Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 764 1087 1169
Rank change year-on-year +323 +82 +30
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 2 8 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.026% 0.042% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 15
Median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% -7.14%
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% +13.04%

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 7,662 18,970 22,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.33% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,799 14,004 16,880
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

PA-DSS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PA-DSS.

Salary trend for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Top 5 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 13 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
England +321 2 £80,000 +10.34%
UK excluding London +278 2 £80,000 +10.34%
North of England +158 2 £80,000 -
Work from Home +59 2 £80,000 +10.34%
Yorkshire - 2 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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 2 (100.00%) AWS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Fintech
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) SLA