Period
to 22 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EMV over the 6 months to 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1086 1144 1251
Rank change year-on-year +58 +107 -6
Permanent jobs citing EMV 101 96 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 90 92 45
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -19.05% +7.69%
10th Percentile £36,000 £28,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £68,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -23.81% +23.53%

EMV is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75473 82073 89905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.87% 41.65% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57350 67133 71645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

EMV
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EMV in the UK

EMV
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for EMV in the UK

EMV
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EMV over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for EMV in the UK

EMV
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EMV within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 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 +77 99 £52,500 +16.67% 3
UK excluding London +32 58 £50,000 +25.00% 3
London +54 41 £75,000 +25.00%
South East +64 35 £52,500 +31.25% 3
East of England -2 13 £45,000 -25.00%
South West - 4 £55,000 -
Midlands +34 3 £42,500 +6.25%
North of England -13 3 £37,500 -9.64%
North West -25 3 £37,500 -9.64%
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands +23 1 - -
Scotland +5 1 £32,500 +18.18%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing EMV 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 EMV.

1 51 (50.50%) Contactless
2 50 (49.50%) Smartcard
3 34 (33.66%) Mobile Payment
3 34 (33.66%) NFC
4 30 (29.70%) Degree
4 30 (29.70%) Finance
4 30 (29.70%) Banking
5 29 (28.71%) Electronics
6 28 (27.72%) Cryptography
6 28 (27.72%) Digital Currency
7 26 (25.74%) C++
8 24 (23.76%) Telecoms
8 24 (23.76%) Management Information System
9 23 (22.77%) Wireless
9 23 (22.77%) Systems Analysis
9 23 (22.77%) Java
9 23 (22.77%) Digital TV
9 23 (22.77%) Internet
9 23 (22.77%) Hyperion
9 23 (22.77%) Integration Testing
9 23 (22.77%) Spreadsheet
9 23 (22.77%) Requirements Analysis
9 23 (22.77%) Technical Architecture
9 23 (22.77%) Computer Science
10 22 (21.78%) Retail
11 21 (20.79%) Linux
12 18 (17.82%) C#
12 18 (17.82%) Android
12 18 (17.82%) Apple iOS
13 17 (16.83%) Personalization

EMV
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 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) BASE24
1 2 (1.98%) Postilion
1 2 (1.98%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.96%) Google Play
4 2 (1.98%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.99%) IaaS
5 1 (0.99%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.66%) NFC
2 23 (22.77%) Internet
2 23 (22.77%) Wireless
3 14 (13.86%) Bluetooth
4 8 (7.92%) ATM
5 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.99%) ISDN
6 1 (0.99%) PSTN
6 1 (0.99%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.98%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) Android Studio
2 4 (3.96%) Appium
2 4 (3.96%) Gradle
2 4 (3.96%) JUnit
2 4 (3.96%) Mockito
3 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (29.70%) Banking
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 29 (28.71%) Electronics
3 24 (23.76%) Telecoms
4 22 (21.78%) Retail
5 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.95%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.96%) Publishing
8 2 (1.98%) Back Office
9 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Consultant
1 28 (27.72%) EMV Consultant
2 23 (22.77%) Senior Consultant
3 19 (18.81%) Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.89%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Payments Expert
7 9 (8.91%) C++ Developer
7 9 (8.91%) C++ Software Developer
7 9 (8.91%) C++/C# Developer
7 9 (8.91%) C++/Java Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Architect
9 7 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.94%) C Software Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) JNI
2 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) Android SDK
3 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (3.96%) CSS
3 4 (3.96%) CSS3
3 4 (3.96%) HTML
3 4 (3.96%) HTML5
3 4 (3.96%) RxJava
4 2 (1.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (50.50%) Contactless
2 50 (49.50%) Smartcard
3 34 (33.66%) Mobile Payment
4 28 (27.72%) Digital Currency
5 24 (23.76%) Management Information System
6 23 (22.77%) Computer Science
6 23 (22.77%) Digital TV
7 11 (10.89%) Tandem
8 8 (7.92%) EPoS
9 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
10 5 (4.95%) Fintech
10 5 (4.95%) Home Automation
10 5 (4.95%) iPhone
10 5 (4.95%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (3.96%) APACS
11 4 (3.96%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (3.96%) EFT
12 3 (2.97%) Chip Card
13 2 (1.98%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 18 (17.82%) Android
2 18 (17.82%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.95%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Cryptography
2 23 (22.77%) Integration Testing
2 23 (22.77%) Requirements Analysis
2 23 (22.77%) Systems Analysis
2 23 (22.77%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (16.83%) Personalization
4 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.86%) Identity Access Management
4 14 (13.86%) Software Engineering
5 10 (9.90%) Line Management
5 10 (9.90%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (8.91%) Identity Management
6 9 (8.91%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.92%) OO
8 7 (6.93%) Scrum
8 7 (6.93%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.94%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.94%) SDLC
10 5 (4.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) C++
2 23 (22.77%) Java
3 18 (17.82%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) C
5 6 (5.94%) Embedded C
5 6 (5.94%) Embedded C++
6 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.98%) SQL
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) XAML
9 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.88%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.93%) ISO 8583
3 5 (4.95%) QA
3 5 (4.95%) SEPA
4 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.99%) AS 2805
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Hyperion
2 5 (4.95%) Google
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.98%) Cubic Transportation
4 2 (1.98%) Elavon
4 2 (1.98%) FIS
4 2 (1.98%) Hypercom
4 2 (1.98%) Ingenico
4 2 (1.98%) Sage
4 2 (1.98%) Thales
4 2 (1.98%) TSYS
4 2 (1.98%) VeriFone
4 2 (1.98%) VocaLink
4 2 (1.98%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (1.98%) WorldPay
4 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.99%) Apple
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Lotus