The table below looks at the statistics for NFC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NFC over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing NFC 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -13.88%
NFC
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
249 170 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.65% 15.61% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 212 147 284
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NFC
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

NFC Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

NFC
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

NFC Salary Trend in Wiltshire

NFC
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

NFC
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) VHDL
1 1 (100.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware