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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank 861 906 868
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -38
Permanent jobs citing RFID 41 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.027% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.16% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 13
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -22.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £41,800 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -29.16%

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
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 19 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 3 July 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 +34 41 £50,000 - 3
London +36 21 £50,000 -31.03%
South East +8 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £45,000 -
Wetherby - 4 £27,500 - 1
Leamington Spa - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £27,500 - 1
City of London - 3 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £80,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Fareham - 1 £37,500 -
Manchester - 1 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Reading - 1 £37,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (35.06%) Degree
2 26 (33.77%) Electronics
3 23 (29.87%) Wi-Fi
3 23 (29.87%) Python
4 21 (27.27%) Retail
4 21 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 19 (24.68%) Wireless
5 19 (24.68%) UNIX
6 18 (23.38%) 802.11
6 18 (23.38%) CWNA
6 18 (23.38%) Network Design
6 18 (23.38%) Wireless Security
7 16 (20.78%) Embedded C
7 16 (20.78%) C
8 15 (19.48%) Internet
9 14 (18.18%) Project Management
10 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
10 13 (16.88%) NFC
11 12 (15.58%) Windows
11 12 (15.58%) EMC
12 11 (14.29%) Assembly Language
12 11 (14.29%) C++
12 11 (14.29%) Java
12 11 (14.29%) Bluetooth
12 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
14 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
15 8 (10.39%) Linux
15 8 (10.39%) CRM

RFID
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.30%) JBoss
1 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.60%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.30%) Epicor Vantage
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (24.68%) Wireless
3 18 (23.38%) Wireless Security
3 18 (23.38%) 802.11
4 15 (19.48%) Internet
5 13 (16.88%) NFC
5 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
6 11 (14.29%) Bluetooth
7 6 (7.79%) WLAN
7 6 (7.79%) LDAP
8 2 (2.60%) LAN
8 2 (2.60%) iBeacon
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.30%) WAN
9 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.30%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JUnit
1 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 26 (33.77%) Electronics
2 21 (27.27%) Retail
3 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.49%) Finance
4 5 (6.49%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (29.87%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Wireless Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.29%) Embedded C Developer
4 11 (14.29%) C Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 6 (7.79%) C++ Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Development Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Software Development Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Software Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) MFC
2 5 (6.49%) CSS
2 5 (6.49%) Ajax
2 5 (6.49%) Java EE
2 5 (6.49%) HTML
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) jQuery
3 4 (5.19%) OAuth
3 4 (5.19%) PhoneGap
3 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
3 4 (5.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) Smartcard
3 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (6.49%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.49%) EPoS
4 5 (6.49%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (6.49%) Biometrics
5 4 (5.19%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.19%) Physics
6 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.90%) PMI
6 3 (3.90%) FMCG
7 2 (2.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 19 (24.68%) UNIX
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 8 (10.39%) Linux
5 6 (7.79%) Android
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Phone
6 5 (6.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Network Design
2 14 (18.18%) Project Management
3 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.39%) CRM
5 7 (9.09%) Logistics
5 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 6 (7.79%) Android Development
6 6 (7.79%) Computer Security
6 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.49%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) Build Automation
7 5 (6.49%) Automation Testing
7 5 (6.49%) People Management
8 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.19%) TDD
8 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.19%) DRM
9 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) Python
2 16 (20.78%) Embedded C
2 16 (20.78%) C
3 11 (14.29%) C++
3 11 (14.29%) Java
3 11 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) Perl
5 5 (6.49%) C#
5 5 (6.49%) Embedded C++
5 5 (6.49%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Degree
2 18 (23.38%) CWNA
3 3 (3.90%) PMP
3 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) EMC
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) SAP
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) Aruba
6 1 (1.30%) Meraki
6 1 (1.30%) Epicor
6 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) HP
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago