The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 9 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 6 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 11.32% 5.66% 7.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.58% 75.00% 53.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 8
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% +1.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
PCI DSS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 35.85% 7.55% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 10
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +1.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Dunstable region.

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Dunstable

PCI DSS
Salary Histogram in Dunstable

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PCI DSS across the Dunstable region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

PCI DSS Salary Histogram in Dunstable

PCI DSS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable region citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PCI DSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Test Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
1 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) HP