The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.43%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
498 488 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.11% 24.29% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 391 323 490
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NFC
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

NFC Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Java ME
2 1 (33.33%) SMPP
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) SMS
1 1 (33.33%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) C++