The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 154 -
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.032% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -8.88%
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
333 401 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.62% 12.78% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 178 262 336
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £29,790
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NFC
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing NFC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for NFC.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL