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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 250 253
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.070% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.46% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
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
1127 1093 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.39% 15.40% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 842 842 1070
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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