The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 195 182 188
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.027% 0.21% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 1.44% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Median salary - £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -
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
552 554 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.16% 14.47% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 484 449 497
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,050 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Chip Card
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) APACS
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 7816
1 1 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 1 (100.00%) Ingenico
1 1 (100.00%) Contactless

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) APACS
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) Chip Card
1 1 (100.00%) Contactless
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 7816
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ingenico
1 1 (100.00%) VeriFone