Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PA-DSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PA-DSS over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), formerly PABP
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1208 1256
Rank change year-on-year +48 +48 +38
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 17 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 33
UK median annual salary £71,250 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.50% -23.08% +28.71%
10th Percentile £51,250 £32,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £84,125 £73,250 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -23.08% +35.42%

PA-DSS 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21849 25080 27828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.49% 13.07% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16225 19848 21997
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

PA-DSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PA-DSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PA-DSS.

Salary trend for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PA-DSS over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PA-DSS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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
England +47 15 £71,250 +42.50% 1
London +32 10 £73,750 -4.84% 1
UK excluding London +27 4 £57,500 +15.00%
North of England +7 2 £52,500 +26.51%
North West -6 2 £52,500 +26.51%
South East +55 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing PA-DSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PA-DSS.

1 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (82.35%) CISSP
3 13 (76.47%) PCI QSA
4 12 (70.59%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (64.71%) CISM
5 11 (64.71%) Finance
6 10 (58.82%) Data Security
7 6 (35.29%) Information Security
8 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (17.65%) Presales
9 3 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (17.65%) SANS
9 3 (17.65%) GDPR
9 3 (17.65%) NIST 800
10 2 (11.76%) CISA
10 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
10 2 (11.76%) C#
10 2 (11.76%) C++
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) Secure Coding
10 2 (11.76%) SDLC
10 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture

PA-DSS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Compliance Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Principal Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Principal Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Risk Assessment
2 10 (58.82%) Data Security
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Secure Coding
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
6 1 (5.88%) ISMS
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) C++
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CISSP
2 13 (76.47%) PCI QSA
3 11 (64.71%) CISM
4 3 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (17.65%) SANS
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
6 1 (5.88%) GIAC
6 1 (5.88%) GSNA
6 1 (5.88%) IRCA
6 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (5.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (17.65%) GDPR
3 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (17.65%) NIST 800
4 2 (11.76%) HIPAA
5 1 (5.88%) COBIT
5 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley