Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1101 1159 1179
Rank change year-on-year +58 +20 +90
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 17 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.081% 0.10% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 16
UK median annual salary £75,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% +7.50% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% +5.00% -4.76%

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 20,907 21,721 21,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.52% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,369 16,794 17,362
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
Top 4 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 22 January 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
England +80 17 £75,000 +42.86% 2
London +54 12 - -
South East +48 5 £75,000 +36.99% 2
UK excluding London +48 5 £75,000 +42.86% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (76.47%) DevOps
2 13 (76.47%) WorldPay
3 12 (70.59%) SAS 70
3 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (64.71%) Static Code Analysis
4 11 (64.71%) Security Operations
4 11 (64.71%) SDLC
4 11 (64.71%) Threat Modelling
4 11 (64.71%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) IaaS
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
7 4 (23.53%) Big Data
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) PaaS
7 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
7 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Hadoop

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) IaaS
3 4 (23.53%) Apigee
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (23.53%) PaaS
3 4 (23.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Apple Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Gradle
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Security Specialist
2 11 (64.71%) Application Security Specialist
2 11 (64.71%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Data Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) JAXP
1 1 (5.88%) JDBC
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps
2 12 (70.59%) Security Architecture
3 11 (64.71%) Dynamic Code Analysis
3 11 (64.71%) SDLC
3 11 (64.71%) Security Operations
3 11 (64.71%) Static Code Analysis
3 11 (64.71%) Threat Modelling
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Data Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Data Management
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Process Management
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (70.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (70.59%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) WorldPay
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) MuleSoft
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) PayPal