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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 304 325 314
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing NFC 2 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 3
Average salary £63,750 £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.23%
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
1860 1825 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.06% 15.40% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1601 2224
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £31,500
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
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 19 December 2014.

NFC Salary Histogram in the City of London

NFC
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 8583
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Online Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager