The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 855 913 923
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +10
Permanent jobs citing NFC 27 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.023% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 25
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,900 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.55%
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
15004 17112 19663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 16.70% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12408 14316 15589
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

NFC Salary Histogram in England

NFC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +52 20 £53,750 -23.21% 7
London +44 5 £60,000 -18.36% 3
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for NFC.

1 27 (40.30%) Contactless
2 25 (37.31%) Ethernet
2 25 (37.31%) Wireless
3 23 (34.33%) Systems Analysis
3 23 (34.33%) Degree
4 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 22 (32.84%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (31.34%) Marketing
5 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (29.85%) Finance
7 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
7 19 (28.36%) RS-232
8 18 (26.87%) RS-485
8 18 (26.87%) Driving Licence
8 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
8 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
8 18 (26.87%) Retail
9 17 (25.37%) VPN
9 17 (25.37%) MS Office
10 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
11 15 (22.39%) HTML
11 15 (22.39%) Java
12 14 (20.90%) Business Development
13 13 (19.40%) Scrum
14 11 (16.42%) Internet
14 11 (16.42%) Mobile Payment
14 11 (16.42%) Internet of Things
15 10 (14.93%) KYC
15 10 (14.93%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 10 (14.93%) Hyperion

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 18 (26.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.37%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) Ethernet
1 25 (37.31%) Wireless
2 19 (28.36%) RS-232
2 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
3 18 (26.87%) RS-485
4 17 (25.37%) VPN
5 11 (16.42%) Internet
6 10 (14.93%) Bluetooth
7 7 (10.45%) LDAP
8 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.48%) 3G
9 3 (4.48%) DHCP
9 3 (4.48%) DNS
9 3 (4.48%) Firewall
9 3 (4.48%) IPsec
9 3 (4.48%) ISDN
9 3 (4.48%) LAN
9 3 (4.48%) SAN
9 3 (4.48%) SSL
9 3 (4.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.45%) Maven
2 7 (10.45%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 21 (31.34%) Marketing
2 20 (29.85%) Finance
3 18 (26.87%) Retail
4 10 (14.93%) Financial Institution
5 9 (13.43%) Banking
6 7 (10.45%) Back Office
6 7 (10.45%) Retail Banking
7 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
8 3 (4.48%) Automotive
9 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Systems Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Design Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Account Manager
5 10 (14.93%) Business Development Manager
5 10 (14.93%) Business Manager
5 10 (14.93%) Development Manager
6 8 (11.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Commercial Development Manager
7 7 (10.45%) Commercial Manager
7 7 (10.45%) Core Java Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Project Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Project Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) HTML
2 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
2 8 (11.94%) Backbone.js
2 8 (11.94%) CSS
2 8 (11.94%) CSS3
2 8 (11.94%) HTML5
2 8 (11.94%) Node.js
2 8 (11.94%) React
3 7 (10.45%) JSON
3 7 (10.45%) Middleware
3 7 (10.45%) Spring
3 7 (10.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) COM+
4 1 (1.49%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.49%) Laravel
4 1 (1.49%) React Native
4 1 (1.49%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Contactless
2 22 (32.84%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (26.87%) Driving Licence
4 11 (16.42%) Internet of Things
4 11 (16.42%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
5 9 (13.43%) EMV
6 8 (11.94%) Smartcard
7 7 (10.45%) Clustering
7 7 (10.45%) Handset
8 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
9 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (4.48%) PKI
9 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.49%) APACS
10 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
10 1 (1.49%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (1.49%) Chip Card
10 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.49%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Android
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Systems Analysis
2 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
3 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.90%) Business Development
5 13 (19.40%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 10 (14.93%) KYC
6 10 (14.93%) Migration
7 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (11.94%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.94%) Functional Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.94%) OO
8 8 (11.94%) Pair Programming
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) Build Automation
9 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.46%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.39%) Java
3 9 (13.43%) PHP
4 8 (11.94%) Python
5 6 (8.96%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) C#
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.48%) PMP
3 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
3 2 (2.99%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 7816
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) Hyperion
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) F5
4 3 (4.48%) Juniper
4 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.48%) QNX
4 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) EMC
5 1 (1.49%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.49%) VeriFone
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