The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank - - 37
Permanent jobs citing RFID 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £39,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -37.60%
RFID
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.48% 9.92% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 31 13 45
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +72.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000