Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1082 1139 1215
Rank change year-on-year +57 +76 +10
Permanent jobs citing EMV 96 83 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 85 78 72
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -22.73% +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,000 £28,750 £33,438
90th Percentile £78,250 £68,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -23.81% +5.00%

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 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +82 95 £52,500 +5.00%
UK excluding London +37 55 £45,000 +12.50%
London +51 40 £75,000 +25.00%
South East +57 34 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +14 13 £45,000 -25.00%
Midlands +42 4 £38,750 -3.13%
South West - 3 £43,750 -
West Midlands - 3 £38,750 -
East Midlands +37 1 - -
North of England +11 1 £45,000 +8.43%
North West -18 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Scotland -18 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 46 (47.92%) Contactless
2 43 (44.79%) Smartcard
3 30 (31.25%) C++
4 29 (30.21%) Finance
4 29 (30.21%) NFC
4 29 (30.21%) Mobile Payment
5 27 (28.13%) Banking
5 27 (28.13%) Degree
6 25 (26.04%) Cryptography
6 25 (26.04%) Linux
6 25 (26.04%) Electronics
7 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
7 21 (21.88%) Java
7 21 (21.88%) Digital Currency
8 20 (20.83%) Creative Thinking
8 20 (20.83%) Integration Testing
8 20 (20.83%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (20.83%) Hyperion
8 20 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (20.83%) Computer Science
9 18 (18.75%) Personalization
9 18 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (17.71%) Android
10 17 (17.71%) Apple iOS
10 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
11 16 (16.67%) Wireless
11 16 (16.67%) Internet
11 16 (16.67%) Digital TV
11 16 (16.67%) C#
11 16 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis

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:

Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) BASE24
1 1 (1.04%) Postilion
1 1 (1.04%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.08%) Google Play
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) NFC
2 16 (16.67%) Internet
2 16 (16.67%) Wireless
3 15 (15.63%) Bluetooth
4 5 (5.21%) ATM
5 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.04%) ISDN
6 1 (1.04%) PSTN
6 1 (1.04%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Android Studio
1 2 (2.08%) Appium
1 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.08%) Gradle
1 2 (2.08%) JUnit
1 2 (2.08%) Mockito
General
1 29 (30.21%) Finance
2 27 (28.13%) Banking
3 25 (26.04%) Electronics
4 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
5 14 (14.58%) Retail Banking
6 13 (13.54%) Retail
7 5 (5.21%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.08%) Publishing
9 1 (1.04%) Back Office
9 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.04%) Consultant
2 21 (21.88%) EMV Consultant
3 20 (20.83%) Senior Consultant
4 14 (14.58%) Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.46%) Payments Expert
7 10 (10.42%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Software Developer
8 9 (9.38%) C++ Developer
8 9 (9.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 9 (9.38%) C++/C# Developer
8 9 (9.38%) C++/Java Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 9 (9.38%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) JNI
2 3 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 2 (2.08%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.08%) CSS
3 2 (2.08%) CSS3
3 2 (2.08%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) HTML5
3 2 (2.08%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 46 (47.92%) Contactless
2 43 (44.79%) Smartcard
3 29 (30.21%) Mobile Payment
4 21 (21.88%) Digital Currency
5 20 (20.83%) Computer Science
6 17 (17.71%) Management Information System
7 16 (16.67%) Digital TV
8 14 (14.58%) Tandem
9 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (6.25%) EPoS
10 6 (6.25%) Fintech
11 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
11 5 (5.21%) Home Automation
11 5 (5.21%) iPhone
11 5 (5.21%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
13 3 (3.13%) Chip Card
14 2 (2.08%) APACS
14 2 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
15 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) Android
2 17 (17.71%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.21%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Windows
5 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Cryptography
2 20 (20.83%) Creative Thinking
2 20 (20.83%) Integration Testing
2 20 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
3 18 (18.75%) Personalization
4 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 12 (12.50%) OO
6 11 (11.46%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
8 9 (9.38%) Line Management
9 8 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.29%) Scrum
10 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.25%) SDLC
12 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) C++
2 21 (21.88%) Java
3 16 (16.67%) C#
4 8 (8.33%) C
5 6 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 6 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.13%) XAML
8 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.25%) ISO 8583
2 6 (6.25%) QA
3 5 (5.21%) SEPA
4 1 (1.04%) AS 2805
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Hyperion
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) Google
3 3 (3.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.04%) Apple
4 1 (1.04%) HP