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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 850 909 886
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -23
Permanent jobs citing RFID 40 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.12% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 16
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £30,950 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £65,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 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
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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 +26 32 £46,250 +32.14% 2
London +44 16 £50,000 -37.50%
South East +26 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
Guildford - 6 £40,500 -
Surrey - 6 £40,500 -
Wales -4 4 - -
Cardiff -4 4 - -
South Wales -8 4 - -
City of London +36 3 £55,000 -15.38%
East of England +22 3 £85,000 +142.85% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +13 1 £85,000 -
Peterborough -3 1 £85,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £42,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (45.28%) Electronics
2 18 (33.96%) C
2 18 (33.96%) Embedded C
3 17 (32.08%) C++
3 17 (32.08%) Python
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 16 (30.19%) Degree
5 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
5 15 (28.30%) NFC
6 14 (26.42%) Retail
6 14 (26.42%) Linux
7 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (20.75%) Wireless
8 11 (20.75%) Embedded C++
8 11 (20.75%) Firmware
8 11 (20.75%) Bluetooth
8 11 (20.75%) Apple iOS
9 10 (18.87%) Project Management
10 9 (16.98%) UNIX
10 9 (16.98%) OO
10 9 (16.98%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) HTML
10 9 (16.98%) C#
10 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.98%) Perl
10 9 (16.98%) .NET
10 9 (16.98%) Ruby
10 9 (16.98%) Ajax
10 9 (16.98%) QA
10 9 (16.98%) Web 2.0

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.89%) JBoss
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) SAP SCM
1 1 (1.89%) Epicor Vantage
1 1 (1.89%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) NFC
2 13 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (20.75%) Wireless
3 11 (20.75%) Bluetooth
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.09%) Wireless Security
4 8 (15.09%) 802.11
5 7 (13.21%) Internet
6 6 (11.32%) LDAP
6 6 (11.32%) WLAN
7 2 (3.77%) GPRS
7 2 (3.77%) GSM
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
7 2 (3.77%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 24 (45.28%) Electronics
2 14 (26.42%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Development Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Software Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Embedded C Developer
4 7 (13.21%) C Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
6 5 (9.43%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Wireless Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) CSS
1 9 (16.98%) HTML
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
1 9 (16.98%) Ajax
2 6 (11.32%) MFC
3 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) LAMP
3 2 (3.77%) XML-RPC
3 2 (3.77%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.98%) Web 2.0
3 7 (13.21%) Smartcard
4 6 (11.32%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (9.43%) EPoS
5 5 (9.43%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.55%) Physics
7 3 (5.66%) PMI
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
7 3 (5.66%) FMCG
8 2 (3.77%) Internet of Things
8 2 (3.77%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.89%) BYOD
9 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
3 11 (20.75%) Apple iOS
4 9 (16.98%) UNIX
4 9 (16.98%) Mac OS
5 7 (13.21%) Android
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) OO
2 9 (16.98%) Build Automation
2 9 (16.98%) Automation Testing
2 9 (16.98%) People Management
3 8 (15.09%) CRM
3 8 (15.09%) Network Design
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
4 6 (11.32%) Android Development
4 6 (11.32%) iOS Development
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Security
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) DRM
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Logistics
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) C
1 18 (33.96%) Embedded C
2 17 (32.08%) Python
2 17 (32.08%) C++
3 11 (20.75%) Embedded C++
4 9 (16.98%) Ruby
4 9 (16.98%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) Perl
5 7 (13.21%) Java
5 7 (13.21%) Assembly Language
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 1 (1.89%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) CWNA
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Firmware
2 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
1 8 (15.09%) EMC
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) Aruba
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
4 1 (1.89%) CA
4 1 (1.89%) Epicor
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Syclo
4 1 (1.89%) Kony
4 1 (1.89%) Meraki
4 1 (1.89%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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