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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 83
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.90%
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
209 233 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.10% 21.20% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 157 198 172
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,734 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £54,000
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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 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%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Java ME
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SMPP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1 (50.00%) SMS
1 1 (50.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Java ME
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) XAML