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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 431 443 445
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing RFID 8 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.039% 0.066% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.30% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 1
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -29.16%
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
4391 4983 5150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.14% 21.95% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3516 3791 4017
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 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
Buckinghamshire - 4 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire +5 1 £37,500 -16.66%
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
RFID
England

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (85.71%) Electronics
2 13 (61.90%) Embedded C
2 13 (61.90%) C
3 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (52.38%) EMC
4 11 (52.38%) Assembly Language
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) LDAP
7 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 6 (28.57%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) MFC
7 6 (28.57%) Bluetooth
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) Smartcard
7 6 (28.57%) NFC
7 6 (28.57%) Computer Security
7 6 (28.57%) Android
7 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Phone
7 6 (28.57%) Android Development
7 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
7 6 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 2 (9.52%) 3G
9 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
9 2 (9.52%) Firmware
9 2 (9.52%) GSM

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) LDAP
2 6 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 6 (28.57%) NFC
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) 3G
4 2 (9.52%) GSM
4 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.52%) 2G
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) WLAN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) CorVu
General
1 18 (85.71%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Embedded C Developer
2 11 (52.38%) C Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Smartcard
1 6 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Android
2 6 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Security
1 6 (28.57%) Android Development
1 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C
1 13 (61.90%) Embedded C
2 11 (52.38%) Assembly Language
3 6 (28.57%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) EMC
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Epicor
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco