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

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1130 1195
Rank change year-on-year +10 +65 -20
Permanent jobs citing EMV 59 58 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.080% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 68
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £31,100
90th Percentile £100,000 £68,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -19.05% -3.67%

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 73,198 72,300 87,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 40.78% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56,623 59,323 70,490
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% +1.19% +5.00%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for EMV in the UK

EMV
Top 8 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 January 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 +21 59 £52,500 +5.00% 5
UK excluding London 0 39 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South East +55 34 £46,250 +8.82% 3
London +6 20 £85,000 - 2
Midlands +13 4 £41,250 -
West Midlands - 4 £41,250 -
North of England -3 1 £45,000 +8.43%
North West -5 1 £45,000 +8.43%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 27 (45.76%) Banking
2 24 (40.68%) Retail
2 24 (40.68%) Smartcard
2 24 (40.68%) Degree
2 24 (40.68%) Mobile Payment
3 23 (38.98%) Contactless
4 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
4 22 (37.29%) Cryptography
4 22 (37.29%) NFC
5 21 (35.59%) Integration Testing
5 21 (35.59%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (35.59%) Technical Architecture
5 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
5 21 (35.59%) Identity Access Management
5 21 (35.59%) Electronics
5 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
5 21 (35.59%) Hyperion
5 21 (35.59%) Creative Thinking
6 15 (25.42%) C++
7 14 (23.73%) Linux
8 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.34%) OO
9 12 (20.34%) Tandem
10 10 (16.95%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.86%) C#
12 6 (10.17%) Bluetooth
12 6 (10.17%) Chip and PIN
12 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.17%) Finance
12 6 (10.17%) PCI DSS

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 21 (35.59%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) NFC
2 6 (10.17%) Bluetooth
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
3 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.78%) Wireless
4 3 (5.08%) ATM
General
1 27 (45.76%) Banking
2 24 (40.68%) Retail
3 21 (35.59%) Electronics
3 21 (35.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.17%) Finance
5 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Consultant
2 21 (35.59%) Senior Consultant
3 19 (32.20%) Payments Consultant
4 17 (28.81%) E-Commerce Consultant
4 17 (28.81%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
4 17 (28.81%) Senior Payments Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) EMV Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) EMV Expert
6 5 (8.47%) Payments Expert
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Payments Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.39%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Mobile Payment
1 24 (40.68%) Smartcard
2 23 (38.98%) Contactless
3 21 (35.59%) Computer Science
4 12 (20.34%) Tandem
5 6 (10.17%) Chip and PIN
5 6 (10.17%) Digital Currency
6 5 (8.47%) Fintech
7 4 (6.78%) Digital TV
7 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
8 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.08%) EPoS
9 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.69%) APACS
10 1 (1.69%) Digital Wallet
10 1 (1.69%) EFT
10 1 (1.69%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Android
2 6 (10.17%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Cryptography
1 22 (37.29%) E-Commerce
2 21 (35.59%) Creative Thinking
2 21 (35.59%) Identity Access Management
2 21 (35.59%) Integration Testing
2 21 (35.59%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) OO
5 10 (16.95%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) Presales
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) Innovative Thinking
9 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) C++
2 7 (11.86%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) XAML
4 3 (5.08%) C
4 3 (5.08%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.47%) ISO 8583
3 4 (6.78%) SEPA
4 3 (5.08%) QA
5 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Hyperion
2 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.69%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (1.69%) Elavon
3 1 (1.69%) FIS
3 1 (1.69%) Hypercom
3 1 (1.69%) Ingenico
3 1 (1.69%) Sage
3 1 (1.69%) Thales
3 1 (1.69%) TSYS
3 1 (1.69%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.69%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (1.69%) WorldPay