Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 851 1056 1170
Rank change year-on-year +205 +114 -4
Permanent jobs citing RFID 21 43 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 15
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £46,000 £26,775 £31,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +32.53% -2.35% +6.92%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,826 22,426 26,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.82% 15.59% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10,026 16,962 20,783
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

RFID
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing RFID as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for RFID in the UK

RFID
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing RFID.

Salary trend for RFID in the UK

RFID
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing RFID over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for RFID in the UK

RFID
Top 8 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 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
England +206 20 £52,500 +16.67% 4
UK excluding London +172 19 £55,000 +32.53% 4
North of England +126 18 £52,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire +115 12 £50,000 +11.11%
North West +72 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Work from Home +50 4 £60,000 +44.58%
London +143 1 £45,000 -50.00%
South West - 1 £65,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 with a requirement for RFID.

1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
1 11 (52.38%) Artificial Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Node.js
2 10 (47.62%) AWS
2 10 (47.62%) NoSQL
2 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Android
2 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 10 (47.62%) OO
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) Data Analytics
2 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 10 (47.62%) Docker
2 10 (47.62%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (47.62%) AWS IoT
3 7 (33.33%) C
4 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Subversion
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) NFC
5 4 (19.05%) Telematics
5 4 (19.05%) Firmware
5 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi

RFID
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.76%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
1 10 (47.62%) AWS IoT
2 2 (9.52%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
2 4 (19.05%) GSM
2 4 (19.05%) MQTT
2 4 (19.05%) NFC
2 4 (19.05%) RS-232
2 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
1 10 (47.62%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) IoT Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded C Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Node.js
2 10 (47.62%) CSS
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
4 2 (9.52%) EDI
4 2 (9.52%) OAuth
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (19.05%) CAN bus
3 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Printing
4 1 (4.76%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
1 10 (47.62%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Artificial Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 10 (47.62%) Android Development
2 10 (47.62%) Data Analytics
2 10 (47.62%) OO
2 10 (47.62%) Software Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Test Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Telematics
5 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) C
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded C
5 4 (19.05%) ANSI C
6 3 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) EMC
2 1 (4.76%) Freescale