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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 227
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 15
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £70,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.55%
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
1054 1109 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.52% 18.83% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 884 979 874
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing NFC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South West region with a requirement for NFC.

1 18 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
1 18 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 18 (100.00%) RS-232
1 18 (100.00%) RS-485
2 17 (94.44%) MS Office
2 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (94.44%) Systems Analysis
2 17 (94.44%) VPN
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development
4 1 (5.56%) Presales

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 17 (94.44%) MS Excel
1 17 (94.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (100.00%) RS-232
1 18 (100.00%) RS-485
1 18 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 17 (94.44%) VPN
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
1 18 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 18 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Design Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Project Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Driving Licence
2 17 (94.44%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Systems Analysis
2 14 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Business Development
3 1 (5.56%) Presales
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft