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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 848 938 928
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -10
Permanent jobs citing NFC 31 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.023% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 43
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%

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
15333 17598 20464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.10% 16.64% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12445 14536 16512
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +73 31 £50,000 -16.66% 5
South East +76 15 £47,500 -32.14%
West Sussex +30 9 £47,500 -36.24%
Crawley - 9 £47,500 -
London +54 6 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Surrey +27 6 £67,500 -3.57%
Cambridge +19 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East of England +13 5 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Guildford +22 4 £70,000 -
Bristol - 4 £45,000 - 1
South West - 4 £45,000 - 1
Redhill - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 31 (54.39%) Contactless
2 21 (36.84%) Degree
3 18 (31.58%) Finance
4 15 (26.32%) Marketing
4 15 (26.32%) Retail
5 14 (24.56%) Migration
5 14 (24.56%) Hyperion
5 14 (24.56%) KYC
5 14 (24.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 14 (24.56%) Business Development
6 13 (22.81%) Mobile Payment
7 12 (21.05%) Scrum
7 12 (21.05%) Manufacturing
7 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.30%) RFID
9 9 (15.79%) EMC
9 9 (15.79%) OrCAD
9 9 (15.79%) Schematic Capture
10 8 (14.04%) HTML5
10 8 (14.04%) C#
10 8 (14.04%) HTML
10 8 (14.04%) PHP
10 8 (14.04%) CSS
10 8 (14.04%) Linux
11 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.28%) C++
11 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (12.28%) CSS3
12 6 (10.53%) Android

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 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.75%) nginx
1 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) OrCAD
2 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Dropbox
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.75%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.75%) Google Play
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Route 53
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) RFID
2 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
3 6 (10.53%) Wireless
4 5 (8.77%) Internet
4 5 (8.77%) SMS
5 4 (7.02%) SMPP
6 3 (5.26%) 3G
6 3 (5.26%) BGP
6 3 (5.26%) DDNS
6 3 (5.26%) DNS
6 3 (5.26%) DSL
6 3 (5.26%) ISDN
6 3 (5.26%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) MPLS
6 3 (5.26%) OSPF
6 3 (5.26%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) SSL
6 3 (5.26%) TACACS
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) MSBuild
3 4 (7.02%) MSTest
3 4 (7.02%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Marketing
2 15 (26.32%) Retail
3 12 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.53%) Banking
5 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Account Manager
1 14 (24.56%) Business Development Manager
1 14 (24.56%) Business Manager
1 14 (24.56%) Development Manager
2 11 (19.30%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Electronics Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) PCB Design Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) PCB Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Commercial Development Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Commercial Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Sales Manager
6 5 (8.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) CSS
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
1 8 (14.04%) HTML5
2 7 (12.28%) CSS3
3 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.77%) jQuery
3 5 (8.77%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (7.02%) Backbone.js
4 4 (7.02%) JSON
4 4 (7.02%) LINQ
4 4 (7.02%) Node.js
4 4 (7.02%) React
4 4 (7.02%) RESTful
4 4 (7.02%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.75%) React Native
5 1 (1.75%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 31 (54.39%) Contactless
2 13 (22.81%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.77%) Cryptography
3 5 (8.77%) Internet of Things
4 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.26%) EMV
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) Smartcard
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) APACS
7 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.75%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.75%) Chip Card
7 1 (1.75%) EFTPOS
7 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.75%) Fintech
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Android
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 14 (24.56%) Business Development
1 14 (24.56%) KYC
1 14 (24.56%) Migration
2 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Scrum
2 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.79%) Schematic Capture
4 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.77%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Android Development
6 4 (7.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (7.02%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C#
1 8 (14.04%) PHP
2 7 (12.28%) C++
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 5 (8.77%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.26%) C
5 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.26%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (5.26%) cPanel
1 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Hyperion
2 9 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) F5
3 3 (5.26%) Juniper
3 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
3 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.51%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Hypercom
5 1 (1.75%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.75%) QNX
5 1 (1.75%) VeriFone
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago