The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for RFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RFID over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
Rank 841 940 936
Rank change year-on-year +99 -4  
Permanent jobs citing RFID 19 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.090% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 23
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -3.88% +2.85%  

RFID is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13439 17873 19512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.01% 17.29% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10947 14778 15536
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,450 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing RFID as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for RFID in the UK

RFID
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for RFID in the UK

RFID
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing RFID over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for RFID in the UK

RFID
Top 23 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 26 March 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 +108 16 £41,500 -7.77% 5
South East +56 4 - - 2
London +78 3 £36,250 -54.68% 3
Reading +43 3 - - 1
Berkshire +36 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +19 3 - -
East of England +18 3 - -
Swindon - 2 £72,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £72,500 -
South West - 2 £72,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £40,500 -
East Midlands +1 1 £40,000 -11.11%
North West - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Solihull - 1 £41,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £39,500 -
Worcester - 1 £39,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

RFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (57.58%) Manufacturing
2 9 (27.27%) EMC
2 9 (27.27%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) NFC
2 9 (27.27%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (24.24%) Schematic Capture
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
3 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) WLAN
3 8 (24.24%) WAN
4 7 (21.21%) Retail
4 7 (21.21%) OrCAD
4 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (21.21%) Contactless
5 6 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) .NET
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 5 (15.15%) Android
6 5 (15.15%) SOTI
6 5 (15.15%) AirWatch
7 4 (12.12%) Presales
7 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 4 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (12.12%) Product Management
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) OrCAD
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) NFC
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
2 8 (24.24%) WAN
2 8 (24.24%) WLAN
3 4 (12.12%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) Bluetooth
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) AMQP
6 1 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) HTTP
6 1 (3.03%) MQTT
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) git-flow
2 1 (3.03%) Grunt
2 1 (3.03%) gulp
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) webpack
2 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 19 (57.58%) Manufacturing
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
4 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Design Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 8 (24.24%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) PCB Design Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) PCB Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior
4 3 (9.09%) Mobility Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Ajax
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) WCF
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
4 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.03%) Electron Framework
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Three.js
4 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (3.03%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Mobile Computing
2 7 (21.21%) Contactless
2 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) EMV
3 2 (6.06%) HoloLens
3 2 (6.06%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.06%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Smart Home
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Schematic Capture
2 6 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (12.12%) MVC
3 4 (12.12%) Presales
3 4 (12.12%) Product Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.09%) OOP
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) PLM
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) EMC
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) SOTI
4 2 (6.06%) Epicor
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Atmel
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Facebook
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
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