The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 875 941 969
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +28
Permanent jobs citing NFC 41 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.026% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 20
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £22,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £90,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16651 19150 20929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.28% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15616 16734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NFC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFC within the UK.

NFC Salary Trend in the UK

NFC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

NFC Salary Histogram in the UK

NFC
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 41 £50,000 +5.26% 3
London +61 18 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Poole - 16 £47,500 -
Dorset - 16 £47,500 -
South West - 16 £47,500 -
City of London +65 6 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East +31 5 £65,000 +150.00%
Surrey +27 4 £65,000 +150.00%
Guildford +12 4 £65,000 +69.93%
Wembley - 2 £47,750 -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £50,000 -
Croydon - 1 £52,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NFC.

1 28 (45.16%) Systems Analysis
2 26 (41.94%) Ethernet
2 26 (41.94%) Wireless
3 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
4 24 (38.71%) Embedded Systems
4 24 (38.71%) RS-232
4 24 (38.71%) RS-485
5 23 (37.10%) Driving Licence
5 23 (37.10%) VPN
6 22 (35.48%) MS Office
7 20 (32.26%) Marketing
8 18 (29.03%) Java
9 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
10 15 (24.19%) Degree
10 15 (24.19%) Contactless
11 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.58%) HTML
11 14 (22.58%) Finance
12 13 (20.97%) Scrum
13 12 (19.35%) Smartcard
13 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
14 11 (17.74%) Retail
14 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
14 11 (17.74%) EMV
14 11 (17.74%) Mobile Payment
15 10 (16.13%) Financial Institution

NFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
2 22 (35.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) Ethernet
1 26 (41.94%) Wireless
2 24 (38.71%) RS-232
2 24 (38.71%) RS-485
2 24 (38.71%) TCP/IP
3 23 (37.10%) VPN
4 9 (14.52%) Bluetooth
5 8 (12.90%) Internet
6 7 (11.29%) LDAP
7 5 (8.06%) iBeacon
8 2 (3.23%) DAB
8 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.61%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Maven
2 7 (11.29%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) Ant
3 5 (8.06%) Appium
3 5 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (8.06%) Gradle
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (32.26%) Marketing
2 14 (22.58%) Finance
3 11 (17.74%) Retail
4 10 (16.13%) Financial Institution
5 7 (11.29%) Back Office
5 7 (11.29%) Banking
5 7 (11.29%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Advertising
6 2 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Analyst
1 25 (40.32%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (38.71%) Systems Analyst
3 19 (30.65%) Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Project Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Project Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 11 (17.74%) Design Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Core Java Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Android Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Development Manager
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Business Development Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Business Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Commercial Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 7 (11.29%) CSS3
2 7 (11.29%) HTML5
2 7 (11.29%) JSON
2 7 (11.29%) Middleware
2 7 (11.29%) Spring
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.68%) Backbone.js
3 6 (9.68%) Node.js
3 6 (9.68%) React
4 1 (1.61%) ODBC
4 1 (1.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.71%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (37.10%) Driving Licence
3 15 (24.19%) Contactless
4 12 (19.35%) Smartcard
5 11 (17.74%) EMV
5 11 (17.74%) Mobile Payment
6 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
6 8 (12.90%) Smartphone
7 7 (11.29%) Clustering
7 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (11.29%) Handset
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Android
1 7 (11.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Systems Analysis
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
4 13 (20.97%) Scrum
5 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Business Development
8 7 (11.29%) Build Automation
8 7 (11.29%) OO
8 7 (11.29%) Presales
9 6 (9.68%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 6 (9.68%) TDD
10 5 (8.06%) Android Development
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) Kanban
10 5 (8.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.29%) PHP
4 6 (9.68%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 8583
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Apple
3 4 (6.45%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.23%) QNX
5 1 (1.61%) Talend
5 1 (1.61%) Trillium
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