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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - 219 220
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.10% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £62,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
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
1081 981 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.49% 17.17% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 904 759 881
Average salary £35,500 £38,800 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.50% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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