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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 854 847 771
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -76
Permanent jobs citing NFC 29 57 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.051% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 56
Average salary £41,750 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.10% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £79,500 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
18666 19210 20899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 17.28% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14856 15293 17047
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 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 1 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 +25 20 £40,000 -23.80%
London +11 8 £55,000 -21.42% 2
East of England -13 1 £47,500 +5.55%
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 30 (58.82%) Android
1 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 29 (56.86%) Degree
3 21 (41.18%) Smartcard
4 19 (37.25%) Bluetooth
4 19 (37.25%) Electronics
4 19 (37.25%) Mobile Payment
5 16 (31.37%) C++
6 15 (29.41%) Java
6 15 (29.41%) Banking
7 14 (27.45%) HTML
7 14 (27.45%) RFID
7 14 (27.45%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (25.49%) Mobile App
8 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
8 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 12 (23.53%) Retail
9 12 (23.53%) Computer Security
10 11 (21.57%) HTML5
10 11 (21.57%) CSS
11 10 (19.61%) Hyperion
11 10 (19.61%) Project Management
11 10 (19.61%) EMV
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 10 (19.61%) Cryptography
11 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
11 10 (19.61%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (17.65%) Internet
12 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 8 (15.69%) Wireless

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) Bluetooth
2 14 (27.45%) RFID
3 9 (17.65%) Internet
4 8 (15.69%) Wireless
5 6 (11.76%) LDAP
6 5 (9.80%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (9.80%) WLAN
7 2 (3.92%) GPRS
7 2 (3.92%) GSM
7 2 (3.92%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.96%) iBeacon
8 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) NUnit
1 6 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 19 (37.25%) Electronics
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
3 12 (23.53%) Retail
4 10 (19.61%) Finance
5 7 (13.73%) Advertising
6 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.92%) Games
8 1 (1.96%) Marketing
8 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) C++ Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Junior
4 10 (19.61%) Junior Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Consultant
6 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
7 6 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) EMV Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Junior C++ Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (5.88%) UX Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
10 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) HTML
2 11 (21.57%) HTML5
2 11 (21.57%) CSS
3 9 (17.65%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) .NET
5 6 (11.76%) MFC
5 6 (11.76%) SubSonic
5 6 (11.76%) CSS3
5 6 (11.76%) PhoneGap
6 5 (9.80%) Ajax
6 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.84%) XML
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) XML-RPC
8 2 (3.92%) LAMP
8 2 (3.92%) REST
9 1 (1.96%) Symfony
9 1 (1.96%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.96%) Doctrine
9 1 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Smartcard
2 19 (37.25%) Mobile Payment
3 14 (27.45%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (25.49%) Mobile App
5 10 (19.61%) EMV
5 10 (19.61%) Cryptography
5 10 (19.61%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (13.73%) iPhone
6 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (13.73%) Management Information System
6 7 (13.73%) DTV
7 6 (11.76%) Chip and PIN
7 6 (11.76%) User Experience
8 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
8 5 (9.80%) Online Banking
8 5 (9.80%) EPoS
9 3 (5.88%) PMI
10 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
10 2 (3.92%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Android
1 30 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 13 (25.49%) Windows
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Phone
4 6 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Computer Security
2 10 (19.61%) Project Management
2 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
4 7 (13.73%) Android Development
4 7 (13.73%) MVC
4 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Mobile Development
6 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C++
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) C#
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) PHP
4 5 (9.80%) C
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.92%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.96%) PHP5
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) VC++
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) PMP
2 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Firmware
3 1 (1.96%) KVM
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Hyperion
3 5 (9.80%) Sony
4 1 (1.96%) Syclo
4 1 (1.96%) Kony
4 1 (1.96%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Sybase
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) CA
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