The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / South East
Rank 377 447 443
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -4
Permanent jobs citing NFC 8 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.005% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.026% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 13
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +31.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3114 3918 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.19% 20.03% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 3295 3463
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NFC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

NFC Salary Trend in the South East

NFC
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

NFC Salary Histogram in the South East

NFC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £27,500 -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for NFC.

1 26 (83.87%) Contactless
2 16 (51.61%) Degree
3 11 (35.48%) Business Development
3 11 (35.48%) Marketing
3 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 11 (35.48%) Manufacturing
4 10 (32.26%) Hyperion
4 10 (32.26%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (29.03%) KYC
5 9 (29.03%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 9 (29.03%) OrCAD
5 9 (29.03%) Schematic Capture
5 9 (29.03%) EMC
5 9 (29.03%) Migration
5 9 (29.03%) RFID
5 9 (29.03%) Retail
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
7 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (12.90%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
8 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
8 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (9.68%) Junos
8 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
8 3 (9.68%) 4G
8 3 (9.68%) F5

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 9 (29.03%) OrCAD
2 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) RFID
2 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
3 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 3 (9.68%) 3G
4 3 (9.68%) 4G
4 3 (9.68%) BGP
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (9.68%) DDNS
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) DSL
4 3 (9.68%) IPsec
4 3 (9.68%) ISDN
4 3 (9.68%) Junos
4 3 (9.68%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) OSPF
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) TACACS
4 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
1 11 (35.48%) Manufacturing
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 9 (29.03%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Account Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Business Development Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Business Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Design Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Development Manager
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) PCB Design Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) PCB Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Sales Manager
3 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Commercial Development Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) Contactless
2 10 (32.26%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (9.68%) PKI
5 2 (6.45%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.23%) Digital TV
6 1 (3.23%) EMV
6 1 (3.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Business Development
2 9 (29.03%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 9 (29.03%) KYC
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Information Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Hyperion
2 9 (29.03%) EMC
3 3 (9.68%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) F5
3 3 (9.68%) Juniper
3 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
3 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.23%) Google