The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 615 612 556
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -56
Permanent jobs citing NFC 11 18 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.039% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.23% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 50
Average salary £72,500 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £140,000 £111,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
NFC
England

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
7083 7737 7187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.65% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6063 6385 6012
Average salary £51,400 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

NFC Salary Histogram in London

NFC
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
City of London - 6 £52,500 -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) Bluetooth
5 6 (30.00%) Chip and PIN
5 6 (30.00%) RFID
5 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) Apache Flex
6 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) Online Banking
6 5 (25.00%) Games
6 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) EPoS
6 5 (25.00%) WLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
7 4 (20.00%) EMV
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.00%) PMI
8 3 (15.00%) PMP
8 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (15.00%) iOS Development

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Bluetooth
2 6 (30.00%) RFID
3 5 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (10.00%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Games
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) EMV Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technology Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (25.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (25.00%) EPoS
2 5 (25.00%) Online Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (20.00%) EMV
4 3 (15.00%) PMI
5 2 (10.00%) Handset
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) PMP
1 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Degree