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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Near Field Communication (NFC)
England / South West
Rank 237 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%

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
780 1111 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.51% 19.15% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 614 931 849
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 4 £57,500 -
Dorset - 1 £57,500 -
NFC
England

NFC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (50.00%) WLAN
2 4 (50.00%) Tcl
2 4 (50.00%) Firmware
2 4 (50.00%) 802.15
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) phpMyAdmin
3 3 (37.50%) cPanel
3 3 (37.50%) Dropbox
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) Apple Swift
3 3 (37.50%) PHP 5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Dropbox
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 802.15
1 4 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
1 4 (50.00%) WLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Payments Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) Contactless
2 1 (12.50%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Android Development
2 3 (37.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Tcl
2 3 (37.50%) Apple Swift
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) cPanel