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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 441 427 428
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing NFC 2 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% 0.055% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.041% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 11
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
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
4919 4870 5331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.09% 22.27% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 3783 4369
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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
Surrey -3 2 £62,500 +8.69%
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) EMV
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) EMV Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (50.00%) Online Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) EMV
2 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion