Period
to 18 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of PayPal products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PayPal over the 6 months to 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within PayPal.

PayPal
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 971 706 1083
Rank change year-on-year -265 +377 +66
Permanent jobs citing PayPal 69 2 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.010% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 32 0 22
10th Percentile £33,000 " £32,750
25th Percentile £41,813 " £38,281
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 - £47,000
75th Percentile £74,688 " £72,500
90th Percentile £78,750 " £73,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 - £50,000

PayPal is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 47,267 20,123 59,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.08% 39.78% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31,328 15,896 45,809
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

PayPal
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PayPal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PayPal in the UK

PayPal
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PayPal.

Salary trend for PayPal in the UK

PayPal
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PayPal over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for PayPal in the UK

PayPal
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PayPal within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2021. 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 -208 69 £50,000 - 6
UK excluding London -205 40 £40,000 - 1
London - 28 £63,750 - 5
South East -128 25 £47,500 -
Work from Home - 11 £47,500 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £72,500 -
Midlands - 5 £72,500 -
North of England - 5 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £35,000 - 1
South West - 2 £41,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £36,250 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, IT jobs citing PayPal 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 PayPal.

1 42 (60.87%) Selenium
2 38 (55.07%) AWS
2 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
3 37 (53.62%) Git (software)
3 37 (53.62%) AngularJS
4 35 (50.72%) GitHub
4 35 (50.72%) Node.js
5 30 (43.48%) Python
5 30 (43.48%) Kubernetes
6 29 (42.03%) Java
6 29 (42.03%) Finance
6 29 (42.03%) Spring
7 26 (37.68%) Degree
7 26 (37.68%) Cucumber
7 26 (37.68%) TDD
7 26 (37.68%) Banking
7 26 (37.68%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (37.68%) Spring Boot
7 26 (37.68%) Digital Banking
8 25 (36.23%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (36.23%) Ruby
9 24 (34.78%) Problem Management
9 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
9 24 (34.78%) PaaS
9 24 (34.78%) Bash Shell
9 24 (34.78%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (34.78%) Process Improvement
9 24 (34.78%) Spring Integration
9 24 (34.78%) GemFire
9 24 (34.78%) Law

PayPal
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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (37.68%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (34.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 24 (34.78%) GemFire
3 6 (8.70%) CMS
3 6 (8.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Shopify
2 2 (2.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (55.07%) AWS
2 35 (50.72%) GitHub
3 24 (34.78%) PaaS
4 22 (31.88%) Azure
5 12 (17.39%) Stripe
6 8 (11.59%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (11.59%) Serverless
7 6 (8.70%) Dropbox
7 6 (8.70%) Firebase
7 6 (8.70%) GCP
7 6 (8.70%) Yammer
8 3 (4.35%) Apple Pay
8 3 (4.35%) Google Pay
9 2 (2.90%) Datadog
9 2 (2.90%) GitHub Actions
9 2 (2.90%) Route 53
9 2 (2.90%) SaaS
10 1 (1.45%) Heroku
10 1 (1.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) Calico
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.70%) Redis
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (60.87%) Selenium
2 37 (53.62%) Git (software)
3 26 (37.68%) Cucumber
4 24 (34.78%) Gradle
4 24 (34.78%) gulp
4 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
4 24 (34.78%) Protractor
4 24 (34.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (26.09%) Postman
6 16 (23.19%) NUnit
6 16 (23.19%) SpecFlow
7 6 (8.70%) git-flow
7 6 (8.70%) JIRA
8 5 (7.25%) GitLab
9 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.90%) Gatling
10 2 (2.90%) JMeter
10 2 (2.90%) JUnit
11 1 (1.45%) Cypress.io
General
1 29 (42.03%) Finance
2 26 (37.68%) Banking
3 24 (34.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 24 (34.78%) Law
4 16 (23.19%) Retail
5 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.25%) Social Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Billing
6 2 (2.90%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (13.04%) Lead Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Information Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) IT Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Service Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Development Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Software Development Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Test Development Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Systems Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) AngularJS
2 35 (50.72%) Node.js
3 29 (42.03%) Spring
4 26 (37.68%) Spring Boot
5 24 (34.78%) Elastic Stack
5 24 (34.78%) J2EE
5 24 (34.78%) Kafka
5 24 (34.78%) RabbitMQ
5 24 (34.78%) Spring Integration
5 24 (34.78%) WireMock
6 13 (18.84%) HTML
7 10 (14.49%) .NET
8 9 (13.04%) jQuery
8 9 (13.04%) Sass
9 8 (11.59%) Laravel
10 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.14%) CSS
11 6 (8.70%) JSON
11 6 (8.70%) REST
11 6 (8.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (13.04%) User Experience
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.35%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Digital Banking
1 26 (37.68%) TDD
2 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 24 (34.78%) Dashboard Development
2 24 (34.78%) Problem Management
2 24 (34.78%) Process Improvement
2 24 (34.78%) Servant Leadership
2 24 (34.78%) Service-Level Objective
2 24 (34.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 24 (34.78%) SOLID
2 24 (34.78%) User Stories
3 18 (26.09%) Fintech
3 18 (26.09%) OO
4 16 (23.19%) BDD
4 16 (23.19%) Community of Practice
4 16 (23.19%) Pair Programming
5 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
7 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
2 30 (43.48%) Python
3 29 (42.03%) Java
4 25 (36.23%) Ruby
5 24 (34.78%) Bash Shell
5 24 (34.78%) Go
6 23 (33.33%) C#
7 14 (20.29%) SQL
8 11 (15.94%) PHP
9 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
10 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.90%) Java 8
11 2 (2.90%) PHP 7
11 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Degree
2 24 (34.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (34.78%) OCP
2 24 (34.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) SLA
2 16 (23.19%) QA
3 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.90%) PSD2
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (43.48%) Kubernetes
2 24 (34.78%) Ansible
2 24 (34.78%) Grafana
2 24 (34.78%) Kibana
2 24 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Klarna
3 3 (4.35%) Facebook
3 3 (4.35%) Google
3 3 (4.35%) HubSpot
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) WorldPay
3 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.90%) CyberSource
5 1 (1.45%) Lotus
5 1 (1.45%) WooCommerce