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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 870 880 854
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing RFID 34 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +24.18%

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
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 22 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 4 September 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
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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 +13 32 £50,000 - 5
London +9 17 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wetherby - 5 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £27,500 -
East of England -1 4 £45,500 -46.47% 4
South East +3 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Uxbridge - 2 £80,000 -
Brighton - 2 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £26,000 - 1
Harpenden - 2 £65,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £65,000 - 3
Essex - 2 £26,000 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham -5 1 £32,500 -72.91%
East Midlands -5 1 £32,500 -68.29%
Nottinghamshire -14 1 £32,500 -72.91%
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £52,500 -
Reading - 1 £37,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 27 (34.18%) Degree
2 24 (30.38%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (26.58%) Electronics
3 21 (26.58%) Apple iOS
4 19 (24.05%) Wireless
4 19 (24.05%) Retail
4 19 (24.05%) Python
5 18 (22.78%) 802.11
5 18 (22.78%) Internet
5 18 (22.78%) 802.1X
6 17 (21.52%) UNIX
6 17 (21.52%) C
7 16 (20.25%) Embedded C
7 16 (20.25%) CWNA
7 16 (20.25%) Network Design
7 16 (20.25%) Wireless Security
8 13 (16.46%) Project Management
8 13 (16.46%) Java
9 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
9 12 (15.19%) NFC
10 11 (13.92%) EMC
10 11 (13.92%) Assembly Language
10 11 (13.92%) Windows
11 10 (12.66%) Bluetooth
11 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.13%) C++
13 8 (10.13%) SAP

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.27%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.53%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.27%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (24.05%) Wireless
3 18 (22.78%) Internet
3 18 (22.78%) 802.11
4 16 (20.25%) Wireless Security
5 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
5 12 (15.19%) NFC
6 10 (12.66%) Bluetooth
7 6 (7.59%) WLAN
8 5 (6.33%) LDAP
9 2 (2.53%) PBX
9 2 (2.53%) GSM
9 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.53%) 2G
9 2 (2.53%) 3G
9 2 (2.53%) iBeacon
10 1 (1.27%) Firewall
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.27%) WAN
10 1 (1.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.53%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) CorVu
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JUnit
1 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 21 (26.58%) Electronics
2 19 (24.05%) Retail
3 8 (10.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.33%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Wireless Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Embedded C Developer
3 11 (13.92%) C Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (6.33%) C++ Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Consultant
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.86%) Java EE
3 6 (7.59%) jQuery
3 6 (7.59%) OAuth
3 6 (7.59%) PhoneGap
3 6 (7.59%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.59%) Spring
4 5 (6.33%) MFC
5 3 (3.80%) CSS
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 3 (3.80%) .NET
5 3 (3.80%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Biometrics
2 6 (7.59%) Smartphone
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.33%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.33%) Smartcard
3 5 (6.33%) EPoS
3 5 (6.33%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (3.80%) PMI
4 3 (3.80%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.53%) Life Science
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) CCTV
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Physics
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Apple iOS
2 17 (21.52%) UNIX
3 11 (13.92%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) Android
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
5 3 (3.80%) Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Network Design
2 13 (16.46%) Project Management
3 10 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.86%) Logistics
5 6 (7.59%) iOS Development
5 6 (7.59%) TDD
6 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.33%) Computer Security
6 5 (6.33%) Android Development
7 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.80%) Automation Testing
8 3 (3.80%) Build Automation
8 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.80%) OO
8 3 (3.80%) CRM
8 3 (3.80%) People Management
9 2 (2.53%) Software Licensing
9 2 (2.53%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) Python
2 17 (21.52%) C
3 16 (20.25%) Embedded C
4 13 (16.46%) Java
5 11 (13.92%) Assembly Language
6 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.13%) C++
8 3 (3.80%) Ruby
8 3 (3.80%) Embedded C++
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) SQL
10 1 (1.27%) VB
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (34.18%) Degree
2 16 (20.25%) CWNA
3 3 (3.80%) PMP
3 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) EMC
3 8 (10.13%) SAP
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) Aruba
6 2 (2.53%) Altiris
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) Epicor
7 1 (1.27%) Kronos
7 1 (1.27%) Infor
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