The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 891 902 787
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -115
Permanent jobs citing NFC 24 30 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.026% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 84
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £67,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

NFC Salary Histogram in the UK

NFC
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +29 22 £47,500 - 4
North West - 8 £30,000 -
Manchester - 8 £30,000 -
London +27 7 £96,250 +83.33% 3
City of London +40 4 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Surrey +18 4 £61,250 -2.00%
South East +6 4 £61,250 -2.00%
Guildford - 4 £61,250 -
East of England +8 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Cambridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £110,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £110,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (62.96%) Android
2 27 (50.00%) Degree
2 27 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 27 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 23 (42.59%) Smartcard
4 22 (40.74%) Java
5 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 20 (37.04%) C++
7 19 (35.19%) Electronics
8 16 (29.63%) Banking
9 15 (27.78%) Retail
10 14 (25.93%) Mobile Payment
11 13 (24.07%) Finance
11 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (24.07%) RFID
11 13 (24.07%) EMV
11 13 (24.07%) WLAN
11 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) Computer Security
12 12 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (20.37%) iOS Development
13 11 (20.37%) Risk Management
13 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
14 10 (18.52%) iPhone
14 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
14 10 (18.52%) Project Management
14 10 (18.52%) Linux
14 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
15 9 (16.67%) Mobile Banking

NFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) BASE24
1 2 (3.70%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.85%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 13 (24.07%) WLAN
2 13 (24.07%) RFID
2 13 (24.07%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (16.67%) Wireless
3 9 (16.67%) Internet
4 8 (14.81%) DVB
4 8 (14.81%) GPRS
4 8 (14.81%) GSM
4 8 (14.81%) UMTS
4 8 (14.81%) VoIP
5 6 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (3.70%) ATM
6 2 (3.70%) iBeacon
7 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.85%) JUnit
2 1 (1.85%) NUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.19%) Electronics
2 16 (29.63%) Banking
3 15 (27.78%) Retail
4 13 (24.07%) Finance
5 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (14.81%) Automotive
6 8 (14.81%) Multimedia
7 3 (5.56%) Games
8 2 (3.70%) Marketing
8 2 (3.70%) Advertising
9 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
6 7 (12.96%) Junior
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (12.96%) EMV Consultant
7 6 (11.11%) Junior Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (9.26%) Junior C++ Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Graduate
8 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
11 2 (3.70%) iOS Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Technology Manager
11 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) Flash
2 8 (14.81%) J2ME
2 8 (14.81%) SVG
2 8 (14.81%) OpenGL
2 8 (14.81%) Middleware
2 8 (14.81%) UIQ
2 8 (14.81%) Series 60
2 8 (14.81%) BREW
2 8 (14.81%) Qt
2 8 (14.81%) OpenAL
2 8 (14.81%) OpenCL
3 6 (11.11%) HTML5
3 6 (11.11%) MFC
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Smartcard
2 14 (25.93%) Mobile Payment
3 13 (24.07%) EMV
4 12 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
6 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
6 10 (18.52%) iPhone
7 9 (16.67%) Device Driver
7 9 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 9 (16.67%) DTV
7 9 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
8 8 (14.81%) MPEG
9 6 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
10 5 (9.26%) EPoS
11 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
11 3 (5.56%) PMI
11 3 (5.56%) Online Banking
11 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
12 2 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Android
2 27 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 10 (18.52%) Linux
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (14.81%) Nucleus RTOS
5 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Phone
7 5 (9.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 12 (22.22%) Computer Security
2 11 (20.37%) Risk Management
2 11 (20.37%) iOS Development
3 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
3 10 (18.52%) Project Management
4 9 (16.67%) Android Development
4 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (14.81%) Speech Recognition
5 8 (14.81%) Mobile Commerce
5 8 (14.81%) DRM
6 7 (12.96%) Identity Management
6 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
6 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) C++
3 9 (16.67%) C
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) XPath
7 1 (1.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PMP
2 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 8 (14.81%) Symbian
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Sony
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