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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 313 327 296
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Permanent jobs citing NFC 2 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.100% 0.71% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 18
Average salary £55,000 £73,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.42% +18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
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
2003 1965 2272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.86% 15.56% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1632 2034
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (50.00%) RFID
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
1 2 (50.00%) RFID
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (50.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java