Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 955 1056 1132
Rank change year-on-year +101 +76 +71
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 72 78 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.051% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 40 52
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -3.23%

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 16,442 20,442 21,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.07% 13.46% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12,571 15,481 16,109
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +89 47 £75,000 -3.23% 4
East of England +69 20 £57,500 -
North of England +45 2 £100,000 +100.00%
South East +36 2 £92,500 +117.65% 2
North West +34 2 £100,000 +100.00%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
PSD2
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (80.56%) Banking
2 42 (58.33%) Finance
3 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.11%) Scrum
5 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 21 (29.17%) Java
7 18 (25.00%) Fintech
8 15 (20.83%) Degree
8 15 (20.83%) Kanban
8 15 (20.83%) GDPR
9 14 (19.44%) Technical Leadership
10 13 (18.06%) Linux
10 13 (18.06%) Spring
11 12 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (16.67%) WorldPay
11 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 12 (16.67%) PCI DSS
11 12 (16.67%) TDD
11 12 (16.67%) Oracle
12 10 (13.89%) RESTful
12 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (12.50%) Project Delivery
13 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (11.11%) SQL
14 8 (11.11%) IT Strategy
14 8 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
14 8 (11.11%) Identity Access Management

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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) Ethereum
3 1 (1.39%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Azure
3 1 (1.39%) GCP
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Big Data
2 6 (8.33%) Blockchain
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.39%) Redis
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 58 (80.56%) Banking
2 42 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.94%) Legal
4 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Billing
7 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.39%) Law
7 1 (1.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Java Engineer
1 16 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Java Software Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Architect
4 13 (18.06%) Product Owner
4 13 (18.06%) Senior Java Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Digital Product Owner
8 3 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.78%) IAM Developer
9 2 (2.78%) IT Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) Spring
2 10 (13.89%) RESTful
3 7 (9.72%) REST
4 5 (6.94%) Web Services
5 4 (5.56%) .NET
5 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.56%) React
5 4 (5.56%) Vue.js
6 3 (4.17%) gRPC
6 3 (4.17%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (2.78%) RAML
7 2 (2.78%) Swagger
8 1 (1.39%) ADSI
8 1 (1.39%) Flask
8 1 (1.39%) FpML
8 1 (1.39%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.39%) OAuth
8 1 (1.39%) SQLAlchemy
8 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) SWIFT
3 6 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.17%) Derivative
5 3 (4.17%) Equities
5 3 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (4.17%) PKI
6 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Scrum
3 22 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 18 (25.00%) Fintech
5 15 (20.83%) Kanban
6 14 (19.44%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (16.67%) TDD
7 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 9 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.50%) Project Delivery
9 8 (11.11%) DevOps
9 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (11.11%) Fraud Detection
9 8 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (11.11%) IT Strategy
10 7 (9.72%) Technology Roadmap
11 6 (8.33%) Thought Leadership
12 5 (6.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 6 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.39%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) PhD
3 1 (1.39%) CBAP
3 1 (1.39%) CISSP
3 1 (1.39%) GIAC
3 1 (1.39%) MBA
3 1 (1.39%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.39%) PgMP
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) GDPR
2 12 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.72%) ISO 20022
4 6 (8.33%) SEPA
5 4 (5.56%) MiFID
6 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (1.39%) COBIT
7 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.39%) FATCA
7 1 (1.39%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle
1 12 (16.67%) WorldPay
2 4 (5.56%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.17%) ForgeRock
3 3 (4.17%) Murex
3 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Darktrace
4 1 (1.39%) Google
4 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com