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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 97
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
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
240 325 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.27% 24.96% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 223 285 262
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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