The first table below looks at the demand for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 22 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
214 75 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.77% 23.81% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 140 46 60
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
NFC
Hertfordshire

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

NFC
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NFC across the Watford region.

NFC Salary Trend in Watford

NFC
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (50.00%) EPoS
2 3 (50.00%) EFTPOS

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (50.00%) EPoS
2 3 (50.00%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C++