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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 882 943 963
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +20
Permanent jobs citing RFID 17 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 18
Median salary £31,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £27,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -43.58%

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
16248 18278 21090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.71% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13439 15159 16659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,069
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
England +49 17 £31,500 -37.00% 4
London +34 8 £48,250 -3.50% 1
South West - 4 £31,500 -
Swindon - 4 £31,500 -
Wiltshire - 4 £31,500 -
North West +21 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Runcorn - 3 - -
South East +26 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £26,000 -5.45%
East Sussex +5 1 - - 1
Eastbourne - 1 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £26,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) C++
1 8 (44.44%) HNC
1 8 (44.44%) HND
1 8 (44.44%) ERP
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile Computing
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) OOP
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Advertising
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 4 (22.22%) VLAN
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Flex
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) Release Management
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) VLAN
2 3 (16.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Field Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Field Service Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) Apache Flex
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Arduino
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ERP
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) HNC
1 8 (44.44%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
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