Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1059 1140 1235
Rank change year-on-year +81 +95 +79
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 82 62 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.034% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.27% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 16
UK median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -3.23% +44.19%
10th Percentile £37,500 £48,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £94,750 £110,000 £113,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year -11.90% - -

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 21,711 22,622 24,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.31% 12.49% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16,337 16,934 19,315
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +5.43%
10th Percentile £27,929 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PSD2 in the UK

PSD2
Top 9 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 21 November 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 +83 78 £67,500 -10.00% 13
UK excluding London +97 41 £46,250 -11.90% 8
London +42 39 £77,500 +1.64% 5
East of England - 15 - - 1
South East - 15 £42,500 - 5
North of England +24 9 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North West +12 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire +32 2 £45,250 -43.44% 1
Scotland +5 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing PSD2 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 PSD2.

1 62 (75.61%) Banking
2 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.88%) Finance
4 31 (37.80%) Scrum
5 29 (35.37%) Fintech
6 27 (32.93%) Java
7 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
8 22 (26.83%) Kanban
9 18 (21.95%) WorldPay
9 18 (21.95%) TDD
10 17 (20.73%) GDPR
11 16 (19.51%) JIRA
11 16 (19.51%) Oracle
12 15 (18.29%) Project Management
13 13 (15.85%) Marketing
13 13 (15.85%) Degree
13 13 (15.85%) Product Management
13 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
13 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
14 12 (14.63%) Linux
15 11 (13.41%) Microservices
16 10 (12.20%) Line Management
16 10 (12.20%) SDLC
16 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (12.20%) Spring
16 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (10.98%) QA
17 9 (10.98%) Confluence
18 8 (9.76%) BDD
18 8 (9.76%) SEPA

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.98%) Confluence
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.22%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.44%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.22%) BASE24
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Apigee
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Serverless
3 1 (1.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
1 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) JIRA
2 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.54%) Maven
General
1 62 (75.61%) Banking
2 45 (54.88%) Finance
3 13 (15.85%) Marketing
4 8 (9.76%) Retail
5 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.54%) Law
6 6 (7.32%) Back Office
7 5 (6.10%) Retail Banking
8 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.44%) French Language
9 2 (2.44%) German Language
9 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
10 1 (1.22%) Legal
10 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Product Manager
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) Senior Manager
4 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Senior Product Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Java Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Development Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Payments Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (6.10%) Software Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (4.88%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) IT Security Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) Spring
2 6 (7.32%) Java EE
2 6 (7.32%) Spring Boot
2 6 (7.32%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) J2EE
3 5 (6.10%) Keycloak
3 5 (6.10%) Spring Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) Akka
5 3 (3.66%) OAuth
5 3 (3.66%) OAuth2
5 3 (3.66%) OpenID
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.22%) JPA
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) OSGi
6 1 (1.22%) RAML
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) SAML
6 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Fintech
2 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (8.54%) User Experience
4 5 (6.10%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.10%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.44%) Bitcoin
7 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) Contactless
8 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.22%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
2 7 (8.54%) Android
2 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Windows 10
2 7 (8.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) Scrum
3 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
4 22 (26.83%) Kanban
5 18 (21.95%) TDD
6 15 (18.29%) Project Management
7 13 (15.85%) Product Management
8 11 (13.41%) Microservices
9 10 (12.20%) Line Management
9 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.20%) SDLC
9 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.76%) BDD
10 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.76%) Information Security
11 7 (8.54%) DevOps
11 7 (8.54%) Migration
11 7 (8.54%) Open Source
11 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
12 6 (7.32%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) Java
2 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.10%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) Java 8
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) APMP
3 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.44%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.73%) GDPR
2 9 (10.98%) QA
3 8 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.76%) SEPA
4 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.44%) TARGET2
5 1 (1.22%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.22%) ISO 8583
5 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) WorldPay
2 16 (19.51%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.44%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.44%) FIS
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Informatica
4 2 (2.44%) Temenos
5 1 (1.22%) Axway
5 1 (1.22%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.22%) WSO2