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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 867 934 964
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +30
Permanent jobs citing NFC 42 31 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.029% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 41
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

NFC Salary Histogram in the UK

NFC
Top 14 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 28 May 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 +35 42 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South West - 24 £47,500 -
Dorset - 24 £47,500 -
Poole - 23 £47,500 -
London +45 15 £56,000 +1.81% 2
City of London +51 2 £60,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Wembley - 2 £47,750 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South East +2 1 £52,000 +30.00%
West Sussex - 1 £52,000 -
Crawley - 1 £52,000 -
Croydon - 1 £52,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 27 (49.09%) Systems Analysis
2 26 (47.27%) Ethernet
2 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) Wireless
3 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
3 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
3 24 (43.64%) RS-232
3 24 (43.64%) RS-485
4 23 (41.82%) Driving Licence
4 23 (41.82%) Embedded Systems
4 23 (41.82%) VPN
5 22 (40.00%) MS Office
6 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
8 14 (25.45%) Marketing
9 13 (23.64%) Java
10 12 (21.82%) Degree
11 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.00%) Smartcard
12 10 (18.18%) Finance
12 10 (18.18%) Scrum
13 9 (16.36%) EMV
13 9 (16.36%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (16.36%) Contactless
14 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
14 8 (14.55%) Bluetooth
14 8 (14.55%) Financial Institution
14 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
14 8 (14.55%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
2 22 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) Ethernet
1 26 (47.27%) Wireless
2 24 (43.64%) RS-232
2 24 (43.64%) RS-485
2 24 (43.64%) TCP/IP
3 23 (41.82%) VPN
4 8 (14.55%) Bluetooth
5 5 (9.09%) iBeacon
5 5 (9.09%) LDAP
6 4 (7.27%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) DAB
7 2 (3.64%) SMPP
7 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.82%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Ant
2 5 (9.09%) Appium
2 5 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.09%) Gradle
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Maven
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
3 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.64%) MSTest
3 2 (3.64%) NUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Marketing
2 10 (18.18%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Financial Institution
4 7 (12.73%) Banking
5 5 (9.09%) Back Office
5 5 (9.09%) Retail
5 5 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
1 25 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (43.64%) Systems Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Project Analyst
4 12 (21.82%) Project Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Design Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Android Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Core Java Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Android Developer
9 3 (5.45%) EMV Specialist
9 3 (5.45%) Product Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) JSON
2 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 5 (9.09%) Spring
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (5.45%) CSS
3 3 (5.45%) CSS3
3 3 (5.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.64%) LINQ
4 2 (3.64%) React
4 2 (3.64%) WCF
4 2 (3.64%) WPF
4 2 (3.64%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Driving Licence
1 23 (41.82%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 9 (16.36%) Contactless
3 9 (16.36%) EMV
3 9 (16.36%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (14.55%) Smartphone
5 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
6 5 (9.09%) Clustering
6 5 (9.09%) Handset
7 4 (7.27%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Android
1 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Systems Analysis
2 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) Presales
6 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Business Development
8 5 (9.09%) Android Development
8 5 (9.09%) Build Automation
8 5 (9.09%) Change Management
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.09%) Kanban
8 5 (9.09%) Mobile Development
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Project Management
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.45%) OO
11 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) XAML
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO 8583
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Apple
4 2 (3.64%) QNX
5 1 (1.82%) Talend
5 1 (1.82%) Trillium
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