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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
Rank 833 899 934
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +35
Permanent jobs citing RFID 12 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% 0.17% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 5
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £83,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RFID over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 11 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +57 10 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South East +44 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Crawley - 4 £47,500 -
London +50 3 £32,500 -59.37%
West Midlands - 2 £45,750 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £41,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 13 (41.94%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) NFC
3 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
3 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) OOP
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 9 (29.03%) EMC
4 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
4 9 (29.03%) OrCAD
4 9 (29.03%) Schematic Capture
4 9 (29.03%) Contactless
5 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
6 7 (22.58%) JIRA
6 7 (22.58%) VLAN
6 7 (22.58%) QA
6 7 (22.58%) Apache Flex
6 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Release Management
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
6 7 (22.58%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (22.58%) Advertising
6 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
6 7 (22.58%) ActionScript

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 9 (29.03%) OrCAD
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) NFC
2 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) VLAN
3 4 (12.90%) Wireless
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) Bluetooth
5 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.45%) RS-232
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) git-flow
4 1 (3.23%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 7 (22.58%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) German Language
5 1 (3.23%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Design Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Electronics Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) PCB Design Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) PCB Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Leader
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analogue Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Design Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) Apache Flex
2 7 (22.58%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.68%) WPF
5 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.23%) Electron Framework
6 1 (3.23%) React
6 1 (3.23%) Three.js
6 1 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Contactless
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.45%) EMV
3 2 (6.45%) HoloLens
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Arduino
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Ubuntu
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Android
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) OOP
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
3 9 (29.03%) Schematic Capture
4 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (22.58%) Release Management
5 7 (22.58%) SOA
5 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
5 7 (22.58%) UML
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 7 (22.58%) User Stories
5 7 (22.58%) Wireframes
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Product Management
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
8 2 (6.45%) OO
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) ActionScript
3 7 (22.58%) ActionScript 3.0
3 7 (22.58%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Ansible
1 7 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) EMC
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) SOTI
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter
4 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
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