The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 157
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.23%
NFC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
386 366 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.41% 11.24% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 254 242 330
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NFC
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

NFC Salary Trend in Scotland