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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 216 215
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.21% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 1
Average salary - £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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