The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 876 873 886
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing RFID 27 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.082% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 21
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £28,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20184 21961 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 19.88% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 17715 18408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 23 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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -26 21 £35,000 -36.36% 5
North West - 10 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 10 £35,000 -
Manchester - 10 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 6 - -
South Wales - 6 - -
Wales - 6 - -
South East -14 4 £42,500 -22.72% 5
East Midlands - 3 £21,500 -
Surrey +11 2 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hampshire -12 2 £42,500 +57.40%
East of England -26 2 £35,000 -36.36%
London -43 2 £80,000 +93.93%
Nottingham - 2 £21,500 -
Woking - 2 £47,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £21,500 -
City of London -14 1 £65,000 -23.52%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £65,000 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £35,000 -
Corby - 1 £65,000 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Degree
3 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
4 15 (26.32%) UNIX
5 14 (24.56%) Linux
5 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
6 12 (21.05%) Client/Server
6 12 (21.05%) C#
6 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
7 11 (19.30%) CSS3
7 11 (19.30%) HTML5
7 11 (19.30%) HTML
7 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.30%) CSS
7 11 (19.30%) UML
7 11 (19.30%) Wireless
8 10 (17.54%) MVC
8 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
8 10 (17.54%) NHibernate
8 10 (17.54%) jQuery
8 10 (17.54%) Stress Testing
8 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (17.54%) Web Services
8 10 (17.54%) ERP
8 10 (17.54%) .NET
8 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
8 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
8 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (17.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Wireless
2 9 (15.79%) Internet
3 7 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (12.28%) NFC
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless Security
4 6 (10.53%) Intranet
4 6 (10.53%) Extranet
4 6 (10.53%) 802.11
5 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 3 (5.26%) WLAN
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.77%) RavenDB
4 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
5 4 (7.02%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) PhoneGap
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Electronics
4 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.02%) Retail
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) French Language
7 1 (1.75%) German Language
7 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) Analyst
2 7 (12.28%) Software Manager
2 7 (12.28%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Software Test Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Software Development Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Development Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
7 2 (3.51%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) CSS3
1 11 (19.30%) HTML5
1 11 (19.30%) HTML
1 11 (19.30%) CSS
2 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
2 10 (17.54%) NHibernate
2 10 (17.54%) jQuery
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET
2 10 (17.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (15.79%) REST
3 9 (15.79%) SOAP
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (8.77%) Kendo UI
4 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.75%) MEAP
5 1 (1.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Client/Server
2 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.28%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.53%) Firmware
5 5 (8.77%) Social Media
6 4 (7.02%) CCTV
7 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.75%) Clustering
8 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) UNIX
3 14 (24.56%) Linux
4 12 (21.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
5 6 (10.53%) Android
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) UML
2 10 (17.54%) MVC
2 10 (17.54%) Stress Testing
2 10 (17.54%) ERP
3 9 (15.79%) Information Management
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) Network Design
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Product Management
6 6 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.53%) Validation
6 6 (10.53%) Logistics
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.53%) Build Automation
6 6 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C#
2 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.28%) Python
3 7 (12.28%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) CWNA
3 1 (1.75%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 7 (12.28%) Syclo
2 7 (12.28%) SAP
2 7 (12.28%) Sybase
3 6 (10.53%) Kony
4 5 (8.77%) CA
5 4 (7.02%) Epicor
6 3 (5.26%) SolidWorks
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Aruba
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco
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