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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 841 814 780
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -34
Permanent jobs citing NFC 25 66 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.063% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 57
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
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
18450 17976 20486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14815 14283 16616
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
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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
South East +22 20 £41,000 -36.92%
London -23 5 £58,750 -9.61% 2
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (65.08%) Android
1 41 (65.08%) Apple iOS
2 31 (49.21%) Degree
3 29 (46.03%) Mobile Payment
4 27 (42.86%) Banking
5 25 (39.68%) Smartcard
6 21 (33.33%) EMV
6 21 (33.33%) Electronics
7 20 (31.75%) Finance
8 19 (30.16%) Java
9 18 (28.57%) Cryptography
10 17 (26.98%) Mobile Banking
11 16 (25.40%) Mobile App
12 15 (23.81%) HTML
12 15 (23.81%) Hyperion
13 14 (22.22%) C#
13 14 (22.22%) C++
13 14 (22.22%) .NET
13 14 (22.22%) Retail
14 13 (20.63%) NUnit
14 13 (20.63%) Wireless
14 13 (20.63%) MVC
14 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
14 13 (20.63%) Bluetooth
14 13 (20.63%) Internet
14 13 (20.63%) Windows Phone
14 13 (20.63%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (20.63%) HTML5
15 12 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (19.05%) CSS

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Internet
1 13 (20.63%) Bluetooth
1 13 (20.63%) Wireless
2 11 (17.46%) RFID
3 6 (9.52%) SMPP
3 6 (9.52%) SMS
3 6 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.17%) GPRS
4 2 (3.17%) GSM
5 1 (1.59%) iBeacon
5 1 (1.59%) WLAN
5 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) NUnit
2 7 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (9.52%) MSTest
4 5 (7.94%) WiX
4 5 (7.94%) MSBuild
4 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (42.86%) Banking
2 21 (33.33%) Electronics
3 20 (31.75%) Finance
4 14 (22.22%) Retail
5 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
6 8 (12.70%) Advertising
7 2 (3.17%) Games
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing
8 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Consultant
3 12 (19.05%) EMV Consultant
4 10 (15.87%) Senior Consultant
4 10 (15.87%) Junior
4 10 (15.87%) C++ Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Payments Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Junior C++ Developer
9 3 (4.76%) UX Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Principal Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) HTML
2 14 (22.22%) .NET
3 13 (20.63%) HTML5
4 12 (19.05%) CSS
5 10 (15.87%) Web Services
5 10 (15.87%) XML
6 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.70%) CSS3
7 8 (12.70%) PhoneGap
8 7 (11.11%) SubSonic
9 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.52%) Java ME
9 6 (9.52%) WCF
9 6 (9.52%) LINQ
9 6 (9.52%) MFC
10 5 (7.94%) XSLT
10 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.94%) WPF
10 5 (7.94%) Ajax
11 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) Mobile Payment
2 25 (39.68%) Smartcard
3 21 (33.33%) EMV
4 18 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 17 (26.98%) Mobile Banking
6 16 (25.40%) Mobile App
7 12 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
8 11 (17.46%) DTV
9 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
10 8 (12.70%) iPhone
11 7 (11.11%) User Experience
12 6 (9.52%) Blackberry
13 5 (7.94%) Online Banking
13 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
14 2 (3.17%) Internet of Things
14 2 (3.17%) Machine to Machine
14 2 (3.17%) Chip and PIN
15 1 (1.59%) PMI
15 1 (1.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 41 (65.08%) Android
1 41 (65.08%) Apple iOS
2 13 (20.63%) Windows Phone
3 12 (19.05%) Windows
4 6 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) MVC
1 13 (20.63%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (15.87%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (15.87%) Integration Testing
2 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.87%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
2 10 (15.87%) Identity Management
2 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
2 10 (15.87%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (15.87%) Computer Security
3 8 (12.70%) iOS Development
4 7 (11.11%) Android Development
4 7 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 7 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 6 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) TDD
6 5 (7.94%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (7.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Java
2 14 (22.22%) C#
2 14 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.94%) XAML
4 5 (7.94%) C
4 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) VC++
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) PMP
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) Xen
3 1 (1.59%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Hyperion
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Sony
4 5 (7.94%) Telerik
5 2 (3.17%) Syclo
5 2 (3.17%) Facebook
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce
6 1 (1.59%) CA
6 1 (1.59%) Kony
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