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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 845 895
Rank change year-on-year +26 +50  
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 39 73 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.073% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.56% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 64
Median salary £75,000 £53,750 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% -22.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,250 £49,700
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £66,250 £50,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year +32.50% -42.85%  

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 10038 12957 13717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.81% 13.00% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7731 10328 10752
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,875 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.88%  

SEPA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SEPA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for SEPA in the UK

SEPA
Top 7 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 36 £75,000 +39.53% 4
London +24 35 £75,000 +25.00% 3
City of London +23 4 £56,250 -2.17%
Glasgow - 2 £57,500 -
Scotland - 2 £57,500 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £75,000 +7.14%
East of England 0 1 £75,000 +7.14%

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 44 (63.77%) Banking
2 33 (47.83%) Finance
3 30 (43.48%) SWIFT
4 25 (36.23%) Fintech
5 24 (34.78%) SQL
6 21 (30.43%) Windows
6 21 (30.43%) PCI DSS
7 18 (26.09%) Presales
7 18 (26.09%) .NET
7 18 (26.09%) C#
8 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 15 (21.74%) High Availability
9 15 (21.74%) Splunk
9 15 (21.74%) Low Latency
9 15 (21.74%) Opsview
9 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 15 (21.74%) VB.NET
9 15 (21.74%) XML
9 15 (21.74%) ITIL
9 15 (21.74%) TOGAF
10 14 (20.29%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
11 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (18.84%) Software Delivery
12 12 (17.39%) Retail
13 10 (14.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 9 (13.04%) Oracle
15 8 (11.59%) Java
15 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (11.59%) ISO 8583

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 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) GitHub
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) WebEx
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.90%) DB2
3 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.80%) ProC
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) ERwin
4 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (63.77%) Banking
2 33 (47.83%) Finance
3 12 (17.39%) Retail
4 4 (5.80%) Back Office
5 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Billing
6 2 (2.90%) French Language
7 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (1.45%) Front Office
7 1 (1.45%) International Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Architect
2 23 (33.33%) Developer
3 18 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 17 (24.64%) .NET Developer
4 17 (24.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (21.74%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 15 (21.74%) Payments Architect
5 15 (21.74%) VB.NET Developer
6 13 (18.84%) Analyst
6 13 (18.84%) Business Analyst
6 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (15.94%) Payments Solutions Architect
8 9 (13.04%) Head of Development
8 9 (13.04%) Lead C# Developer
8 9 (13.04%) Lead Developer
8 9 (13.04%) Payments Analyst
8 9 (13.04%) Payments Business Analyst
9 8 (11.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (11.59%) Lead .NET Developer
9 8 (11.59%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) .NET
2 15 (21.74%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.90%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) LINQ
4 2 (2.90%) REST
4 2 (2.90%) SOAP
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) JDBC
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (43.48%) SWIFT
2 25 (36.23%) Fintech
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.45%) EMV
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.70%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) AIX
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Presales
2 15 (21.74%) High Availability
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) Low Latency
2 15 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 14 (20.29%) Business Analysis
3 14 (20.29%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (18.84%) Software Delivery
4 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) ERP
7 7 (10.14%) SDLC
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (7.25%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 5 (7.25%) Workflow
10 4 (5.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) C#
3 15 (21.74%) T-SQL
3 15 (21.74%) VB.NET
4 8 (11.59%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) C
5 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Erlang
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.43%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.59%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.90%) TARGET2
4 1 (1.45%) Basel III
4 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.45%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Splunk
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Pega
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
London
Worldpay
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + 29 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Unspecified We offer highly competitive benefits including pension, bo
Posted: 17 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 11 days ago