Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PSD2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PSD2 over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1047 1110 1232
Rank change year-on-year +63 +122 -
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 114 42 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.026% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.21% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 8
England median annual salary £45,500 £82,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.85% +6.45% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £43,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £110,000 £115,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £82,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -42.42% +6.45% -

PSD2 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21,445 19,694 24,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.30% 12.14% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16,518 15,324 19,924
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PSD2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PSD2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PSD2 in England

PSD2
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSD2 in England.

Salary trend for PSD2 in England

PSD2
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PSD2 in England over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for PSD2 in England

PSD2
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSD2 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
London +18 63 £57,500 -30.30% 3
South East +32 35 £41,500 -2.35%
North of England +27 13 £55,250 -35.00%
North West +6 13 £55,250 +5.24%
South West -7 2 £62,500 -26.47%
East of England - 1 - -
PSD2
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT jobs citing PSD2 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 across the England region with a requirement for PSD2.

1 93 (81.58%) Banking
2 73 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (48.25%) Finance
4 49 (42.98%) Scrum
5 43 (37.72%) Java
6 39 (34.21%) Retail
7 36 (31.58%) SDLC
8 35 (30.70%) REST
9 33 (28.95%) Fintech
10 29 (25.44%) Contactless
10 29 (25.44%) SaaS
10 29 (25.44%) Apple
11 28 (24.56%) EMV
11 28 (24.56%) Mobile Commerce
11 28 (24.56%) Web Services
11 28 (24.56%) E-Commerce
11 28 (24.56%) Performance Testing
11 28 (24.56%) PayPal
12 27 (23.68%) GDPR
13 24 (21.05%) Open Source
13 24 (21.05%) DevOps
14 23 (20.18%) TDD
14 23 (20.18%) Back Office
15 22 (19.30%) Linux
16 20 (17.54%) Stress Testing
17 19 (16.67%) Test Automation
17 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (15.79%) SoapUI
18 18 (15.79%) User Experience
19 17 (14.91%) Java 8

PSD2
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (1.75%) Confluence
2 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.44%) SaaS
2 12 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.53%) PaaS
3 4 (3.51%) IaaS
3 4 (3.51%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) Network Security
1 4 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.51%) GIS
2 4 (3.51%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 16 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.28%) Cucumber
4 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
5 12 (10.53%) JMeter
5 12 (10.53%) Maven
5 12 (10.53%) Selenium
6 8 (7.02%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.26%) JIRA
8 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.51%) RSpec
8 4 (3.51%) Vagrant
General
1 93 (81.58%) Banking
2 55 (48.25%) Finance
3 39 (34.21%) Retail
4 23 (20.18%) Back Office
5 9 (7.89%) Retail Banking
6 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (6.14%) Law
7 6 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (5.26%) Marketing
8 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.51%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.75%) Electronics
9 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Analyst
2 23 (20.18%) Business Analyst
3 20 (17.54%) Test Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Software Test Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Project Manager
6 12 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Software Support Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Support
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Technical Business Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Architect
10 6 (5.26%) Java Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Junior
11 5 (4.39%) Administrator
11 5 (4.39%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) REST
2 28 (24.56%) Web Services
3 13 (11.40%) Akka
4 12 (10.53%) Spring
5 8 (7.02%) J2SE
5 8 (7.02%) SOAP
6 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.51%) JSF
6 4 (3.51%) JSP
7 2 (1.75%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.75%) J2EE
7 2 (1.75%) JPA
7 2 (1.75%) Kafka
7 2 (1.75%) Node.js
7 2 (1.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.95%) Fintech
2 29 (25.44%) Contactless
3 28 (24.56%) EMV
4 18 (15.79%) User Experience
5 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (4.39%) Clustering
7 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.39%) FMCG
8 4 (3.51%) Cloud Native
8 4 (3.51%) Cybercrime
8 4 (3.51%) EPoS
8 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.88%) Digital Currency
11 1 (0.88%) Digital Wallet
11 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.30%) Linux
2 17 (14.91%) Windows
3 9 (7.89%) Android
3 9 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.89%) Windows 10
3 9 (7.89%) Windows 8
4 8 (7.02%) Solaris
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.98%) Scrum
3 36 (31.58%) SDLC
4 28 (24.56%) E-Commerce
4 28 (24.56%) Mobile Commerce
4 28 (24.56%) Performance Testing
5 24 (21.05%) DevOps
5 24 (21.05%) Open Source
6 23 (20.18%) TDD
7 20 (17.54%) Stress Testing
8 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 16 (14.04%) Information Security
9 16 (14.04%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 16 (14.04%) Test Scripting
9 16 (14.04%) Unit Testing
10 15 (13.16%) Project Management
11 14 (12.28%) BDD
11 14 (12.28%) Scenario Testing
12 12 (10.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 43 (37.72%) Java
2 17 (14.91%) Java 8
3 4 (3.51%) Groovy
3 4 (3.51%) Python
3 4 (3.51%) Ruby
3 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.75%) C#
4 2 (1.75%) SQL
5 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) CISM
2 4 (3.51%) CISSP
3 3 (2.63%) APMP
3 3 (2.63%) GIAC
4 2 (1.75%) CISA
4 2 (1.75%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.75%) PCI QSA
4 2 (1.75%) SANS
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.88%) GISP
5 1 (0.88%) GSLC
5 1 (0.88%) ISACA
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.68%) GDPR
2 17 (14.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (11.40%) PCI DSS
4 8 (7.02%) SEPA
5 7 (6.14%) QA
6 5 (4.39%) PMO
7 4 (3.51%) Data Quality
7 4 (3.51%) ISO 20022
7 4 (3.51%) SLA
8 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.39%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.51%) Packer
3 4 (3.51%) Terraform
4 3 (2.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) Marathon
5 1 (0.88%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) Apple
2 28 (24.56%) PayPal
3 7 (6.14%) IBM
4 4 (3.51%) F5
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.75%) CyberArk
5 2 (1.75%) NetIQ
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.88%) Facebook
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
6 1 (0.88%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.88%) WorldPay