The table below looks at the statistics for RSS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RSS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
Rank 844 907 829
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -78
Permanent jobs citing RSS 27 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.009% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.023% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 34
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -29.41%
RSS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37521 44417 41537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.12% 40.20% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 32403 38179 36463
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

RSS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RSS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

RSS Jobs Demand Trend in England

RSS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RSS across the England region.

RSS Salary Trend in England

RSS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RSS across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

RSS Salary Histogram in England

RSS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RSS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +65 14 £50,000 -37.50%
South East - 12 £27,500 -
North West - 1 - -
RSS
UK

RSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RSS.

1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
4 22 (50.00%) CSS
4 22 (50.00%) Time Management
4 22 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (47.73%) HTML
5 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
6 20 (45.45%) jQuery
7 19 (43.18%) C#
7 19 (43.18%) .NET
8 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 18 (40.91%) XML
8 18 (40.91%) HTML5
9 17 (38.64%) Ajax
9 17 (38.64%) MVC
10 16 (36.36%) Degree
10 16 (36.36%) Web Services
10 16 (36.36%) User Experience
11 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
12 14 (31.82%) IBM
12 14 (31.82%) Sony
12 14 (31.82%) Dell
12 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
12 14 (31.82%) Life Science
12 14 (31.82%) Web Development
12 14 (31.82%) Publishing
12 14 (31.82%) BBC
12 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (31.82%) Enterprise Software

RSS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing RSS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited RSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) WordPress
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Kerberos
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) IPsec
3 1 (2.27%) WiMAX
3 1 (2.27%) MGW
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) IPv4
3 1 (2.27%) IPv6
3 1 (2.27%) MPLS
3 1 (2.27%) OSPF
3 1 (2.27%) BGP
3 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) ISUP
3 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.27%) Broadband
3 1 (2.27%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) MySQL
5 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Grunt
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Maven
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
General
1 14 (31.82%) Publishing
2 13 (29.55%) Automotive
3 9 (20.45%) Finance
4 5 (11.36%) French Language
4 5 (11.36%) German Language
5 3 (6.82%) Marketing
6 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
2 13 (29.55%) C# Developer
2 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Senior C# Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Senior .NET Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (29.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Senior Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Applications Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
5 5 (11.36%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.36%) Sales Manager
6 4 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) CSS
2 21 (47.73%) HTML
3 20 (45.45%) jQuery
4 19 (43.18%) .NET
5 18 (40.91%) XML
5 18 (40.91%) HTML5
6 17 (38.64%) Ajax
7 16 (36.36%) Web Services
8 14 (31.82%) CSS3
9 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 13 (29.55%) JSON
9 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
9 13 (29.55%) DHTML
9 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
9 13 (29.55%) XSL
10 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
10 7 (15.91%) XHTML
11 4 (9.09%) Sass
11 4 (9.09%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) User Experience
2 14 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 14 (31.82%) Life Science
2 14 (31.82%) BBC
2 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.64%) Clustering
3 6 (13.64%) Replication
3 6 (13.64%) Wiki
4 3 (6.82%) Streaming Video
4 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.82%) W3C
5 2 (4.55%) MHEG
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.82%) CentOS
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Time Management
2 17 (38.64%) MVC
3 14 (31.82%) Web Development
4 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
5 9 (20.45%) CRM
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
5 9 (20.45%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Change Control
7 5 (11.36%) Business Development
8 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (6.82%) OO
10 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.27%) Customer Engagement
11 1 (2.27%) Open Source
11 1 (2.27%) Network Management
11 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) C#
3 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 3 (6.82%) PHP5
7 3 (6.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCTS
2 1 (2.27%) MCITP
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) IBM
2 14 (31.82%) Sony
2 14 (31.82%) Dell
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Red Gate
4 3 (6.82%) Facebook
4 3 (6.82%) Twitter
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Zend
5 1 (2.27%) Polycom
5 1 (2.27%) Tandberg
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Ericsson