Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1076 1156 1135
Rank change year-on-year +80 -21 +128
Permanent jobs citing PA-DSS 16 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.080% 0.100% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 11
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% +23.81% +10.53%

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 20,123 22,073 20,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.80% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14,593 16,983 15,885
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 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 24 May 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 +68 16 £75,000 +15.38%
London +78 9 - -
UK excluding London +57 7 £75,000 +15.38%
South East +17 3 £75,000 +15.38%
East of England +80 2 - -
North of England +35 2 - -
North West +25 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 16 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) WorldPay
3 8 (50.00%) SDLC
3 8 (50.00%) SAS 70
3 8 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (43.75%) Security Operations
4 7 (43.75%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Threat Modelling
4 7 (43.75%) Static Code Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
8 3 (18.75%) IaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (12.50%) SaaS
9 2 (12.50%) PaaS
9 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (12.50%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Apigee
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) ATM
1 2 (12.50%) Broadband
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 7 (43.75%) Application Security Specialist
2 7 (43.75%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Information Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Officer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) APACS
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
2 8 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (50.00%) SDLC
3 7 (43.75%) Dynamic Code Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Security Operations
3 7 (43.75%) Static Code Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
7 2 (12.50%) Accounts Receivable
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (50.00%) SAS 70
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR
3 2 (12.50%) PSD2
3 2 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
4 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) WorldPay
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) MuleSoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) TOWER Software