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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 925 940
Rank change year-on-year +69 +15  
Permanent jobs citing RFID 18 8 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.008% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.049% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 39
Median salary £34,000 £31,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.93% -37.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.93% -30.00%  

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 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for RFID in the UK

RFID
Top 15 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 June 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 +49 18 £34,000 +7.93% 4
London +29 7 £34,000 +7.93%
South East - 4 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £34,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £34,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
Loughborough - 2 £30,750 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £30,750 - 1
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £30,750 - 1
South West -11 1 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Weymouth - 1 £45,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (54.05%) Mobile Computing
2 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) WLAN
3 18 (48.65%) Retail
4 17 (45.95%) Manufacturing
5 16 (43.24%) Android
6 14 (37.84%) WAN
6 14 (37.84%) LAN
7 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (35.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (32.43%) SOTI
8 12 (32.43%) AirWatch
8 12 (32.43%) C#
9 10 (27.03%) C++
10 9 (24.32%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
11 8 (21.62%) Presales
11 8 (21.62%) Analytics
11 8 (21.62%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
12 7 (18.92%) Change Control
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 4 (10.81%) .NET
14 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
15 3 (8.11%) Ajax
15 3 (8.11%) Degree
15 3 (8.11%) Wireless
15 3 (8.11%) C
15 3 (8.11%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) WLAN
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
2 14 (37.84%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
4 2 (5.41%) NFC
5 1 (2.70%) AMQP
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) MQTT
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 17 (45.95%) Manufacturing
3 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) German Language
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Field Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Mobility Specialist
8 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Junior
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Ajax
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) HTML5
3 2 (5.41%) JSON
3 2 (5.41%) REST
3 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (2.70%) WCF
4 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Mobile Computing
2 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.41%) Bitcoin
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.41%) SCADA
4 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.70%) ASIC
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.70%) HoloLens
5 1 (2.70%) Smart Home
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Android
3 9 (24.32%) Apple iOS
3 9 (24.32%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.70%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (21.62%) Analytics
2 8 (21.62%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (21.62%) Presales
3 7 (18.92%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Product Management
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) API Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) PLM
6 2 (5.41%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) API Design
7 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 10 (27.03%) C++
3 3 (8.11%) C
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) SOTI
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Epicor
4 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.70%) Atmel
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
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