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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - 93
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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
237 300 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.11% 22.30% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 215 268 244
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,523
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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