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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 304 340 296
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -44
Permanent jobs citing NFC 3 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.046% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.29% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 21
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.00%
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
1471 2036 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.20% 15.68% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1730 1874
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) iBeacon
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) RFID
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) iBeacon
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL