The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 316 312 330
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing NFC 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.12% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.81% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 2
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £37,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -18.47%
NFC
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1863 1849 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.71% 15.17% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1633 2179
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

NFC
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the City of London region.

NFC Salary Trend in the City of London

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) WML
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) SQLite
1 2 (50.00%) Java Card
1 2 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) WML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Java Card
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google