The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NFC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 645 673
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London - 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Median salary - £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% +17.28%  

NFC is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5361 6671 7843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.77% 15.78% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4494 5692 6562
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing NFC as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for NFC in London

NFC
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for NFC in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 London region with a requirement for NFC.

1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) UMTS
1 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Convolutional Neural Network
2 1 (33.33%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing

NFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (33.33%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) GSM
1 2 (66.67%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (66.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Convolutional Neural Network
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Multichannel Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google