Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

First Data VisionPLUS
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1150 1191 1277
Rank change year-on-year +41 +86 +49
Permanent jobs citing VisionPLUS 28 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.22% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 19
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +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 12980 13265 15506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 6.94% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9228 10052 12118
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 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +55 27 £57,500 -8.00%
London +43 23 £58,750 -8.20%
UK excluding London +28 4 £57,000 -5.00%
East of England +2 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Yorkshire - 2 £54,000 -
North of England - 2 £54,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 27 (96.43%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) CMS
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) QA
3 11 (39.29%) Integration Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Time Management
4 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (35.71%) Banking
4 10 (35.71%) Financial Institution
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
6 7 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 6 (21.43%) User Experience
8 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Management
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Thinking
10 2 (7.14%) SDLC
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) Coaching
10 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) JIRA
10 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.14%) Migration
10 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Management Information System

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 (46.43%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BASE24
1 1 (3.57%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 27 (96.43%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Leader
3 8 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 6 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Finance Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) QA Leader
5 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) VisionPLUS Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) CMS Business Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Credit Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Contactless
4 1 (3.57%) EFT
4 1 (3.57%) EMV
4 1 (3.57%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Integration Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 10 (35.71%) Time Management
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 7 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Management
7 3 (10.71%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) AS 2805
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Cognizant
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) HP