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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 830 773 800
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +27
Permanent jobs citing NFC 42 80 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.080% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 53 67
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 £72,500 +16.00% 2
South West -13 15 £45,000 -10.00%
South East -25 4 £62,500 +28.20% 1
East Midlands - 3 £120,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 3
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (42.86%) Java
1 30 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 26 (37.14%) XML
2 26 (37.14%) Scrum
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 19 (27.14%) Android
4 19 (27.14%) SOAP
4 19 (27.14%) C++
4 19 (27.14%) HTML
5 18 (25.71%) Google
5 18 (25.71%) JSON
6 17 (24.29%) iPhone
6 17 (24.29%) Finance
6 17 (24.29%) C
6 17 (24.29%) CSS
7 16 (22.86%) Apple
7 16 (22.86%) Objective-C
7 16 (22.86%) iOS Development
8 14 (20.00%) iPad
8 14 (20.00%) Banking
9 13 (18.57%) Cocoa
10 12 (17.14%) Mobile Payment
10 12 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (15.71%) Degree
11 11 (15.71%) MVC
12 10 (14.29%) ISO 8583
12 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 9 (12.86%) Java ME
13 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.43%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) SMS
2 7 (10.00%) RFID
2 7 (10.00%) SMPP
3 3 (4.29%) Internet
4 2 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQLite
4 1 (1.43%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) NUnit
1 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (11.43%) MSTest
2 6 (8.57%) WiX
2 6 (8.57%) MSBuild
2 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) Maven
4 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.86%) Xcode
4 2 (2.86%) Ant
4 2 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 14 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Electronics
4 7 (10.00%) Marketing
5 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.71%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.43%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) iOS Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Windows 8 Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) XML
2 19 (27.14%) SOAP
2 19 (27.14%) HTML
3 18 (25.71%) JSON
4 17 (24.29%) CSS
5 13 (18.57%) Cocoa
6 9 (12.86%) Java ME
7 8 (11.43%) WCF
7 8 (11.43%) .NET
7 8 (11.43%) XSLT
7 8 (11.43%) LINQ
8 7 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.57%) WPF
10 5 (7.14%) REST
11 3 (4.29%) HTML5
12 2 (2.86%) Google Maps API
12 2 (2.86%) Java EE
12 2 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 17 (24.29%) iPhone
3 14 (20.00%) iPad
4 12 (17.14%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (12.86%) Blackberry
6 8 (11.43%) EMV
7 7 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 4 (5.71%) Smartcard
9 4 (5.71%) Smartphone
10 3 (4.29%) Cryptography
10 3 (4.29%) Handset
10 3 (4.29%) Firmware
10 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
11 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (2.86%) Online Banking
11 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 19 (27.14%) Android
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Phone
4 5 (7.14%) Windows
5 4 (5.71%) Linux
5 4 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.43%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (37.14%) Scrum
2 16 (22.86%) iOS Development
3 12 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 11 (15.71%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.57%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) Mobile Marketing
8 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.14%) OOP
8 5 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (5.71%) Product Management
9 4 (5.71%) Android Development
10 3 (4.29%) Market Research
11 2 (2.86%) Kanban
11 2 (2.86%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) C++
3 17 (24.29%) C
4 16 (22.86%) Objective-C
5 8 (11.43%) C#
6 7 (10.00%) XAML
7 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.14%) SQL
9 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) ISO 8583
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Google
2 16 (22.86%) Apple
3 6 (8.57%) Telerik
4 4 (5.71%) Syclo
4 4 (5.71%) CA
4 4 (5.71%) Sybase
4 4 (5.71%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) Kony
4 4 (5.71%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 2 (2.86%) Symbian
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.43%) Perforce
6 1 (1.43%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.43%) Facebook
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Sencha
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