The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID 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
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 636 606 636
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Permanent jobs citing RFID 2 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.051% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.026% 0.33% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
RFID
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7738 7056 8983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.91% 15.76% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6383 6000 7587
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in London

RFID
Salary Trend in London

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

RFID Salary Trend in London

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 4 (57.14%) NFC
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) BBC
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Syclo
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Kony
4 1 (14.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OOP

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NFC
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP SD Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) OOP
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (14.29%) Release Management
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Syclo
2 1 (14.29%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase