The first table below looks at the demand for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 71
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 135 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 19.52% 20.80% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 159 120 90
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +22.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NFC
East Midlands

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

NFC
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

NFC Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

NFC
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 1 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++