The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 869 850 841
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing RFID 30 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 39
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -35.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend

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

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RFID
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RFID within the UK.

RFID Salary Trend in the UK

RFID
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RFID over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -29 29 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East -14 10 £42,500 +8.97% 4
London -2 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands -18 5 £85,000 +183.33%
Midlands - 5 - -
Surrey - 5 £42,500 -
East of England - 5 £85,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £85,000 -
Hampshire -14 4 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Peterborough - 3 £85,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £85,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £120,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 - 3
Nottingham - 1 £120,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 - 1

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) C#
3 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (33.33%) OO
5 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
6 15 (27.78%) C++
6 15 (27.78%) SQL
6 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 14 (25.93%) CCTV
7 14 (25.93%) Java
7 14 (25.93%) Product Management
8 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
8 11 (20.37%) .NET
8 11 (20.37%) Clustering
9 10 (18.52%) Information Management
9 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.67%) CSS
10 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
10 9 (16.67%) jQuery
10 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (14.81%) HTML5
11 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) HTML
11 8 (14.81%) Web Services
12 7 (12.96%) NFC
12 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (5.56%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) NFC
2 6 (11.11%) LAN
3 5 (9.26%) Internet
3 5 (9.26%) Wireless
4 4 (7.41%) WLAN
4 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SMS
5 1 (1.85%) Broadband
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Couchbase
4 3 (5.56%) CorVu
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) NUnit
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.26%) Electronics
1 5 (9.26%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Developer
2 6 (11.11%) IT Director
3 5 (9.26%) Product Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Professional Services Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Head of IT
5 3 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Programmer
5 3 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (3.70%) IT Support
6 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.67%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) jQuery
4 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (14.81%) HTML5
4 8 (14.81%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 7 (12.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
6 6 (11.11%) SOAP
6 6 (11.11%) CSS3
6 6 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (9.26%) REST
8 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.56%) Kendo UI
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (3.70%) SignalR
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (25.93%) CCTV
3 11 (20.37%) Clustering
3 11 (20.37%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Social Media
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.70%) Firmware
6 2 (3.70%) GIS
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) BBC
7 1 (1.85%) EPoS
7 1 (1.85%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.41%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) OO
2 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.93%) Product Management
4 10 (18.52%) Information Management
5 8 (14.81%) MVC
6 6 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Logistics
6 6 (11.11%) CRM
6 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.26%) B2B
7 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Marketing Management
7 5 (9.26%) Product Marketing
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.56%) Document Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.56%) ERP
10 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) C#
2 15 (27.78%) C++
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CCIE
2 1 (1.85%) CCDA
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) SAP
2 5 (9.26%) Cognos
2 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.41%) Sybase
3 4 (7.41%) CA
3 4 (7.41%) Syclo
3 4 (7.41%) Kony
3 4 (7.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 3 (5.56%) Epicor
4 3 (5.56%) SolidWorks
5 2 (3.70%) Remedy
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Hiretech Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Chichester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago