The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 228
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
962 940 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.11% 16.98% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 831 712 1005
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NFC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NFC Salary Trend in the South West

NFC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 12 (92.31%) C
1 12 (92.31%) C++
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) SOAP
1 12 (92.31%) XML
1 12 (92.31%) Apple
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) Objective-C
1 12 (92.31%) JSON
1 12 (92.31%) iPhone
1 12 (92.31%) iPad
1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
1 12 (92.31%) Mobile App
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Google
1 12 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (61.54%) Cocoa
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Marketing
3 5 (38.46%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Xcode
6 1 (7.69%) IC Design
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Firmware
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Xcode
General
1 5 (38.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
1 12 (92.31%) SOAP
1 12 (92.31%) XML
1 12 (92.31%) JSON
2 8 (61.54%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) iPhone
1 12 (92.31%) iPad
1 12 (92.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) IC Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
1 12 (92.31%) C++
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Apple
1 12 (92.31%) Google