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

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 938 926
Rank change year-on-year +95 -12  
Permanent jobs citing RFID 20 1 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.001% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.006% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 36
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £39,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -13.33%  

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 13556 16772 19345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.03% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11009 13913 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for RFID in the UK

RFID
Top 24 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 23 May 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 - 19 £45,000 - 7
South East - 7 £65,000 - 1
London - 5 £42,000 - 3
Berkshire - 5 - - 1
Reading - 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £65,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £36,750 - 1
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £39,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £80,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £40,000 -
Worcester - 1 £39,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £45,000 -
Swindon - 1 £80,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
2 15 (46.88%) Mobile Computing
3 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) WLAN
4 13 (40.63%) Retail
5 11 (34.38%) Android
5 11 (34.38%) C#
6 10 (31.25%) C++
6 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
7 9 (28.13%) LAN
7 9 (28.13%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (28.13%) WAN
8 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (25.00%) Analytics
8 8 (25.00%) Presales
8 8 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (21.88%) AirWatch
9 7 (21.88%) SOTI
9 7 (21.88%) Change Control
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) EMC
11 4 (12.50%) Wireless
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) NFC
11 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Product Management
12 3 (9.38%) Internet of Things
12 3 (9.38%) Schematic Capture
12 3 (9.38%) Marketing

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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) OrCAD
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) WLAN
2 9 (28.13%) LAN
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) NFC
3 4 (12.50%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
6 1 (3.13%) AMQP
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) MQTT
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 17 (53.13%) Manufacturing
2 13 (40.63%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) German Language
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
1 10 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (9.38%) Consultant
2 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Mobility Specialist
2 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Junior
3 2 (6.25%) PCB Design Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) PCB Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (3.13%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Internet of Things
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Bitcoin
4 2 (6.25%) Contactless
4 2 (6.25%) HoloLens
4 2 (6.25%) SCADA
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Smart Home
5 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Android
3 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (9.38%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (3.13%) ThreadX
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Analytics
1 8 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (25.00%) Presales
2 7 (21.88%) Change Control
3 4 (12.50%) Product Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Schematic Capture
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.25%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) PLM
6 1 (3.13%) API Design
6 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) C++
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SOTI
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Epicor
4 2 (6.25%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Atmel
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
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