Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NFC over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1137 1132 1213
Rank change year-on-year -5 +81 +25
Permanent jobs citing NFC 35 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.032% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 23 55 46
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £48,750 £39,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,500 £68,250 £107,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +14.29%

NFC is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26575 30584 34121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21642 25226 28378
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NFC in England

NFC
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFC in England.

Salary trend for NFC in England

NFC
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NFC in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for NFC in England

NFC
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +35 25 £52,500 -
North of England -1 6 £52,500 -
North West -14 6 £52,500 -
London -13 4 £81,750 +36.25%
NFC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for NFC.

1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 27 (77.14%) Computer Science
3 25 (71.43%) Mobile Payment
4 24 (68.57%) Contactless
4 24 (68.57%) Banking
4 24 (68.57%) Hyperion
4 24 (68.57%) EMV
5 23 (65.71%) Electronics
5 23 (65.71%) Cryptography
6 21 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (60.00%) Integration Testing
6 21 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (60.00%) Telecoms
6 21 (60.00%) Smartcard
6 21 (60.00%) Creative Thinking
6 21 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (40.00%) Internet
7 14 (40.00%) Retail
8 13 (37.14%) Wireless
9 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (34.29%) Retail Banking
9 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
9 12 (34.29%) Digital TV
9 12 (34.29%) Digital Currency
10 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 9 (25.71%) Bluetooth
11 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
12 7 (20.00%) RFID
13 6 (17.14%) Firmware

NFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) Internet
2 13 (37.14%) Wireless
3 9 (25.71%) Bluetooth
4 7 (20.00%) RFID
5 6 (17.14%) GPRS
5 6 (17.14%) RS-232
5 6 (17.14%) UMTS
5 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.86%) HTTP
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
General
1 24 (68.57%) Banking
2 23 (65.71%) Electronics
3 21 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (40.00%) Retail
5 12 (34.29%) Retail Banking
6 3 (8.57%) Finance
6 3 (8.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Consultant
2 21 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
3 12 (34.29%) EMV Consultant
4 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce Consultant
4 9 (25.71%) Payments Consultant
4 9 (25.71%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Payments Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) C Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Lead Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Lead Software Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Sales Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 27 (77.14%) Computer Science
2 25 (71.43%) Mobile Payment
3 24 (68.57%) Contactless
3 24 (68.57%) EMV
4 21 (60.00%) Smartcard
5 12 (34.29%) Digital Currency
5 12 (34.29%) Digital TV
5 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.14%) CAN bus
7 4 (11.43%) Fintech
8 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
8 2 (5.71%) Home Automation
8 2 (5.71%) iPhone
8 2 (5.71%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.86%) Bitcoin
9 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Cryptography
2 21 (60.00%) Creative Thinking
2 21 (60.00%) Identity Access Management
2 21 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 21 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Telematics
7 3 (8.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 3 (8.57%) Business Development
7 3 (8.57%) KYC
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Monetization
8 2 (5.71%) Product Management
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) ANSI C
1 6 (17.14%) C
1 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CREST Certified
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Hyperion