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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 889 939 941
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs citing NFC 29 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.022% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 25
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £52,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,900 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.55%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

NFC Salary Histogram in the UK

NFC
Top 17 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 26 September 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 +47 29 £57,500 -17.85% 9
South East +44 22 £53,750 -23.21% 6
Surrey +13 11 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Guildford +12 9 £65,000 -7.14%
West Sussex - 9 £45,000 - 4
Gatwick - 7 £45,000 -
London +39 5 £60,000 -18.36% 3
City of London +52 3 £60,000 - 3
Crawley - 2 £45,000 - 4
Redhill - 2 £47,500 - 2
Nuneaton - 1 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 - -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (42.03%) Contactless
2 26 (37.68%) Ethernet
3 25 (36.23%) Wireless
3 25 (36.23%) Degree
4 23 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 22 (31.88%) Marketing
5 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
5 22 (31.88%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.43%) Finance
7 20 (28.99%) RS-232
8 19 (27.54%) Retail
8 19 (27.54%) TCP/IP
9 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 18 (26.09%) RS-485
9 18 (26.09%) Driving Licence
10 17 (24.64%) VPN
10 17 (24.64%) MS Office
11 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
12 15 (21.74%) HTML
12 15 (21.74%) Java
12 15 (21.74%) Business Development
13 13 (18.84%) Scrum
14 12 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
15 11 (15.94%) KYC
15 11 (15.94%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 11 (15.94%) Internet of Things
15 11 (15.94%) Migration
15 11 (15.94%) Hyperion

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 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 17 (24.64%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) OrCAD
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (37.68%) Ethernet
2 25 (36.23%) Wireless
3 20 (28.99%) RS-232
4 19 (27.54%) TCP/IP
5 18 (26.09%) RS-485
6 17 (24.64%) VPN
7 11 (15.94%) Internet
8 10 (14.49%) Bluetooth
9 7 (10.14%) LDAP
10 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.35%) 3G
11 3 (4.35%) DHCP
11 3 (4.35%) DNS
11 3 (4.35%) Firewall
11 3 (4.35%) IPsec
11 3 (4.35%) ISDN
11 3 (4.35%) LAN
11 3 (4.35%) SAN
11 3 (4.35%) SSL
11 3 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Maven
2 7 (10.14%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 22 (31.88%) Marketing
2 21 (30.43%) Finance
3 19 (27.54%) Retail
4 10 (14.49%) Financial Institution
5 9 (13.04%) Banking
6 7 (10.14%) Back Office
6 7 (10.14%) Retail Banking
7 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (4.35%) Automotive
9 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Systems Analyst
3 16 (23.19%) Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Design Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Account Manager
5 11 (15.94%) Business Development Manager
5 11 (15.94%) Business Manager
5 11 (15.94%) Development Manager
6 8 (11.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Commercial Development Manager
7 7 (10.14%) Commercial Manager
7 7 (10.14%) Core Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Project Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Project Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) HTML
2 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
2 8 (11.59%) Backbone.js
2 8 (11.59%) CSS
2 8 (11.59%) CSS3
2 8 (11.59%) HTML5
2 8 (11.59%) Node.js
2 8 (11.59%) React
3 7 (10.14%) JSON
3 7 (10.14%) Middleware
3 7 (10.14%) Spring
3 7 (10.14%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.45%) COM+
4 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.45%) Laravel
4 1 (1.45%) React Native
4 1 (1.45%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Contactless
2 22 (31.88%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (26.09%) Driving Licence
4 12 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (15.94%) Internet of Things
6 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
6 9 (13.04%) EMV
7 8 (11.59%) Smartcard
8 7 (10.14%) Clustering
8 7 (10.14%) Handset
9 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
10 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
10 3 (4.35%) PKI
10 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.45%) APACS
11 1 (1.45%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (1.45%) Chip Card
11 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
11 1 (1.45%) EFTPOS
11 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) Android
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.74%) Business Development
5 13 (18.84%) Scrum
6 11 (15.94%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 11 (15.94%) KYC
6 11 (15.94%) Migration
7 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (11.59%) Front End Development
8 8 (11.59%) Functional Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
8 8 (11.59%) OO
8 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
8 8 (11.59%) TDD
9 7 (10.14%) Build Automation
9 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.25%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) PHP
4 8 (11.59%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) C++
6 3 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.35%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 7816
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.94%) Hyperion
3 7 (10.14%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) F5
4 3 (4.35%) Juniper
4 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.35%) QNX
4 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.90%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) Apple
6 1 (1.45%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.45%) VeriFone
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley
TRG
Salary: 40000-55000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago