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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

First Data VisionPLUS
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 896 960
Rank change year-on-year +30 +64  
Permanent jobs citing VisionPLUS 17 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.027% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 12
Median salary £57,500 £64,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.15% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  

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

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7427 7222 8430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.44% 7.33% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5531 5597 6631
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -  

VisionPLUS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VisionPLUS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 16 £57,500 -10.15%
London +30 12 £57,500 -10.15%
East of England - 4 £60,000 -
Essex - 4 £60,000 -
City of London +20 3 £67,500 +5.46%
Basildon - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) QA
2 9 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 6 (28.57%) CMS
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) JIRA
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
6 3 (14.29%) Cognizant
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) ATM
8 1 (4.76%) EMV
8 1 (4.76%) EFT
8 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
8 1 (4.76%) C

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 6 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BASE24
1 1 (4.76%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) QA Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) BASE24 Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Contactless
3 1 (4.76%) EFT
3 1 (4.76%) EMV
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Defect Management
1 9 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
2 5 (23.81%) Test Management
3 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Coaching
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.76%) FIS
3 1 (4.76%) TSYS