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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 839 770 820
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +50
Permanent jobs citing NFC 63 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.083% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.41% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 61
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19370 20855 21221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.14% 20.04% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15386 16913 17844
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 28 £45,000 - 3
London -68 27 £70,000 +12.00%
North West +1 5 £32,500 -27.77%
South East -37 2 £58,750 +11.90% 4
South West -5 1 £62,500 -37.50%
East Midlands -24 1 £27,500 +3.77%
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 58 (45.31%) Banking
2 56 (43.75%) Mobile Payment
3 55 (42.97%) Finance
4 42 (32.81%) Mobile Banking
5 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (29.69%) Android
7 34 (26.56%) Java
8 32 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 31 (24.22%) Retail
10 28 (21.88%) Apple iOS
11 26 (20.31%) Blackberry
12 25 (19.53%) MVC
13 24 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (17.19%) E-Commerce
15 21 (16.41%) XML
15 21 (16.41%) C#
15 21 (16.41%) Mobile Commerce
15 21 (16.41%) Multithreading
16 20 (15.63%) Project Management
17 19 (14.84%) .NET
17 19 (14.84%) Java ME
18 18 (14.06%) Windows Phone
18 18 (14.06%) XAML
19 17 (13.28%) Telecoms
19 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
19 17 (13.28%) SMS
20 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
20 16 (12.50%) Scrum
20 16 (12.50%) MSTest
20 16 (12.50%) WPF

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 4 (3.13%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) SMS
2 15 (11.72%) SMPP
3 12 (9.38%) Internet
4 8 (6.25%) RFID
4 8 (6.25%) Wireless
5 4 (3.13%) Bluetooth
5 4 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.34%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
4 3 (2.34%) SQLite
5 1 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MSTest
2 15 (11.72%) NUnit
3 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.94%) MSBuild
4 13 (10.16%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.59%) WiX
6 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.91%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.91%) Subversion
6 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.91%) JUnit
7 4 (3.13%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.34%) Maven
8 3 (2.34%) Ant
9 2 (1.56%) Selenium
10 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.78%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.78%) Trac
10 1 (0.78%) Redmine
10 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 58 (45.31%) Banking
2 55 (42.97%) Finance
3 31 (24.22%) Retail
4 17 (13.28%) Telecoms
5 12 (9.38%) Retail Banking
6 10 (7.81%) Marketing
7 9 (7.03%) Law
8 4 (3.13%) Electronics
9 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.94%) Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.59%) Architect
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Project Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Designer
9 7 (5.47%) Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Project Implementation Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Implementation Manager
10 6 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Windows 8 Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) EMV Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.91%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) XML
2 19 (14.84%) .NET
2 19 (14.84%) Java ME
3 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 16 (12.50%) WPF
4 14 (10.94%) XSLT
4 14 (10.94%) HTML
4 14 (10.94%) WCF
4 14 (10.94%) LINQ
4 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.03%) Middleware
7 8 (6.25%) REST
8 5 (3.91%) JSON
8 5 (3.91%) CSS
8 5 (3.91%) SOAP
8 5 (3.91%) XHTML
8 5 (3.91%) WML
9 4 (3.13%) Ajax
9 4 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (43.75%) Mobile Payment
2 42 (32.81%) Mobile Banking
3 32 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 26 (20.31%) Blackberry
5 14 (10.94%) EMV
6 12 (9.38%) Online Banking
7 11 (8.59%) Smartcard
8 9 (7.03%) Smartphone
9 7 (5.47%) Cryptography
10 6 (4.69%) Social Media
11 5 (3.91%) Java Card
11 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
12 4 (3.13%) EPoS
12 4 (3.13%) EFTPOS
12 4 (3.13%) Handset
12 4 (3.13%) iPhone
13 3 (2.34%) iPad
14 2 (1.56%) Chip and PIN
15 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
15 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.69%) Android
2 28 (21.88%) Apple iOS
3 18 (14.06%) Windows Phone
4 14 (10.94%) Windows
5 7 (5.47%) Linux
6 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.34%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.78%) MeeGo
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.53%) MVC
3 24 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (17.19%) E-Commerce
5 21 (16.41%) Mobile Commerce
5 21 (16.41%) Multithreading
6 20 (15.63%) Project Management
7 16 (12.50%) Scrum
8 14 (10.94%) TDD
9 9 (7.03%) OOP
10 8 (6.25%) Validation
10 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.47%) Procure-to-pay
11 7 (5.47%) B2B
11 7 (5.47%) B2C
12 6 (4.69%) UML
12 6 (4.69%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.69%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) Java
2 21 (16.41%) C#
3 18 (14.06%) XAML
4 13 (10.16%) C
5 12 (9.38%) SQL
6 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.59%) C++
7 7 (5.47%) Embedded C
7 7 (5.47%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.13%) PHP
9 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.34%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) PCI QSA
2 1 (0.78%) CISA
2 1 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) ISO 8583
2 7 (5.47%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (8.59%) Telerik
2 9 (7.03%) Syclo
2 9 (7.03%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 9 (7.03%) Sybase
2 9 (7.03%) SAP
3 7 (5.47%) Kony
4 6 (4.69%) CA
5 3 (2.34%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) BT
6 2 (1.56%) Symbian
7 1 (0.78%) Calypso
7 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle
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