The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 103
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
NFC
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 226 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.85% 24.49% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 224 216 244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

NFC
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

NFC Salary Trend in Bedfordshire