Period
to 25 August 2019

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 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 478 503 514
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 +98
Permanent jobs citing NFC 23 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 29
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -10.48% -19.23%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £51,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -6.67% +9.95%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,203 4,805 5,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.20% 16.13% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,220 3,792 4,291
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,450 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,024 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.56% -

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing NFC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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
Surrey +22 18 - - 2
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
NFC
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for NFC.

1 20 (86.96%) EMV
1 20 (86.96%) Mobile Payment
1 20 (86.96%) Contactless
2 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
3 18 (78.26%) Integration Testing
3 18 (78.26%) Cryptography
3 18 (78.26%) Systems Analysis
3 18 (78.26%) Retail Banking
3 18 (78.26%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (78.26%) Electronics
3 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
3 18 (78.26%) Finance
3 18 (78.26%) Banking
3 18 (78.26%) Retail
3 18 (78.26%) Smartcard
3 18 (78.26%) Hyperion
3 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
3 18 (78.26%) Blockchain
3 18 (78.26%) Fintech
3 18 (78.26%) Identity Access Management
3 18 (78.26%) Creative Thinking
3 18 (78.26%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (78.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Firebase
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure
2 1 (4.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Bluetooth
1 2 (8.70%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) CircleCI
2 2 (8.70%) CocoaPods
2 2 (8.70%) fastlane
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Xcode
3 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (78.26%) Banking
1 18 (78.26%) Electronics
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
1 18 (78.26%) Public Sector
1 18 (78.26%) Retail
1 18 (78.26%) Retail Banking
1 18 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Consultant
1 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce Consultant
1 18 (78.26%) Payments Consultant
1 18 (78.26%) Senior Consultant
1 18 (78.26%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
1 18 (78.26%) Senior Payments Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Developer
2 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Payments Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Contactless
1 20 (86.96%) EMV
1 20 (86.96%) Mobile Payment
2 18 (78.26%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (78.26%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
2 18 (78.26%) Creative Thinking
2 18 (78.26%) Cryptography
2 18 (78.26%) E-Commerce
2 18 (78.26%) Fintech
2 18 (78.26%) Identity Access Management
2 18 (78.26%) Integration Testing
2 18 (78.26%) Systems Analysis
2 18 (78.26%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
2 2 (8.70%) Kotlin
2 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (4.35%) CCSP
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CLAS
2 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 22301
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 31000
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (4.35%) NIST
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Guardium
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
1 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Hyperion
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) PubNub
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.35%) Centrify
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Imperva
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Okta
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Qualys
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
3 1 (4.35%) Tripwire