Period
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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 848 545 303
Rank change year-on-year -303 -242 +37
Permanent jobs citing PSD2 24 53 7
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.031% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 1.17% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
10th Percentile £52,500 £80,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,625 £81,875 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £87,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% +27.27%
75th Percentile £75,000 £96,875 £78,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £100,250 £89,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

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 WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12,373 4,537 967
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.03% 12.44% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,342 3,077 789
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £72,647 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,200 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

PSD2
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PSD2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PSD2 trend for jobs with a WFH option

PSD2
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PSD2.

PSD2 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PSD2
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PSD2 over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

PSD2 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, PSD2 job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PSD2.

1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 18 (75.00%) Fintech
2 18 (75.00%) gRPC
2 18 (75.00%) Full Stack Development
3 16 (66.67%) Selenium
4 15 (62.50%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) .NET
4 15 (62.50%) Banking
4 15 (62.50%) OpenUP
4 15 (62.50%) Web Accessibility
4 15 (62.50%) Cypress.io
4 15 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 15 (62.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 15 (62.50%) Protocol Buffers
4 15 (62.50%) User Experience
4 15 (62.50%) React
4 15 (62.50%) Redux
4 15 (62.50%) BrowserStack
4 15 (62.50%) SOLID
4 15 (62.50%) Rust
4 15 (62.50%) Design Thinking
4 15 (62.50%) Observability
4 15 (62.50%) Puppeteer
4 15 (62.50%) Playwright
4 15 (62.50%) Accessibility
4 15 (62.50%) Event-Driven
4 15 (62.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 15 (62.50%) TrueLayer
4 15 (62.50%) Zopa
4 15 (62.50%) Revolut

PSD2
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.17%) AWS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.17%) Datadog
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DynamoDB
1 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) Cypress.io
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Gatling
3 1 (4.17%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Postman
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 15 (62.50%) Banking
2 15 (62.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) gRPC
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) Playwright
2 15 (62.50%) Protocol Buffers
2 15 (62.50%) Puppeteer
2 15 (62.50%) React
2 15 (62.50%) Redux
3 3 (12.50%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) GraphQL
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Legacy Applications
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Fintech
1 18 (75.00%) Full Stack Development
2 15 (62.50%) Design Thinking
2 15 (62.50%) Event-Driven
2 15 (62.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 15 (62.50%) Observability
2 15 (62.50%) OpenUP
2 15 (62.50%) SOLID
2 15 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 15 (62.50%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 3 (12.50%) B2B
3 3 (12.50%) B2C
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (12.50%) KYC
3 3 (12.50%) Regtech
3 3 (12.50%) Regulatory Change
3 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
1 15 (62.50%) Rust
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.33%) Bash
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) Accessibility
2 5 (20.83%) GDPR
3 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (8.33%) GRC
4 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Revolut
1 15 (62.50%) TrueLayer
1 15 (62.50%) Zopa
2 1 (4.17%) CyberSource
2 1 (4.17%) PayPal