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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 263
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%
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
879 1128 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.60% 17.57% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 745 850 844
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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