Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 993 1029 1134
Rank change year-on-year +36 +105 -1
Permanent jobs citing SEPA 27 115 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.076% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15 104 57
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% -0.80%
10th Percentile £51,750 £46,950 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £95,000 £91,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year -10.42% +3.45% +5.45%

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 15,557 20,952 22,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.52% 13.91% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11,996 15,327 17,200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,875
% change year-on-year - +4.96% +0.88%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 2020. 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 +36 27 £70,000 - 3
London -12 15 £72,500 +3.57% 2
UK excluding London +89 12 £53,750 -10.42% 1
East of England +63 8 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Midlands +35 4 £51,250 +13.89%
East Midlands +26 4 £51,250 +13.89%

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 18 (66.67%) Banking
3 12 (44.44%) SWIFT
3 12 (44.44%) ISO 20022
4 11 (40.74%) Fintech
5 10 (37.04%) PSD2
6 9 (33.33%) Retail
7 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (22.22%) Technology Roadmap
8 6 (22.22%) Project Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) IT Strategy
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Google
10 4 (14.81%) Lucene
10 4 (14.81%) Spring
10 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 4 (14.81%) Java EE
10 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) UML
10 4 (14.81%) JBoss
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) JUnit
10 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
10 4 (14.81%) JMS

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 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.81%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Actimize
2 2 (7.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Ingres
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) ANTLR
1 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) RequisitePro
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 18 (66.67%) Banking
3 9 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.11%) Billing
5 3 (11.11%) Law
6 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
7 1 (3.70%) French Language
7 1 (3.70%) Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (29.63%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Payments Business Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (22.22%) Payments Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Payments Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Junior
8 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Payments Project Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
1 4 (14.81%) HornetQ
1 4 (14.81%) Java EE
1 4 (14.81%) JMS
1 4 (14.81%) JPA
1 4 (14.81%) Lucene
1 4 (14.81%) Protocol Buffers
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) SWIFT
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) EMV
3 2 (7.41%) EPoS
3 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.41%) Social Media
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Fintech
2 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 6 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Technology Roadmap
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.11%) ERD
6 3 (11.11%) Information Management
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) Java 8
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO 20022
2 10 (37.04%) PSD2
3 4 (14.81%) QA
4 2 (7.41%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Google
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Borland
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) FIS
3 1 (3.70%) Fiserv