The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 233 252
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 9
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -38.09%
NFC
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1109 952 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.19% 14.26% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 883 788 1014
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NFC
Salary Trend in the North West

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

NFC Salary Trend in the North West

NFC
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of User Experience
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) UX Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Manchester
Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago