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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 318 291 333
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +42
Permanent jobs citing NFC 14 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.20% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 1.06% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 6
Average salary £73,750 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £58,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £68,250 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 2265 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.47% 19.26% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2027 2013
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £70,000 £72,500
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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

NFC Salary Histogram in the City of London

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
6 5 (22.73%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (18.18%) Android
7 4 (18.18%) Handset
7 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) WML
8 3 (13.64%) Ant
8 3 (13.64%) JUnit
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) OOP
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) XHTML
8 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
8 3 (13.64%) iPhone
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
8 3 (13.64%) Java ME
8 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (13.64%) REST
8 3 (13.64%) Subversion
8 3 (13.64%) Cryptography

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) 3GPP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Ant
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 8 Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Director
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) WML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) XHTML
1 3 (13.64%) Java ME
1 3 (13.64%) REST
1 3 (13.64%) JSON
1 3 (13.64%) Google Maps API
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (18.18%) Handset
2 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.64%) Java Card
4 2 (9.09%) Smartcard
5 1 (4.55%) EMV
5 1 (4.55%) Social Media
5 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 4 (18.18%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 3 (13.64%) Scrum
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) OOP
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
2 3 (13.64%) Android Development
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) B2B
3 1 (4.55%) B2C
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Transformation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Google
2 2 (9.09%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 2 (9.09%) Syclo
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) Calypso
3 1 (4.55%) Kony