The table below looks at the statistics for RFID skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing RFID 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -35.00%
RFID
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
320 298 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 23.35% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 284 264 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

RFID
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RFID across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

RFID Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

RFID
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RFID across the Wales region.

RFID Salary Trend in Wales

RFID
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

RFID
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA