The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 304 340 323
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Permanent jobs citing RFID 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.051% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
RFID
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1969 1965 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.71% 15.61% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1635 2078
Average salary £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RFID
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RFID across the City of London region.

RFID Salary Trend in the City of London

RFID
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing RFID 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 RFID.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) NFC
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) EPoS
2 2 (66.67%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing RFID 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 RFID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) NFC
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
1 2 (66.67%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce