Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1091 1080 1185
Rank change year-on-year -11 +105 +31
Permanent jobs citing PayPal 106 84 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.050% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 107 71 100
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% -9.52%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £86,250 £65,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +26.76% +1.43% -17.65%

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 76,450 74,718 91,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.22% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 59,959 60,027 74,658
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +5.00%

PayPal
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PayPal in the UK

PayPal
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PayPal.

Salary trend for PayPal in the UK

PayPal
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PayPal over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for PayPal in the UK

PayPal
Top 11 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 22 May 2018. 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 +2 103 £45,000 -25.00% 18
UK excluding London +5 65 £45,000 +26.76% 11
South East +40 48 £45,000 +25.00% 8
London -10 41 £55,000 -18.52% 7
North of England -22 10 £39,250 +12.14% 2
Midlands +12 8 £47,500 +95.88%
East Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +23 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West +3 5 £22,500 -41.56% 1
Scotland - 3 £42,500 -
West Midlands +4 1 £45,000 +85.57%

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 72 (67.92%) E-Commerce
2 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (50.00%) Web Services
4 47 (44.34%) Scrum
5 45 (42.45%) SaaS
6 44 (41.51%) Retail
7 43 (40.57%) Apple
8 38 (35.85%) Java
9 36 (33.96%) PHP
9 36 (33.96%) EMV
9 36 (33.96%) Contactless
10 35 (33.02%) REST
11 33 (31.13%) WorldPay
12 32 (30.19%) DevOps
12 32 (30.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 32 (30.19%) Performance Testing
12 32 (30.19%) Mobile Commerce
12 32 (30.19%) Banking
12 32 (30.19%) CSS
13 30 (28.30%) User Experience
14 29 (27.36%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (26.42%) PaaS
15 28 (26.42%) Linux
15 28 (26.42%) SDLC
15 28 (26.42%) Payment Gateway
15 28 (26.42%) PSD2
16 27 (25.47%) MySQL
17 26 (24.53%) Finance
17 26 (24.53%) PCI DSS
18 25 (23.58%) Marketing

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 22 (20.75%) Apache
2 16 (15.09%) JBoss
3 15 (14.15%) CMS
4 9 (8.49%) Umbraco
5 7 (6.60%) nginx
6 6 (5.66%) WordPress
7 3 (2.83%) Drupal
7 3 (2.83%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.83%) IIS
7 3 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.89%) InDesign
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (10.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (42.45%) SaaS
2 29 (27.36%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (26.42%) PaaS
4 18 (16.98%) Sage Pay
5 16 (15.09%) IaaS
6 7 (6.60%) Google Analytics
7 5 (4.72%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (3.77%) GitHub
8 4 (3.77%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.83%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.83%) MailChimp
9 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (1.89%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.94%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) SSL
2 8 (7.55%) Internet
3 4 (3.77%) DNS
3 4 (3.77%) WebEx
4 3 (2.83%) HTTP
5 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) MariaDB
4 4 (3.77%) GIS
4 4 (3.77%) OLTP
5 3 (2.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.89%) Redis
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.94%) Big Data
7 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) SoapUI
2 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
2 18 (16.98%) Selenium
3 16 (15.09%) JMeter
4 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
5 12 (11.32%) Cucumber
5 12 (11.32%) WebDriver
6 11 (10.38%) JUnit
6 11 (10.38%) Maven
7 9 (8.49%) JIRA
8 8 (7.55%) Ant
8 8 (7.55%) Eclipse
9 6 (5.66%) Vagrant
10 5 (4.72%) Subversion
11 4 (3.77%) Bitbucket
11 4 (3.77%) Gradle
11 4 (3.77%) LoadUI
11 4 (3.77%) RSpec
12 3 (2.83%) MSBuild
12 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (41.51%) Retail
2 32 (30.19%) Banking
3 26 (24.53%) Finance
4 25 (23.58%) Marketing
5 14 (13.21%) Games
6 7 (6.60%) Advertising
6 7 (6.60%) Legal
7 4 (3.77%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Developer
1 24 (22.64%) Test Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (9.43%) Architect
4 8 (7.55%) Senior Architect
4 8 (7.55%) Software Support Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Technical Support
4 8 (7.55%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (6.60%) Administrator
5 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce Administrator
5 7 (6.60%) PHP Developer
5 7 (6.60%) Technical Administrator
5 7 (6.60%) Web Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Account Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.00%) Web Services
2 35 (33.02%) REST
3 32 (30.19%) CSS
4 21 (19.81%) SOAP
5 20 (18.87%) CSS3
5 20 (18.87%) HTML
6 19 (17.92%) jQuery
7 17 (16.04%) XML
8 13 (12.26%) HTML5
9 11 (10.38%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.43%) .NET
11 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
11 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.49%) JSON
12 8 (7.55%) J2SE
12 8 (7.55%) LAMP
13 7 (6.60%) J2EE
13 7 (6.60%) JDBC
14 6 (5.66%) Node.js
15 4 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.96%) Contactless
1 36 (33.96%) EMV
2 30 (28.30%) User Experience
3 15 (14.15%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.55%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.77%) Cybercrime
7 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.77%) EPoS
7 4 (3.77%) IVR
7 4 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (3.77%) Social Media
8 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.89%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.55%) Solaris
4 4 (3.77%) CentOS
4 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.92%) E-Commerce
2 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (44.34%) Scrum
4 32 (30.19%) DevOps
4 32 (30.19%) Mobile Commerce
4 32 (30.19%) Performance Testing
4 32 (30.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 28 (26.42%) SDLC
6 23 (21.70%) Unit Testing
7 22 (20.75%) Web Development
8 21 (19.81%) MVC
9 20 (18.87%) Stress Testing
9 20 (18.87%) Test Automation
9 20 (18.87%) Test Scripting
10 16 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (13.21%) OOP
12 12 (11.32%) Manual Testing
12 12 (11.32%) Scenario Testing
13 11 (10.38%) Analytics
14 10 (9.43%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.85%) Java
2 36 (33.96%) PHP
3 25 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.04%) SQL
5 13 (12.26%) C#
6 10 (9.43%) Ruby
7 8 (7.55%) Python
8 5 (4.72%) PHP 5
9 4 (3.77%) Groovy
9 4 (3.77%) Perl
9 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.83%) ES6
10 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) IIBA
2 4 (3.77%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.42%) PSD2
2 26 (24.53%) PCI DSS
3 8 (7.55%) GDPR
3 8 (7.55%) PA-DSS
4 3 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Varnish
2 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.55%) Terraform
3 4 (3.77%) Packer
Vendors
1 43 (40.57%) Apple
2 33 (31.13%) WorldPay
3 14 (13.21%) Google
4 8 (7.55%) F5
4 8 (7.55%) Twitter
4 8 (7.55%) VeriFone
5 7 (6.60%) Oracle
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.72%) Adyen
6 5 (4.72%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) IBM
6 5 (4.72%) Wrike
7 4 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (3.77%) Facebook
7 4 (3.77%) Gemalto
7 4 (3.77%) Ingenico
7 4 (3.77%) NetApp
7 4 (3.77%) Symantec
7 4 (3.77%) VMware
7 4 (3.77%) Zend