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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 604 554 597
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +43
Permanent jobs citing NFC 17 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.88% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 47 34
Average salary £75,000 £62,500 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £111,000 £75,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
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
7599 7085 8743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.76% 15.94% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6270 5988 7409
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £70,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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
Paddington - 12 - -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 6 (20.00%) Android
4 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (13.33%) EMV
5 4 (13.33%) RFID
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) QA
5 4 (13.33%) Product Management
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.00%) Market Research
6 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) WML
7 2 (6.67%) Ant
7 2 (6.67%) JUnit
7 2 (6.67%) XML
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (6.67%) XHTML

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Ant
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.33%) Polish Language
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 8 Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Strategy Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Director
4 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Head of Development
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) WML
1 2 (6.67%) XML
1 2 (6.67%) XHTML
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) Google Maps API
1 2 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.33%) EMV
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Java Card
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (6.67%) Firmware
5 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.33%) Handset
6 1 (3.33%) EPoS
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.33%) iPhone
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (13.33%) Product Management
3 3 (10.00%) Market Research
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) OOP
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (3.33%) System Testing
5 1 (3.33%) UML
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Symbian
1 2 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Syclo
2 1 (3.33%) Kony
2 1 (3.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) CA
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Sybase
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
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