Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 537 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - -
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 34 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.013% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 0
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
England median annual salary £45,500 £81,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year -44.00% +4.84% +40.91%

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,059 3,513 5,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.43% 11.79% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,173 2,795 4,295
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%

PSD2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PSD2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PSD2 in the South East

PSD2
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PSD2 in the South East

PSD2
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSD2 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Hampshire - 21 £41,500 - 1
Thames Valley - 13 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire - 11 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
PSD2
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 South East region with a requirement for PSD2.

1 23 (67.65%) Banking
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Performance Testing
2 21 (61.76%) Retail
2 21 (61.76%) Web Services
2 21 (61.76%) E-Commerce
2 21 (61.76%) Apple
2 21 (61.76%) EMV
2 21 (61.76%) Mobile Commerce
2 21 (61.76%) SaaS
2 21 (61.76%) REST
2 21 (61.76%) PayPal
2 21 (61.76%) Contactless
3 18 (52.94%) Windows
4 17 (50.00%) Scrum
4 17 (50.00%) Stress Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
5 13 (38.24%) Test Scripting
5 13 (38.24%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
5 13 (38.24%) User Experience
6 12 (35.29%) Incident Management
7 11 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) GDPR
8 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
8 10 (29.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
8 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
8 10 (29.41%) Android

PSD2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (23.53%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 21 (61.76%) SaaS
2 8 (23.53%) PaaS
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) GIS
1 4 (11.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
2 9 (26.47%) JMeter
2 9 (26.47%) Selenium
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.76%) Maven
General
1 23 (67.65%) Banking
2 21 (61.76%) Retail
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Administrator
5 5 (14.71%) IT Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) IT Operations Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Security Administrator
5 5 (14.71%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) IT Administrator
6 4 (11.76%) IT Security Administrator
6 4 (11.76%) Junior Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Procurement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) REST
1 21 (61.76%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) J2SE
2 8 (23.53%) SOAP
3 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.76%) JSF
3 4 (11.76%) JSP
3 4 (11.76%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Contactless
1 21 (61.76%) EMV
2 13 (38.24%) User Experience
3 10 (29.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (11.76%) Cybercrime
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (11.76%) EPoS
5 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Android
2 10 (29.41%) Apple iOS
2 10 (29.41%) Windows 10
2 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) E-Commerce
2 21 (61.76%) Mobile Commerce
2 21 (61.76%) Performance Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Stress Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Test Scripting
4 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Incident Management
6 10 (29.41%) Information Security
7 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
7 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Cloud Operations
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CISA
1 1 (2.94%) CISM
1 1 (2.94%) CISSP
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) GIAC
1 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
1 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
1 1 (2.94%) SANS
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) GDPR
1 11 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Apple
1 21 (61.76%) PayPal
2 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
2 1 (2.94%) NetIQ