Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 1074 1064
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 +28
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 100 106 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.061% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 86 89 96
UK median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +17.39%
10th Percentile £56,875 £37,000 £44,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £81,250 £56,250
% change year-on-year -26.15% +44.44% +18.42%

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 21,615 21,512 24,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.38% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16,424 15,955 19,688
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +19 93 £75,000 +5.26% 4
London +24 87 £75,000 +7.14% 4
UK excluding London +26 11 £60,000 -26.15%
East of England +20 5 £65,000 -20.00%
Scotland - 5 £57,500 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 80 (80.00%) Finance
2 77 (77.00%) SWIFT
3 67 (67.00%) Banking
4 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (29.00%) Financial Institution
7 27 (27.00%) ISO 20022
8 23 (23.00%) Java
8 23 (23.00%) Business Analysis
9 22 (22.00%) Mobile Payment
10 21 (21.00%) Fintech
10 21 (21.00%) Project Management
11 18 (18.00%) Software Delivery
11 18 (18.00%) Unix
12 17 (17.00%) IT Strategy
13 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (13.00%) Customer Engagement
16 11 (11.00%) Translating Business Requirements
16 11 (11.00%) TARGET2
16 11 (11.00%) Technical Architecture
17 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (9.00%) Linux
18 8 (8.00%) J2EE
18 8 (8.00%) Back Office
18 8 (8.00%) Presales
18 8 (8.00%) PSD2
19 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
19 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) FTP
1 4 (4.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (4.00%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (4.00%) XMLSpy
2 2 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 80 (80.00%) Finance
2 67 (67.00%) Banking
3 29 (29.00%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.00%) Back Office
5 6 (6.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.00%) French Language
7 2 (2.00%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.00%) German Language
7 2 (2.00%) Marketing
8 1 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Electronics
8 1 (1.00%) Front Office
8 1 (1.00%) Games
8 1 (1.00%) International Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (1.00%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (41.00%) Analyst
2 35 (35.00%) Business Analyst
3 32 (32.00%) Payments Analyst
3 32 (32.00%) Payments Business Analyst
4 22 (22.00%) Architect
5 20 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (19.00%) Payments Architect
6 19 (19.00%) Senior Business Analyst
7 17 (17.00%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
8 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
9 10 (10.00%) Payments Project Manager
9 10 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (9.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
10 9 (9.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 9 (9.00%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (8.00%) Compliance Analyst
11 8 (8.00%) Compliance Business Analyst
11 8 (8.00%) Senior Compliance Analyst
12 7 (7.00%) Banking Project Manager
12 7 (7.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) J2EE
2 5 (5.00%) EDIFACT
3 4 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (4.00%) JSON
3 4 (4.00%) SOAP
3 4 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) Akka
5 1 (1.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 77 (77.00%) SWIFT
2 22 (22.00%) Mobile Payment
3 21 (21.00%) Fintech
4 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.00%) DataPower
7 3 (3.00%) PMI
8 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.00%) User Experience
8 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.00%) Contactless
9 1 (1.00%) Digital Wallet
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Unix
2 9 (9.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) AIX
3 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.00%) Business Analysis
4 21 (21.00%) Project Management
5 18 (18.00%) Software Delivery
6 17 (17.00%) IT Strategy
7 14 (14.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (13.00%) Customer Engagement
9 11 (11.00%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (11.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 9 (9.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (8.00%) Presales
12 7 (7.00%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.00%) Scrum
12 7 (7.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.00%) Test Scripting
13 6 (6.00%) Use Case
14 5 (5.00%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) Java
2 5 (5.00%) Java 8
2 5 (5.00%) SQL
3 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.00%) C
4 3 (3.00%) Go
4 3 (3.00%) Python
4 3 (3.00%) Ruby
5 1 (1.00%) Erlang
5 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.00%) APMP
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.00%) ISO 20022
2 11 (11.00%) TARGET2
3 8 (8.00%) PSD2
4 5 (5.00%) QA
5 1 (1.00%) GDPR
5 1 (1.00%) ISO 8583
5 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.00%) linkerd
2 3 (3.00%) Terraform
3 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) FIS
3 5 (5.00%) Calypso
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Remedy
4 4 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (2.00%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.00%) IBM
6 1 (1.00%) Misys
6 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.00%) VMware