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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 182 218 222
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +4
Permanent jobs citing NFC 17 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.020% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 0.10% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
922 958 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.04% 18.70% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 809 788 1012
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +25 16 £40,000 -23.80%
NFC
South East

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (93.10%) Android
1 27 (93.10%) Apple iOS
2 25 (86.21%) Degree
3 20 (68.97%) Smartcard
4 19 (65.52%) Electronics
5 15 (51.72%) Mobile Payment
6 13 (44.83%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (44.83%) C++
7 12 (41.38%) Java
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 12 (41.38%) Bluetooth
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
7 12 (41.38%) Computer Security
8 11 (37.93%) Cryptography
8 11 (37.93%) Hyperion
9 10 (34.48%) EMV
9 10 (34.48%) Banking
9 10 (34.48%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (34.48%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (27.59%) Retail
10 8 (27.59%) Internet
10 8 (27.59%) DTV
11 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
11 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
11 7 (24.14%) Wireless
11 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
11 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
11 7 (24.14%) Risk Analysis

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Bluetooth
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
3 7 (24.14%) Wireless
4 6 (20.69%) LDAP
4 6 (20.69%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (13.79%) NUnit
General
1 19 (65.52%) Electronics
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Retail
4 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) Advertising
7 1 (3.45%) Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) C++ Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Junior
3 10 (34.48%) Consultant
4 9 (31.03%) Junior Developer
5 7 (24.14%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (24.14%) EMV Consultant
6 5 (17.24%) Junior C++ Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Principal Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Graduate Java Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) MFC
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) CSS3
3 4 (13.79%) PhoneGap
3 4 (13.79%) SubSonic
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (68.97%) Smartcard
2 15 (51.72%) Mobile Payment
3 13 (44.83%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (37.93%) Cryptography
5 10 (34.48%) EMV
5 10 (34.48%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (27.59%) DTV
7 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
8 5 (17.24%) iPhone
9 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Android
1 27 (93.10%) Apple iOS
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Security
2 10 (34.48%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
3 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 7 (24.14%) Android Development
3 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
3 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security
6 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Hyperion
3 3 (10.34%) Sony