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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 831 786 797
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +11
Permanent jobs citing NFC 48 83 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.084% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 67
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +33.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,250 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.58%
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
19341 17194 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.37% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15385 14041 17224
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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
London -72 17 £70,000 +12.00% 2
South West - 15 £45,000 -
East of England - 6 £52,500 - 1
South East -9 5 £57,500 +39.39% 1
North West - 2 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £120,000 -
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 31 (43.66%) Java
1 31 (43.66%) Apple iOS
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) Scrum
4 26 (36.62%) XML
4 26 (36.62%) Mobile App
5 24 (33.80%) Finance
6 21 (29.58%) C++
6 21 (29.58%) HTML
7 20 (28.17%) SOAP
7 20 (28.17%) Android
8 19 (26.76%) JSON
8 19 (26.76%) CSS
8 19 (26.76%) C
8 19 (26.76%) Google
9 18 (25.35%) iPhone
10 17 (23.94%) iOS Development
10 17 (23.94%) Objective-C
10 17 (23.94%) Apple
11 15 (21.13%) Banking
11 15 (21.13%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (21.13%) iPad
12 13 (18.31%) Degree
12 13 (18.31%) Cocoa
12 13 (18.31%) ISO 8583
13 12 (16.90%) Mobile Application Development
14 11 (15.49%) EMV
15 10 (14.08%) MVC
16 9 (12.68%) Electronics
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 (1.41%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) SMS
1 7 (9.86%) RFID
1 7 (9.86%) SMPP
2 4 (5.63%) Internet
3 3 (4.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.82%) SQLite
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) NUnit
1 7 (9.86%) MSTest
2 6 (8.45%) WiX
2 6 (8.45%) MSBuild
2 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Maven
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) Xcode
4 2 (2.82%) Ant
4 2 (2.82%) JUnit
4 2 (2.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.41%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Electronics
4 8 (11.27%) Marketing
5 5 (7.04%) Retail
6 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.82%) Law
8 1 (1.41%) Advertising
8 1 (1.41%) Games
8 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) iOS Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Strategy Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.23%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) .NET Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) XML
2 21 (29.58%) HTML
3 20 (28.17%) SOAP
4 19 (26.76%) CSS
4 19 (26.76%) JSON
5 13 (18.31%) Cocoa
6 8 (11.27%) Java ME
7 7 (9.86%) WCF
7 7 (9.86%) .NET
7 7 (9.86%) LINQ
7 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.45%) XSLT
8 6 (8.45%) WPF
9 5 (7.04%) REST
10 4 (5.63%) HTML5
11 3 (4.23%) Java EE
12 2 (2.82%) Ajax
12 2 (2.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Mobile App
2 18 (25.35%) iPhone
3 15 (21.13%) iPad
3 15 (21.13%) Mobile Payment
4 11 (15.49%) EMV
5 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (11.27%) Blackberry
7 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
7 7 (9.86%) Smartcard
7 7 (9.86%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
8 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
8 4 (5.63%) Smartphone
9 3 (4.23%) Device Driver
9 3 (4.23%) Handset
10 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.82%) Online Banking
10 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.82%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Apple iOS
2 20 (28.17%) Android
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Phone
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
5 4 (5.63%) Windows
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) SELinux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Scrum
3 17 (23.94%) iOS Development
4 12 (16.90%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (14.08%) MVC
6 9 (12.68%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.86%) OO
7 7 (9.86%) Mobile Marketing
8 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.45%) TDD
9 5 (7.04%) OOP
9 5 (7.04%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) Android Development
10 4 (5.63%) Product Management
10 4 (5.63%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (4.23%) UML
11 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) C++
3 19 (26.76%) C
4 17 (23.94%) Objective-C
5 7 (9.86%) C#
6 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.45%) XAML
7 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) ISO 8583
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Google
2 17 (23.94%) Apple
3 6 (8.45%) Telerik
4 4 (5.63%) Syclo
4 4 (5.63%) CA
4 4 (5.63%) Sybase
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) Kony
4 4 (5.63%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 3 (4.23%) Facebook
6 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.82%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.82%) Sencha
6 2 (2.82%) Symbian
6 2 (2.82%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.41%) Perforce
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) JBoss
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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