Period
to 6 August 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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 763 1053 1163
Rank change year-on-year +290 +110 -7
Permanent jobs citing RFID 8 39 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.027% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 40 12
Median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +14.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,750 £33,300 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,600 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70% +36.03%

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 10,103 22,333 25,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 15.62% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7,890 16,837 20,487
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 August 2020.

Salary histogram for RFID in the UK

RFID
Top 6 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 August 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 +293 7 £55,000 +12.82% 4
UK excluding London +249 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
North of England +156 6 £57,500 +43.75%
Yorkshire +128 3 £55,000 +22.22%
North West +107 3 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England +102 1 £27,500 -50.00% 3

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 3 (37.50%) 3D Printing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) Chatbot
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Core
2 3 (37.50%) Conversational UI
2 3 (37.50%) Technology Roadmap
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) EDI
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (37.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Software Development Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Trainee
2 1 (12.50%) Trainee Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Core
2 3 (37.50%) React
3 2 (25.00%) EDI
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) 3D Printing
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Conversational UI
2 3 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (25.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft