Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 1147 1227
Rank change year-on-year +59 +80 -14
Permanent jobs citing EMV 89 75 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.097% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 77 69 73
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,500 £28,750 £31,625
90th Percentile £81,000 £71,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% -25.58% +0.94%

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 77000 77559 91852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.84% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58017 63717 73591
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 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 +51 88 £45,000 -10.00%
UK excluding London +54 51 £45,000 +12.50%
London +22 37 £70,000 -5.08%
South East +42 34 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England +7 11 £45,000 -25.00%
Midlands +28 4 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
North of England +6 1 £45,000 +8.43%
Scotland -17 1 £32,500 -
North West -20 1 £45,000 +8.43%
South West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (46.07%) Smartcard
2 40 (44.94%) Contactless
3 29 (32.58%) Mobile Payment
4 27 (30.34%) C++
4 27 (30.34%) Banking
4 27 (30.34%) Degree
5 25 (28.09%) NFC
6 24 (26.97%) Finance
7 23 (25.84%) Electronics
7 23 (25.84%) Linux
7 23 (25.84%) Cryptography
8 20 (22.47%) Integration Testing
8 20 (22.47%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (22.47%) Technical Architecture
8 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
8 20 (22.47%) Hyperion
8 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
8 20 (22.47%) Creative Thinking
8 20 (22.47%) Identity Access Management
9 18 (20.22%) Java
10 17 (19.10%) Digital Currency
11 16 (17.98%) Personalization
11 16 (17.98%) Apple iOS
11 16 (17.98%) Android
12 15 (16.85%) Retail
13 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.73%) C#
13 14 (15.73%) Bluetooth
14 13 (14.61%) Tandem

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 (22.47%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) BASE24
1 1 (1.12%) Postilion
1 1 (1.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) Google Play
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) NFC
2 14 (15.73%) Bluetooth
3 12 (13.48%) Internet
3 12 (13.48%) Wireless
4 5 (5.62%) ATM
5 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Android Studio
1 2 (2.25%) Appium
1 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.25%) Gradle
1 2 (2.25%) JUnit
1 2 (2.25%) Mockito
General
1 27 (30.34%) Banking
2 24 (26.97%) Finance
3 23 (25.84%) Electronics
4 20 (22.47%) Telecoms
5 15 (16.85%) Retail
6 12 (13.48%) Retail Banking
7 5 (5.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.25%) Publishing
9 1 (1.12%) Back Office
9 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Consultant
2 20 (22.47%) Senior Consultant
3 16 (17.98%) EMV Consultant
4 14 (15.73%) Developer
5 11 (12.36%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Payments Consultant
6 10 (11.24%) Payments Expert
6 10 (11.24%) Software Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (8.99%) C++ Developer
7 8 (8.99%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (8.99%) C++/C# Developer
7 8 (8.99%) C++/Java Developer
7 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Payments Consultant
7 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) JNI
2 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.25%) Android SDK
3 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) CSS3
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) HTML5
3 2 (2.25%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 41 (46.07%) Smartcard
2 40 (44.94%) Contactless
3 29 (32.58%) Mobile Payment
4 20 (22.47%) Computer Science
5 17 (19.10%) Digital Currency
6 13 (14.61%) Tandem
7 12 (13.48%) Digital TV
7 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.74%) Chip and PIN
8 6 (6.74%) EPoS
8 6 (6.74%) Fintech
9 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.37%) Home Automation
9 3 (3.37%) iPhone
9 3 (3.37%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (2.25%) Chip Card
10 2 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (1.12%) APACS
11 1 (1.12%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) Linux
2 16 (17.98%) Android
2 16 (17.98%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.49%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Cryptography
2 20 (22.47%) Creative Thinking
2 20 (22.47%) Identity Access Management
2 20 (22.47%) Integration Testing
2 20 (22.47%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (17.98%) Personalization
4 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.48%) OO
5 12 (13.48%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (13.48%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (11.24%) Multithreading
6 10 (11.24%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (10.11%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.74%) SDLC
10 5 (5.62%) Line Management
10 5 (5.62%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) C++
2 18 (20.22%) Java
3 14 (15.73%) C#
4 8 (8.99%) C
5 6 (6.74%) Embedded C
5 6 (6.74%) Embedded C++
6 4 (4.49%) XAML
7 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.74%) ISO 8583
2 6 (6.74%) QA
3 5 (5.62%) SEPA
4 1 (1.12%) AS 2805
4 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Hyperion
2 4 (4.49%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.37%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Apple
5 1 (1.12%) HP