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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 950 924 965
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +41
Permanent jobs citing RFID 4 41 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.037% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 35 20
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%

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
17715 20057 20420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14702 15885 16189
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 15 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 4 May 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 -11 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England +16 2 £45,000 -47.05% 1
South East +9 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Milton Keynes +20 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +13 1 - -
Edinburgh +6 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Scotland +1 1 £39,000 -8.23%
Bedfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £42,500 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 14 (43.75%) C
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Electronics
4 11 (34.38%) Retail
4 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) Embedded C
4 11 (34.38%) EMC
4 11 (34.38%) Assembly Language
4 11 (34.38%) Firmware
4 11 (34.38%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (34.38%) RS-232
4 11 (34.38%) RS-485
5 10 (31.25%) React
5 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 10 (31.25%) Node.js
6 9 (28.13%) Objective-C
6 9 (28.13%) HTML
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) .NET
6 9 (28.13%) CSS
6 9 (28.13%) HTML5
6 9 (28.13%) CSS3
6 9 (28.13%) Apple Swift
7 8 (25.00%) iPad
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Infor M3
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) RS-232
1 11 (34.38%) RS-485
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.50%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) 802.11
4 2 (6.25%) CDMA
4 2 (6.25%) GSM
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless Security
4 2 (6.25%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (34.38%) Electronics
1 11 (34.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Software Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Embedded C Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Assembler Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Mobility Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) AngularJS
1 10 (31.25%) React
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
2 9 (28.13%) CSS3
2 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) EDI
4 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (25.00%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Physics
4 2 (6.25%) Blog
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
4 2 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Printing
5 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.13%) Robotics
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) DRM
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Presales
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) Complex ETL
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.13%) ETL
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Microservices
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) Service Design
6 1 (3.13%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C
2 11 (34.38%) Assembly Language
2 11 (34.38%) Embedded C
3 9 (28.13%) Apple Swift
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) Objective-C
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) EMC
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Infor
3 3 (9.38%) Kronos
4 2 (6.25%) Aruba
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Talend
5 1 (3.13%) Trillium