The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
NFC
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.81% 20.67% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 65 59 52
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

NFC
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

NFC Salary Trend in Bedford