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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 452 449 440
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.072% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 3
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £31,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+57.48% -29.44%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4005 4634 4316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.78% 22.18% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3394 3567 3391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 12 (85.71%) EMV
1 12 (85.71%) Contactless
2 11 (78.57%) Internet
2 11 (78.57%) Hyperion
2 11 (78.57%) DTV
2 11 (78.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Cryptography
2 11 (78.57%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (78.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (78.57%) Android
2 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) Information Security
3 6 (42.86%) Smartcard
4 5 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (35.71%) Cryptocurrency
4 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Electronics
4 5 (35.71%) Retail

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (35.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Internet
1 11 (78.57%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Electronics
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Cryptography Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Principal Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Principal Security Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) EMV Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Contactless
1 12 (85.71%) EMV
2 11 (78.57%) Cryptography
2 11 (78.57%) DTV
2 11 (78.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (42.86%) Smartcard
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Android
1 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Requirements Analysis
1 11 (78.57%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 6 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) Identity Management
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Complex ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Talend
2 1 (7.14%) Trillium