Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 717 1008 1057
Rank change year-on-year +291 +49 +64
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 23 70 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 69
Median annual salary £67,500 £73,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.47% +55.26% -41.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,125 £35,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +45.00% -38.46%

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 7,265 17,904 21,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.26% 13.48% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,582 13,300 16,126
Median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

PSD2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PSD2 in England

PSD2
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PSD2 in England.

Salary trend for PSD2 in England

PSD2
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PSD2 in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +191 21 £68,750 -11.29% 1
South East +180 1 £51,500 -
North of England +149 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
PSD2
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 16 (69.57%) Banking
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Fintech
4 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) SaaS
5 4 (17.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) Apple
6 3 (13.04%) FATCA
6 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.04%) Use Case
6 3 (13.04%) Temenos T24
6 3 (13.04%) Product Management
6 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (13.04%) Apple Pay
7 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Gathering
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Banking
7 2 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (8.70%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (8.70%) ISMS
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Temenos T24
2 2 (8.70%) Actimize
2 2 (8.70%) Social Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Apple Pay
3 2 (8.70%) AWS
3 2 (8.70%) PaaS
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) RequisitePro
2 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (69.57%) Banking
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Law
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) T24 Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Auditor
3 2 (8.70%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Payments Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Security Auditor
3 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) OAuth
2 1 (4.35%) OpenID
2 1 (4.35%) SAML
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (8.70%) EMV
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Bitcoin
2 1 (4.35%) Contactless
2 1 (4.35%) EFT
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.35%) mPOS
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Fintech
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security
2 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.04%) Product Management
3 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (8.70%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Banking
4 2 (8.70%) IT Audit
4 2 (8.70%) Presales
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Go
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.04%) FATCA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) GDPR
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 20022
3 2 (8.70%) SEPA
4 1 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
4 1 (4.35%) NIST
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Borland
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Ingenico
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) PayPal
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.70%) Temenos
2 2 (8.70%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.35%) Adyen
3 1 (4.35%) CyberSource
3 1 (4.35%) Gemalto
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) VeriFone