Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1100 1134 1216
Rank change year-on-year +34 +82 +26
Permanent jobs citing EMV 93 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.062% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 59
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 £36,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £79,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year -14.29% +55.56% -35.71%

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 75,633 72,664 89,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 42.43% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59,635 59,096 72,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.19% +7.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +27 93 £47,500 -9.52% 4
UK excluding London +17 69 £45,000 -14.29% 3
South East +33 62 £42,500 -19.05% 3
London -1 24 £90,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands +2 7 £47,500 -
East Midlands +6 4 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
South West -9 2 £50,000 -13.04%
North West -11 1 £70,000 +86.67%
North of England -23 1 £70,000 +86.67%
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 70 (75.27%) E-Commerce
2 66 (70.97%) Retail
3 61 (65.59%) Contactless
4 56 (60.22%) Banking
5 38 (40.86%) SaaS
6 36 (38.71%) PayPal
6 36 (38.71%) Web Services
7 34 (36.56%) Apple
8 33 (35.48%) Mobile Commerce
8 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (34.41%) REST
9 32 (34.41%) Mobile Payment
9 32 (34.41%) Performance Testing
10 31 (33.33%) Degree
11 29 (31.18%) Smartcard
12 28 (30.11%) Integration Testing
12 28 (30.11%) Scrum
12 28 (30.11%) PSD2
12 28 (30.11%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (29.03%) Cryptography
13 27 (29.03%) Java
14 24 (25.81%) Hyperion
14 24 (25.81%) Technical Architecture
14 24 (25.81%) NFC
14 24 (25.81%) Computer Science
14 24 (25.81%) Electronics
14 24 (25.81%) Telecoms
14 24 (25.81%) Creative Thinking
14 24 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
15 23 (24.73%) Unit Testing

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 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (4.30%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.08%) BASE24
2 1 (1.08%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 38 (40.86%) SaaS
2 16 (17.20%) PaaS
3 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (8.60%) IaaS
5 6 (6.45%) Sage Pay
6 4 (4.30%) GitHub
6 4 (4.30%) OpenShift
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.81%) NFC
2 8 (8.60%) ATM
2 8 (8.60%) SSL
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
3 4 (4.30%) WebEx
4 3 (3.23%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Blockchain
2 4 (4.30%) GIS
2 4 (4.30%) MySQL
2 4 (4.30%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) SoapUI
2 16 (17.20%) JMeter
2 16 (17.20%) Selenium
3 12 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.60%) Maven
5 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.30%) Ant
6 4 (4.30%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.30%) LoadUI
6 4 (4.30%) RSpec
6 4 (4.30%) Subversion
6 4 (4.30%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 66 (70.97%) Retail
2 56 (60.22%) Banking
3 24 (25.81%) Electronics
3 24 (25.81%) Telecoms
4 23 (24.73%) Finance
5 11 (11.83%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Games
7 3 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Consultant
2 33 (35.48%) Payments Consultant
3 24 (25.81%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 24 (25.81%) Senior Consultant
3 24 (25.81%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
3 24 (25.81%) Senior Payments Consultant
3 24 (25.81%) Test Engineer
4 16 (17.20%) Software Test Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Software Support Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Support
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Developer
8 6 (6.45%) EMV Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) Strategy Consultant
9 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Junior
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.71%) Web Services
2 32 (34.41%) REST
3 16 (17.20%) SOAP
4 8 (8.60%) J2SE
5 7 (7.53%) CSS
5 7 (7.53%) HTML
6 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.30%) JSF
6 4 (4.30%) JSP
6 4 (4.30%) Spring
6 4 (4.30%) XML
7 3 (3.23%) .NET
7 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.23%) CSS3
7 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.23%) HTML5
7 3 (3.23%) Universal Windows Platform
8 1 (1.08%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 61 (65.59%) Contactless
2 32 (34.41%) Mobile Payment
3 29 (31.18%) Smartcard
4 28 (30.11%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (25.81%) Computer Science
6 21 (22.58%) User Experience
7 15 (16.13%) Chip and PIN
8 10 (10.75%) EPoS
9 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (7.53%) Fintech
12 6 (6.45%) APACS
12 6 (6.45%) EFT
13 5 (5.38%) EFTPOS
14 4 (4.30%) Cybercrime
14 4 (4.30%) IVR
15 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
15 3 (3.23%) iPhone
15 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
16 1 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 8 (8.60%) Solaris
4 7 (7.53%) Android
4 7 (7.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (75.27%) E-Commerce
2 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.48%) Mobile Commerce
3 32 (34.41%) Performance Testing
4 28 (30.11%) Integration Testing
4 28 (30.11%) Scrum
5 27 (29.03%) Cryptography
6 24 (25.81%) Creative Thinking
6 24 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
6 24 (25.81%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (24.73%) Unit Testing
8 21 (22.58%) Test Scripting
9 20 (21.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 20 (21.51%) SDLC
9 20 (21.51%) Stress Testing
10 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.90%) DevOps
11 12 (12.90%) Manual Testing
11 12 (12.90%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (11.83%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) Java
2 9 (9.68%) C#
3 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.45%) C++
5 4 (4.30%) Groovy
5 4 (4.30%) PHP
5 4 (4.30%) Python
5 4 (4.30%) Ruby
5 4 (4.30%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.23%) Apple Swift
6 3 (3.23%) C
6 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.23%) XAML
7 1 (1.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.11%) PSD2
2 12 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.38%) ISO 8583
4 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.30%) Packer
1 4 (4.30%) Terraform
2 1 (1.08%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 36 (38.71%) PayPal
2 34 (36.56%) Apple
3 24 (25.81%) Hyperion
4 14 (15.05%) WorldPay
5 10 (10.75%) Ingenico
5 10 (10.75%) VeriFone
6 6 (6.45%) Cubic Transportation
6 6 (6.45%) Elavon
6 6 (6.45%) FIS
6 6 (6.45%) Hypercom
6 6 (6.45%) Sage
6 6 (6.45%) Thales
6 6 (6.45%) TSYS
6 6 (6.45%) VocaLink
6 6 (6.45%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 4 (4.30%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (4.30%) F5
7 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.30%) Symantec
8 3 (3.23%) Xamarin