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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Near Field Communication (NFC)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 883 942
Rank change year-on-year +24 +59  
Permanent jobs citing NFC 24 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 29
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £47,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% +26.66%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

NFC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

NFC
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NFC in the UK

NFC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NFC over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for NFC in the UK

NFC
Top 12 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +35 23 £52,500 +10.52% 3
South East +58 15 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Surrey +35 8 £52,500 -19.23%
Guildford +20 8 £52,500 -19.23%
London +16 5 - - 1
South West -8 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Poole -11 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Dorset -12 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 -
West Midlands +10 1 £42,500 -
Coventry - 1 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for NFC.

1 33 (64.71%) Degree
2 31 (60.78%) EMV
2 31 (60.78%) Electronics
2 31 (60.78%) Contactless
3 26 (50.98%) Cryptography
4 24 (47.06%) Computer Science
4 24 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 24 (47.06%) Internet
5 23 (45.10%) Wireless
5 23 (45.10%) Mobile Payment
6 22 (43.14%) Smartcard
7 21 (41.18%) Digital TV
7 21 (41.18%) Management Information System
7 21 (41.18%) Hyperion
7 21 (41.18%) Integration Testing
7 21 (41.18%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (41.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
7 21 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
7 21 (41.18%) Banking
8 15 (29.41%) Identity Management
8 15 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
8 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 15 (29.41%) Android
8 15 (29.41%) Java
9 12 (23.53%) Bluetooth
10 11 (21.57%) Linux
10 11 (21.57%) iPhone
10 11 (21.57%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (21.57%) Retail

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:

Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.92%) Chatbot
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) BASE24
1 1 (1.96%) Postilion
1 1 (1.96%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.84%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Internet
2 23 (45.10%) Wireless
3 12 (23.53%) Bluetooth
4 9 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (13.73%) WLAN
6 6 (11.76%) DVB
6 6 (11.76%) GPRS
6 6 (11.76%) GSM
6 6 (11.76%) UMTS
6 6 (11.76%) VoIP
7 3 (5.88%) LTE
8 2 (3.92%) iBeacon
8 2 (3.92%) RFID
9 1 (1.96%) 802.15
9 1 (1.96%) ATM
9 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Appium
1 4 (7.84%) JUnit
1 4 (7.84%) Mockito
General
1 31 (60.78%) Electronics
2 24 (47.06%) Telecoms
3 21 (41.18%) Banking
4 11 (21.57%) Retail
5 8 (15.69%) Finance
6 7 (13.73%) Automotive
7 6 (11.76%) Multimedia
7 6 (11.76%) Retail Banking
8 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Consultant
2 21 (41.18%) EMV Consultant
2 21 (41.18%) Senior Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Android Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Graduate Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IoT Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Payments Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Payments Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) BREW
1 6 (11.76%) Flash
1 6 (11.76%) J2ME
1 6 (11.76%) Middleware
1 6 (11.76%) OpenAL
1 6 (11.76%) OpenCL
1 6 (11.76%) OpenGL
1 6 (11.76%) Qt
1 6 (11.76%) Series 60
1 6 (11.76%) SVG
1 6 (11.76%) UIQ
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) Android SDK
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) iOS SDK
2 4 (7.84%) RxJava
3 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) Contactless
1 31 (60.78%) EMV
2 24 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 23 (45.10%) Mobile Payment
4 22 (43.14%) Smartcard
5 21 (41.18%) Digital TV
5 21 (41.18%) Management Information System
6 11 (21.57%) iPhone
7 6 (11.76%) Device Driver
7 6 (11.76%) MPEG
7 6 (11.76%) Smartphone
8 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
8 5 (9.80%) Home Automation
8 5 (9.80%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
10 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
10 2 (3.92%) Bitcoin
10 2 (3.92%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
11 1 (1.96%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Android
2 11 (21.57%) Embedded Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 6 (11.76%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Cryptography
2 21 (41.18%) Integration Testing
2 21 (41.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 21 (41.18%) Systems Analysis
2 21 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (29.41%) Identity Management
3 15 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
3 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 6 (11.76%) DRM
5 6 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (11.76%) MVC
5 6 (11.76%) Speech Recognition
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.84%) API Integration
7 4 (7.84%) MVVM
7 4 (7.84%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) C++
3 8 (15.69%) C
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (64.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Hyperion
2 6 (11.76%) Google
2 6 (11.76%) Intel
2 6 (11.76%) Symbian
3 4 (7.84%) Sony
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