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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 910 919 910
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing RFID 25 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.093% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 18 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 10 February 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
(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 +33 25 £45,000 +2.85% 5
East Midlands - 12 £45,000 - 1
South East +24 11 £45,000 +28.57%
London +14 10 £80,000 +77.77% 1
East of England +6 10 £45,000 -47.05%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £45,000 -
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Bedford - 9 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -4 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Reading - 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £22,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (42.00%) C
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (34.00%) EMC
2 17 (34.00%) Assembly Language
2 17 (34.00%) Firmware
2 17 (34.00%) Embedded C
2 17 (34.00%) Electronics
2 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (34.00%) Embedded Systems
2 17 (34.00%) RS-232
2 17 (34.00%) RS-485
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.00%) Retail
5 11 (22.00%) React
5 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (22.00%) Node.js
6 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (18.00%) Apple Swift
7 9 (18.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (18.00%) HTML
7 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) .NET
7 9 (18.00%) CSS
7 9 (18.00%) CSS3
7 9 (18.00%) HTML5
8 8 (16.00%) iPad
8 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) Java
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 11 (22.00%) Node.js
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Infor M3
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) RS-232
1 17 (34.00%) RS-485
1 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (14.00%) Wireless
4 5 (10.00%) 802.11
5 4 (8.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) GSM
6 3 (6.00%) PBX
7 2 (4.00%) CDMA
7 2 (4.00%) NFC
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless Security
7 2 (4.00%) ZigBee
8 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) GIS
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (34.00%) Electronics
2 14 (28.00%) Retail
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) C Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Embedded C Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) AngularJS
1 11 (22.00%) React
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) CSS
2 9 (18.00%) CSS3
2 9 (18.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) HTML5
3 5 (10.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (8.00%) EDI
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (16.00%) iPad
3 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Blog
4 3 (6.00%) CCTV
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) 3D Printing
5 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.00%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (4.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.00%) Java Card
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.00%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.00%) Presales
4 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.00%) BDD
5 2 (4.00%) DevOps
5 2 (4.00%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (4.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (4.00%) Microservices
5 2 (4.00%) Service Management
5 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.00%) SOLID
5 2 (4.00%) TDD
5 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) C
2 17 (34.00%) Assembly Language
2 17 (34.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (18.00%) Apple Swift
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) Objective-C
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 7 (14.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
6 4 (8.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) CWNA
2 2 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) EMC
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (8.00%) Aruba
5 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 4 (8.00%) Infor
5 4 (8.00%) Kronos
6 2 (4.00%) Adobe
6 2 (4.00%) Altiris
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) Talend
7 1 (2.00%) Trillium
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