Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1033 1104 1199
Rank change year-on-year +71 +95 +84
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 90 59 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.035% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.28% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 17
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.90% -6.45% +44.19%
10th Percentile £43,000 £48,750 £55,750
90th Percentile £94,000 £100,000 £113,050
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -6.90% -6.45% +44.19%

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 20,072 21,170 22,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.59% 12.66% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15,101 16,035 18,039
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +52 42 £75,000 +3.45% 5
East of England - 25 - -
South East - 14 £55,000 - 1
North of England +30 7 £50,000 -4.76%
North West +12 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire +33 2 £45,250 -43.44%
Midlands +15 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
PSD2
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 73 (81.11%) Banking
2 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (50.00%) Finance
4 41 (45.56%) Scrum
5 38 (42.22%) Java
6 33 (36.67%) Kanban
6 33 (36.67%) Test Automation
7 32 (35.56%) Fintech
8 28 (31.11%) WorldPay
9 27 (30.00%) TDD
10 24 (26.67%) Oracle
11 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
12 20 (22.22%) Linux
13 19 (21.11%) JIRA
14 18 (20.00%) Spring
15 17 (18.89%) GDPR
16 16 (17.78%) Degree
16 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
17 15 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
18 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
19 12 (13.33%) Project Management
20 11 (12.22%) Line Management
21 10 (11.11%) Microservices
21 10 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
21 10 (11.11%) Product Management
21 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
22 9 (10.00%) SEPA
22 9 (10.00%) Retail
22 9 (10.00%) Information Security

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 9 (10.00%) Confluence
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.11%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.22%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Apigee
3 1 (1.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) Big Data
3 3 (3.33%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.11%) JIRA
3 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.89%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 73 (81.11%) Banking
2 45 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (10.00%) Retail
4 8 (8.89%) Back Office
4 8 (8.89%) Marketing
5 5 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.56%) Law
5 5 (5.56%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.33%) French Language
7 3 (3.33%) German Language
7 3 (3.33%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Java Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Architect
3 11 (12.22%) Senior Java Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Product Manager
4 8 (8.89%) Senior Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Development Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Senior Product Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Software Development Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Software Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) Spring
2 6 (6.67%) Java EE
2 6 (6.67%) Spring Boot
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 5 (5.56%) Akka
3 5 (5.56%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) Keycloak
3 5 (5.56%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) OAuth
4 3 (3.33%) OAuth2
4 3 (3.33%) OpenID
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.11%) JPA
5 1 (1.11%) JSON
5 1 (1.11%) OSGi
5 1 (1.11%) RAML
5 1 (1.11%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) SAML
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.56%) Fintech
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) SWIFT
4 6 (6.67%) User Experience
5 5 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.33%) Bitcoin
6 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.11%) Clustering
8 1 (1.11%) Contactless
8 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.11%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Android
2 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (45.56%) Scrum
3 33 (36.67%) Kanban
3 33 (36.67%) Test Automation
4 27 (30.00%) TDD
5 15 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
6 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.33%) Project Management
8 11 (12.22%) Line Management
9 10 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (11.11%) Microservices
9 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (11.11%) Product Management
10 9 (10.00%) BDD
10 9 (10.00%) Information Security
10 9 (10.00%) Open Source
10 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.89%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.89%) Coaching
11 8 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) Java
2 7 (7.78%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) Java 8
3 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) APMP
2 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.33%) PMP
3 2 (2.22%) CISM
3 2 (2.22%) CISSP
3 2 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.11%) CEH
4 1 (1.11%) CISA
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.11%) GIAC
4 1 (1.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) GDPR
2 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.00%) SEPA
4 8 (8.89%) QA
5 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
6 3 (3.33%) TARGET2
7 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.11%) ISO 20022
8 1 (1.11%) PMO
8 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) WorldPay
2 24 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) FIS
3 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.22%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.22%) IBM
4 2 (2.22%) Informatica
4 2 (2.22%) Temenos
5 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.11%) Axway
5 1 (1.11%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.11%) Google
5 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.11%) WSO2