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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 625 561 568
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +7
Permanent jobs citing NFC 5 60 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 39 41
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
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
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 2 £63,750 -15.00%
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
5 4 (18.18%) EMV
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 4 (18.18%) QA
5 4 (18.18%) Product Management
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) Online Banking
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) User Experience
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (9.09%) RFID
7 2 (9.09%) Electronics
7 2 (9.09%) ISO 8583
7 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (9.09%) Android
7 2 (9.09%) Market Research

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) RFID
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.55%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Strategy Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
3 2 (9.09%) UX Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Mobility Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) Ajax
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
4 4 (18.18%) EMV
5 3 (13.64%) Online Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) User Experience
6 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
1 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
1 4 (18.18%) Product Management
2 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Business Development
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Market Research
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) B2B
4 1 (4.55%) B2C
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) CA
2 1 (4.55%) Syclo
2 1 (4.55%) Kony
2 1 (4.55%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Symbian