The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 211 221
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.52% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £56,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.84%
NFC
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1782 1535 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.12% 27.20% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1121 1136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NFC
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

NFC Salary Trend in Berkshire

NFC
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing NFC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NFC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis