The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 99 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.15% - 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% - 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £52,500 - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
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 Essex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
282 189 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.64% 17.85% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 219 154 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

NFC
Salary Trend in Essex

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

NFC Salary Trend in Essex

NFC
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Saffron Walden - 2 £52,500 -
NFC
East of England

NFC
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) SMPP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Java ME
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Java ME
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL