The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 854 868 753
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -115
Permanent jobs citing NFC 24 29 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.027% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.15% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 82
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
NFC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17307 19542 18860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14322 15698 15238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in England

NFC
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the England region.

NFC Salary Trend in England

NFC
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

NFC Salary Histogram in England

NFC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 9 £72,500 +38.09% 3
North West - 8 £30,000 -
South East +2 4 £61,250 -2.00%
East of England +7 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 34 (64.15%) Android
2 27 (50.94%) Apple iOS
2 27 (50.94%) Bluetooth
3 25 (47.17%) Degree
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
4 21 (39.62%) Java
4 21 (39.62%) Smartcard
5 20 (37.74%) C++
6 19 (35.85%) Electronics
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
7 15 (28.30%) Retail
8 14 (26.42%) Banking
8 14 (26.42%) Mobile Payment
9 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (24.53%) EMV
9 13 (24.53%) WLAN
9 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
10 12 (22.64%) RFID
10 12 (22.64%) Project Management
10 12 (22.64%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (22.64%) Computer Security
11 11 (20.75%) iOS Development
11 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
11 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
11 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
12 10 (18.87%) Linux
12 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
12 10 (18.87%) iPhone
13 9 (16.98%) Android Development
13 9 (16.98%) Mobile Banking

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) JBoss
1 1 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Bluetooth
2 13 (24.53%) WLAN
2 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (22.64%) RFID
4 9 (16.98%) Wireless
4 9 (16.98%) Internet
5 8 (15.09%) DVB
5 8 (15.09%) GPRS
5 8 (15.09%) GSM
5 8 (15.09%) UMTS
5 8 (15.09%) VoIP
6 6 (11.32%) LDAP
7 2 (3.77%) iBeacon
8 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.89%) NUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Electronics
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Retail
3 14 (26.42%) Banking
4 8 (15.09%) Multimedia
4 8 (15.09%) Automotive
5 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.66%) Games
7 2 (3.77%) Marketing
7 2 (3.77%) Advertising
8 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) C++ Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) EMV Consultant
5 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Junior
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (11.32%) Junior Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (9.43%) Graduate
8 5 (9.43%) Junior C++ Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Principal Consultant
11 2 (3.77%) Test Consultant
11 2 (3.77%) iOS Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) Flash
2 8 (15.09%) J2ME
2 8 (15.09%) SVG
2 8 (15.09%) OpenGL
2 8 (15.09%) Middleware
2 8 (15.09%) UIQ
2 8 (15.09%) Series 60
2 8 (15.09%) BREW
2 8 (15.09%) Qt
2 8 (15.09%) OpenAL
2 8 (15.09%) OpenCL
3 6 (11.32%) HTML5
3 6 (11.32%) MFC
4 3 (5.66%) Web Services
4 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.66%) CSS
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.77%) .NET
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Smartcard
2 14 (26.42%) Mobile Payment
3 13 (24.53%) EMV
4 12 (22.64%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
6 10 (18.87%) iPhone
7 9 (16.98%) Mobile Banking
7 9 (16.98%) Cryptography
7 9 (16.98%) Device Driver
7 9 (16.98%) DTV
8 8 (15.09%) MPEG
8 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.32%) Chip and PIN
10 5 (9.43%) EPoS
11 3 (5.66%) Online Banking
11 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
11 3 (5.66%) PMI
11 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
12 2 (3.77%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Android
2 27 (50.94%) Apple iOS
3 21 (39.62%) Windows
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (15.09%) Nucleus RTOS
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.21%) Windows Phone
7 5 (9.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Project Management
1 12 (22.64%) Computer Security
2 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
2 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
2 11 (20.75%) iOS Development
3 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
4 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Android Development
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (15.09%) Speech Recognition
5 8 (15.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 8 (15.09%) DRM
6 7 (13.21%) Identity Management
6 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) C++
3 9 (16.98%) C
4 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
7 1 (1.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PMP
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) APMP
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Hyperion
3 8 (15.09%) Symbian
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Sony
London
Volt
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Total Package £180K
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 24 days ago