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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 858 869 864
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing RFID 34 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 20
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £73,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -36.36%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 19 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 27 March 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 24 £45,000 +28.57% 2
London +49 11 £50,000 -13.04%
South East 0 9 £41,000 -15.89% 2
Wales -11 6 - -
Surrey - 6 £40,500 -
Guildford - 6 £40,500 -
Cardiff -4 4 - -
South Wales -10 4 - -
East of England +11 3 £85,000 +142.85%
Milton Keynes - 3 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £85,000 -
City of London +9 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Peterborough +1 1 £85,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,500 -
South West - 1 £38,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 - 1

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (42.55%) Electronics
2 19 (40.43%) C++
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 16 (34.04%) Python
4 15 (31.91%) Degree
4 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
5 14 (29.79%) Linux
5 14 (29.79%) C
5 14 (29.79%) Embedded C
6 12 (25.53%) NFC
7 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++
7 11 (23.40%) Firmware
7 11 (23.40%) Wireless
8 10 (21.28%) Retail
8 10 (21.28%) HTML
8 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.28%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
9 9 (19.15%) Build Automation
9 9 (19.15%) Mac OS
9 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
9 9 (19.15%) People Management
9 9 (19.15%) OO
9 9 (19.15%) Perl
9 9 (19.15%) C#
9 9 (19.15%) .NET
9 9 (19.15%) Ruby
9 9 (19.15%) Ajax
9 9 (19.15%) QA
9 9 (19.15%) Web 2.0

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.13%) JBoss
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SCM
1 1 (2.13%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (2.13%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) NFC
2 11 (23.40%) Wireless
3 8 (17.02%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (14.89%) Wireless Security
4 7 (14.89%) Bluetooth
4 7 (14.89%) 802.11
5 6 (12.77%) Internet
5 6 (12.77%) LDAP
6 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.26%) GPRS
7 2 (4.26%) GSM
7 2 (4.26%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) WLAN
7 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
8 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 20 (42.55%) Electronics
2 10 (21.28%) Retail
3 6 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.51%) Finance
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.26%) Advertising
5 2 (4.26%) Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Development Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Software Development Manager
2 9 (19.15%) Software Manager
3 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.64%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Embedded C Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) CSS
1 10 (21.28%) HTML
2 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) Ajax
3 6 (12.77%) MFC
4 2 (4.26%) LAMP
4 2 (4.26%) XML-RPC
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) CSS3
5 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.13%) MEAP
5 1 (2.13%) SAP ALE
5 1 (2.13%) Java EE
5 1 (2.13%) Dojo
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Web 2.0
3 7 (14.89%) Smartcard
4 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
5 4 (8.51%) Physics
6 3 (6.38%) FMCG
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
7 2 (4.26%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) Life Science
8 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.13%) PMI
8 1 (2.13%) EPoS
8 1 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 10 (21.28%) Apple iOS
4 9 (19.15%) Mac OS
5 8 (17.02%) UNIX
6 7 (14.89%) Android
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) OO
1 9 (19.15%) Build Automation
1 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
1 9 (19.15%) People Management
2 8 (17.02%) CRM
3 7 (14.89%) Network Design
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.77%) Android Development
4 6 (12.77%) iOS Development
4 6 (12.77%) Computer Security
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.51%) DRM
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) Logistics
8 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.26%) B2B
8 2 (4.26%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) C++
2 16 (34.04%) Python
3 14 (29.79%) Embedded C
3 14 (29.79%) C
4 11 (23.40%) Embedded C++
5 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
6 9 (19.15%) Perl
6 9 (19.15%) C#
6 9 (19.15%) Ruby
7 7 (14.89%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) SQL
10 1 (2.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) CWNA
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Firmware
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) EMC
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
2 4 (8.51%) Cisco
2 4 (8.51%) Aruba
3 2 (4.26%) Syclo
3 2 (4.26%) Siemens
3 2 (4.26%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (4.26%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (2.13%) CA
4 1 (2.13%) Epicor
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) SolidWorks
4 1 (2.13%) Kony
4 1 (2.13%) Meraki
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