Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 821 954 1013
Rank change year-on-year +133 +59 +145
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 17 31 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.22% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 111
10th Percentile £51,250 £51,125 £38,250
25th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £68,750 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.64% -8.33% +25.00%
75th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £93,125
90th Percentile " " £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £52,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +35.14%

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 10,183 14,050 20,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.26% 12.34% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,119 10,931 15,430
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +98 11 £72,500 +5.45% 3
London +96 9 £72,500 +3.57% 3
UK excluding London +102 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
Work from Home - 2 £110,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 9 (52.94%) SWIFT
1 9 (52.94%) Fintech
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) ISO 20022
5 5 (29.41%) Presales
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Financial Institution
5 5 (29.41%) Strategic Roadmap
5 5 (29.41%) Business Case
5 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) PSD2
6 4 (23.53%) C
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (23.53%) SaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
7 3 (17.65%) PACS
7 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team Management
7 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
7 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
7 3 (17.65%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (17.65%) Requirements Gathering

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 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Payments Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Payments Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Payments Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Payments Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Payments Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Payments Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) SWIFT
2 5 (29.41%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (17.65%) PACS
3 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Contactless
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Fintech
2 6 (35.29%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Business Case
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Presales
3 5 (29.41%) Strategic Roadmap
4 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Gathering
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (17.65%) Workshop Facilitation
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO 20022
2 4 (23.53%) PSD2
3 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP