The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 61 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing NFC 16 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.26% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.70% 0.68% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
NFC
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 148 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 23.34% 16.43% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 148 127 177
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £23,417
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

NFC
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the Guildford region.

NFC Salary Trend in Guildford

NFC
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

NFC Salary Histogram in Guildford

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 23 (95.83%) Android
1 23 (95.83%) Apple iOS
2 21 (87.50%) Degree
3 20 (83.33%) Smartcard
4 19 (79.17%) Electronics
5 12 (50.00%) C++
5 12 (50.00%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Bluetooth
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (50.00%) Computer Security
6 11 (45.83%) Hyperion
6 11 (45.83%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (41.67%) EMV
7 10 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
7 10 (41.67%) Banking
7 10 (41.67%) Cryptography
8 8 (33.33%) Retail
8 8 (33.33%) DTV
8 8 (33.33%) Internet
9 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
9 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
9 7 (29.17%) Identity Management
9 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
9 7 (29.17%) Wireless
9 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
9 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (29.17%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 7 (29.17%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) RFID
4 6 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 19 (79.17%) Electronics
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Retail
4 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
1 12 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) EMV Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Junior
5 5 (20.83%) Junior C++ Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Junior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) MFC
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Smartcard
2 12 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (45.83%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (41.67%) EMV
4 10 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (41.67%) Cryptography
5 8 (33.33%) DTV
6 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
6 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Android
1 23 (95.83%) Apple iOS
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) Identity Management
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Risk Management
2 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Android Development
2 7 (29.17%) iOS Development
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Development
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C++
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Hyperion