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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 903 898 840
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -58
Permanent jobs citing NFC 8 21 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.022% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% 0.12% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 29
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £28,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+75.43% -36.66%
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
16196 17894 16851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.35% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14605 13285
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
East of England +6 4 £55,000 +15.78%
London -2 3 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South East -19 1 £30,000 -20.00%
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (54.29%) EMV
2 17 (48.57%) Wireless
2 17 (48.57%) Banking
3 16 (45.71%) Contactless
4 15 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
4 15 (42.86%) Cryptography
5 14 (40.00%) Degree
6 13 (37.14%) Android
6 13 (37.14%) Apple iOS
7 12 (34.29%) Mobile Banking
7 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
7 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
7 12 (34.29%) Hyperion
7 12 (34.29%) Smartcard
7 12 (34.29%) DTV
7 12 (34.29%) Internet
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) Retail
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
11 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
12 7 (20.00%) Information Security
12 7 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (20.00%) Project Management
12 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
13 6 (17.14%) Test Automation

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Wireless
2 12 (34.29%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) 3GPP
4 5 (14.29%) 2G
4 5 (14.29%) 3G
4 5 (14.29%) 4G
4 5 (14.29%) CDMA
4 5 (14.29%) LTE
4 5 (14.29%) Node B
4 5 (14.29%) RNC
4 5 (14.29%) VoLTE
5 2 (5.71%) Bluetooth
5 2 (5.71%) GSM
5 2 (5.71%) RFID
5 2 (5.71%) SMPP
6 1 (2.86%) ASN.1
6 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.71%) MSTest
2 2 (5.71%) NUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Geb
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
3 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Spock
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (48.57%) Banking
2 10 (28.57%) Retail
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (5.71%) Back Office
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.71%) Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Advertising
7 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Cryptography Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Principal Security Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) EMV Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) OAuth
1 4 (11.43%) OpenID
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.71%) LINQ
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) WPF
3 2 (5.71%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) CSS3
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) EMV
2 16 (45.71%) Contactless
3 15 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 15 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (34.29%) DTV
4 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
4 12 (34.29%) Mobile Banking
4 12 (34.29%) Smartcard
5 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (14.29%) Cryptocurrency
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.86%) Clustering
8 1 (2.86%) Java Card
8 1 (2.86%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Android
1 13 (37.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Identity Management
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (20.00%) Information Security
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Test Management
6 5 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
1 6 (17.14%) C++
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) XAML
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 8583
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) PA-DSS
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Hyperion
2 5 (14.29%) Anite
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Talend
4 1 (2.86%) Trillium
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