The table below looks at the statistics for PCI DSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PCI DSS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
Rank 66 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing PCI DSS 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 0.52% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.92% 7.14% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £49,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
PCI DSS
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
51 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.39% 7.31% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 26
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PCI DSS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

PCI DSS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

PCI DSS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

PCI DSS Salary Trend in Watford

PCI DSS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 20 (100.00%) CCA
1 20 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (95.00%) SWIFT
3 15 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (75.00%) Project Planning
3 15 (75.00%) Internet
3 15 (75.00%) Web Services
3 15 (75.00%) SMS
3 15 (75.00%) APACS
3 15 (75.00%) ISO 8583
3 15 (75.00%) IVR
3 15 (75.00%) Banking
3 15 (75.00%) Data Security
3 15 (75.00%) Cryptography
4 14 (70.00%) Retail
4 14 (70.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Degree
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) French Language
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management

PCI DSS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Internet
1 15 (75.00%) SMS
General
1 15 (75.00%) Banking
2 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 14 (70.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Business Analyst
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 16 (80.00%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) SWIFT
2 15 (75.00%) APACS
2 15 (75.00%) IVR
2 15 (75.00%) Cryptography
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 15 (75.00%) Project Planning
1 15 (75.00%) Data Security
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CCA
2 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (75.00%) ISO 8583