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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 864 864 858
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing RFID 14 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 26
Average salary £38,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.94% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £52,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 14 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 9 £38,500 -18.94% 4
Wales - 5 - -
South East -33 3 £35,000 -30.00% 2
London -7 2 £26,000 -48.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
South West -13 1 £38,500 -45.00%
Hampshire -19 1 £42,500 +3.03% 2
East of England - 1 £85,000 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £85,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (43.48%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
4 7 (30.43%) Embedded C++
4 7 (30.43%) Firmware
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (30.43%) Ajax
4 7 (30.43%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) QA
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Electronics
5 6 (26.09%) Wireless
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) SAP
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 5 (21.74%) Web 2.0
6 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
6 5 (21.74%) Build Automation

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SCM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Wireless
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) NFC
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) ZigBee
3 2 (8.70%) WLAN
3 2 (8.70%) GPRS
3 2 (8.70%) GSM
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) 802.11
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) CorVu
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
1 2 (8.70%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (30.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (26.09%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Development Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Software Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Process Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP SCM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 7 (30.43%) Ajax
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (8.70%) SignalR
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP
5 2 (8.70%) XML-RPC
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) EDI
6 1 (4.35%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Web 2.0
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Internet of Things
4 2 (8.70%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (8.70%) Smartcard
4 2 (8.70%) GIS
5 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Physics
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
5 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) OO
1 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
1 5 (21.74%) Build Automation
1 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
1 5 (21.74%) People Management
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Logistics
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) BDD
3 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Document Management
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) B2B
3 2 (8.70%) B2C
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C
2 8 (34.78%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Embedded C
3 7 (30.43%) Embedded C++
4 6 (26.09%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Syclo
3 2 (8.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (8.70%) SolidWorks
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) Epicor
3 2 (8.70%) Siemens
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) Kony
4 1 (4.35%) Meraki
4 1 (4.35%) Renesas
4 1 (4.35%) Freescale
4 1 (4.35%) Aruba
Derby, Derbyshire
Barron McCann
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Eastleigh
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago