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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 443 428 424
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing RFID 3 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.023% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.062% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 12
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
4853 4649 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.44% 21.52% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3596 3604 4310
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 October 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
Hampshire -6 2 £46,250 +18.58%
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
RFID
England

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (85.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) OO
3 15 (75.00%) C++
3 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (70.00%) CCTV
4 14 (70.00%) Product Management
4 14 (70.00%) Java
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (55.00%) Clustering
7 10 (50.00%) Information Management
8 4 (20.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) WLAN
9 3 (15.00%) LAN
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) Subversion
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) Epicor Vantage
10 2 (10.00%) jQuery
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
10 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.00%) Document Management

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) WLAN
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) CorVu
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Professional Services Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (10.00%) SignalR
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) CCTV
1 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (55.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) GIS
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) OO
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) Product Management
3 10 (50.00%) Information Management
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) C++
3 14 (70.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SolidWorks
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Epicor