Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VisionPLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VisionPLUS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

First Data VisionPLUS
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1196 1284
Rank change year-on-year +42 +88 +14
Permanent jobs citing VisionPLUS 23 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 20
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

VisionPLUS is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13798 13071 15089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.71% 6.88% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9736 9883 11749
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,155 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VisionPLUS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VisionPLUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VisionPLUS in the UK

VisionPLUS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VisionPLUS.

Salary trend for VisionPLUS in the UK

VisionPLUS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VisionPLUS over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VisionPLUS in the UK

VisionPLUS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VisionPLUS within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +22 22 £60,000 -4.00%
London +13 20 £65,000 -1.14%
UK excluding London +45 2 £54,000 -10.00%
North of England - 2 £54,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £54,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VisionPLUS 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 VisionPLUS.

1 22 (95.65%) Finance
2 13 (56.52%) CMS
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) Banking
4 10 (43.48%) Financial Institution
4 10 (43.48%) Time Management
4 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
5 8 (34.78%) QA
5 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (26.09%) User Experience
7 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
9 2 (8.70%) Test Management
9 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (4.35%) Marketing
10 1 (4.35%) BASE24
10 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
10 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.35%) Tandem
10 1 (4.35%) HP
10 1 (4.35%) ISEB
10 1 (4.35%) EMV

VisionPLUS
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 13 (56.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
1 1 (4.35%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) NonStop SQL
General
1 22 (95.65%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
1 12 (52.17%) Business Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Leader
3 6 (26.09%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Banking Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Finance Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Business Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) VisionPLUS Business Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
8 1 (4.35%) CMS Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Contactless
3 1 (4.35%) EFT
3 1 (4.35%) EMV
3 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.35%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 10 (43.48%) Time Management
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Test Planning
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Management
8 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) AS 2805
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP