The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 170 - 181
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 7
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.91%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
487 562 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.52% 14.31% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 413 484 534
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NFC
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

NFC Salary Trend in Manchester

NFC
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

NFC Salary Histogram in Manchester

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Flash
1 8 (100.00%) J2ME
1 8 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) MPEG
1 8 (100.00%) Symbian
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WLAN
1 8 (100.00%) SVG
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) DRM
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) UIQ
1 8 (100.00%) Series 60
1 8 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 8 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) BREW
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WLAN
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
1 8 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Flash
1 8 (100.00%) J2ME
1 8 (100.00%) SVG
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) UIQ
1 8 (100.00%) Series 60
1 8 (100.00%) BREW
1 8 (100.00%) Qt
1 8 (100.00%) OpenAL
1 8 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) MPEG
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) DRM
1 8 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Symbian