Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

First Data VisionPLUS
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1185 1291
Rank change year-on-year +27 +106 +40
Permanent jobs citing VisionPLUS 29 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.22% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 20
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,375 £39,000
90th Percentile £71,375 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 12919 13852 15828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.34% 7.03% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9341 10643 12432
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VisionPLUS in the UK

VisionPLUS
Top 6 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 22 August 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 +40 27 £57,500 -4.17% 2
London +41 22 £57,500 -10.16% 2
UK excluding London +13 5 £55,000 -
East of England -8 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £51,000 -
North of England - 1 £51,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) QA
2 11 (37.93%) Integration Testing
3 10 (34.48%) CMS
4 9 (31.03%) Defect Management
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
6 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Time Management
7 5 (17.24%) Test Management
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.79%) JIRA
9 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.34%) Coaching

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 10 (34.48%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) BASE24
1 2 (6.90%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) NFC
2 1 (3.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
General
1 26 (89.66%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Test Leader
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.24%) QA Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) VisionPLUS Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Contactless
3 2 (6.90%) EFT
3 2 (6.90%) EMV
3 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.90%) Tandem
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Integration Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Defect Management
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
5 5 (17.24%) SDLC
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (17.24%) Test Management
5 5 (17.24%) Time Management
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.45%) FIS
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) TSYS