The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VocaLink products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VocaLink over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VocaLink Limited.

VocaLink
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 958 953
Rank change year-on-year +105 -5  
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 8 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.008% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -26.66%  

VocaLink is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38072 47363 52066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.07% 45.59% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30590 38677 41706
Median salary £47,050 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VocaLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VocaLink in the UK

VocaLink
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VocaLink in the UK

VocaLink
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VocaLink within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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 +101 8 £65,000 +18.18%
London - 8 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing VocaLink 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 VocaLink.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Change Control
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 4 (25.00%) Online Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 4 (25.00%) Matplotlib
5 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (25.00%) Physics
5 4 (25.00%) NumPy
5 4 (25.00%) Pandas
5 4 (25.00%) scikit-learn
5 4 (25.00%) Prototyping
5 4 (25.00%) Fintech
6 3 (18.75%) Thales
6 3 (18.75%) Hypercom
6 3 (18.75%) Cubic Transportation
6 3 (18.75%) FIS
6 3 (18.75%) WorldPay
6 3 (18.75%) Sage Pay
6 3 (18.75%) Elavon
6 3 (18.75%) Ingenico

VocaLink
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Payments Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Matplotlib
1 4 (25.00%) NumPy
1 4 (25.00%) Pandas
1 4 (25.00%) scikit-learn
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Fintech
1 4 (25.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (18.75%) APACS
2 3 (18.75%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (18.75%) EFT
2 3 (18.75%) EFTPOS
2 3 (18.75%) EMV
2 3 (18.75%) EPoS
2 3 (18.75%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Change Control
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cubic Transportation
1 3 (18.75%) Elavon
1 3 (18.75%) FIS
1 3 (18.75%) Hypercom
1 3 (18.75%) Ingenico
1 3 (18.75%) Sage
1 3 (18.75%) Thales
1 3 (18.75%) TSYS
1 3 (18.75%) VeriFone
1 3 (18.75%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 3 (18.75%) WorldPay
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Teradata