink