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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 859 863 850
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing RFID 22 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 22
Average salary £46,250 £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -29.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £54,750 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 13 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 February 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 -18 15 £48,750 +25.80% 4
London +19 8 £50,000 - 1
Wales -20 5 - - 2
East of England +1 4 £85,000 +142.85% 1
South East -23 2 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Peterborough - 2 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
City of London +2 1 £45,000 -30.76%
Hampshire -12 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £38,500 -
South West - 1 £38,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (37.93%) Linux
1 11 (37.93%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) Wireless
2 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) Electronics
4 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
4 8 (27.59%) C
5 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++
5 7 (24.14%) Firmware
5 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (20.69%) Network Design
6 6 (20.69%) Wireless Security
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 6 (20.69%) 802.11
6 6 (20.69%) CWNA
6 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) CRM
7 5 (17.24%) Perl
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
7 5 (17.24%) Web 2.0

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) SAP SCM
1 1 (3.45%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (3.45%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Wireless
2 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (20.69%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) 802.11
3 6 (20.69%) Wireless Security
4 4 (13.79%) NFC
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 2 (6.90%) GPRS
6 2 (6.90%) GSM
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) ZigBee
7 1 (3.45%) WLAN
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (27.59%) Electronics
2 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
3 5 (17.24%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Finance
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Advertising
5 2 (6.90%) Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Development Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Software Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Director
4 2 (6.90%) Process Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Ajax
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) LAMP
3 2 (6.90%) XML-RPC
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.45%) MEAP
4 1 (3.45%) SAP ALE
4 1 (3.45%) Dojo
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.24%) Web 2.0
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.34%) Physics
5 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
5 2 (6.90%) FMCG
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.90%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Life Science
6 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
4 4 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Network Design
2 5 (17.24%) OO
2 5 (17.24%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Build Automation
2 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
2 5 (17.24%) People Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) DRM
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) B2B
5 2 (6.90%) B2C
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) Embedded C
3 8 (27.59%) C
4 7 (24.14%) Embedded C++
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) Perl
6 5 (17.24%) Ruby
6 5 (17.24%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (20.69%) CWNA
3 3 (10.34%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Aruba
3 2 (6.90%) Syclo
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase
3 2 (6.90%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (6.90%) Siemens
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) SolidWorks
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) Epicor
4 1 (3.45%) Renesas
4 1 (3.45%) Freescale
4 1 (3.45%) Kony
4 1 (3.45%) Meraki
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