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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 875 847 846
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Permanent jobs citing RFID 19 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.028% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 38
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,750 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £88,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%

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
20589 18513 22291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.33% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16291 15059 18257
Average salary £43,044 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 17 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 22 September 2014. 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
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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 -5 18 £48,750 +8.33% 3
South East -6 7 £45,000 +10.42% 1
Hampshire -8 4 £45,000 +15.38%
East Midlands -10 3 £120,000 +300.00%
London -15 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey -6 2 £42,500 -34.61%
Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £85,000 - 2
Peterborough - 2 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £85,000 -
Nottingham +1 1 £120,000 +500.00%
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £120,000 +500.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
South West - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (34.78%) C++
3 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 16 (34.78%) OO
3 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 15 (32.61%) SQL
5 14 (30.43%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) CCTV
5 14 (30.43%) Product Management
6 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
6 11 (23.91%) Clustering
7 10 (21.74%) Information Management
8 9 (19.57%) Degree
9 7 (15.22%) NFC
10 6 (13.04%) Logistics
10 6 (13.04%) MS Office
10 6 (13.04%) CRM
10 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (13.04%) LAN
11 5 (10.87%) B2B
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
11 5 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (10.87%) Internet
11 5 (10.87%) Cognos
11 5 (10.87%) SAP
11 5 (10.87%) .NET
11 5 (10.87%) Dynamics NAV

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.52%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (2.17%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) NFC
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) Wireless
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) WLAN
5 1 (2.17%) SMS
5 1 (2.17%) Broadband
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) CorVu
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.87%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.04%) IT Director
2 5 (10.87%) Product Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Professional Services Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Head of IT
4 3 (6.52%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.17%) Programmer
6 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (2.17%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) SOAP
3 3 (6.52%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) REST
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (4.35%) SignalR
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) EDI
5 1 (2.17%) WCF
5 1 (2.17%) LINQ
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (30.43%) CCTV
3 11 (23.91%) Mobile App
3 11 (23.91%) Clustering
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.35%) GIS
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.17%) EPoS
6 1 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) BBC
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (43.48%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.70%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) OO
1 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Product Management
3 10 (21.74%) Information Management
4 6 (13.04%) Logistics
4 6 (13.04%) CRM
4 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.87%) B2B
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Marketing Management
5 5 (10.87%) Product Marketing
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) Document Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.35%) BDD
8 2 (4.35%) MVC
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) C++
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) Java
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CCIE
2 1 (2.17%) CCDA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.87%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (10.87%) Cognos
1 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Kony
2 4 (8.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 4 (8.70%) Syclo
2 4 (8.70%) Sybase
2 4 (8.70%) CA
3 3 (6.52%) Epicor
3 3 (6.52%) SolidWorks
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.17%) Renesas
4 1 (2.17%) Freescale
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