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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 872 945 957
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +12
Permanent jobs citing NFC 36 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 19
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,000 £78,000
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
16643 18713 20565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13850 15346 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 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 25 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 +75 36 £60,000 +26.31% 3
London +48 17 £60,000 -37.66%
Dorset - 9 £47,500 -
South West - 9 £47,500 -
Poole - 9 £47,500 -
City of London +65 8 £60,000 +14.28%
South East +36 8 £65,000 +23.80%
Surrey +33 5 £65,000 +23.80%
Guildford +10 5 £65,000 +23.80%
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £52,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 29 (43.94%) Systems Analysis
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (39.39%) Ethernet
3 26 (39.39%) Wireless
4 25 (37.88%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (36.36%) RS-232
5 24 (36.36%) RS-485
5 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 23 (34.85%) VPN
6 23 (34.85%) Driving Licence
7 22 (33.33%) MS Office
8 21 (31.82%) Marketing
9 20 (30.30%) Java
10 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
11 16 (24.24%) Degree
11 16 (24.24%) Scrum
11 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 16 (24.24%) Contactless
12 15 (22.73%) HTML
12 15 (22.73%) Finance
13 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
14 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
15 12 (18.18%) Smartcard
15 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (18.18%) Retail
16 11 (16.67%) Business Development
16 11 (16.67%) EMV
16 11 (16.67%) Mobile Payment

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 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 22 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (39.39%) Ethernet
1 26 (39.39%) Wireless
2 24 (36.36%) RS-232
2 24 (36.36%) RS-485
2 24 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 23 (34.85%) VPN
4 10 (15.15%) Internet
5 9 (13.64%) Bluetooth
6 7 (10.61%) LDAP
7 5 (7.58%) iBeacon
8 2 (3.03%) DAB
8 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.52%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.61%) Maven
2 7 (10.61%) Subversion
3 5 (7.58%) Ant
3 5 (7.58%) Appium
3 5 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.58%) Gradle
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (31.82%) Marketing
2 15 (22.73%) Finance
3 12 (18.18%) Retail
4 10 (15.15%) Financial Institution
5 7 (10.61%) Back Office
5 7 (10.61%) Banking
5 7 (10.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Analyst
1 25 (37.88%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
3 21 (31.82%) Developer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Developer
5 12 (18.18%) Project Analyst
5 12 (18.18%) Project Engineer
6 11 (16.67%) Design Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Core Java Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.09%) Development Manager
10 5 (7.58%) Account Manager
10 5 (7.58%) Android Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Business Development Manager
10 5 (7.58%) Business Manager
10 5 (7.58%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) HTML
2 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.12%) Backbone.js
2 8 (12.12%) CSS
2 8 (12.12%) CSS3
2 8 (12.12%) HTML5
2 8 (12.12%) Node.js
2 8 (12.12%) React
3 7 (10.61%) JSON
3 7 (10.61%) Middleware
3 7 (10.61%) Spring
3 7 (10.61%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) Laravel
4 1 (1.52%) ODBC
4 1 (1.52%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.88%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (34.85%) Driving Licence
3 16 (24.24%) Contactless
4 12 (18.18%) Smartcard
5 11 (16.67%) EMV
5 11 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (15.15%) Internet of Things
7 7 (10.61%) Clustering
7 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.61%) Handset
7 7 (10.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Android
1 7 (10.61%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Systems Analysis
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 16 (24.24%) Scrum
5 14 (21.21%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (16.67%) Business Development
8 9 (13.64%) OO
9 8 (12.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (12.12%) Front End Development
9 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.12%) Pair Programming
9 8 (12.12%) TDD
10 7 (10.61%) Build Automation
10 7 (10.61%) Presales
11 5 (7.58%) Android Development
11 5 (7.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 5 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.58%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.64%) PHP
4 8 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (6.06%) SQL
6 3 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO 8583
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Hyperion
4 4 (6.06%) Apple
5 2 (3.03%) QNX
6 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.52%) Talend
6 1 (1.52%) Trillium
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