The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 218 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing NFC 8 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +19.56%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 841 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.93% 16.06% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 869 704 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NFC
England

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NFC across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

NFC Salary Histogram in the South West

NFC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Cocoa
1 7 (77.78%) Objective-C
1 7 (77.78%) Apple
1 7 (77.78%) Google
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
1 7 (77.78%) iPhone
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) MVVM
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) VHDL
4 1 (11.11%) Verilog

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) RF Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior RF Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) Cocoa
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) iPhone
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (11.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) MVVM
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) IC Design
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) Objective-C
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Apple
1 7 (77.78%) Google
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