Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 505 530 571
Rank change year-on-year +25 +41 +63
Permanent jobs citing RFID 16 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.060% 0.068% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 10
South East median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £48,750 £32,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,289 5,324 6,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.03% 17.19% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,351 4,178 5,461
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing RFID as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for RFID in the South East

RFID
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for RFID in the South East

RFID
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RFID within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Thames Valley +36 16 £52,500 -
Berkshire +11 13 £52,500 +16.67%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 - -
RFID
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing RFID also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for RFID.

1 13 (81.25%) C
1 13 (81.25%) Python
1 13 (81.25%) Firmware
1 13 (81.25%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (75.00%) Electronics
2 12 (75.00%) Bluetooth
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
3 7 (43.75%) Physics
4 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (18.75%) Presales
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

RFID
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Bluetooth
General
1 12 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
1 7 (43.75%) Physics
2 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C
1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Firmware