The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 855 910 957
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +47
Permanent jobs citing NFC 42 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 17
Median salary £47,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £22,500 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.73%
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
15631 17923 19876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.06% 17.32% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13108 14689 15988
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

NFC Salary Histogram in England

NFC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 18 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South West - 18 £47,500 -
South East +34 4 £65,000 +65.60%
West Midlands - 2 - -
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for NFC.

1 28 (46.67%) Systems Analysis
2 26 (43.33%) Ethernet
2 26 (43.33%) Wireless
3 24 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (40.00%) RS-232
3 24 (40.00%) RS-485
4 23 (38.33%) Driving Licence
4 23 (38.33%) VPN
5 22 (36.67%) MS Office
6 19 (31.67%) Marketing
7 18 (30.00%) Java
8 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
9 14 (23.33%) Degree
9 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (23.33%) HTML
9 14 (23.33%) Contactless
10 13 (21.67%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) Scrum
11 12 (20.00%) Smartcard
11 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
12 11 (18.33%) EMV
12 11 (18.33%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
13 10 (16.67%) Retail

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 22 (36.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (43.33%) Ethernet
1 26 (43.33%) Wireless
2 24 (40.00%) RS-232
2 24 (40.00%) RS-485
2 24 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 23 (38.33%) VPN
4 9 (15.00%) Bluetooth
5 8 (13.33%) Internet
6 7 (11.67%) LDAP
7 5 (8.33%) iBeacon
8 2 (3.33%) DAB
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Maven
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
3 5 (8.33%) Ant
3 5 (8.33%) Appium
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.33%) Gradle
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (31.67%) Marketing
2 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 10 (16.67%) Retail
4 7 (11.67%) Back Office
4 7 (11.67%) Banking
4 7 (11.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
1 25 (41.67%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 19 (31.67%) Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Project Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Design Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Core Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Android Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Commercial Development Manager
9 3 (5.00%) EMV Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) CSS
2 7 (11.67%) CSS3
2 7 (11.67%) HTML5
2 7 (11.67%) JSON
2 7 (11.67%) Middleware
2 7 (11.67%) Spring
2 7 (11.67%) Web Services
3 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 6 (10.00%) Node.js
3 6 (10.00%) React
4 1 (1.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (38.33%) Driving Licence
3 14 (23.33%) Contactless
4 12 (20.00%) Smartcard
5 11 (18.33%) EMV
5 11 (18.33%) Mobile Payment
6 8 (13.33%) Internet of Things
6 8 (13.33%) Smartphone
7 7 (11.67%) Clustering
7 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (11.67%) Handset
8 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Android
1 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Systems Analysis
2 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (20.00%) Scrum
5 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Business Development
7 7 (11.67%) Build Automation
7 7 (11.67%) Presales
8 6 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (8.33%) Change Management
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.33%) Kanban
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) PHP
4 6 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO 8583
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Apple
4 3 (5.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.33%) QNX
6 1 (1.67%) Talend
6 1 (1.67%) Trillium
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