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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 189 221 213
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Permanent jobs citing NFC 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.41% 0.038% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 0.22% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 5
Average salary £40,500 £58,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.06% -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -14.28%
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
990 916 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.34% 17.26% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 873 735 926
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 £24,300 £26,000 £26,958
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +33 18 £41,000 -21.90%
NFC
South East

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 28 (90.32%) Android
1 28 (90.32%) Apple iOS
2 26 (83.87%) Degree
3 19 (61.29%) Smartcard
4 18 (58.06%) Electronics
5 17 (54.84%) Mobile Payment
6 12 (38.71%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (38.71%) C++
6 12 (38.71%) Cryptography
7 11 (35.48%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (35.48%) Java
7 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) Bluetooth
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 11 (35.48%) Hyperion
7 11 (35.48%) EMV
7 11 (35.48%) Computer Security
8 10 (32.26%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (32.26%) Banking
9 9 (29.03%) Retail
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
10 8 (25.81%) DTV
11 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
11 7 (22.58%) iPhone
11 7 (22.58%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
11 7 (22.58%) Android Development
11 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
11 7 (22.58%) Identity Management

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (19.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Bluetooth
2 8 (25.81%) Internet
3 7 (22.58%) Wireless
4 6 (19.35%) LDAP
4 6 (19.35%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) NUnit
1 6 (19.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (58.06%) Electronics
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 9 (29.03%) Retail
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Advertising
5 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) C++ Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Junior
4 9 (29.03%) Junior Developer
5 8 (25.81%) EMV Consultant
6 7 (22.58%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (12.90%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Junior C++ Developer
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Principal Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Commercial Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Graduate
9 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) SubSonic
2 6 (19.35%) HTML5
2 6 (19.35%) CSS3
2 6 (19.35%) PhoneGap
2 6 (19.35%) MFC
3 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) Smartcard
2 17 (54.84%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (38.71%) Cryptography
3 12 (38.71%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (35.48%) EMV
5 10 (32.26%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (25.81%) DTV
7 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
7 7 (22.58%) iPhone
7 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Android
1 28 (90.32%) Apple iOS
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Technical Architecture
1 11 (35.48%) Computer Security
2 7 (22.58%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Identity Management
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
2 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
2 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
2 7 (22.58%) Android Development
2 7 (22.58%) iOS Development
2 7 (22.58%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (19.35%) Mobile Development
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
1 11 (35.48%) Hyperion
2 5 (16.13%) Sony