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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 830 864 777
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -87
Permanent jobs citing NFC 30 44 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.040% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 68
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -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
17952 19268 19769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.83% 17.44% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14467 15482 16077
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +31 18 £40,000 -3.03%
London +24 9 £55,000 -21.42% 3
East of England -6 3 £47,500 +5.55%
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (60.78%) Degree
1 31 (60.78%) Android
2 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
3 23 (45.10%) Smartcard
4 21 (41.18%) Electronics
5 20 (39.22%) Mobile Payment
6 19 (37.25%) Bluetooth
7 16 (31.37%) Java
7 16 (31.37%) Banking
8 15 (29.41%) C++
9 14 (27.45%) Windows
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) Retail
9 14 (27.45%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (25.49%) RFID
11 12 (23.53%) Hyperion
11 12 (23.53%) EMV
11 12 (23.53%) Cryptography
11 12 (23.53%) Computer Security
11 12 (23.53%) Mobile Banking
12 11 (21.57%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (21.57%) Risk Management
12 11 (21.57%) Project Management
12 11 (21.57%) HTML
13 10 (19.61%) Internet
13 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
13 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
13 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
14 9 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
14 9 (17.65%) Wireless

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (7.84%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Bluetooth
2 13 (25.49%) RFID
3 10 (19.61%) Internet
4 9 (17.65%) Wireless
5 6 (11.76%) LDAP
6 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.80%) WLAN
7 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.96%) GPRS
7 1 (1.96%) GSM
7 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.96%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) NUnit
1 4 (7.84%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (41.18%) Electronics
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 14 (27.45%) Retail
4 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (15.69%) Finance
5 5 (9.80%) Advertising
6 2 (3.92%) Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) C++ Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) Junior
5 9 (17.65%) Junior Developer
6 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (15.69%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (15.69%) EMV Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Junior C++ Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (5.88%) UX Developer
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 9 (17.65%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) HTML5
4 7 (13.73%) Web Services
5 6 (11.76%) MFC
6 5 (9.80%) .NET
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.84%) SubSonic
7 4 (7.84%) Ajax
7 4 (7.84%) CSS3
7 4 (7.84%) PhoneGap
8 3 (5.88%) XML
9 2 (3.92%) SOAP
9 2 (3.92%) REST
10 1 (1.96%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.96%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.96%) Doctrine
10 1 (1.96%) JSP
10 1 (1.96%) Java EE
10 1 (1.96%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Smartcard
2 20 (39.22%) Mobile Payment
3 14 (27.45%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (23.53%) Cryptography
4 12 (23.53%) EMV
4 12 (23.53%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
5 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
5 10 (19.61%) Mobile App
6 9 (17.65%) DTV
7 6 (11.76%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (9.80%) EPoS
8 5 (9.80%) iPhone
8 5 (9.80%) User Experience
9 4 (7.84%) Private Cloud
9 4 (7.84%) Online Banking
10 3 (5.88%) PMI
11 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.96%) Handset
11 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (60.78%) Android
2 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
3 14 (27.45%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Phone
5 6 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Computer Security
2 11 (21.57%) Project Management
2 11 (21.57%) Risk Management
2 11 (21.57%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (15.69%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Integration Testing
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Identity Management
3 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.69%) Android Development
3 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.80%) MVC
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.84%) Mobile Development
6 3 (5.88%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 15 (29.41%) C++
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) C
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VC++
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) PHP5
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) PMP
2 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.96%) APMP
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Hyperion
3 3 (5.88%) Sony
4 1 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Syclo
4 1 (1.96%) Kony
4 1 (1.96%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (1.96%) CA
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Sybase
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
Wilmslow, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
North West, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago