Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1172 1195 1282
Rank change year-on-year +23 +87 +34
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 8 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 3
UK median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £75,500 £40,000 £51,000
90th Percentile £79,500 £85,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -27.27% +22.22%

VocaLink is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 76,935 78,838 91,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.46% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59,968 62,185 74,437
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,714 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.70% +1.20% +3.75%

VocaLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 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 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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 +24 8 £77,500 +19.23% 1
UK excluding London +6 5 - - 1
London +2 3 £77,500 +12.73%
South East - 3 - - 1
East of England +4 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing VocaLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VocaLink.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Sage
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS
1 4 (50.00%) EMV
1 4 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (50.00%) EFT
1 4 (50.00%) EFTPOS
1 4 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) ATM
1 4 (50.00%) APACS
1 4 (50.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 4 (50.00%) TSYS
1 4 (50.00%) VeriFone
1 4 (50.00%) WorldPay
1 4 (50.00%) Sage Pay
1 4 (50.00%) Elavon
1 4 (50.00%) Ingenico
1 4 (50.00%) Thales
1 4 (50.00%) Hypercom
1 4 (50.00%) Cubic Transportation
1 4 (50.00%) FIS
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Sage Pay
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Graduate
1 2 (25.00%) Graduate Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Graduate Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Akka
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
1 1 (12.50%) React Native
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) APACS
1 4 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 4 (50.00%) EFT
1 4 (50.00%) EFTPOS
1 4 (50.00%) EMV
1 4 (50.00%) EPoS
1 4 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java 8
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PSD2
2 1 (12.50%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cubic Transportation
1 4 (50.00%) Elavon
1 4 (50.00%) FIS
1 4 (50.00%) Hypercom
1 4 (50.00%) Ingenico
1 4 (50.00%) Sage
1 4 (50.00%) Thales
1 4 (50.00%) TSYS
1 4 (50.00%) VeriFone
1 4 (50.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 4 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Gemalto
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat