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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 833 911 921
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +10
Permanent jobs citing NFC 31 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.023% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 38
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
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
14446 16669 19433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.76% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13888 15718
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
South East +85 15 £47,500 -32.14%
London +58 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
East of England +21 5 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South West - 4 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
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UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 32 (55.17%) Contactless
2 22 (37.93%) Degree
3 19 (32.76%) Finance
4 16 (27.59%) Retail
4 16 (27.59%) Marketing
5 14 (24.14%) Business Development
5 14 (24.14%) Mobile Payment
5 14 (24.14%) KYC
5 14 (24.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 14 (24.14%) Migration
5 14 (24.14%) Hyperion
6 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 12 (20.69%) Scrum
7 12 (20.69%) Manufacturing
8 11 (18.97%) RFID
9 9 (15.52%) EMC
9 9 (15.52%) HTML
9 9 (15.52%) OrCAD
9 9 (15.52%) Schematic Capture
10 8 (13.79%) HTML5
10 8 (13.79%) C#
10 8 (13.79%) PHP
10 8 (13.79%) CSS
10 8 (13.79%) Linux
11 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
11 7 (12.07%) C++
11 7 (12.07%) Banking
11 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.72%) nginx
1 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) OrCAD
2 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Dropbox
1 3 (5.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.72%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.72%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.72%) Google Play
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Route 53
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) RFID
2 7 (12.07%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.34%) Ethernet
3 6 (10.34%) Wireless
4 5 (8.62%) Internet
4 5 (8.62%) SMS
5 4 (6.90%) SMPP
6 3 (5.17%) 3G
6 3 (5.17%) BGP
6 3 (5.17%) DDNS
6 3 (5.17%) DNS
6 3 (5.17%) DSL
6 3 (5.17%) ISDN
6 3 (5.17%) LAN
6 3 (5.17%) MPLS
6 3 (5.17%) OSPF
6 3 (5.17%) SAN
6 3 (5.17%) SSL
6 3 (5.17%) TACACS
6 3 (5.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) MSBuild
4 4 (6.90%) MSTest
4 4 (6.90%) NUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Marketing
2 16 (27.59%) Retail
3 12 (20.69%) Manufacturing
4 7 (12.07%) Banking
5 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Automotive
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Account Manager
1 14 (24.14%) Business Development Manager
1 14 (24.14%) Business Manager
1 14 (24.14%) Development Manager
2 11 (18.97%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Design Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Electronics Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) PCB Design Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) PCB Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Commercial Development Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Commercial Manager
5 7 (12.07%) Sales Manager
6 5 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 8 (13.79%) CSS
2 8 (13.79%) HTML5
3 7 (12.07%) CSS3
4 5 (8.62%) .NET
4 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.62%) jQuery
4 5 (8.62%) JSON
4 5 (8.62%) XML
5 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
5 4 (6.90%) LINQ
5 4 (6.90%) Node.js
5 4 (6.90%) React
5 4 (6.90%) RESTful
5 4 (6.90%) WCF
6 2 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) COM+
7 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (55.17%) Contactless
2 14 (24.14%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
3 5 (8.62%) Internet of Things
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.90%) EMV
4 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.90%) Smartcard
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) APACS
6 1 (1.72%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.72%) Chip Card
6 1 (1.72%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) EFTPOS
6 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Android
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 14 (24.14%) Business Development
1 14 (24.14%) KYC
1 14 (24.14%) Migration
2 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Scrum
3 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.52%) Schematic Capture
5 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.62%) OO
6 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Android Development
7 4 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.90%) Functional Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 4 (6.90%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) C#
1 8 (13.79%) PHP
2 7 (12.07%) C++
2 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.17%) C
5 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.17%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (5.17%) cPanel
1 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Hyperion
2 9 (15.52%) EMC
3 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) F5
3 3 (5.17%) Juniper
3 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
3 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Hypercom
5 1 (1.72%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) QNX
5 1 (1.72%) VeriFone
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago