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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
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
342 230 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.37% 20.80% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 265 199 233
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,850 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 March 2015, 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