Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 792 1033 1144
Rank change year-on-year +241 +111 -4
Permanent jobs citing NFC 5 44 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.032% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.046% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 28
Median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.13% -18.37% -6.67%
10th Percentile £35,200 £33,625 £38,375
90th Percentile £59,750 £68,875 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,250 £40,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +28.13% -18.37% -6.67%

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 10,871 21,483 25,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.27% 15.83% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,576 16,301 20,097
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.08% +3.33%

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NFC in England

NFC
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing NFC in England.

Salary trend for NFC in England

NFC
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing NFC in England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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
London - 3 £52,500 - 1
South East +134 1 - - 1
North of England +134 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £34,000 -
NFC
UK

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for NFC.

1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) OrCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Ingenico

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 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (20.00%) OrCAD
1 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
1 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) SOLID
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) Ingenico