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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
Rank 850 927 935
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +8
Permanent jobs citing RFID 12 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.024% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.14% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 12
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £80,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RFID over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 within the UK.

RFID Salary Histogram in the UK

RFID
Top 16 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +59 10 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South East +69 3 £47,500 +5.55% 4
London +57 2 £27,500 -65.62% 1
Crawley - 2 £47,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,750 -
East of England +15 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +13 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £65,000 -
Solihull - 1 £41,500 -
Runcorn - 1 - -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 14 (48.28%) Manufacturing
2 11 (37.93%) NFC
3 9 (31.03%) EMC
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) OrCAD
3 9 (31.03%) Schematic Capture
3 9 (31.03%) Contactless
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) OOP
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) LAN
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Release Management
8 4 (13.79%) QA
8 4 (13.79%) Apache Flex
8 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
8 4 (13.79%) Product Management

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:

Applications
1 9 (31.03%) OrCAD
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) NFC
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) VLAN
3 4 (13.79%) Wireless
4 3 (10.34%) WLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
5 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.90%) RS-232
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) git-flow
4 1 (3.45%) Grunt
4 1 (3.45%) gulp
4 1 (3.45%) webpack
4 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 14 (48.28%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) German Language
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Design Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Electronics Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Embedded Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) PCB Design Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) PCB Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analogue Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Flex
3 4 (13.79%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) WPF
5 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) Angular 2
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.45%) Electron Framework
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Contactless
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 2 (6.90%) EMV
4 2 (6.90%) HoloLens
5 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) SCADA
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Schematic Capture
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) OOP
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (13.79%) Product Management
6 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) UML
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Wireframes
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) C++
3 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
3 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 3.0
3 4 (13.79%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) EMC
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) SOTI
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Epicor
5 1 (3.45%) Facebook
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
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