Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 687 1036 1118
Rank change year-on-year +349 +82 +58
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 33 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 14
Median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -3.06% -6.67%
10th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £71,800 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary - £72,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +46.94% -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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,559 21,401 24,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 15.54% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,029 16,528 19,303
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,261 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NFC in the UK

NFC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NFC in the UK

NFC
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 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
England +342 1 £57,500 -11.54% 5
London +272 1 £57,500 -11.54%

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 with a requirement for NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID

NFC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift