The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.14% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +26.43%
NFC
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
132 69 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.44% 12.32% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 112 68 83
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

NFC
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

NFC Salary Trend in Swindon

NFC
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree