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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 835 762 777
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +15
Permanent jobs citing NFC 40 86 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.086% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 73
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
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
19424 17798 20495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.71% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15519 14486 16959
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 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 2 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 -53 18 £75,000 +20.00% 1
South West -13 14 £35,000 -30.00%
East Midlands - 3 £120,000 -
South East -31 2 £62,500 +13.63%
North West -23 1 £35,000 +52.17%
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 1
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 36 (43.90%) Java
1 36 (43.90%) Apple iOS
2 32 (39.02%) XML
3 28 (34.15%) Android
4 27 (32.93%) Scrum
5 25 (30.49%) Mobile App
6 23 (28.05%) Banking
7 21 (25.61%) MVC
8 20 (24.39%) Blackberry
9 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
10 18 (21.95%) Java ME
10 18 (21.95%) C#
10 18 (21.95%) .NET
11 17 (20.73%) HTML
11 17 (20.73%) XAML
11 17 (20.73%) Google
11 17 (20.73%) JSON
11 17 (20.73%) Windows Phone
12 16 (19.51%) iPhone
12 16 (19.51%) Finance
12 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 16 (19.51%) SOAP
12 16 (19.51%) SMS
13 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
13 15 (18.29%) C++
13 15 (18.29%) MSTest
13 15 (18.29%) WPF
14 14 (17.07%) NUnit
14 14 (17.07%) SMPP
14 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (1.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) SMS
2 14 (17.07%) SMPP
3 7 (8.54%) RFID
4 4 (4.88%) Internet
5 2 (2.44%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) SQLite
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MSTest
2 14 (17.07%) NUnit
3 13 (15.85%) MSBuild
3 13 (15.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
5 10 (12.20%) WiX
6 5 (6.10%) Subversion
7 4 (4.88%) Maven
7 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.88%) Ant
7 4 (4.88%) JUnit
8 3 (3.66%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.44%) Xcode
10 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 23 (28.05%) Banking
2 16 (19.51%) Finance
3 10 (12.20%) Electronics
4 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 4 (4.88%) Marketing
6 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.66%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.22%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) iOS Developer
3 12 (14.63%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.98%) C# Developer
4 9 (10.98%) Systems Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Architect
5 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Windows 8 Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (6.10%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Android Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Android Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) XML
2 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 18 (21.95%) Java ME
3 17 (20.73%) HTML
3 17 (20.73%) JSON
4 16 (19.51%) SOAP
5 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
5 15 (18.29%) WPF
6 13 (15.85%) LINQ
6 13 (15.85%) WCF
6 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (15.85%) CSS
6 13 (15.85%) XSLT
6 13 (15.85%) Cocoa
7 12 (14.63%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.54%) REST
9 4 (4.88%) Google Maps API
9 4 (4.88%) XHTML
9 4 (4.88%) WML
10 2 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Mobile App
2 20 (24.39%) Blackberry
3 16 (19.51%) iPhone
4 11 (13.41%) iPad
4 11 (13.41%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (9.76%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (6.10%) Cryptography
6 5 (6.10%) Smartphone
6 5 (6.10%) EMV
7 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.88%) Java Card
8 3 (3.66%) Online Banking
8 3 (3.66%) Firmware
8 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.66%) Handset
9 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
9 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Apple iOS
2 28 (34.15%) Android
3 17 (20.73%) Windows Phone
4 13 (15.85%) Windows
5 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.66%) Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Scrum
2 21 (25.61%) MVC
3 19 (23.17%) Multithreading
4 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.85%) TDD
5 13 (15.85%) iOS Development
6 12 (14.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
8 7 (8.54%) OOP
8 7 (8.54%) OO
9 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.32%) Mobile Commerce
10 5 (6.10%) Project Management
10 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.88%) Product Management
11 4 (4.88%) Android Development
12 3 (3.66%) Coaching
12 3 (3.66%) Mobile Marketing
12 3 (3.66%) Programme Management
12 3 (3.66%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) C#
3 17 (20.73%) XAML
4 15 (18.29%) C++
5 13 (15.85%) Objective-C
5 13 (15.85%) C
6 12 (14.63%) SQL
7 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.66%) Python
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) ISO 8583
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Google
2 13 (15.85%) Apple
3 10 (12.20%) Telerik
4 4 (4.88%) Syclo
4 4 (4.88%) Kony
4 4 (4.88%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 4 (4.88%) CA
4 4 (4.88%) Sybase
4 4 (4.88%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Symbian
5 2 (2.44%) BT
6 1 (1.22%) Perforce
6 1 (1.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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