The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 260 259 269
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.014% 0.071% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -52.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
NFC
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1479 1449 1762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.46% 20.46% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1120 1449
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

NFC
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

NFC Salary Trend in the East of England

NFC
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £47,500 +5.55% 1
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) Java ME
2 10 (90.91%) LINQ
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
2 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) SMS
2 10 (90.91%) Blackberry
2 10 (90.91%) SMPP
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) NUnit
2 10 (90.91%) MSTest
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 8 (72.73%) Telerik
3 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) Regression Testing
3 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) XAML
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) SMS
1 10 (90.91%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) NUnit
1 10 (90.91%) MSTest
2 8 (72.73%) WiX
2 8 (72.73%) MSBuild
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Software Team Leader
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) XML
1 10 (90.91%) .NET Framework
1 10 (90.91%) Java ME
1 10 (90.91%) WCF
1 10 (90.91%) LINQ
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) WPF
2 8 (72.73%) XSLT
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Android
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
1 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Regression Testing
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) XAML
3 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Telerik
2 4 (36.36%) Facebook
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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