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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 430 452 437
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs citing NFC 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.013% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.060% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.45%
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
4376 4982 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.14% 22.14% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3735 3941
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 4 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Surrey +8 6 £61,250 -2.00%
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 25 (96.15%) Android
1 25 (96.15%) Apple iOS
2 22 (84.62%) Degree
3 20 (76.92%) Smartcard
3 20 (76.92%) Electronics
4 13 (50.00%) Bluetooth
4 13 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
5 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) C++
5 12 (46.15%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) Windows
5 12 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (46.15%) Computer Security
6 11 (42.31%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (42.31%) Banking
6 11 (42.31%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (42.31%) Cryptography
6 11 (42.31%) DTV
6 11 (42.31%) Hyperion
6 11 (42.31%) EMV
6 11 (42.31%) Internet
6 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
6 11 (42.31%) Wireless
6 11 (42.31%) Mobile Banking
7 9 (34.62%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
8 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 8 (30.77%) Retail
8 8 (30.77%) Computer Science

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 11 (42.31%) Wireless
3 6 (23.08%) LDAP
3 6 (23.08%) RFID
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (76.92%) Electronics
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Retail
3 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 11 (42.31%) Consultant
4 8 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (30.77%) EMV Consultant
5 7 (26.92%) Junior
6 6 (23.08%) Junior Developer
7 5 (19.23%) Junior C++ Developer
8 3 (11.54%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Junior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) MFC
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) SubSonic
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Smartcard
2 13 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (42.31%) Cryptography
4 11 (42.31%) DTV
4 11 (42.31%) Management Information System
4 11 (42.31%) EMV
4 11 (42.31%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (7.69%) iPhone
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Android
1 25 (96.15%) Apple iOS
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Security
2 11 (42.31%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (42.31%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 8 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 7 (26.92%) Android Development
5 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C++
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.85%) Sony