Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1103 1197
Rank change year-on-year +21 +94 +40
Permanent jobs citing EMV 94 77 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.045% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.10% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 67 62 76
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £77,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +34.62% -25.71%

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 74,405 73,674 87,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.29% 42.84% 43.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57,931 58,674 70,633
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,558
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.18% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for EMV in the UK

EMV
Top 11 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 18 June 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 +20 94 £47,500 -9.52% 4
UK excluding London +26 69 £45,000 -14.29% 3
South East +34 61 £42,500 -19.05% 2
London -4 25 £85,000 +13.33% 1
Midlands +11 7 £47,500 +11.76%
East Midlands +3 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands +15 3 £45,000 +5.88%
North of England +3 2 £55,000 +46.67% 1
North West +3 2 £55,000 +46.67% 1
South West -3 2 £50,000 -11.11%
East of England -15 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing EMV 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 EMV.

1 68 (72.34%) E-Commerce
2 62 (65.96%) Retail
3 60 (63.83%) Contactless
4 55 (58.51%) Banking
5 37 (39.36%) SaaS
6 36 (38.30%) PayPal
6 36 (38.30%) Web Services
7 34 (36.17%) Apple
8 33 (35.11%) Mobile Commerce
8 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (34.04%) REST
9 32 (34.04%) Performance Testing
10 31 (32.98%) Degree
10 31 (32.98%) Mobile Payment
11 29 (30.85%) Finance
12 28 (29.79%) Scrum
12 28 (29.79%) Smartcard
12 28 (29.79%) PSD2
13 27 (28.72%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (28.72%) Java
13 27 (28.72%) Integration Testing
14 26 (27.66%) Cryptography
15 23 (24.47%) Electronics
15 23 (24.47%) Telecoms
15 23 (24.47%) Hyperion
15 23 (24.47%) Unit Testing
15 23 (24.47%) NFC
15 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
15 23 (24.47%) Technical Architecture
15 23 (24.47%) Identity Access Management

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 12 (12.77%) JBoss
2 4 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.06%) BASE24
2 1 (1.06%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 37 (39.36%) SaaS
2 16 (17.02%) PaaS
3 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (8.51%) IaaS
5 6 (6.38%) Sage Pay
6 4 (4.26%) GitHub
6 4 (4.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) NFC
2 9 (9.57%) ATM
3 8 (8.51%) SSL
4 4 (4.26%) Internet
4 4 (4.26%) WebEx
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.13%) DHCP
5 2 (2.13%) DNS
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.13%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.13%) ISDN
5 2 (2.13%) Network Security
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.13%) VLAN
5 2 (2.13%) VoIP
5 2 (2.13%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) WAN
5 2 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) Blockchain
2 4 (4.26%) GIS
2 4 (4.26%) MySQL
2 4 (4.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) SoapUI
2 16 (17.02%) JMeter
2 16 (17.02%) Selenium
3 12 (12.77%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.77%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.51%) Maven
5 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.26%) Ant
6 4 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.26%) LoadUI
6 4 (4.26%) RSpec
6 4 (4.26%) Subversion
6 4 (4.26%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.19%) Xcode
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 62 (65.96%) Retail
2 55 (58.51%) Banking
3 29 (30.85%) Finance
4 23 (24.47%) Electronics
4 23 (24.47%) Telecoms
5 18 (19.15%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Games
7 3 (3.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (44.68%) Consultant
2 36 (38.30%) Payments Consultant
3 24 (25.53%) Test Engineer
4 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce Consultant
4 23 (24.47%) Senior Consultant
4 23 (24.47%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
4 23 (24.47%) Senior Payments Consultant
5 16 (17.02%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (10.64%) Analyst
6 10 (10.64%) EMV Consultant
7 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Software Support Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Technical Support
8 8 (8.51%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Strategy Consultant
10 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Junior
11 4 (4.26%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.30%) Web Services
2 32 (34.04%) REST
3 16 (17.02%) SOAP
4 8 (8.51%) J2SE
5 7 (7.45%) CSS
5 7 (7.45%) HTML
6 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.26%) JSF
6 4 (4.26%) JSP
6 4 (4.26%) Spring
6 4 (4.26%) XML
7 3 (3.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.19%) CSS3
7 3 (3.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.06%) React Native
8 1 (1.06%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 60 (63.83%) Contactless
2 31 (32.98%) Mobile Payment
3 28 (29.79%) Smartcard
4 27 (28.72%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (24.47%) Computer Science
6 21 (22.34%) User Experience
7 16 (17.02%) Chip and PIN
7 16 (17.02%) Fintech
8 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.64%) EPoS
9 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (6.38%) APACS
10 6 (6.38%) EFT
11 5 (5.32%) EFTPOS
12 4 (4.26%) Cybercrime
12 4 (4.26%) IVR
13 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
13 3 (3.19%) iPhone
13 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
14 2 (2.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Windows
3 8 (8.51%) Solaris
4 5 (5.32%) Android
4 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (72.34%) E-Commerce
2 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.11%) Mobile Commerce
3 32 (34.04%) Performance Testing
4 28 (29.79%) Scrum
5 27 (28.72%) Integration Testing
6 26 (27.66%) Cryptography
7 23 (24.47%) Creative Thinking
7 23 (24.47%) Identity Access Management
7 23 (24.47%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (24.47%) Unit Testing
8 22 (23.40%) Test Scripting
9 20 (21.28%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 20 (21.28%) SDLC
9 20 (21.28%) Stress Testing
10 17 (18.09%) Test Automation
11 14 (14.89%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (12.77%) DevOps
12 12 (12.77%) Manual Testing
12 12 (12.77%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.72%) Java
2 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.38%) C#
3 6 (6.38%) C++
4 4 (4.26%) Groovy
4 4 (4.26%) PHP
4 4 (4.26%) Python
4 4 (4.26%) Ruby
4 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.19%) Apple Swift
5 3 (3.19%) C
5 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.06%) COBOL
6 1 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.79%) PSD2
2 12 (12.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.32%) ISO 8583
4 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.26%) Packer
1 4 (4.26%) Terraform
2 2 (2.13%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.06%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 36 (38.30%) PayPal
2 34 (36.17%) Apple
3 23 (24.47%) Hyperion
4 14 (14.89%) WorldPay
5 10 (10.64%) Ingenico
5 10 (10.64%) VeriFone
6 6 (6.38%) Cubic Transportation
6 6 (6.38%) Elavon
6 6 (6.38%) FIS
6 6 (6.38%) Hypercom
6 6 (6.38%) Sage
6 6 (6.38%) Thales
6 6 (6.38%) TSYS
6 6 (6.38%) VocaLink
6 6 (6.38%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 4 (4.26%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (4.26%) F5
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.26%) Symantec
8 3 (3.19%) Actuate