Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for RFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RFID over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 357 365
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +16
Permanent jobs citing RFID 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.083% 0.032% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.20% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
North West median annual salary £48,750 - £55,000
10th Percentile £41,250 - £52,500
90th Percentile £56,250 - £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

RFID is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1952 1959 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.73% 15.69% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1610 1507
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing RFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for RFID in the North West

RFID
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RFID in the North West.

Salary trend for RFID in the North West

RFID
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 11 £48,750 -
RFID
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the North West region with a requirement for RFID.

1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) Bluetooth
1 6 (54.55%) GPRS
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
1 6 (54.55%) UMTS
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
1 6 (54.55%) NFC
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Telematics
1 6 (54.55%) CAN bus
1 6 (54.55%) ANSI C
1 6 (54.55%) RS-232
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (45.45%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) SOTI
4 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC

RFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Bluetooth
1 6 (54.55%) GPRS
1 6 (54.55%) NFC
1 6 (54.55%) RS-232
1 6 (54.55%) UMTS
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) C Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Software Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Lead Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Lead Software Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Presales Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) CAN bus
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Telematics
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) ANSI C
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SOTI