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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 438 442 448
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing RFID 3 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.042% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.20% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +15.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -2.94%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014. 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
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire -26 1 £42,500 +3.03%
RFID
England

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WLAN
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Document Management
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Epicor
5 3 (30.00%) SolidWorks
5 3 (30.00%) CorVu
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Epicor Vantage
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) GPRS
4 2 (20.00%) GSM
4 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
4 2 (20.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) CorVu
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) XML-RPC
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (20.00%) SignalR
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) CCTV
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Document Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Epicor
1 3 (30.00%) SolidWorks