The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 846 744 812
Rank change year-on-year
-102 +68
Permanent jobs citing NFC 28 101 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.099% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 81 62
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £80,000 £82,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NFC
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -111 12 £55,000 -21.42% 3
South West -5 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South East -18 3 £62,500 +4.16% 1
East Midlands - 3 £120,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 - 2
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (36.78%) Banking
1 32 (36.78%) Apple iOS
2 31 (35.63%) Android
2 31 (35.63%) Java
3 28 (32.18%) XML
4 26 (29.89%) MVC
5 25 (28.74%) Mobile App
6 23 (26.44%) Scrum
6 23 (26.44%) Blackberry
7 21 (24.14%) Finance
7 21 (24.14%) Multithreading
8 20 (22.99%) Java ME
8 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.99%) C#
9 19 (21.84%) .NET
10 18 (20.69%) XAML
10 18 (20.69%) Windows Phone
11 17 (19.54%) Mobile Banking
11 17 (19.54%) Mobile Payment
11 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
11 17 (19.54%) SMS
12 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
12 16 (18.39%) WPF
12 16 (18.39%) MSTest
13 15 (17.24%) HTML
13 15 (17.24%) SMPP
13 15 (17.24%) Retail
13 15 (17.24%) NUnit
14 14 (16.09%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) C++

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) SMS
2 15 (17.24%) SMPP
3 8 (9.20%) Internet
3 8 (9.20%) RFID
4 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.45%) Wireless
4 3 (3.45%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) SQLite
4 3 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MSTest
2 15 (17.24%) NUnit
3 14 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (16.09%) MSBuild
4 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
5 11 (12.64%) WiX
6 6 (6.90%) Subversion
7 5 (5.75%) Maven
7 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.75%) Ant
7 5 (5.75%) JUnit
7 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.60%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 32 (36.78%) Banking
2 21 (24.14%) Finance
3 15 (17.24%) Retail
4 11 (12.64%) Electronics
5 7 (8.05%) Retail Banking
6 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.90%) Law
7 3 (3.45%) Marketing
8 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 13 (14.94%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 10 (11.49%) Systems Developer
5 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 8 Developer
7 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Project Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Android Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) XML
2 20 (22.99%) Java ME
3 19 (21.84%) .NET
4 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.39%) WPF
5 15 (17.24%) HTML
6 14 (16.09%) XSLT
6 14 (16.09%) WCF
6 14 (16.09%) LINQ
6 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (14.94%) .NET Framework
8 12 (13.79%) JSON
9 10 (11.49%) CSS
10 9 (10.34%) SOAP
11 7 (8.05%) Cocoa
11 7 (8.05%) REST
12 6 (6.90%) Middleware
13 5 (5.75%) XHTML
13 5 (5.75%) Ajax
13 5 (5.75%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Mobile App
2 23 (26.44%) Blackberry
3 17 (19.54%) Mobile Banking
3 17 (19.54%) Mobile Payment
4 11 (12.64%) iPhone
5 8 (9.20%) Smartphone
6 7 (8.05%) Online Banking
6 7 (8.05%) Smartcard
7 6 (6.90%) Cryptography
8 5 (5.75%) iPad
8 5 (5.75%) Java Card
9 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.60%) EPoS
9 4 (4.60%) EMV
10 3 (3.45%) EFTPOS
10 3 (3.45%) Firmware
10 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
11 2 (2.30%) Handset
11 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
11 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) Apple iOS
2 31 (35.63%) Android
3 18 (20.69%) Windows Phone
4 14 (16.09%) Windows
5 7 (8.05%) Linux
6 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) MVC
2 23 (26.44%) Scrum
3 21 (24.14%) Multithreading
4 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (16.09%) TDD
6 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.20%) OOP
8 7 (8.05%) Project Management
8 7 (8.05%) Validation
8 7 (8.05%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.75%) OO
10 5 (5.75%) Android Development
11 4 (4.60%) IC Design
11 4 (4.60%) Mobile Commerce
11 4 (4.60%) Web Development
12 3 (3.45%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) Java
2 20 (22.99%) C#
3 18 (20.69%) XAML
4 14 (16.09%) C++
5 12 (13.79%) C
5 12 (13.79%) SQL
6 11 (12.64%) PowerShell
7 7 (8.05%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.90%) Embedded C
8 6 (6.90%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.45%) Python
9 3 (3.45%) PHP
10 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Google
2 11 (12.64%) Telerik
3 7 (8.05%) Apple
4 5 (5.75%) Sybase
4 5 (5.75%) SAP
4 5 (5.75%) Syclo
4 5 (5.75%) Kony
4 5 (5.75%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 4 (4.60%) CA
6 3 (3.45%) BT
7 2 (2.30%) Symbian
8 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.15%) Perforce
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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