The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 824 870 848
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -22
Permanent jobs citing RFID 42 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 13
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £43,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -27.08%
RFID
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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in England

RFID
Salary Trend in England

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

RFID Salary Trend in England

RFID
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RFID across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

RFID Salary Histogram in England

RFID
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +50 22 £50,000 -
South East -2 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
RFID
UK

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 26 (35.14%) Degree
2 23 (31.08%) Apple iOS
2 23 (31.08%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (28.38%) Electronics
4 20 (27.03%) Retail
5 19 (25.68%) Internet
6 17 (22.97%) Wireless
7 16 (21.62%) CWNA
7 16 (21.62%) 802.11
7 16 (21.62%) Network Design
7 16 (21.62%) UNIX
7 16 (21.62%) Python
7 16 (21.62%) 802.1X
7 16 (21.62%) Wireless Security
8 13 (17.57%) C
8 13 (17.57%) Embedded C
8 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.57%) Project Management
9 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.22%) Java
9 12 (16.22%) NFC
10 11 (14.86%) Bluetooth
10 11 (14.86%) Assembly Language
10 11 (14.86%) EMC
11 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
12 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.81%) CRM
12 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
13 7 (9.46%) Biometrics
13 7 (9.46%) Windows

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.35%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.35%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (25.68%) Internet
3 17 (22.97%) Wireless
4 16 (21.62%) 802.11
4 16 (21.62%) Wireless Security
5 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.22%) NFC
6 11 (14.86%) Bluetooth
7 6 (8.11%) WLAN
7 6 (8.11%) LDAP
8 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.70%) 3G
8 2 (2.70%) GSM
8 2 (2.70%) 2G
8 2 (2.70%) iBeacon
9 1 (1.35%) Firewall
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.35%) LAN
9 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) CorVu
1 1 (1.35%) Big Data
General
1 21 (28.38%) Electronics
2 20 (27.03%) Retail
3 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 5 (6.76%) Automotive
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) Wireless Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.86%) Embedded C Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.46%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) C++ Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Agile Project Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) SAP SCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) 802.1X
2 6 (8.11%) MFC
2 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.11%) Spring
2 6 (8.11%) Java EE
2 6 (8.11%) jQuery
2 6 (8.11%) OAuth
2 6 (8.11%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Biometrics
2 6 (8.11%) Smartcard
2 6 (8.11%) Smartphone
2 6 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.76%) EPoS
3 5 (6.76%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) PMI
6 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.70%) Life Science
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Apple iOS
2 16 (21.62%) UNIX
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Android
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Network Design
2 13 (17.57%) Project Management
2 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.81%) CRM
5 7 (9.46%) Logistics
5 7 (9.46%) iOS Development
6 6 (8.11%) Android Development
6 6 (8.11%) Computer Security
6 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
6 6 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.35%) ERP
9 1 (1.35%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) Python
2 13 (17.57%) Embedded C
2 13 (17.57%) C
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) Assembly Language
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.11%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Degree
2 16 (21.62%) CWNA
3 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) EMC
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Cognos
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Epicor
4 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com