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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 264 316 316
Rank change year-on-year
+52 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £58,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
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
997 1917 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 18.46% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1639 1415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) OpenID
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) EMV
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) EMV
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (50.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree