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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 860 792 820
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +28
Permanent jobs citing NFC 42 84 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.079% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.45% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 67
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

NFC Salary Histogram in the UK

NFC
Top 20 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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -57 42 £45,000 -21.73% 5
London -72 17 £72,500 +16.00% 2
South West -13 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol +7 13 £35,000 -30.00%
Paddington - 12 - -
South East -25 4 £62,500 +28.20% 1
East Midlands - 3 £120,000 -
Surrey 0 2 £62,500 +13.63%
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Bath - 2 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
City of London -9 1 £70,000 +12.00% 1
North West - 1 £35,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £120,000 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £120,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (45.33%) Java
2 30 (40.00%) XML
2 30 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 26 (34.67%) Scrum
3 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 23 (30.67%) HTML
6 21 (28.00%) CSS
6 21 (28.00%) Finance
7 19 (25.33%) SOAP
7 19 (25.33%) C++
7 19 (25.33%) Android
8 18 (24.00%) Google
8 18 (24.00%) JSON
9 17 (22.67%) iPhone
9 17 (22.67%) C
10 16 (21.33%) Apple
10 16 (21.33%) Objective-C
10 16 (21.33%) Degree
10 16 (21.33%) iOS Development
11 15 (20.00%) Banking
12 14 (18.67%) iPad
13 13 (17.33%) Mobile Payment
13 13 (17.33%) Cocoa
14 12 (16.00%) EMV
14 12 (16.00%) .NET
14 12 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
14 12 (16.00%) Marketing
15 11 (14.67%) MVC
16 10 (13.33%) ISO 8583

NFC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) SMS
2 7 (9.33%) RFID
2 7 (9.33%) SMPP
3 4 (5.33%) ADSL
3 4 (5.33%) WAN
3 4 (5.33%) VPN
4 3 (4.00%) Internet
5 2 (2.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.67%) SQLite
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) NUnit
1 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.67%) MSTest
2 6 (8.00%) WiX
2 6 (8.00%) MSBuild
2 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.67%) Xcode
4 2 (2.67%) Ant
4 2 (2.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.33%) NetBeans
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
3 12 (16.00%) Marketing
4 8 (10.67%) Electronics
5 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.33%) Retail
7 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.67%) Law
8 1 (1.33%) Advertising
8 1 (1.33%) Games
8 1 (1.33%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) iOS Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Support Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Windows 8 Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
7 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Strategy Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (40.00%) XML
2 23 (30.67%) HTML
3 21 (28.00%) CSS
4 19 (25.33%) SOAP
5 18 (24.00%) JSON
6 13 (17.33%) Cocoa
7 12 (16.00%) .NET
8 9 (12.00%) Java ME
9 8 (10.67%) WCF
9 8 (10.67%) XSLT
9 8 (10.67%) LINQ
10 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
11 6 (8.00%) WPF
11 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.67%) REST
13 3 (4.00%) HTML5
14 2 (2.67%) Google Maps API
14 2 (2.67%) WML
14 2 (2.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 17 (22.67%) iPhone
3 14 (18.67%) iPad
4 13 (17.33%) Mobile Payment
5 12 (16.00%) EMV
6 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (9.33%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (6.67%) Smartcard
10 4 (5.33%) EFT
10 4 (5.33%) Cryptography
10 4 (5.33%) Smartphone
11 3 (4.00%) Handset
11 3 (4.00%) Firmware
11 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
12 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
12 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
12 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (2.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 19 (25.33%) Android
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Phone
4 5 (6.67%) Windows
5 4 (5.33%) Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.33%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) Scrum
1 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) iOS Development
3 12 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 11 (14.67%) MVC
5 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.33%) TDD
7 6 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (8.00%) OO
7 6 (8.00%) Mobile Marketing
8 5 (6.67%) OOP
8 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
8 5 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Product Management
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.33%) CRM
9 4 (5.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) Java
2 19 (25.33%) C++
3 17 (22.67%) C
4 16 (21.33%) Objective-C
5 8 (10.67%) C#
6 7 (9.33%) XAML
7 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.67%) SQL
9 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.33%) PHP
10 3 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) ISO 8583
2 4 (5.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Google
2 16 (21.33%) Apple
3 6 (8.00%) Telerik
4 4 (5.33%) Syclo
4 4 (5.33%) CA
4 4 (5.33%) Sybase
4 4 (5.33%) SAP
4 4 (5.33%) Kony
4 4 (5.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 2 (2.67%) Symbian
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.33%) Perforce
6 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Sencha
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