The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 424 447 433
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing RFID 18 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.044% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.21% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 4
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +63.46%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.78%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4506 4859 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3432 3824 4231
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

RFID
Salary Trend in the South East

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

RFID Salary Trend in the South East

RFID
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Buckinghamshire - 11 £45,000 -
Surrey +17 6 £40,500 -4.70%
Hampshire +2 1 £37,500 -11.76%
RFID
England

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (90.00%) Electronics
2 12 (60.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (55.00%) EMC
3 11 (55.00%) Assembly Language
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) C++
5 7 (35.00%) NFC
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Security
6 6 (30.00%) Android
6 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Phone
6 6 (30.00%) Android Development
6 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) LDAP
6 6 (30.00%) MFC
6 6 (30.00%) Bluetooth
6 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (30.00%) Smartcard
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (10.00%) CorVu

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) NFC
3 6 (30.00%) LDAP
3 6 (30.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
6 1 (5.00%) GPRS
6 1 (5.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) CorVu
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 18 (90.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 11 (55.00%) C Developer
3 6 (30.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) MFC
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) XML-RPC
2 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Smartcard
1 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Android
2 6 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Security
1 6 (30.00%) Android Development
1 6 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C
1 12 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 11 (55.00%) Assembly Language
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) EMC
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Epicor