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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 305 - 308
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 6 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% - 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 14
Average salary £52,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
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
1347 1992 1816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.98% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1673 1599
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Online Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Flex
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) RFID
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) EPoS
4 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) iBeacon
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (37.50%) RFID
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) iBeacon
General
1 7 (87.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Games
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Apache Flex
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Online Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript