The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 914 929 974
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +45
Permanent jobs citing RFID 9 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.039% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 21
Median salary £31,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.88%

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
16818 18956 21000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 17.33% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14000 15441 16776
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing RFID as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 8 £31,500 -37.00% 3
London +12 4 £31,500 -37.00%
Swindon - 4 £31,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £31,500 -
South West - 4 £31,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £39,000 -
Scotland - 1 £39,000 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing RFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for RFID.

1 9 (36.00%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (32.00%) HNC
2 8 (32.00%) HND
2 8 (32.00%) ERP
3 7 (28.00%) C
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Electronics
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (20.00%) RS-232
4 5 (20.00%) RS-485
4 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 5 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 5 (20.00%) Firmware
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Physics
6 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.00%) CWNA

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) RS-232
1 5 (20.00%) RS-485
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) 802.11
4 2 (8.00%) CDMA
4 2 (8.00%) GSM
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Security
4 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (4.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Field Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Mobility Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
1 2 (8.00%) CSS3
1 2 (8.00%) EDI
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) HTML5
1 2 (8.00%) Node.js
1 2 (8.00%) React
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Physics
5 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (8.00%) iPad
5 2 (8.00%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.00%) FMCG
6 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.00%) Robotics
6 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ERP
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) DRM
5 2 (8.00%) Presales
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) CAD
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C
2 5 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) HNC
1 8 (32.00%) HND
2 2 (8.00%) CWNA
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) EMC
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Aruba
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Infor
3 2 (8.00%) Kronos
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) Trillium
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