Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1054 1159 1200
Rank change year-on-year +105 +41 +5
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 12 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.068% 0.042% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
UK median annual salary £47,500 £75,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.67% +27.66% +17.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £75,000 £49,900
90th Percentile £73,750 £83,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £75,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -36.67% +42.86% +5.00%

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 17,711 21,657 22,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 13.36% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13,419 16,309 16,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 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
UK excluding London +81 12 £47,500 -36.67% 2
England +101 11 £47,500 -36.67% 2
North of England - 9 £46,250 - 2
North West - 9 £46,250 - 2
Midlands - 2 £72,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £72,500 -
Wales - 1 £61,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT jobs citing PA-DSS 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 with a requirement for PA-DSS.

1 11 (91.67%) PCI DSS
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) W3C
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) Coaching
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Core
6 4 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
6 4 (33.33%) Architectural Design
7 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) Contactless
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
8 2 (16.67%) CESG
8 2 (16.67%) CISMP
8 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) WCAG
8 2 (16.67%) JSON

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Angular Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Head of Security
5 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Application Security Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (41.67%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Core
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) Sass
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) W3C
2 3 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (25.00%) Contactless
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Architectural Design
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Sprint Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISMS
4 2 (16.67%) MVVM
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISMP
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (8.33%) CSSLP
2 1 (8.33%) ISSEP
2 1 (8.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 22301
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft