Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1264 1300
Rank change year-on-year +102 +36 +53
Permanent jobs citing VocaLink 15 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.011% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 8
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +53.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £51,500 £36,650
90th Percentile £77,250 £58,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% -8.33% +69.01%

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 78968 90632 103312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.45% 44.91% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62014 73802 83075
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VocaLink over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 26 July 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 +72 15 £65,000 +18.18%
London +71 11 £65,000 -
UK excluding London +78 4 £40,000 -27.27%
East of England +21 3 £40,000 -27.27%
North of England 0 1 £32,500 -40.91%
North West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Fintech
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) Middleware
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Thales
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 4 (26.67%) Online Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (20.00%) BMC
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) LDAP
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS

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 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) SSH
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Unix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Fintech
2 4 (26.67%) Online Banking
3 3 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) APACS
4 2 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (13.33%) EFT
4 2 (13.33%) EFTPOS
4 2 (13.33%) EMV
4 2 (13.33%) EPoS
4 2 (13.33%) Smartcard
5 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) AIX
1 4 (26.67%) Solaris
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (20.00%) C-shell
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (6.67%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Thales
3 3 (20.00%) BMC
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Teradata
4 2 (13.33%) Cubic Transportation
4 2 (13.33%) Elavon
4 2 (13.33%) FIS
4 2 (13.33%) Hypercom
4 2 (13.33%) Ingenico
4 2 (13.33%) Sage
4 2 (13.33%) TSYS
4 2 (13.33%) VeriFone
4 2 (13.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (13.33%) WorldPay
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Pega