The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / London
Rank 568 627 637
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +10
Permanent jobs citing NFC 3 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.030% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.19% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £56,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +18.42%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5321 6295 6960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.92% 15.75% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 5298 5889
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in London

NFC
Salary Trend in London

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

NFC Salary Trend in London

NFC
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

NFC Salary Histogram in London

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for NFC.

1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (25.00%) RFID
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) UMTS
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) EMV
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) GSM
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (12.50%) Docker
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) RxJava
4 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (12.50%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (12.50%) CloudFront
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) GSM
1 2 (25.00%) RFID
1 2 (25.00%) UMTS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (12.50%) Innovation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Innovation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Product Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) React
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) EMV
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Convolutional Neural Network
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google