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 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 243 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% - 0.63%
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
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
935 1038 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.66% 14.89% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 746 866 930
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

NFC Salary Histogram in the North West

NFC
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 8 £30,000 -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 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 the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

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