The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 335 306 324
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.008% 0.18% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 1.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 4
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.45% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2016 1872 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.42% 15.71% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1678 1887
Average salary £50,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NFC
London

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 1 August 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (35.71%) Subversion
3 5 (35.71%) Cryptography
3 5 (35.71%) Maven
3 5 (35.71%) Google
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) SQLite
3 5 (35.71%) Java Card
3 5 (35.71%) Google Maps API
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) XHTML
3 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) WML
3 5 (35.71%) Ant
3 5 (35.71%) JUnit
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) Android Development
4 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (35.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
1 5 (35.71%) Ant
1 5 (35.71%) JUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8 Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Android Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Android Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) Google Maps API
1 5 (35.71%) XHTML
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) WML
1 5 (35.71%) XML
1 5 (35.71%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
1 5 (35.71%) Cryptography
1 5 (35.71%) Java Card
2 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 4 (28.57%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Android
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
1 5 (35.71%) OOP
1 5 (35.71%) OO
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
1 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Google