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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.91%
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
393 432 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.58% 11.74% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 269 282 237
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

NFC
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) RFID
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java