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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -26.08%
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
154 136 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.30% 20.15% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 130 114 90
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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