Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PSD2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PSD2 over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1141 1204 1299
Rank change year-on-year +63 +95 +29
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 60 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.077% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 4
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.88% -28.33%
10th Percentile £48,750 £55,625 £46,125
90th Percentile £100,000 £111,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 - -

PSD2 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 22617 23504 27746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.69% 12.79% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17125 18623 21979
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PSD2
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PSD2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PSD2 in the UK

PSD2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PSD2.

Salary trend for PSD2 in the UK

PSD2
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PSD2 over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for PSD2 in the UK

PSD2
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PSD2 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 +67 57 £72,500 - 4
London +34 50 £72,500 - 1
UK excluding London - 10 £60,000 - 3
North of England - 5 £80,000 -
North West - 4 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
South East - 1 £60,000 - 3
Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £80,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing PSD2 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 PSD2.

1 47 (78.33%) Banking
2 35 (58.33%) Finance
3 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.67%) Fintech
5 15 (25.00%) GDPR
6 12 (20.00%) SWIFT
6 12 (20.00%) Java
7 11 (18.33%) Product Management
8 10 (16.67%) Degree
9 9 (15.00%) Retail Banking
9 9 (15.00%) Scrum
9 9 (15.00%) Information Security
9 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
11 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
12 6 (10.00%) DevOps
12 6 (10.00%) API Development
12 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Kanban
13 5 (8.33%) OAuth
13 5 (8.33%) Retail
13 5 (8.33%) Law
13 5 (8.33%) IBM
13 5 (8.33%) SEPA
13 5 (8.33%) Line Management
13 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
13 5 (8.33%) Waterfall

PSD2
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 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) CocoaPods
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.67%) Gradle
General
1 47 (78.33%) Banking
2 35 (58.33%) Finance
3 9 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Law
4 5 (8.33%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Back Office
5 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.00%) Automotive
6 3 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Legal
7 2 (3.33%) Billing
8 1 (1.67%) International Banking
8 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
1 16 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Payments Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Payments Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) CRM Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) OAuth
2 4 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (5.00%) RAML
3 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 3 (5.00%) Swagger
3 3 (5.00%) WebSockets
4 2 (3.33%) Akka
4 2 (3.33%) OpenID
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) SAML
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
5 1 (1.67%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.67%) Fintech
2 12 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.67%) Robotics
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.67%) Derivative
7 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.67%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) Product Management
3 9 (15.00%) Information Security
3 9 (15.00%) Scrum
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.00%) API Development
6 6 (10.00%) DevOps
6 6 (10.00%) Kanban
6 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Line Management
7 5 (8.33%) Open Source
7 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Cash Management
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
8 4 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) CISM
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.33%) CISA
4 2 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.00%) GDPR
2 7 (11.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.33%) SEPA
4 4 (6.67%) TARGET2
5 3 (5.00%) Basel II
5 3 (5.00%) Basel III
5 3 (5.00%) ISO 8583
6 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.67%) FATCA
7 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Apigee
3 3 (5.00%) CA
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) FIS
4 2 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft