The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 35 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 1 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.60% 6.12% 3.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.00% 54.55% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +83.33%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £52,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
-7.61% +6.06%

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.98% 11.22% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 26
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +72.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £38,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing PCI DSS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

PCI DSS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing PCI DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for PCI DSS.

1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing