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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
Rank 841 925 915
Rank change year-on-year +84 -10  
Permanent jobs citing EMV 26 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.038% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.092% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 26
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -11.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £32,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +61.53% -38.09%  

EMV is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32599 42296 41280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.95% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26231 33780 32617
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

EMV
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EMV as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for EMV in the UK

EMV
Top 13 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 18 £52,500 +10.52% 3
South East +75 11 £52,500 +90.90%
London +70 3 £80,000 +68.42% 1
Scotland +24 3 - -
Fife +1 2 - -
North West -12 2 £40,000 +2.56%
Manchester -18 2 £40,000 +2.56%
Poole - 2 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £57,500 -
Dorset - 2 £57,500 -
Hampshire +22 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Southampton - 1 £75,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (60.98%) Smartcard
2 24 (58.54%) Degree
3 15 (36.59%) Contactless
4 14 (34.15%) NFC
5 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
5 13 (31.71%) Banking
5 13 (31.71%) Cryptography
6 12 (29.27%) Electronics
7 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
7 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
7 11 (26.83%) Wireless
8 10 (24.39%) Digital TV
8 10 (24.39%) Internet
8 10 (24.39%) SQL
8 10 (24.39%) Hyperion
8 10 (24.39%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (24.39%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
8 10 (24.39%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (21.95%) QA
9 9 (21.95%) C#
10 8 (19.51%) .NET
10 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.07%) Selenium

EMV
Top Related 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 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Doxygen
3 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) NFC
2 11 (26.83%) Wireless
3 10 (24.39%) Internet
4 3 (7.32%) ATM
5 2 (4.88%) RFID
6 1 (2.44%) ISDN
6 1 (2.44%) PSTN
6 1 (2.44%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (31.71%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) Electronics
3 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.76%) Back Office
4 4 (9.76%) Finance
5 3 (7.32%) Retail
6 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) French Language
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Consultant
1 10 (24.39%) EMV Consultant
1 10 (24.39%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) QA Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Architect
4 6 (14.63%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Payments Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Payments Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Head of Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Lead C# Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (60.98%) Smartcard
2 15 (36.59%) Contactless
3 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
4 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
5 10 (24.39%) Digital TV
5 10 (24.39%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (12.20%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.88%) APACS
9 1 (2.44%) EFT
9 1 (2.44%) EFTPOS
9 1 (2.44%) EPoS
9 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (2.44%) iPad
9 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Cryptography
2 11 (26.83%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
3 10 (24.39%) Integration Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (19.51%) Manual Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) System Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Product Management
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
9 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.32%) Fraud Detection
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSM
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.44%) GCP
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 8583
4 1 (2.44%) SEPA
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Hyperion
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) TSYS
3 1 (2.44%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (2.44%) Elavon
3 1 (2.44%) FIS
3 1 (2.44%) Gemalto
3 1 (2.44%) Hypercom
3 1 (2.44%) Ingenico
3 1 (2.44%) Lotus
3 1 (2.44%) Sage
3 1 (2.44%) Thales
3 1 (2.44%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.44%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.44%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (2.44%) WorldPay
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