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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 908 923 989
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +66
Permanent jobs citing RFID 1 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.006% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 36 20
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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
Top 2 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 28 May 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
Edinburgh +3 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Scotland -5 1 £39,000 -8.23%

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) C
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Retail
4 8 (30.77%) Electronics
4 8 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 8 (30.77%) EMC
4 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
4 8 (30.77%) Firmware
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (30.77%) RS-232
4 8 (30.77%) RS-485
5 7 (26.92%) React
5 7 (26.92%) Apple Swift
5 7 (26.92%) iPad
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) Node.js
5 7 (26.92%) CSS3
5 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) Objective-C
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) RS-232
1 8 (30.77%) RS-485
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) 802.11
4 2 (7.69%) CDMA
4 2 (7.69%) GSM
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless Security
4 2 (7.69%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Electronics
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Assembler Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) C Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Embedded C Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Mobility Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
1 7 (26.92%) CSS3
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) HTML5
1 7 (26.92%) React
2 3 (11.54%) EDI
3 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (26.92%) iPad
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Physics
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
4 2 (7.69%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) FMCG
5 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.85%) Robotics
5 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) DRM
5 2 (7.69%) Presales
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) CAD
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Complex ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) ETL
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Service Design
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C
2 8 (30.77%) Assembly Language
2 8 (30.77%) Embedded C
3 7 (26.92%) Apple Swift
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Objective-C
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CWNA
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) EMC
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Infor
3 3 (11.54%) Kronos
4 2 (7.69%) Aruba
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) Trillium
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