The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 183 204 206
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing NFC 18 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.40% 0.041% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.24% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 5
Average salary £41,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
NFC
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
946 841 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.00% 17.41% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 826 656 844
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

NFC
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

NFC Salary Trend in Surrey

NFC
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

NFC Salary Histogram in Surrey

NFC
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
(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
Guildford - 17 £41,000 -
NFC
South East

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 32 (88.89%) Android
1 32 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 28 (77.78%) Degree
3 22 (61.11%) Mobile Payment
4 20 (55.56%) Smartcard
5 19 (52.78%) Electronics
6 17 (47.22%) Cryptography
7 16 (44.44%) EMV
8 14 (38.89%) Banking
8 14 (38.89%) Hyperion
8 14 (38.89%) Mobile Banking
9 12 (33.33%) Retail
9 12 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (30.56%) C++
10 11 (30.56%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (27.78%) Computer Security
11 10 (27.78%) Java
11 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 10 (27.78%) Bluetooth
11 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 10 (27.78%) Internet
11 10 (27.78%) DTV
11 10 (27.78%) Finance
12 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
12 9 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (25.00%) Identity Management
12 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
12 9 (25.00%) Wireless

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (19.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Bluetooth
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
2 9 (25.00%) Wireless
3 6 (16.67%) LDAP
3 6 (16.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) NUnit
1 7 (19.44%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (52.78%) Electronics
2 14 (38.89%) Banking
3 12 (33.33%) Retail
4 10 (27.78%) Finance
5 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (22.22%) Advertising
7 1 (2.78%) Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Consultant
3 11 (30.56%) EMV Consultant
4 10 (27.78%) Junior
4 10 (27.78%) C++ Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Junior Developer
5 9 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior C++ Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Head of Security
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Graduate
8 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) HTML
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
1 8 (22.22%) CSS
1 8 (22.22%) Web Services
2 7 (19.44%) SubSonic
2 7 (19.44%) HTML5
2 7 (19.44%) CSS3
2 7 (19.44%) PhoneGap
3 6 (16.67%) MFC
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Mobile Payment
2 20 (55.56%) Smartcard
3 17 (47.22%) Cryptography
4 16 (44.44%) EMV
5 14 (38.89%) Mobile Banking
6 11 (30.56%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (27.78%) DTV
8 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.22%) iPhone
9 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Android
1 32 (88.89%) Apple iOS
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (27.78%) Computer Security
3 9 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) MVC
5 7 (19.44%) Android Development
5 7 (19.44%) iOS Development
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) Information Security
6 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (13.89%) Software Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Business Development
9 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) C++
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Hyperion
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Sony