The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 126 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.057% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.36% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
NFC
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
339 277 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.79% 15.87% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 289 242 261
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,050 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NFC
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

NFC Salary Trend in Cheshire

NFC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of User Experience
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management