The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank 100 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing NFC 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.075% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.23%
NFC
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
263 219 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.47% 16.34% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 231 201 191
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,700 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

NFC
Salary Trend in Wales

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

NFC Salary Trend in Wales

NFC
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NFC within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 1 £57,500 +15.00%
NFC
UK

NFC
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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