The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 380 446 443
Rank change year-on-year +66 -3  
Permanent jobs citing NFC 16 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.010% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.046% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 14
Median salary £52,500 £41,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.04% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,800 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% +15.85%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2960 4319 4598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.74% 22.18% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 3658 3513
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

NFC
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for NFC in the South East

NFC
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NFC in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NFC in the South East

NFC
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Surrey - 4 £33,750 - 1
Berkshire +40 2 £57,500 +91.66%
NFC
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for NFC.

1 20 (76.92%) Contactless
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) Mobile Payment
3 13 (50.00%) Hyperion
4 12 (46.15%) Electronics
4 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
4 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 10 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (38.46%) Banking
5 10 (38.46%) Cryptography
5 10 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (38.46%) Wireless
5 10 (38.46%) EMV
5 10 (38.46%) Identity Management
5 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 10 (38.46%) Internet
5 10 (38.46%) Smartcard
5 10 (38.46%) Digital TV
6 7 (26.92%) RFID
6 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (26.92%) EMC
6 7 (26.92%) OrCAD
6 7 (26.92%) Schematic Capture
7 5 (19.23%) Business Development
7 5 (19.23%) Marketing
7 5 (19.23%) Finance

NFC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (38.46%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (26.92%) OrCAD
3 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Internet
1 10 (38.46%) Wireless
2 7 (26.92%) RFID
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
3 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Appium
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Mockito
General
1 12 (46.15%) Electronics
1 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
4 5 (19.23%) Marketing
5 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Consultant
1 10 (38.46%) EMV Consultant
1 10 (38.46%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Design Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) PCB Design Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) PCB Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Account Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Graduate
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Android SDK
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) iOS SDK
1 2 (7.69%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Contactless
2 15 (57.69%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (38.46%) Digital TV
4 10 (38.46%) EMV
4 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 10 (38.46%) Smartcard
5 2 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Cryptography
1 10 (38.46%) Identity Management
1 10 (38.46%) Integration Testing
1 10 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
1 10 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
1 10 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
1 10 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (26.92%) Schematic Capture
3 5 (19.23%) Business Development
4 3 (11.54%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 3 (11.54%) KYC
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Android Development
5 2 (7.69%) API Integration
5 2 (7.69%) B2B
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) MVVM
5 2 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 7 (26.92%) EMC
3 4 (15.38%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Sony
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