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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 914 943 949
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs citing NFC 30 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.027% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 52
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%

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
17769 20070 20723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.27% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14742 15904 16419
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,580
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £67,500
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
Top 10 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 3 May 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 +22 30 £47,500 +13.77% 4
Dorset - 17 £47,500 - 1
South West - 17 £47,500 - 1
Poole - 16 £47,500 - 1
London +9 12 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Croydon - 2 £52,000 -
Wembley - 2 £47,750 -
South East +5 1 £52,000 +30.00%
Crawley - 1 £52,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £52,000 -

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 20 (48.78%) Systems Analysis
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Wireless
3 17 (41.46%) Ethernet
3 17 (41.46%) TCP/IP
3 17 (41.46%) VPN
3 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
3 17 (41.46%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (41.46%) RS-232
3 17 (41.46%) RS-485
4 16 (39.02%) Driving Licence
4 16 (39.02%) MS Office
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
7 9 (21.95%) Scrum
8 8 (19.51%) Smartcard
8 8 (19.51%) Marketing
9 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
9 7 (17.07%) Java
10 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 6 (14.63%) Android
10 6 (14.63%) Degree
10 6 (14.63%) Gradle
10 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
10 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
11 5 (12.20%) Appium
11 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
11 5 (12.20%) Android Development

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 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (39.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (46.34%) Wireless
2 17 (41.46%) Ethernet
2 17 (41.46%) RS-232
2 17 (41.46%) RS-485
2 17 (41.46%) TCP/IP
2 17 (41.46%) VPN
3 5 (12.20%) iBeacon
4 2 (4.88%) 2G
4 2 (4.88%) 3G
4 2 (4.88%) 3GPP
4 2 (4.88%) 4G
4 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
4 2 (4.88%) CDMA
4 2 (4.88%) LTE
4 2 (4.88%) Node B
4 2 (4.88%) RNC
4 2 (4.88%) SMPP
4 2 (4.88%) VoLTE
5 1 (2.44%) ASN.1
5 1 (2.44%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Gradle
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.20%) Ant
3 5 (12.20%) Appium
3 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.88%) MSTest
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Geb
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) Spock
5 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (19.51%) Marketing
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.88%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 17 (41.46%) Systems Analyst
2 17 (41.46%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Project Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Project Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Android Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Design Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Android Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) EMV Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Sales Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) LINQ
2 2 (4.88%) WCF
2 2 (4.88%) WPF
2 2 (4.88%) XSLT
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) ODBC
3 1 (2.44%) Symfony
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (39.02%) Driving Licence
3 8 (19.51%) Smartcard
4 5 (12.20%) Smartphone
5 4 (9.76%) Contactless
5 4 (9.76%) EMV
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.44%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Android
1 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Systems Analysis
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Android Development
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Kanban
7 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
7 5 (12.20%) Presales
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Business Development
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.88%) Concurrent Programming
10 2 (4.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) C#
2 3 (7.32%) C++
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) XAML
4 1 (2.44%) Groovy
4 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO 8583
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) PA-DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 2 (4.88%) Anite
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Talend
4 1 (2.44%) Trillium
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