The table below looks at the statistics for RDF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RDF over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
Rank 870 866 835
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Permanent jobs citing RDF 27 65 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.055% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.067% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 19 56 31
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -26.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93168 97426 88156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.87% 82.77% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 76231 78605 72151
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

RDF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing RDF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

RDF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

RDF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing RDF within the UK.

RDF Salary Trend in the UK

RDF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing RDF over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

RDF Salary Histogram in the UK

RDF
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing RDF within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England +4 27 £42,500 -19.04% 3
West Midlands - 10 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £27,500 -
London -21 5 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Manchester - 4 - - 1
North West - 4 - - 1
East of England +8 3 - -
City of London -1 3 £57,500 +17.94%
South East +19 2 £32,250 -11.64%
Oxfordshire +5 2 £32,250 -11.64%
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £43,000 -
Norwich -2 1 - -
Norfolk -2 1 - -
South West -15 1 £40,000 -42.85%
Solihull - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -

RDF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RDF 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 RDF.

1 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 35 (61.40%) Java
3 32 (56.14%) SPARQL
4 28 (49.12%) XML
5 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (42.11%) Semantic Web
7 23 (40.35%) HTML
7 23 (40.35%) CSS
8 21 (36.84%) Apache Jena
9 19 (33.33%) jQuery
9 19 (33.33%) C#
10 18 (31.58%) MVC
11 17 (29.82%) Ontologies
12 16 (28.07%) TDD
12 16 (28.07%) .NET
12 16 (28.07%) Project Management
13 15 (26.32%) NoSQL
14 14 (24.56%) Spring
14 14 (24.56%) Degree
14 14 (24.56%) SQL
14 14 (24.56%) Web Services
15 13 (22.81%) XSLT
16 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
16 12 (21.05%) Content Management
16 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (21.05%) Analytics
17 11 (19.30%) Triplestore
18 10 (17.54%) Apache
18 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
18 10 (17.54%) J2EE

RDF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing RDF 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 RDF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.54%) Apache
1 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (14.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (12.28%) Apache Spark
4 6 (10.53%) Apache Solr
5 4 (7.02%) JBoss
6 3 (5.26%) CMS
7 2 (3.51%) Drupal
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) InfoPath
2 4 (7.02%) SPSS
3 1 (1.75%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.30%) Triplestore
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) Mahout
5 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) MarkLogic
6 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) MOLAP
7 1 (1.75%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) NUnit
1 8 (14.04%) CruiseControl
1 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
1 8 (14.04%) NCover
1 8 (14.04%) FxCop
2 7 (12.28%) Selenium
2 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.28%) Subversion
3 6 (10.53%) Maven
3 6 (10.53%) JUnit
3 6 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.26%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.26%) TestNG
5 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.26%) Firebug
5 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.51%) Mockito
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Publishing
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Military
4 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Java Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Semantic Web Developer
6 9 (15.79%) Architect
6 9 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (10.53%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Consultant
10 4 (7.02%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
11 3 (5.26%) Junior
11 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
12 2 (3.51%) Web Applications Developer
12 2 (3.51%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) XML
2 23 (40.35%) HTML
2 23 (40.35%) CSS
3 21 (36.84%) Apache Jena
4 19 (33.33%) jQuery
5 16 (28.07%) .NET
6 14 (24.56%) Spring
6 14 (24.56%) Web Services
7 13 (22.81%) XSLT
8 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (17.54%) J2EE
9 10 (17.54%) HTML5
10 9 (15.79%) CSS3
11 8 (14.04%) Ajax
11 8 (14.04%) NHibernate
12 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.77%) LESS
12 5 (8.77%) Natural Language Processing
12 5 (8.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Semantic Web
2 17 (29.82%) Ontologies
3 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (14.04%) User Experience
5 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.53%) Life Science
5 6 (10.53%) Linked Data
6 5 (8.77%) Kindle
7 4 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.51%) Biology
8 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) MVC
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
3 16 (28.07%) Project Management
4 12 (21.05%) Content Management
4 12 (21.05%) Analytics
5 9 (15.79%) OO
5 9 (15.79%) SOA
6 8 (14.04%) Workflow
6 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 8 (14.04%) PRINCE
6 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
6 8 (14.04%) Software Architecture
6 8 (14.04%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (14.04%) Functional Programming
7 6 (10.53%) OOP
7 6 (10.53%) Open Source
7 6 (10.53%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) BDD
8 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 35 (61.40%) Java
3 32 (56.14%) SPARQL
4 19 (33.33%) C#
5 14 (24.56%) SQL
6 8 (14.04%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.28%) PHP
8 5 (8.77%) TypeScript
9 4 (7.02%) R
10 3 (5.26%) Python
10 3 (5.26%) XPath
10 3 (5.26%) Ruby
11 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.75%) VBA
12 1 (1.75%) C++
12 1 (1.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) Postgraduate
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.51%) Basel II
3 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.51%) Zend
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
BBC
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 25 days ago