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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), formerly PABP
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 944 972
Rank change year-on-year +88 +28  
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 9 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.087% 0.044% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -30.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £62,500 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £35,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +50.00% -42.85%  

PA-DSS is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10309 13543 14110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.98% 13.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 10750 10944
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

PA-DSS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PA-DSS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for PA-DSS in the UK

PA-DSS
Top 13 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +93 6 £72,500 +70.58% 1
London +73 3 £77,500 +24.00% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £52,500 - 1
Scotland - 3 £52,500 - 1
South East +67 2 £75,000 +114.28%
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £75,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £85,000 -
Fleet - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
1 10 (90.91%) CISM
1 10 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 7 (63.64%) PCI QSA
3 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) B2B
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (36.36%) OWASP
4 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) GDPR
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (27.27%) Data Security
6 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Cybercrime
7 1 (9.09%) Presales
7 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
7 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
7 1 (9.09%) French Language
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Security

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 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Compliance Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XHTML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cybercrime
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) B2B
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) OWASP
3 3 (27.27%) Data Security
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
5 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISM
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) PCI QSA
3 5 (45.45%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) GDPR
4 1 (9.09%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Bromley, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago