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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 886 934 948
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +14
Permanent jobs citing NFC 28 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.025% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 21
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £113,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -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
16469 18458 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.80% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13628 15297 16547
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

NFC Salary Histogram in the UK

NFC
Top 15 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 24 August 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 +63 28 £60,000 +14.28% 3
South East +36 15 £65,000 -7.14% 1
London +38 10 £60,000 -17.24% 2
Surrey +28 8 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Guildford +16 8 £65,000 -7.14% 1
City of London +67 7 £60,000 +14.28% 2
West Sussex - 5 £45,000 -
Gatwick - 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Nuneaton - 2 £40,000 -
North West -2 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (42.65%) Wireless
2 28 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
2 28 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 26 (38.24%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (36.76%) TCP/IP
5 24 (35.29%) RS-232
5 24 (35.29%) RS-485
6 23 (33.82%) Driving Licence
6 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
6 23 (33.82%) VPN
6 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
7 22 (32.35%) MS Office
7 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (32.35%) Marketing
8 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
9 20 (29.41%) Degree
9 20 (29.41%) Contactless
10 18 (26.47%) Finance
11 17 (25.00%) Java
12 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 16 (23.53%) Retail
13 15 (22.06%) HTML
14 14 (20.59%) Business Development
15 13 (19.12%) Scrum
16 11 (16.18%) Internet
16 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
16 11 (16.18%) Internet of Things
17 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
17 10 (14.71%) Mobile Payment
17 10 (14.71%) EMV

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 23 (33.82%) MS Excel
2 22 (32.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) Wireless
2 28 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 25 (36.76%) TCP/IP
4 24 (35.29%) RS-232
4 24 (35.29%) RS-485
5 23 (33.82%) VPN
6 11 (16.18%) Internet
7 10 (14.71%) Bluetooth
8 7 (10.29%) LDAP
9 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (4.41%) DAB
11 2 (2.94%) iBeacon
12 1 (1.47%) 4G
12 1 (1.47%) BGP
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.47%) DDNS
12 1 (1.47%) Junos
12 1 (1.47%) MPLS
12 1 (1.47%) OSPF
12 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) Maven
2 7 (10.29%) Subversion
3 3 (4.41%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 2 (2.94%) Appium
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.94%) Gradle
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 22 (32.35%) Marketing
2 18 (26.47%) Finance
3 16 (23.53%) Retail
4 10 (14.71%) Financial Institution
5 7 (10.29%) Back Office
5 7 (10.29%) Banking
5 7 (10.29%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Automotive
7 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (35.29%) Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Systems Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Project Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Project Engineer
5 11 (16.18%) Design Engineer
6 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.76%) Account Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Business Development Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Business Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Development Manager
7 8 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (11.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Commercial Development Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Commercial Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Core Java Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) HTML
2 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 8 (11.76%) Backbone.js
2 8 (11.76%) CSS
2 8 (11.76%) CSS3
2 8 (11.76%) HTML5
2 8 (11.76%) Node.js
2 8 (11.76%) React
3 7 (10.29%) JSON
3 7 (10.29%) Middleware
3 7 (10.29%) Spring
3 7 (10.29%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) COM+
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) Laravel
4 1 (1.47%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (38.24%) Embedded Systems
2 23 (33.82%) Driving Licence
3 20 (29.41%) Contactless
4 11 (16.18%) Internet of Things
5 10 (14.71%) EMV
5 10 (14.71%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (14.71%) Smartcard
6 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.29%) Clustering
7 7 (10.29%) Handset
8 5 (7.35%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.47%) APACS
10 1 (1.47%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (1.47%) Chip Card
10 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
10 1 (1.47%) EFTPOS
10 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Android
3 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.59%) Business Development
5 13 (19.12%) Scrum
6 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 8 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (11.76%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 8 (11.76%) KYC
8 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
8 8 (11.76%) OO
8 8 (11.76%) Pair Programming
8 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) Build Automation
9 7 (10.29%) Presales
10 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) PHP
4 8 (11.76%) Python
5 4 (5.88%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.47%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) PMP
3 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (1.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Hyperion
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) QNX
5 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco
6 1 (1.47%) F5
6 1 (1.47%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.47%) VeriFone
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