Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 992 1048 1136
Rank change year-on-year +56 +88 +108
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 75 85 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.054% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 53
England median annual salary £77,500 £50,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.00% -39.39% +6.45%
10th Percentile £55,500 £37,500 £45,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,375 £110,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -33.33% +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 17,758 20,763 20,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.48% 13.20% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13,144 15,775 15,276
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -0.77%

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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +100 51 £75,000 -3.23% 6
East of England +96 15 - - 1
South East +14 5 - -
North West +19 3 £100,000 +119.78% 1
North of England +8 3 £100,000 +109.42% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - - 3
PSD2
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 62 (82.67%) Banking
2 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (52.00%) Finance
4 26 (34.67%) Java
5 24 (32.00%) Scrum
6 22 (29.33%) Fintech
7 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 20 (26.67%) Kanban
7 20 (26.67%) SWIFT
8 19 (25.33%) TDD
9 18 (24.00%) Linux
9 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
10 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
11 16 (21.33%) Oracle
11 16 (21.33%) Spring
11 16 (21.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (21.33%) WorldPay
11 16 (21.33%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.33%) DevOps
14 9 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
14 9 (12.00%) Blockchain
14 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (12.00%) GDPR
15 8 (10.67%) Back Office
15 8 (10.67%) RESTful
15 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
15 8 (10.67%) Big Data
16 7 (9.33%) BDD
16 7 (9.33%) Docker

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 4 (5.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) Ethereum
2 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.33%) Mule
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Azure
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
3 3 (4.00%) GCP
4 2 (2.67%) Apigee
4 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.33%) Datadog
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) npm
5 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Route 53
5 1 (1.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) Broadband
3 1 (1.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) NAS
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Blockchain
2 8 (10.67%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) Riak
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) GitLab
3 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.33%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (82.67%) Banking
2 39 (52.00%) Finance
3 8 (10.67%) Back Office
4 7 (9.33%) Financial Institution
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing
6 4 (5.33%) Billing
7 3 (4.00%) Legal
7 3 (4.00%) Retail
8 2 (2.67%) Law
9 1 (1.33%) French Language
9 1 (1.33%) German Language
9 1 (1.33%) Publishing
9 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Business Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Java Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Software Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Senior Java Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 15 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Payments Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Payments Business Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Financial Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Product Owner
9 5 (6.67%) Digital Product Owner
10 4 (5.33%) Process Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) Spring
2 8 (10.67%) RESTful
3 4 (5.33%) REST
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) Node.js
4 3 (4.00%) RAML
4 3 (4.00%) Swagger
5 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.67%) OAuth
5 2 (2.67%) React
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) ADSI
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) FpML
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) Java EE
6 1 (1.33%) Jest
6 1 (1.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) SWIFT
2 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.00%) Derivative
5 3 (4.00%) Equities
5 3 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.67%) APACS
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) DataPower
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.33%) Solaris
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) Fintech
4 20 (26.67%) Kanban
4 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 19 (25.33%) TDD
6 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
7 16 (21.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (21.33%) Technical Leadership
8 10 (13.33%) DevOps
9 9 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
10 8 (10.67%) Data Protection
11 7 (9.33%) BDD
11 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
11 7 (9.33%) Microservices
12 6 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.00%) Marketing Strategy
12 6 (8.00%) Open Source
13 4 (5.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) Java
2 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) Go
5 1 (1.33%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.33%) Scala
5 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) MBA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) GDPR
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.67%) SEPA
4 4 (5.33%) MiFID
4 4 (5.33%) QA
5 2 (2.67%) PA-DSS
6 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.00%) Ansible
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Terraform
4 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.33%) rkt
4 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Oracle
1 16 (21.33%) WorldPay
2 3 (4.00%) Murex
2 3 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.67%) Google
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) WSO2
4 1 (1.33%) Axway
4 1 (1.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.33%) New Relic
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) Splunk
4 1 (1.33%) Thales
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO