The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.17% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
NFC
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
115 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.46% 12.60% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 105 56 42
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

NFC
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

NFC Salary Trend in Cardiff

NFC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) APMP

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) APMP