Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1084 1129 1245
Rank change year-on-year +45 +116 +86
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 82 59 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.033% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.27% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 16
UK median annual salary £61,250 £82,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.76% +6.45% +40.91%
10th Percentile £37,500 £48,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £92,625 £110,000 £113,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £57,250 -
% change year-on-year -20.52% - -

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 22,731 21,859 25,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.57% 12.37% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17,244 16,224 20,260
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,818 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for PSD2 in the UK

PSD2
Top 10 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 September 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 +58 74 £61,250 -25.76% 5
UK excluding London +64 40 £45,500 -20.52% 2
London +44 39 £77,500 -6.06% 3
South East +20 21 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North of England +31 11 £45,500 -44.85%
North West +27 10 £45,500 -13.33%
Scotland +8 5 £56,231 -1.78%
South West -8 2 £62,500 -26.47%
Yorkshire +26 1 £50,000 -41.18%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 58 (70.73%) Banking
2 48 (58.54%) Finance
3 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (36.59%) Fintech
5 28 (34.15%) GDPR
6 19 (23.17%) Java
7 17 (20.73%) Scrum
8 16 (19.51%) Information Security
8 16 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 15 (18.29%) Open Source
10 13 (15.85%) Android
10 13 (15.85%) Degree
10 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
10 13 (15.85%) Windows 8
10 13 (15.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (15.85%) Project Management
10 13 (15.85%) Back Office
10 13 (15.85%) Windows
10 13 (15.85%) TDD
10 13 (15.85%) SDLC
10 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
11 12 (14.63%) Microservices
12 11 (13.41%) DevOps
12 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
13 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
13 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
13 10 (12.20%) BDD
14 9 (10.98%) Marketing
14 9 (10.98%) Akka

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 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.88%) Confluence
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 Office
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.22%) BASE24
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) SaaS
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 3 (3.66%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) Big Data
4 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.76%) Maven
3 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.10%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 58 (70.73%) Banking
2 48 (58.54%) Finance
3 13 (15.85%) Back Office
4 9 (10.98%) Marketing
5 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.54%) Law
5 7 (8.54%) Retail
6 6 (7.32%) Retail Banking
7 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.22%) Legal
8 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Architect
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Manager
6 8 (9.76%) Product Manager
6 8 (9.76%) Security Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Business Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) IT Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) IT Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) IT Security Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Payments Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) Procurement Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Security Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) IT Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) Akka
2 7 (8.54%) Spring
3 5 (6.10%) Java EE
3 5 (6.10%) Spring Boot
3 5 (6.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.88%) J2EE
4 4 (4.88%) Spring Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) OAuth
5 2 (2.44%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.44%) OpenID
5 2 (2.44%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Camel
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%) Swagger
6 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (36.59%) Fintech
2 13 (15.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.54%) User Experience
5 6 (7.32%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.44%) Clustering
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.22%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.22%) Contactless
9 1 (1.22%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.22%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) Android
1 13 (15.85%) Apple iOS
1 13 (15.85%) Windows
1 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
1 13 (15.85%) Windows 8
2 5 (6.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.73%) Scrum
3 16 (19.51%) Information Security
4 15 (18.29%) Open Source
5 13 (15.85%) Project Management
5 13 (15.85%) SDLC
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
6 12 (14.63%) Microservices
7 11 (13.41%) DevOps
7 11 (13.41%) Service Delivery
8 10 (12.20%) BDD
8 10 (12.20%) Incident Management
8 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.76%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
11 7 (8.54%) Kanban
11 7 (8.54%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) Java
2 9 (10.98%) Java 8
3 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Scala
4 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) APMP
3 2 (2.44%) CISA
3 2 (2.44%) CISM
3 2 (2.44%) CISSP
3 2 (2.44%) GIAC
3 2 (2.44%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.44%) PCI QSA
3 2 (2.44%) SANS
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.15%) GDPR
2 16 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (9.76%) SEPA
4 7 (8.54%) QA
5 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
6 3 (3.66%) PMO
7 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (2.44%) ISO 20022
7 2 (2.44%) SLA
8 1 (1.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle
2 4 (4.88%) IBM
3 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.44%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.44%) CyberArk
4 2 (2.44%) Informatica
4 2 (2.44%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.44%) Temenos
5 1 (1.22%) Apigee
5 1 (1.22%) Axway
5 1 (1.22%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Misys
5 1 (1.22%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.22%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.22%) WSO2